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How to know if you have in ingrown hair or blackhead?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: By looking
An ingrown hair is a hair shaft that is growing into the skin instead of outward; a blackhead is a plugged-up oil gland with a dot of dark pigment (not dirt) on top.
Both are identified visually.

In brief: By looking
An ingrown hair is a hair shaft that is growing into the skin instead of outward; a blackhead is a plugged-up oil gland with a dot of dark pigment (not dirt) on top.
Both are identified visually.
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