pseudofolliculitis barbae

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pseudofolliculitis barbae

(soo?do-fo-lik'yu-lit-is bar'be) [ pseudo- + folliculitis + L. barba, beard]
Inflammation of beard follicles when tightly coiled hairs become ingrown. The only sure prevention is not shaving.
Synonym: razor bumps.illustration
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While prevention is the best method to address razor bumps, the following natural remedies may help soothe affected areas:
Hydrocortisone, antibiotic or anti-acne creams may help treat persistent razor bumps. Or, you might try one of several over-the-counter creams and liquids designed to improve razor bumps.
Use a shaving or post-shaving product with salicylic acid to improve razor bumps. Advanced Shave Formula from MenScience, EUR29.99, (www.justusmen.co.uk) will exfoliate, moisturise and clear pores as you shave.
Got a sunburn or razor bumps? Skip the depilatories until your skin heals completely.
The percentage of participants who experienced side effects such as razor bumps, in-grown hairs, rashes and cuts is high and worrisome, Several studies on preoperative genital shaving as compared to other methods of hair removal have consistently found increased bacterial infection rates related to shaving (Kovach, 1990; Basevi & Lavender, 2001; Kaptanoglu & Duruk, 2005).
Razor bumps often leave dark spots and uneven skin tones.
As we've all experienced at one point in our shaving careers, multi-blade razors tend to cause irritation, razor bumps, and in-grown hairs.
A Razor bumps occur in men when their facial hair curls up and regrows back into the skin after shaving, causing pimples, irritation and, sometimes, scarring.
Use a shaving or post-shaving product with salicylic acid to improve razor bumps. Advanced Shave Formula from MenScience, pounds 25.50, (www.justusmen.co.uk) will exfoliate, moisturise and clear pores as you shave.
Target has also introduced SheaMoisture Shave, a personal care solution exclusively for men experiencing ingrown hairs and razor bumps.Recession?
For the most part, men of color experience the most trouble with razor bumps and other irritations associated with shaving.
Because of his unique position--specializing in skin conditions particular to persons of color, such as keloids, pseudofolliculitis barbae (razor bumps), dermatosis papulosa nigra, and vitiligo--Crutchfield is able to leverage his expertise into business success.