Why to use a disposable razor a few times is dangerous to health

British experts told, why not use a disposable razor a few times. To avoid health problems, they recommend changing the blades at least weekly, reports “OK”.

Beautician Sabrina Karim notes that the razors – a great environment for bacteria as they often are stored wet. The use of such means of hygiene can lead to infections of the skin, redness, irritation, pseudofolliculitis, inflammatory hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin), hypertrophic scars and keloids.

“There are red bumps which can buzz. Even worse, the hair follicles can be infected with Staphylococcus Aureus, leading to the formation of pustules and abscesses,” said the expert.


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Blades harvested from the skin is also dead layer of the epidermis and bacteria that remain after the razor and multiply with great speed. As a result, the next time shaving the face, feet and other parts of the body the microorganisms to enter the body in higher concentrations. And removed by simple rinsing in hot water is impossible. That is why it is important to not only rinse, but also to change the machine as often as possible.