Sometimes I get the ITCH!

I'm new to the group.
I also like the smooth look and feel but I don't usually shave.
I prefer to just trim real close with my Wahl when I cut my hair every couple of weeks. It's quick and easy with similar results.
Every so often I'll use the razor because that really close shave is such a nice feel.
The byproduct is the itch I have to deal with on day two and three afterwards.
Then I wonder if the juice was worth the squeeze!
Is there a cure?

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RE:Sometimes I get the ITCH!

I don't get the itch when I shave. Maybe I did in the beginning but don't remember it. Been shaving for quite a few years now.

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I use Magic Powder that you can get from Walmart. You mix it up and apply. Let it sit for at least 5 minutes then scrape off with a card or something. I never itch when I use that and hardly every get bumps. I usually get bumps if my pants or undies rub wrong.

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I use Magic Powder that you can get from Walmart. You mix it up and apply. Let it sit for at least 5 minutes then scrape off with a card or something. I never itch when I use that and hardly every get bumps. I usually get bumps if my pants or undies rub wrong.

I use magic shave cream for the finer hairs on my but/anus area and on my ear hair (which sucks by the way) but it doesn't work on my grey pubes unfortunately. Didn't try to scrape it off. I'll have to give that a try. I found the powder really a pain to mix together.

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I use the powder since it is cheaper than the cream and I felt that the cream didnt do a good job. I use an old credit card to scrape but someone else here said they use a loafing thing. I have tried that. I let it sit for about 6-7 min then scrape. Got the idea from my wife when she was shaving herself. I apply to my waist down to half way down my thighs so I use an entire can

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I'm new to the group.I also like the smooth look and feel but I don't usually shave.I prefer to just trim real close with my Wahl when I cut my hair every couple of weeks. It's quick and easy with similar results.Every so often I'll use the razor because that really close shave is such a nice feel.The byproduct is the itch I have to deal with on day two and three afterwards.Then I wonder if the juice was worth the squeeze!Is there a cure?

For a short while, I too experienced itching a couple of days after shaving my pubic area, penis, scrotum, butt crack and anal area. I also go some razor burn and occasionally I got an ingrown hair bump. I got tired of shaving and about 6 years ago, I went to an aesthetician that provided services to men. I began getting wax treatments and prefer waxing to shaving but it was essentially over $100 a month for what I was having done, plus the tip, even though I was only going about every 6 weeks. I stopped going about 8 months ago and started to shave again. Not something I enjoy doing but I/we do enjoy the look and feel of smooth skin.

After returning to shaving, I was concerned that I'd start all over again with the irritation, itching, bumps and such but it hasn't returned. I have to admit that we're not shaving as often as we did. We were shaving every couple of days but it's more once a week now or before we head out to our club or a resort.

When I was experiencing that itch and irritation, I used Cortizone creme or ointment. I applied it soon after shaving and did not get the irritation bumps, no itching and don't remember getting any ingrown hair bumps. I preferred the ointment, my wife preferred the creme. Since returning to shaving, I have not experienced any of these issues and haven't used the Cortizone since returning to shaving.

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I noticed that one major laser hair removal specialist in Southern Calif. will do full removal of bikini area for $40. No itch, but pain when it's removed. And it is permanent. Question is do you want it to be permanent?

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I also like the smooth look and feel but I don't usually shave.I prefer to just trim real close with my Wahl when I cut my hair every couple of weeks.The byproduct is the itch I have to deal with on day two and three afterwards.Is there a cure?

For me lotion and/or an Aloe gel works well. And if she's around my wife volunteers to apply it.

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I use the powder since it is cheaper than the cream and I felt that the cream didnt do a good job. I use an old credit card to scrape but someone else here said they use a loafing thing. I have tried that. I let it sit for about 6-7 min then scrape. Got the idea from my wife when she was shaving herself. I apply to my waist down to half way down my thighs so I use an entire can

The cream is probably not as strong as the powder. Maybe I'll try it again when I run out.

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I find the powder to work a lot better than the cream. The fragranced don't work at all. I have used it so many years that it's only about every week and a half that I need to apply and no itching after or between sessions. I use it wherever I want the hair removed and use a loofa to remove. Grey hairs can be a bit more stubborn if you don't keep up with it.

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All that mixing, smoothing and scraping sounds a lot like hanging sheet rock!
I hate hanging sheet rock!
So far Audibiker sounds like he has the best thing going! :-)

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