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How to get rid of little red bumps after waxing?

How to get rid of little red bumps after waxing?

Waxing bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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Im itching and red bumps after Brazilian waxing?

Im itching and red bumps after Brazilian waxing?

Brazilian waxing: This waxing problem is very common and it is probably a folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) due to plugging up of these follicles. Warm compresses to the area 3 or 4 times daily followed by the application of an antibiotic ointment like neosporin. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. You may need an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get whiteheads and bumps after a firstbrazilian wax?

No, yes: It is common to get bumps but not whiteheads. Whiteheads indicate a possible infection. Make sure the aesthetician uses antiseptic and a moisturizing lotion after waxing and that you continue to use an antiseptic type solution afterwards for a day or two. ...Read more

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After waxing i have some kinds of bump on my leg not red but black after a few weeks what bump is that?

After waxing i have some kinds of bump on my leg not red but black after a few weeks what bump is that?

Bruise?: Sounds consistent with bruising. Waxing is traumatic and could result in capillary disruption in the dermis. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. After waxing I have these bumps all over my legs?

Need expert advice. After waxing I have these bumps all over my legs?

Waxing: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Itching and scabby bumps with no fluid on vagina after Brazilian wax. What is this?

Itching and scabby bumps with no fluid on vagina after Brazilian wax. What is this?

Foliculitis: Inflammation in and around the hair follicles. It should get better in a few days to weeks. It is often worse if you shave too close. ...Read more