What are razor bumps?

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Kimber Vincent

Razor bumps, also called pseudofolliculitis barbae, are small, irritated bumps on the skin. They develop after shaving, when strands of hair curl back on themselves and grow into the skin. Razor bumps cause irritation and pimples. They also may cause scarring.

Cara Mia

Razor bumps are irritated hair follicles. Exfoliate more often.

Gregory Dawson

Razor bumps are when after shaving the hair curls back toward the skin and becomes ingrown. This leads to red bumps.

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