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how to get rid of ingrown hairs off my legs?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
INGROWN HAIR LEGS: Shave down, not up! i know most, if not all women, shave up, against the grain. Believe it or not, this causes ingrown hairs! so start shaving down, with the grain. You might not get as clean a shave, but you won't get ingrown hairs! try it; you'l like it.
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Have: U tried laser hair removal?
Answered on Sep 15, 2013

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