Ingrown hairs are very common on people who have thick curly hair as well as people who do various types of hair removal. They can be unsightly and often times even painful. However there are several ways that you can treat ingrown hairs at home where you will be more comfortable.
Wash your skin with hot water and once your pores are open then use an exfoliate to gently rub the ingrowns out. Gentlemen, it is not a girlie thing t exfoliate. In fact it’s a great way to make your skin look and feel good and since it’s done in the shower then no one will ever have to know
Using non carcinogenic or non comedogenic shaving cream that doesn’t foam will often times help to reduce razor burns and ingrown hairs. The ingredients are pretty much the same and their job is to make it less likely that your skin will feel irritated and less likely for you to get more ingrown hairs.
When shaving or waxing it’s important to go with the grain.
One of the best tricks to treating ingrown hairs at home is using Tend Skin. Tend Skin will work gently yet effectively to help get those ingrown hairs out over a short period of time if it’s used daily.
Using a dab of acne medication on the affected area for a few days can help because they usually contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid.
Before you actually get to the nitty gritty of this technique make sure to that you wash your tweezers thoroughly with hot water in order to avoid infection. Once you’re tweezer is clean you can apply a warm compress to the area for a few minutes to soften the skin or you can take a warm shower. Then slowly and gently get the hair out of the follicle. If you can’t get the hair out then leave it alone- you don’t want to cause damage to your skin.
The best way to avoid ingrown hairs is to avoid shaving.
If you have a lot of ingrown hairs and find that these remedies don’t help too much then look into getting Diode laser hair removal or electrolysis. Most people do see a lot fewer ingrown once their treatments are done.
Contact Laser by Aleya in Long Island to find out more.