Skincare is something that everyone should consider depending on their skin type and texture. The pesky issue of what is closely related to skincare ingrown hair, which is basically what is left behind during hair removal, if it is not done properly. This can make the skin dry and rough.
In the lockdown, with no option to go to the salon, many people have turned to home grooming. Then, there are people who naturally deal with the issue of rough ingrown hairs on the skin. In both these cases, it is important to know that this is not something that you have to suffer, as there are remedies that can leave your skin feeling greasy.
Cosmetologist, Dr Geetika Mittal Gupta, suggests the dos and don’ts of dealing with the problem of ingrown hairs. In an Instagram post, she writes, “If you suffer from ingrown hairs on your face or body, you know how annoying and sometimes painful it can be!”
Dr Gupta shares some tips:
1. Exfoliate your skin twice a week with a physical exfoliant.
2. Exfoliate once a week with a chemical exfoliant.
3. Always moisturize after you exfoliate.
4. If you shave or wax, always wet the skin with warm water first. Remove the hair in the direction where it is growing, not the opposite.
5. If you’re currently shaving or waxing, switch to laser hair removal.
6. Don’t pick at ingrown hairs or bumps! See a doctor for safe removal.
Apart from these points, do you do anything else to take care of your ingrown hairs? let us know!