Thanks to these tips you will never have problems with ingrown hairs again

26 Sep 2023Updated: 4 hours ago | 52 people are reading

Thanks to these tips you will never have problems with ingrown hairs again

© Tessa Gorgosz These tips will never bother you with ingrown hairs

We don't have to tell you how annoying ingrown hairs can be. If you've ever had one, you know how painful, itchy and irritating they are. And the bad thing is that they can pop up everywhere, but how do you get rid of it?

1. Often scrubbing

An ingrown hair occurs when the hair follicle becomes clogged with dead skin cells. This blockage can force a hair to grow sideways. But regular scrubbing can prevent dead skin cells from accumulating.

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2. Hair Removal Creams

Shaving is the main reason for ingrown hairs. When the hair grows back after shaving, it has a sharper edge, which can easily grow back into the skin. You can easily prevent this by no longer shaving your hair. Use other methods, such as hair removal creams or laser.

3. Razor

Disposable razor blades are not suitable for long-term use. The razor blades quickly become blunt and can give you an uneven, bumpy shave. This will only irritate ingrown hairs. Use a razor that is specially made for long-term use.

4. Right direction

Shaving in the opposite direction to hair growth means that every hair is cut at a sharper angle, making it more likely to grow back under the skin. Shave in the same direction as the hair growth to prevent this.

5. Shaving foam

If you use a razor blade, it is oh-so important to use shaving foam as well. Choose an alcohol-free formula to prevent your skin from drying out.

6. Treatment after shaving

There are a lot of 'aftershave' products for women. The formula often contains an anti-inflammatory and glycolic acid. This helps to break down the build-up of dead skin cells and they prevent clogging of pores and ingrown hairs.