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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We tike Completely Bare's Calm Down Ingrown Hair, Razor Bump & Redness Eliminator ($11, ulta.com).
Side effects ever experienced were common and included razor bump and ingrown hairs but also rash, pimples, and cuts among other less common types of pubic skin traumatization.
Phoenix, AZ, April 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- BumpeFace Razor Bump Fighter is designed for men and women who encounter the problem commonly known as Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB): Irritation of the skin caused by shaving that leads to ingrown hairs and razor bumps.
Alpha Hydroxy revitalizes razor bump skin with a new layer in Clear Essence's Complexion Soap.
1-selling and time-tested Bump Stopper-2 Razor Bump Treatment, High Time offers a Sensitive Skin Formula, along with specialty aerosol-free shaving gels and creams for greater protection and coverage during shaving and a lighter Liquid Bump Stopper Plus Razor Rash Relief for today's active lifestyles.
High Time also provides products for men, including Bump Stopper Razor Bump Treatment and Bump Stopper Medicated Shaving Gel.
Phillips, president and chief executive officer of High Time Products Inc., brought the very first razor bump relief product to market, placing ads in both Jet and Ebony magazines in 1972 to draw attention to it.
Phillips first marketed his revolutionary product in black barber shops, and knew he had a winner when the barbers started charging huge markups for his razor bump product and keeping it under lock and key.
The company's Bump Stopper Sensitive Skin Razor Bump Treatment and Bump Stopper-2, a double-strength option, both contain resorcinol a keratolytic compound that safely sloughs away surface skin and releases ingrown hairs.
Before 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, which proved to be intolerable for many shavers.
A longtime player in the ethnic shaving area is High Time Products, which brought the first razor bump relief product to market 40 years ago.
Razor bumps are more than just an annoyance; in some cases, they can cause permanent damage if they're not treated.