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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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Don't pick or scratch an ingrown hair because bacteria can enter the small wound created, which increases your risk of infection.
Janet Prystowsky , a board certified dermatologist in New York City, explained to Medical Daily: "The injury to the follicles does not distort them so ingrown hairs are not likely."
In the same way that a facial extracts goo from the pores on your face, a Vajacial extracts ingrown hairs with a pair of tweezers.
If you're interested (ladies, it is coming up to Christmas; chaps, you need to know this), the products Yogi used on me were; Proraso preand post-shave cream, Proraso shaving cream (which contains eucalyptus and coconut oils) and PFB Ingrowing Hair Cream (formulated to aid in the relief of ingrown hairs, razor burn and bumps.
Containing no alcohol, acids or caustic ingredients, both items not only provide a close, comfortable shave, but also, when regularly used, help prevent and cure razor bumps and ingrown hairs, according to the manufacturer, Madison, Wis.-based Shaver's Choice.
BeaSarc Industries; LEARN HOW TO FIGHT PSEUDOFOLLICULITIS BARBAE: SHAVING BUMPS & INGROWN HAIRS; AuthorHouse (Diet and Health) $14.75 ISBN: 9781434357496
Barc products are formulated with glycolic acid to exfoliate and include ingredients such as chamomile extract to calm and moisturize while reducing irritation, ingrown hairs, and razor bumps--a painful and disfiguring problem, particularly for black men.
Powerful moisturising properties combined with an antibacterial barrier make Lotil the perfect potion for dry and sore skin, cracked heels, cuts and grazes, shaving, ingrown hairs, moisturiser, eczema treatment, spots, burns, blisters, bites and stings.
The best way to deal with razor bumps and ingrown hairs is to develop a before-and-after shaving system.
This will remove dead skin cells and impurities and lift any ingrown hairs, leaving the skin soft and ready for the perfect shave.
Pimples, blackheads, oily skin, ingrown hairs (common in new shavers) are all conditions that plaque teenagers and can, when ignored or not treated property, lead to other problems like low self esteem.