swallowed hair

Tips to prevent ingrown hairs

To protect the skin from ingested hair, every region of the body needs to take several measures while shaving, but below are tips to prevent ingrown hairs.

  • Using dull razer blades can cause skin discomfort, rasher burn and hair ingrown. It is most definitely dull and should be adjusted if you find like your blade pulls your hair or if it feels rough on your skin.
  • Hydrate your skin Soak in warm water the area you want to shave for at least three minutes, through a bath or a shower. Moisturizing your skin allows you to cut your hair more quickly.
  • Exfoliate regularly. Because ingested hair is typically caused by dead skin cells that block the hair from breaking through the surface of the hair, daily exfoliation can enable the dead cells to get rid of them.

  • Shave always with raspberry gel. The dry skin can cause raspberry burn, irritation and ingetable hair. Hydrate your skin before shaving, add shaving gel and a moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated.
  • It is crucial to be consistent and to know how to shave each area to help protect your skin from ingrown hair.

In most cases, the swallowed hair is removed without care. Stop rubbing the infected area to help the skin heal more quickly. You may also take action to accelerate healing.

protect the skin

  • Stop rasping the region of ingesting hair before you have time to cure.
  • In warm water soak the area or add a hot towel for a couple of minutes.
  • Try to remove any loose dead skin that can prevent incoming hair from cutting through the skin surface.
  • Apply non-greasy moisturizer for dry skin healing and cell removal.
  • If you see hair break through, try taking it out with a sterile pair of tweezers.
  • See a dermatologist if an ingested hair is contaminated with an antibiotic prescription.

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