Ingrown Hair - 10 ways to clean shave
Other / / August 12, 2017
Ingrown Hair - general information
Tweezers - this is probably the only way to get rid of ingrown hair, but dermatologists say there are ways that prevent its occurrence.
«If you see that the ingrown hair is hidden under the skin, - he says dermatologist and assistant professor of internal medicine at the Medical College of the University of Nebraska Rodney Besler - attach a couple of minutes of warm moist compress to soften the skin.Sterilize a needle or tweezers and pluck it.Then wipe the skin disinfectant, such as hydrogen peroxide or alcohol solution. "
Pull ingrown hair on the surface
«If you can not see the ingrown hair, do not touch it - warns Dr. Besler - because it can not be completely ingrown hairs.It is better to apply to this place a compress until until you can not see what the hair is hiding here.Only use a needle or tweezers, antiseptics then. "
Think about how to grow a beard
«The curly hair is, the more likely that you will have to deal with ingrown hair
soften the hair on the face
If you can not wear a beard, carefully prepare facial hair to shave to get rid of many of ingrown hairs."Wash your face properly with soap and water for 2 minutes - it will soften the hair - Ohio recommends dermatologist Dr. Jerome Litt 3.- Rinse, spread cream or shaving gel and leave it on your face for 2 minutes to further soften the hair. "
Hide behind his beard
«reconciled with the fact that by 5 o'clock you overgrown with stubble, - says Dr. Besler.- Do not clean shave.It is best to use an electric razor. "
Do not complicate the problem
«Maybe you do not like electric, but the razor blade with a double - a double problem.The first blade cuts and sharpens the hair, second cuts it below skin level, - says Dr. Litt.- Result: pointy hair curls and grows back into the skin.Instead, use a razor with a single blade and install it for shaving too close to the skin. "
Train your hair on your face
beard grows in different directions?Dr. Litt advises you to "train her hair to grow straight."To do this, shave in two directions: down the face and up the neck (to avoid injury of the neck).Not shave in different directions or back and forth."From the first time you reach a lot - he says - but if you do all the time to shave down his face and down his neck for a few months, your beard will start to grow straight."
Try special means after shaving
«Good idea - to put on face wet towel for a few minutes after shave, - says Dr. Besler.- It softens facial hair, making them less able to re-penetrate the skin.Use lotions and creams after shaving instead of aerosols containing alcohol.They soothe the skin and retain the hair in humid condition. "
«If, despite all efforts, unable to hide her hair under the skin, you can reduce the number of bacteria that they carry: 10% benzoyl peroxide solution has antibiotikopodobnoe action - says Dr. Besler,- and can help, if used after shaving. "Aftershave lotions contain alcohol and may also help to reduce the bacteria content.
If you shave your legs
«Usually, women shave their legs in the direction from the ankle to the knee, against the hair growth, - says Dr. Litt.- This may cause them ingrowth.Instead, shave from top to bottom, from the knee to the ankle. "
12 Aug, 2017
12 Aug, 2017