razor bumps cureTired of razor bumps? Wondering how to get rid of them? I’ve come up with a list of natural remedies that will help you to find with the best razor bumps cure. I know we all prefer different products but you have plenty of choice! Please be aware that some natural remedies may be more effective than the others. Therefore, don’t be afraid to try at least a few of them before deciding whether it works or not! 🙂

Natural Remedies to Cure Razor Bumps

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Baking Soda Paste

You will need:
  • Baking soda
  • Water
  • Coconut oil

Mix baking soda with water so that they form a thick paste. Make sure it’s not too thick! Apply it to your skin and rub it in gently with circular motions and wash it off with warm water. Afterwards, use some of the coconut oil to moisturize affected area. Don’t overdo it though! A bit of oil can keep your skin moist without blocking pores.

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Baking Soda Benefits

-Has antifungal and antibacterial properties
-Relieves irritated skin if used in small concentration

Tea Tree Oil Mixture

You will need:
  • 15 drops of tea tree oil
  • 2 tablespoons of neutral oil
  • Cotton pads

Mix the ingredients. Wash your skin with warm water, dry it out and apply a small layer of the mixture. Once again, don’t overdo it and you’ll be fine. Do it daily. However, it would be much better if you applied the mixture twice a day.

Tea Tree Oil Benefits

-Natural anti-bacterial agent
-Natural astringent, therefore alleviates irritated skin

Apple Cider Vinegar

You will need:
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • A bowl

You can apply apple cider vinegar to your red bumps. Make sure not to spread it all over your skin, it may irritate it. There is a lot of discussion about whether vinegar has healing properties or not, however it’s definitely worth a try.

Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits

-Kills bacteria and pathogens, therefore is a good razor bumps cure
-Improves your skin pH balance

Coconut Oil

You will need:
  • Coconut oil

Apply small layer of coconut oil to the affected area. Keep it simple. Do it 3-4 times a day.

Coconut Oil Benefits

-Softens keratin caps and deep cleanses skin
-Has antibacterial properties
-Tackles fungal infections

German Chamomile Essential Oil

You will need:
  • A few drops of german chamomile essential oil
  • Coconut oil

I think many of us know that essential oils are super strong, therefore it’s important to use them diluted. Mix a few drops of german chamomile with coconut or any other oil and apply to your skin.

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German Chamomile Essential Oil Benefits

-Good at cleansing pores
-Moisturizes skin
-Relieves pain

Aloe Vera

You will need:
  • Aloe Vera plant
  • Scissors or knife

If you’re one of those people who have a small garden in their houses or just like to grow plants, you may love this natural remedy. Take your Aloe Vera plant, snip of the tip of the leaf and squeeze out the gel directly onto affected area. You’ll be surprised by how magical it is. Obviously, not all of us have Aloe Vera plants at home. Therefore, it’s best to buy gel from shop. However, make sure that it doesn’t have artificial colors or fragrances.

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Aloe Vera Benefits

-Great at removing dead skin cells
-Has beautiful moisturizing properties
-Contains anti-inflammatory compounds that reduce inflammation.

Witch Hazel

You will need:
  • Witch hazel

It’s quite simple. In order to use witch hazel, you’ll need to apply it to your razor bumps. It helps reduce irritation and redness caused by shaving. It could even be applied before shaving

Witch Hazel Benefits

-Antiseptic, therefore reduces inflammation
-Nourishes dry skin due to its moisturizing features

Olive Oil

You will need:
  • Olive oil
  • Tea tree oil

Mix around 10 drops of tea tree oil with olive oil and apply the mixture to affected area. Be careful with tea tree oil, it can be dangerous if used in high concentrations! However, this mixture will do wonders to your skin. You‘re welcome to apply it as often as you want.

Olive Oil Benefits

-It‘s an antioxidant, therefore restores skin smoothness
-It enhances exfoliation and doesn‘t clog up pores
-Great moisturizer

Lavender Essential Oil

You will need:
  • Lavender essential oil
  • Your two beautiful palms

Lavender essential oil is known for being one of the most versatile oils in the world. It has so many different features that simply make your skin love it. It happens to be great for razor bumps too. All you have to do is rub a few drops between your palms and apply to affected areas. You can also use it right after shaving.

Lavender Essential Oil Benefits

-Antiseptic, antibacterial properties help to fight inflammation
-Cleansing and moisturizing properties improve healing process

Tea Bags

You will need:
  • Black tea bag
  • Some hot water
  • A cup

Take one bag of black tea, drop it into your cup and pour hot water into it. Let it sit there for 30 seconds or so and remove the tea bag afterwards. It’s also important to let it cool down, you don’t want to burn yourself! Finally, just pat the tea bag on affected are for around 2-3 minutes.

Black Tea Bag Benefits

-Black tea has tannic acid that reduces inflammation and relieves redness
-Improves skin regeneration

Lemon Juice

You will need:
  • Lemon
  • Cotton ball

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Cut fresh lemon into two halves and squeeze out the juice. Afterwards, take a cotton ball and dap it to red bumps. Let it dry and wash off with cold water. Repeat twice a day.

Lemon Juice Benefits

-Has acidic features that kill bacteria
-Helps your skin to heal faster

Frankincense Essential Oil

You will need:
  • A few drops of frankincense essential oil

Frankincense essential oil is one of the best natural remedies to cure razor bumps. Rub a few drops of the oil between your palms and apply to affected area.

Frankincense Essential Oil Benefits

-Antibacterial properties reduce inflammation and redness
-Help with the healing process
-Reduces acne, wrinkles and appearance of large pores


You will need:
  • Honey
  • Yogurt(optional)
  • Apple cider vinegar(optional)

You can either just apply honey to affected area and let it sit there for about 10 minutes, then rinse off with cold water or mix honey with a splash of apple cider vinegar and follow the same procedure. Additionally, you could mix honey with yogurt. Don’t be afraid to be creative!

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Honey Benefits

-Antibacterial, therefore kills whatever is not helping to heal!
-Relieves tension and cleanses skin
-Acts as a moisturizer.

Cold Compress

You will need:
  • A few ice cubes
  • A thing towel

Wrap ice cubes in a thin towel to make a cold compress. Place the towel on the area and let it sit there for a few minutes. You’ll notice sudden relief. Therefore, it’s good to use this method right after shaving or waxing.

Cold Compress Benefits

-Great at offering instant relief from burning sensation caused by shaving.
-Reduces and slows down inflammation.


You will need:
  • Cucumber
  • Knife

Many of you know cucumber does wonders for puffy eyes. You can also use it to alleviate razor burns. Simply slice your cucumber and put it into the fridge for around 30 minutes. Afterwards, rub cold slices on affected area.

Cucumber Benefits

-Hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties calm down skin
-Contains vitamins C and K, which reduce itchiness and relieves pain


You will need:
  • Ground oatmeal
  • Plain yogurt
  • Honey

Mix ground oatmeal with plain yogurt and honey. Apply it to the area of matter and let it sit there for around 30 minutes. If you have energy, you may want to rub it in. However, do it slowly and gently. Imagine that you’re massaging your muscles. Afterwards, rinse it off with cold water and dry your skin.

Oatmeal Benefits

-Anti-inflammatory properties
-Reduces discomfort caused by razor bumps

Peppermint Essential Oil

You will need:
  • Pepperming essential oil
  • Water

Mix 3 drops of peppermint essential oil with water. Apply the mixture to affected area. It’s also a good idea to have some sort of spray to cover your skin since it would be good to do it a couple of times a day.

Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits

-Cools down skin and alleviates the pain caused by razor bumps
-Soothes affected area and improves healing process

Warm Compress

You will need:
  • A washcloth
  • Hot/warm water

Soak your washcloth in hot or warm water and put it on affected area. Keep it there for around 5-10 minutes.

Warm Compress Benefits

-Has a sauna effect, therefore opens pores and lets them clean up
-Has calming effect, therefore reduces swelling
-If compress is hot, you are likely to kill unwanted bacteria


You will need:
  • Cornstarch
  • Petroleum jelly

A mixture of petroleum jelly and starch can be used on any parts of your body where a rash has formed. It indeed does wonders with razor bumps. Apply the mixture on your skin and put a cloth on it. Let it sit there for 30-60 minutes. Afterwards, wash everything off with cold water.

Cornstarch Benefits

-Relieves skin irritations
-Absorbs oils that may be clogging your pores

Coconut Oil and Sugar Scrub

You will need:
  • Coconut oil
  • Sugar

Mix oil with sugar to get a mixture of a nice consistency. Apply it to affected area. Don’t be afraid to rub it into your skin. However, be gentle.

Coconut Oil and Sugar Scrub Benefits

-It exfoliates skin keeping dead skin cells out of the way
-Moisturizes skin and improves healing process

Strawberry Paste

You will need:
  • A few strawberries
  • Sour cream

Mash a few strawberries and mix them with sour cream. You‘ll get a paste that then can be applied to skin. Rub it in, let it stay for aroun 15-20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

Strawberry Paste Benefits

-Strawberries have anti-inflammatory properties
-Strawberry seeds exfoliate skin
-Sour cream keeps your skin moisturized

Milk and Cucumber Mask

You will need:
  • 1/3 glass of milk
  • ½ glass of cucumber puree

In order to make cucumber puree, you’ll need to mash cucumber slices. Afterwards, add milk and store the mixture in the fridge. Apply it to your skin and rinse off with cold water.

Milk and Cucumber Benefits

-Relieves tension caused by shaving
-Moisturizes skin and hydrates it
-Improves healing process

Geranium Essential Oil

You will need:
  • 5 drops of geranium essential oil
  • 2 oz of avocado oil

Mix oil both oils and apply to affected area. Using a cotton ball might be a good idea.

Geranium Essential Oil Benefits

-Cleanses skin and hydrates it
-Balances pH and gets rid of unwanted bacteria

Oatmeal with Yogurt

You will need:
  • ½ glass of oatmeal
  • ½ glass of natural yogurt

Mix both ingredients. This time you don’t need to grind oatmeal. Apply the mixture to affected area and let it sit there for around 20-30 minutes. Afterwards, wash it off with cold water. Do it daily and your razor bumps should go away!

Oatmeal with Yogurt Benefits

-Oatmeal reduces inflammation
-Yogurt moisturizes skin and helps with healing process

Calendula Oil

You will need:
  • 4-8 drops of calendula oil
  • 3 oz of coconut oil

Mix both oils and apply to affected area. Coconut oil here act as a carrier oil as calendula oil itself can be too strong.

Calendula Oil Benefits

-A powerful antiseptic
-Sooths skin and kills bacteria

Epsom Salt

You will need:
  • Two glasses of Epsom salt
  • A bathtub filled up with warm water

Taking a bath is relaxing! Therefore, pour Epsom salt into warm water and lay in the bath for some time. The best thing about this method is that it doesn’t require much work.

Epsom Salt Benefits

-Relieves pain caused by razor burn
-Exfoliates dead skin cells that might be clogging pores

Ground Coffee

You will need:
  • Hot water
  • Coffee beans/ground coffee

If you have coffee beans, you’ll have to grind them. Otherwise, just use ground coffee. Pour hot water over them as if you were making coffee and then use soaked grains. Apply them to affected area. Afterwards, use circular motions to rub them in.

Ground Coffee Benefits

-Coffee grains exfoliate skin by getting rid of dead skin cells


Just use sugar grains to exfoliate affected area. Rub them into your skin for around 5-10 minutes and rinse your skin off with cold water.

Ground Fruit Seeds and Nuts

You will need:
  • Ground fruit seeds
  • Ground nuts
  • Yogurt or oil

Mix all the ingredients so that you have a mixture. Afterwards, use circular motions to rub it into your skin.

Mixture Benefits

-Ground fruit seeds and nuts exfoliate skin
-Yogurt or oil moisturizes skin and calms it down


You will need:
  • Papaya

Simply mash papaya to create smooth consistency. After that, apply it to affected area and let it stay for around 30-60 minutes.

Papaya Benefits

-Contains enzyme papain which dissolves dead skin cells
-Improves the process of healing

Your Perfect Razor Bumps Cure?

I very much hope you came up with your own razor burn treatment! Just don’t be shy and try a few of these products. At the end of the day, mother nature has all the answers to all of the problems. We just need to find them.