A 19-year-old female asked:
I can't seem to prevent ingrown hairs on my inner thighs no matter the precautions i take before waxing and after. ?
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Dermatology 34 years experience
Ingrown Hair: Exfoliate your skin before you wax to get rid of dead skin and release trapped hairs that could be forced back into the skin while waxing. Just lather up with a loofah in the shower, or create your own body scrub by mixing a cup of brown sugar with 3 tbsp. Of olive oil and 1 tbsp. Of milk. Scrub in a circular motion for 30 seconds, then rinse away and pat dry before waxing.
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Last updated Apr 10, 2015
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