No one likes to have ingrown hairs on their body. But the most annoying part is removing them by using shaving, waxing and tweezing and it often painful and dangerous to the sensitive skin. Even after using these methods the hair grows back.
1. Buy laser hair removal
If you have already tried every form of hair removal and still facing the ingrown hair problem then you must think about investing in a course of laser hair removal. Shaving method cuts the hair off at the shaft but laser hair removal works by targeting the hair follicle and preventing future hair growth. By this method chances of hair growing are very less compared to shaving or waxing.
2. Exfoliate regularly
Exfoliation is the best process for removing the buildup of dead skin cells from the surface of your skin and clearing pores. Since ingrown hairs often occur from clogged hair follicles and regular exfoliating method can make your skin smooth and clear which leave your skin to produce less ingrown hair.
3. Shave downside. Not upside
Yes, shaving up or in the opposite direction to your hair growth) actually cuts the hair off at a sharper angle, making it more likely to grow back under the skin. Prevent this from happening by shaving down in the same direction as the hair growth and use a quality shaving cream to avoid razor drag from irritating the skin further.
4. Use high level blades
If you are cutting off your ingrown hair with any hair removal method, be sure you are using the best possible blade.
5. Don’t use soap
Soap can dry up your skin. Instead of soap you can use various shaving gels and foams which make your skin better for shaving purposes and helps in better gliding of the razor as well.