Ingrown Hair Home Remedies
Ingrown hair home remedies can help a lot with those painful prickles and inflamed follicles. Ingrown hair happen when the sharp hairs grow at an angle outside of the pore. This can also cause ingrown hair acne.
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Ingrown hairs also happen when a hair grows long enough to actually fold back over itself and begin digging back into the skin.
If you shave, you may notice small hairs growing below the top layer of skin and causing redness. Several ingrown hair home remedies can treat the problem if you already have it, and show you how to prevent the problem from happening again.
The One and Only Ingrown Hair Treatment
Unfortunately, there is pretty much only one way to get rid of ingrown hairs and prevent them from coming back.
Stop shaving. The sharp hairs that puncture through your skin are caused by shaving, and unfortunately can't really be helped unless they are prevented from the get-go.
The infected ingrown hair won't occur very often at all if the area has not been shaved and the hairs sharpened.
Effective Ingrown Hair Removal Methods
While not shaving is your best bet for completely preventing ingrown hairs from occurring, these ingrown hair home remedies can heal one that you already have.
The first thing you should do for ingrown hair treatment is make sure you are exfoliating regularly. This keeps you skin fresh and healthy, and provides less opportunity for problems.
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It's also a good idea to prevent rubbing from your clothes on areas that are prone to ingrown hairs. Try to wear looser clothing in these areas and see if you notice a difference.
This last Ingrown Hair How-To will show you how to remove them and heal the sensitive skin.
The first step is to use tweezers to pluck the ingrown hair from it's base. If the hair seems to have simply grown diagonally from its natural hair follicle, grab it from the tip of the hair and carefully pluck it out.
This will remove the offending problem and allow your skin to go back to normal. You should also use a little moisturizer afterwards to soothe the inflamed area.
If the hair is one of those types that has curled over and grown again back into the skin, you will need to tweeze it from the base and pull it out of your skin.
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