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How do you get rid of hair bumps?

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To get rid of hair bumps, exfoliate the skin and apply hydrocortisone cream. To prevent hair bumps, use a sharp blade when shaving, and shave in the direction the hair grows.

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  1. Exfoliate the skin

    Use a loofah sponge to exfoliate the skin. Natural exfoliating creams also work well to smooth away bumps and soften the skin.

  2. Apply hydrocortisone cream

    If the hair bumps are swollen and irritated, apply hydrocortisone cream. The hydrocortisone reduces swelling, inflammation and itchiness.

  3. Use a sharp razor blade

    Shave with a sharp blade, and use thick shaving cream. Shave in the direction the hair grows to prevent ingrown hairs and bumps.

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