If you've ever used a razor or hair removal cream, chances are you've had an adverse reaction to the process at least once (or twice -- or always). Razor burn, broken capillaries, and skin irritation can be unpleasant side effects to the pursuit of smooth, hairless skin.

With swimsuit season almost upon us, skin irritation is especially unwelcome, yet the lotions and potions that promise to alleviate redness may not deliver the results you want or expect. When disaster strikes and you're left with an angry hair removal burn, try one of these nine natural solutions to help calm and soothe taxed skin.