Ingrown hairs can be extremely uncomfortable. Laser Hair Removal with Nina L’Allure can remove the problem for good!
An ingrown hair is one that has grown back into your skin instead of rising up from it.
Sometimes, dead skin can clog a hair follicle. That forces the hair to grow sideways under your skin, rather than up and out. Or if you cut naturally curly hair too short, the sharpened end of the hair can pierce your skin, causing an ingrown hair.
Ingrown hair irritates your skin and most commonly appears in areas where the skin is shaved or waxed (beard, legs, pubic region), it can appear anywhere. They produce raised red bump, like a little pimple, which can sometimes become infected and turn into painful pus-filled sores causing discomfort.
Anyone can get Ingrown Hairs
Ingrown Hairs tend to be more of a problem in people with curly or coarse hair. Anything which causes the hair to be broken off unevenly with a sharp tip can cause ingrown hairs. Shaving is the leading cause, followed by waxing and tight clothing.
Ingrown hairs often pop up in areas where you shave, including your face and neck, scalp, legs, armpits, chest, back and pubic area.
Ingrown hairs can be itchy and embarrassing, but they often go away on their own without having to do anything. If they do not go away, ingrown hairs can become infected, darken the skin, or leave behind scars, especially if you have scratched or picked the ingrown hairs areas.
Treatments for Ingrown Hair
Ingrown Hairs can be treated with Laser Hair Removal
The laser targets the hair follicle just below the skin. When the follicle absorbs the heat from the laser, it gets damaged and stops growing. Because the laser only focuses on the melanin in the hair follicle, there is no long-term harm to the surrounding tissue.