Beauty remedies for a more natural shave

To avoid as much as possible the skin irritation after shaving it is necessary to carry out a series of tips in order to prevent irritation. The irritation after shaving is quite annoying, especially when they are sensitive skin even to be painful, because with shaving we remove the film that protects the skin with which the epidermis becomes inflamed and the skin becomes red.

It is advisable to shave after a shower of warm water, given that the warm water and steam generated in the bathroom make the pores open, moisturize the skin while smoothing the hair and lifting it, making shaving easier and less harmful.

Before shaving we must prepare the skin for this task, with this previous action we will also facilitate that the blade of the razor glides more easily with what the shaving would be less aggressive for the skin.

To prepare the skin and that does not result with irritations we must clean the skin of the face daily, so we will eliminate impurities and dead skin since these impurities tend to soil the blades of the razor blades.

Also to complete the cleanliness of the face It is advisable to do an exfoliation once a week. With the exfoliation of the skin we will also eliminate the dead cells and give us the sensation of freshness and we will avoid the growth of hair under the skin and the appearance of pimples.

The direction in which you shave is also important since you shave in the direction that grows the hair of your beard, do it in another direction contrary to the hair in addition to painful irritation.

You should never shave dry, resort to some cream to shave appropriate to the characteristics of your skin and if you are sensitive skin do not hesitate to look for the special cream for sensitive skin.

After shaving wash the skin of the face with cold water, cold water closes the pores, thus avoiding the appearance of pimples.

Pay attention to the razor that you use, look for it appropriate for your skin, look for a quality razor, and monitor its condition, shaving with the damaged razor also contributes to irritate the skin.

Here we provide a series of natural remedies to help prevent irritation after shaving.

Natural remedies to cleanse and soothe the skin in shaving

The baking soda It has excellent properties to help us care for and cleanse the skin. Among the properties of bicarbonate we highlight: it is antiseptic, cleanses and cleanses the skin and helps to heal granites.

This tonic is easy to prepare and with this preparation you will have clean skin and ready for shaving.

You only need baking soda and water. Resorting to bicarbonate is better than using lotions that contain alcohol, since alcohol dries the skin.

Tonic to clean the skin


  • One teaspoon of the bicarbonate coffee.
  • A glass of warm water.


Mix the baking soda with the water until well diluted. Take a cotton disk or gauze and soak it in this preparation.

Pass the cotton soaked all over the skin of the face several times. Then let it dry and you can proceed to shave.

This preparation is very good, because in addition to cleaning our skin, it also helps to dry the granites. This preparation can be used daily.

Oatmeal mask to exfoliate the skin


  • A spoonful of oatmeal.
  • 4 tablespoons of milk


Make a mixture with oatmeal and milk. Apply the mixture on all the skin of the face.

Keep the lotion on your face for 8 minutes. Rinse the skin well with warm water and dry it with a soft towel.

This oatmeal mask can be applied once a week to exfoliate the skin.

How to prepare a natural after shave lotion

Most lotions or after shave usually bring alcohol in their ingredients, alcohol in addition to drying the skin tends to irritate, and dehydrate so it is advisable not to abuse even more after shaving and resort to prepare your own lotion with natural products and less aggressive to the skin of the face


  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil.
  • 10 drops of wheat germ oil.
  • 10 drops of calendula essential oil.
  • 10 drops of chamomile essential oil.
  • 120 ml. of orange blossom water.


In a jar or glass container we put the orange blossom water.

Then add the indicated oils and stir to dilute well.

We close the bottle and shake it well.

We reserve it in a dry place, fresh and protected from light.

At the end of shaving, put some of this lotion on the palm of your hand and apply it gently on the shaved skin including the neck and let it dry naturally. This article is published for informational purposes only.It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor.