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How can I prevent ingrown hairs from shaving?

How can I prevent ingrown hairs from shaving?

Avoid closest shave: Before shaving wash face with warm soap and water. Rinse off and then apply shving gel. Avoid trying to get the closest shave in the world since this increases the risk of ingrown hairs. If you only get ingrown hairs on your neck, and the hair is dark, you could consider laser hair removal. ...Read more

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

Hairs that have curled around and grown back into your skin instead of ...Read more


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Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Shaving: 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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How to prevent ingrown hairs on your nipples?

How to prevent ingrown hairs on your nipples?

Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs are hairs that do not release their secretions or follicle through the skin properly and become infected. You may consider regular cleaning of this area up to twice a day if needed. Allowing the hair to grow out may also help avoid possible infection at the site. ...Read more

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How can I prevent ingrown hairs?

Don't shave: Stop shaving or plucking to avoid getting ingrown hairs. If you want to remove hair get laser treatments. ...Read more

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How can I prevent reoccurring infected ingrown hairs?

How can I prevent reoccurring infected ingrown hairs?

Several things: Moisturizing your skin can sometimes help, as well as either shaving regularly, or letting them grow out. Men often have this problem on their neck or face if they shave, while women often have problems in the bikini area. ...Read more

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How to prevent shaving rash and ingrown hair on neck?

NMS but: This is not my specialty but generally one needs to get the hair moistened then shave against the grain. The more curly the hair , the more problem with ingrown hair. Talk to your barber to get some practical tips. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter cream to treat ingrown pubic hair scars ?

What is a good over-the-counter cream to treat ingrown pubic hair scars ?

Nothing OTC: Ingrown hairs occur usually after shaving. In some persons the hair will curl as it grows back. The sharp, beveled edge allows the hair to dive back into the skin, causing the ingrown hair. If you shave this area then stopping this practice will help prevent this from happening. If you are not shaving and getting a lot of these then you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Do you need shaving cream to shave your pubic hairs?

Do you need shaving cream to shave your pubic hairs?

It helps: Shaving cream allows the razor to glide over the skin and reduces the chance of razor cuts. So using shaving cream is helpful especially for thick hair. ...Read more

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How prevent ingrown hairs on prosthetic?

Unusual : This is somewhat unusual but not necessarily any risk. Would have it looked at by a dermatologist. What kind of prosthetic? ...Read more

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What are some tips to avoid ingrown hairs while shaving?

What are some tips to avoid ingrown hairs while shaving?

Avoid goosebumps: Avoid shaving goose bumps. If you get ingrown hairs often try initially shaving with the grain of the hair and then against it. ...Read more

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After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

May help: Coconut oil may prevent irritation and gives soothing effect to shaved area ,but bumps and pimple may or may not come up . Keep the part clean and dry to lesson the chances of any infection to the area .See your doctor if you develop any pimples or bumps for evaluation . ...Read more

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Will anti-fungal cream help with ingrown toe-nails?

Will anti-fungal cream help with ingrown toe-nails?

No: This is a different process. Ingrown toenails are a nail issue where the borders grow into or impinge on the nail borders. ...Read more

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How to naturally prevent unibrows without tweezing , waxing , laser. electrolysis etc? Also is there any natuural way to stop eyebrow growth?

How to naturally prevent unibrows without tweezing , waxing , laser. electrolysis etc? Also is there any natuural way to stop eyebrow growth?

Sorry: but know of no effective natural method for ceasing hair growth between eyebrows. If there was one, women wouldn't pay so much for tweezing, waxing, laser and electrolysis. Take care. ...Read more

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How to get rid of this ingrown hair after shaving?

How to get rid of this ingrown hair after shaving?

It will grow out...: ...By itself. Don't pick or squeeze it; that will just make it worse. Warm compresses often help. Prevent further ingrown hairs by shaving with an electric razor, or a single-blade hand razor. (multiple-blade razors shave too close to the skin and create the conditions that promote ingrowing of hairs.). ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best electric razor to prevent ingrown hairs?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Best way to rid infected pores and/or ingrown hairs.?

Best way to rid infected pores and/or ingrown hairs.?

Retinol: In addition to dr williams's recommendation to avoid shaving too closely, i typically add a retinol (otc) or prescription tretinoin to the regimen. This class of medication causes peeling, and helps the ingrowns hairs to surface. ...Read more

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