1 teaspoon sea salt or sugar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil Mix together, then spread on area and rub gently prior to showering. Wash off before shaving. By exfoliating the area, you can help eliminate excess dead skin that could be causing a reaction. The salt in the scrub also aids an an anti-bacterial to keep irritation down as well. Another thing that helps a lot of people is to apply coconut oil to the surface prior to shaving.