What are ingrown hairs?
Ingrown hairs cause red, often itchy bumps where a hair has grown back into the skin. They can sometimes be filled with pus and can cause pain. If you have curly or thick hair you are more likely to get ingrown hairs.
How can you prevent ingrown hairs?
The best way to prevent ingrown hairs is by not shaving. If you want to shave or remove hair then there are some ways to help!
- Wet your skin
- Shave in the direction the hair is growing
- Rinse the razor after every stroke
- Use an exfoliating scrub after to remove any trapped hair