Men who are prone to getting ingrown hairs
around their face may find it best to grow out their beard.
It's best for legs, underarms, and even the bikini area, if we're not prone to skin irritation, razor bumps, or ingrown hairs
. However, this technique comes with unpleasant side effects, such as nicks and cuts.
The 5-in-1 Sensitive After Shave Balm is intended to provide the following five benefits: non-burning; all-day moisture; helps prevent bumps; soothes redness; and helps fight ingrown hairs
. It has a suggested retail price of $6.99.
We tike Completely Bare's Calm Down Ingrown Hair
, Razor Bump & Redness Eliminator ($11, ulta.com).
OUR VERDICT: Professional laser treatment has proved to be a permanent solution for unwanted body hair, as well as a far less painful alternative to waxing, shave burns and ingrown hairs
, caused by other hair removal methods.
No cuts, no mess, no ingrown hairs
and no side effects.
Thank 'Sex and the City' for the obsession with a hairless nether region, and California's Stript Wax Bar for bringing us the Vajacial - an answer to the ingrown hairs
and red bumps that some women experience after a bikini wax.
The contest will help promote two new products--Zero Bumps Bikini Spray, a mist that soothes, smoothes and eliminates bumps and irritation to help prevent ingrown hairs
, and Simply Smooth Hair Remover, features the company's breakthrough Odor Less Technology.
Made for all skin types, these products--which contain no paraben and are fragrance-free--are designed to soften skin, lessen irritation, revitalize complexion, combat ingrown hairs
, and exfoliate buildup with active ingredients such as salicylic and glycolic acid and methylsulfonylmethane (MSM).
Watch out for ingrown hairs
If you're prone to them, after shaving make sure you exfoliate for the next few days and try a soothing solution that aids in rebuilding bump-free skin without any unsightly redness.
Most importantly, at the age of 37, I developed a pilondial sinus--basically a boil around one of those many ingrown hairs
that drained inward instead of outward.
Braun's state-of-the-art Dual Epilator removes hair as small as a grain of sand from the root before the integrated Exfoliation Technology perfects the skin's surface by exfoliating thoroughly, promising up to 50 per cent less ingrown hairs
and perfectly smooth skin in just one stroke.
According to Aveda, the products have been clinically proven to soothe and relieve razor irritation and razor burn, and to minimize ingrown hairs
for clear, healthy-looking skin.
Also use a dry brush after two days, then two or three times a week after, but don't go mad as this can cause ingrown hairs
.'' SHORT CUT ESSENTIAL: Bliss Poetic Waxing At-home Kit, pounds 35 (www.blisslondon.co.uk).
You can prevent and repair razor burn and ingrown hairs
with Whish's Flawless Ingrown Hair
Serum, made with willow bark extract and papaya.