razor bump


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razor bump

n.
A small swelling that develops when the sharpened point of a razor-cut hair shaft grows back into the skin, sometimes resulting in inflammation and infection.
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When asked "have you ever experienced any of the following as a result of removing your pubic hair", the most commonly reported side effects were ingrown hairs (81%) and razor bumps (80%) (Fig.
Patillo said, “Don't be Afraid to Shave!” the BumpeFace Razor Bump Fighter can be used as a pre-shave, shaving cream and after shave.
The most frequent skin complaints heard by Clear Essence executives are hyperpigmentation, dryness and ashy skin, blemishes and dark spots and razor bumps.
Phillips, whose pioneering efforts in razor bump and ingrown hair relief have helped consumers worldwide to enjoy a smoother, bump-free shaving experience, has also created a lucrative post-shave category for vendors and manufacturers alike.
Both products are formulated to work in tandem to treat razor irritation, bumping, redness and itching while slowing hair regrowth after one has shaved, waxed or used depilatories, according to High lime, which has more than four decades of experience in making products capable of providing relief from razor bumps.
Prior to Phillips' revolutionary discovery, it was believed that the only solution to the razor bump problem was to either stop shaving altogether or use a depilatory method of shaving, which proved to be intolerable for many shavers.
They were initially tested by the Army Air Force Department of Dermatology in 1991, with conclusive results that stated: "Bump Stopper and Bump Stopper-2 razor bump treatments are outstanding for the control and management of PFB.
Became facial and body hair is particularly curly, shaving too closely at acute angles results in sharpb pointed hair that can easily enter the skin as ingrown hair and result in razor bumps, a condition referred to formally as pseudofoliculitis barbae or PFB.
Initially Phillips marketed his product in African-American barber shops and he knew he had a winner when the barbers started charging huge markups for his razor bump product and started to keep it under lock and key.
While anyone who removes hair can develop razor bumps, they're most likely to affect African-American males.
The brand has also introduced its Men's Shave and Grooming Collection, formulated with natural ingredients to reduce razor bumps and irritation.
With a single blade, you can shave right on the skin's surface, not beneath it in the land of redness and razor bumps. With the specially engineered angle, pivot, and sharpness built into this design, you're set up for a close but skin-loving shave without having to think about it--all without nicks, bumps, ingrown hair, and razor burn.