Causes of razor burn could be something as simple as using an outdated razor, shaving too quickly or shaving a particular area too many times. However, razor burn can also be caused by shaving against the direction of hair and the using of a razor that is clogged with hair, soap or shaving cream.
Failure to use any lubricant at all – such as shaving cream or soap and water – can contribute to the development of razor burn.
How to stop razor burn
Thankfully, razor burn is usually only temporary. If you already experience razor burn, you can get rid of it by following some razor burn treatments. In addition, waiting for the symptoms to reduce, while avoiding shaving the affected area, can help speed up the healing process.
Whatever type of shaver you currently use, it is vital not to underestimate its role in either causing or preventing the ingrown hair and red skin associated with razor burn.
Regular replacement of your razor blade. The best razor for razor burn is almost certainly an electric razor capable of following every curve of your face to ensure maximum comfort.
Philips’ acclaimed Shaver Series 7000 is the answer! Our series 7000 razor makes shaving more comfortable and effective for sensitive skin.
The Shaver Series 7000 has Comfort Rings with a special anti-friction coating. The rings contain thousands of powder-like beads, giving it a smooth surface so it can effortlessly glide over the skin and help reduce redness.
Its GentlePrecision Blade, cuts extremely close on long, short and flat-lying hairs to give you the clean, thorough shave that you seek.
Together, these create a soft, low-resistance surface, thereby playing an instrumental role in helping you to reduce the symptoms of razor burn.