Does shaving leave you with more nicks and cuts than a more well-defined face? A quick close shave can at times cost you more than just a squeaky clean feeling, occasionally leaving you with that hard-to-get-rid-of burning sensation on your skin. If you are one of those many people who are often badgered with this stinging feeling, followed by a quick knock-off, here is a reason to cheer. Razor bump is a fairly universal phenomenon that pests almost anyone who have known and handled a razor. It happens when you shave your skin too closely against the grain, more so when you indulge in less-than-perfect shaving tools like a blunt blade and alcohol based face wash or foam. While there is no way to swoosh away the red, unsightly, painful bumps on your skin, a few expert tips on how to prevent and stop it can save you the trouble. If you dread shaving your face simply because you wish to skip the tingle, take heart. Here are some tips on how to prevent/ stop razor burn. Read on for more.