Solutions for Razor Bumps Washington DC
Shaving can lead to lumps on the skin called razor bumps. Irritation, pimples, and scarring may result from this condition. Men and women who experience razor bumps are often looking for solutions. The team at Visage Dermatology and Aesthetic Center is happy to explain how to avoid razor bumps and treatments available if they do appear.
Avoiding razor bumps
Our highly respected board certified dermatologist, Dr. St. Surin-Lord, and our team take the time to educate patients in our Largo office. We recommend the following tips:
- Moisten the skin with water. Use a mild soap or a thick shaving gel before shaving.
- Shave in the direction the hair is growing
- Use the fewest razor strokes possible and use the lowest number of blades as possible (1 or 2 vs 3 or 4)
- After shaving, use moisturizing cream.
Seeking treatment for razor bumps
When it is difficult to avoid razor bumps or shaving has become too tedious, we offer a solution – laser hair removal. Removing the hair permanently eliminates razor bumps by preventing the hair from growing back. In addition, patients can bid farewell to razors and shaving cream – no more nicks or bleeding.
We have various laser devices that can reduce hair in a specific area or remove it completely – for ALL skin tones and skin types – light, dark, and in between. Some razor bumps can lead to keloid scars. Our innovative technology can treat scars as well. We typically recommend six to eight treatment sessions, spaced several weeks apart. We ensure treatment sessions are as comfortable as possible. There is no downtime after a session, allowing patients to return to work or resume normal activities immediately. We will provide post care instructions to ensure optimal results.
Achieving smoother skin
If you want to attain smoother skin that is free of razor bumps, we recommend scheduling a consultation with Dr. St. Surin-Lord. She will examine your skin, review your medical history, and ask about your goals. If you are a candidate for laser hair removal, she will tailor a treatment plan to meet your individual needs.
The team at Visage Dermatology and Aesthetic Center is committed to helping you look and feel great. We offer a variety of treatments to both men and women to improve the appearance and restore confidence. To schedule your consultation, call 301.965.0511.
The team at Visage Dermatology and Aesthetic Center in Largo offers solutions for razor bumps such as laser hair removal to help patients attain smoother skin. So call us today!