We're in the middle of swimsuit season, and that can mean red bumps around the bikini line after waxing or shaving. Before you head to the store for relief, take a look inside your medicine cabinet and kitchen pantry. We've gathered some of the more unconventional remedies that can be applied post-hair removal. Find out these DIY treatments after the jump.

  • Clear deodorant
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Paste of turmeric powder and rose water (plain water will work, too)
  • Coconut oil
  • Desitin Rash Ointment ($4)
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Crushed aspirin and warm water
  • Strawberry and sour cream mask
  • Men's aftershave, like Pinaud Clubman After Shave Lotion ($7).
  • Cucumber mash: a blend of three ice cubes, a peeled cucumber, and three tablespoons of witch hazel applied to this tender area will provide soothing results.