How to Treat Armpit Razor Burns

Women who shave their armpits have to undergo various issues like cuts, rashes and bumps on their skin. You might be using the best razor to shave your armpits, still there are always high chances of getting cuts and burns. Cuts on armpits can be really difficult to handle, as the skin is sensitive and delicate. The problem increases for women who perspire a lot. So, for all of you ladies who resort to shaving their armpits, here is a list of ingredients that will help you get rid of those burns easily.

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Aloe Vera Gel

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Due to extra soothing properties, aloe vera makes for a really good skin care and healing ingredient. Due to its soothing nature, it helps to treat inflammation and redness over skin. You just need to scoop out fresh aloe vera from the plant and massage your armpit for 15 minutes with it.

Baking Soda

Baking soda is an excellent remedy to treat razor burns as it helps to soothe the skin and also to heal it rapidly. You need to make a paste of baking soda and water and apply it on the affected area with the help of a cotton ball. Make sure the consistency is neither thick nor runny.

Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey

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Due to anti bacterial properties in both the products, they can work wonders to treat armpit razor burns. You need to apply honey over armpits with the help of cotton ball and leave it for 5 minutes. Now, you need to splash some water and clean honey from your armpit. Next, take some apple cider vinegar and apply on the affected area (where you had applied honey) and allow it to dry in cool air.

Cucumber Slices

Rubbing cucumber slices over burned area is a proven method that helps to heal burns and also to calm down the skin. Take a cucumber and slice in evenly. Now, sprinkle some turmeric powder over each slice and rub those slices over the affected area. Turmeric has antibacterial property that makes it beneficial in treating razor burned skin.

Tea Tree Oil

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Tea tree oil has antiseptic, antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties that help to treat the burned area. Tea tree oil can also treat razor bumps and cut, and is also an alternative shaving cream. Take two ounces of tea tree oil in a bowl and apply it over affected area with a cotton ball. Now, allow the oil to dry under natural air and repeat once again. You need to repeat the process for two days in order to completely get rid of razor cuts.


Aspirin has great antibacterial and healing properties that can help to treat cuts rapidly. You need to take 3 aspirins and lukewarm water in a bowl. Now, dissolve these aspirins in water and convert this into a thick paste. Apply the paste over affected area and wash off with cold water once dry.


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Only applying some yoghurt over armpits can help to get rid of razor burns. However, this is not recommended when you have an intense burn under arms, yoghurt would preferably work for minor burns over skin. You can also add a pinch of turmeric which will also help to heal the skin.

Cucumber and Yoghurt Paste

Applying cucumber and yoghurt paste is an excellent remedy to treat razor burns. Making this paste is quite simple. All you need is cucumber and yoghurt. Peel a cucumber and take yoghurt in a separate bowl. Now, grind both of these things in a grinder. Apply this paste over affected area. Remember, if you are using one whole cucumber, use 2-3 teaspoon of yoghurt with it.

Ice Cubes

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Ice cubes are among those things that can help to fix all the beauty problems. Simply rubbing some ice cubes over skin can help you soothe the skin and also brings calmness. You can also apply a cloth (dipped in cold water) and massage with it for few minutes. You need to hold the cloth for few minutes and re dip it in cold water.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is enriched with lauric acid, which works wonder over skin. It also contains antiseptic properties that helps to heal the skin and get rid of rashes easily. You need to apply a thin layer of coconut oil over affected area and leave it on for the whole day. You can reapply after some time and repeat the procedure for atleast 2 days.

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4 thoughts on “How to Treat Armpit Razor Burns

  1. I do not shave, I wax but I can understand how uncomfortable such burns can get. Coconut oil is an elixir for all skin probs and we all must keep it handy. good list rima.

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