Melissa King began writing in She spent three years writing for her local newspaper, "The Colt," writing editorials, news stories, product reviews and entertainment pieces. She is also the owner and operator of Howbert Freelance Writing. Shaving is one of the fastest ways to get silky smooth legs. Unfortunately, it can also cause red bumps, serious irritation and unbearably itchy skin. If your legs itch like crazy after a shave, you may have dry skin or razor burn. Resist the urge to scratch and treat your skin with an itch-relief product instead.
Why Does My Skin Feel Itchy After I Shave?
How to Stop Your Legs Itching After Shaving
Itchy legs after shaving is a common dilemma for women. Painful scratching can put even the most rational woman into a fit of frustration and tears. Itchy legs after shaving can happen for a few reasons, one being dry skin. Sometimes, a rash may even appear after shaving. There are, however, many different ways and techniques to treat and prevent this irritating issue. If you already have dry skin, pressing any kind of object against your skin can cause irritation. This can include doing something as simple as drying off with a towel after showering.
How to Stop Itching Post-Shave
Shaving gives your skin a temporarily smooth look and feel. But for many people, shaving comes with the side effect of uncomfortable itching. Red bumps from inflammation near your hair pores, called folliculitis, can also crop up after shaving sensitive skin. Keep reading to find out why this happens and what you can do about it.
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