ingrown hairs

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in·grown hairs

hairs that grow at more acute angles than is normal, and in all directions; they incompletely clear the follicle, turn back in, and thereby cause pseudofolliculitis.
Synonym(s): burrowing hairs
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Using soft, circular motions on cleansed body hair, Soften Her effectively buffs away sharp stubble and dead or dulling skin, which are often the culprits behind razors rashes and ingrown hairs.
Elbuluk also points out that various types of hair removal -- waxing, shaving, plucking and threading -- can lead to ingrown hairs.
com)-- BumpeFace Razor Bump Fighter is designed for men and women who encounter the problem commonly known as Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB): Irritation of the skin caused by shaving that leads to ingrown hairs and razor bumps.
In 10 cases, there were other associated skin conditions, including ingrown hairs, warts, folliculitis (bacterial skin infection), cysts and scars.
The skin is gently double cleansed, then any ingrown hairs and clogged follicles are exfoliated, and a soothing mask is applied to close pores and balance the skin.
Attachments include a natural olive wood exfoliator to expose ingrown hairs and smooth rough skin areas, massage cap for a stimulating massage while epilating, and precision cap for the bikini line.
According to a University of Pennsylvania clinical study, new Shaver's Choice Skin Therapy System prevents more than 70% of ingrown hairs and razor bumps.
Those zit-looking things are ingrown hairs that get trapped below the skin's surface, resulting in irritation and swelling, just like a blemish.
Similarly, Eos Spa in Sherman Oaks offers the "Alpha Male Facial," a deep-cleansing facial that addresses razor irritation and ingrown hairs, and the "Hand 'Em Over" manicure that promises "the well-groomed look of a Wall Street broker.
Recently, Cultura's new "color blind" skin lasers have been attracting more African American men looking for relief from shaving bumps and ingrown hairs.
Men are using it as an aftershave for a smoother shave, less razor burn and a lower incidence of ingrown hairs.