ingrown hair


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Noun1.ingrown hair - a hair that does not emerge from the follicle but remains embedded in the skin (usually causing inflammation)
pilus, hair - any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; "there is a hair in my soup"
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Mentholatum Asia Pacific president Michael Sin uses it as an aftershave to prevent nasty ingrown hair (his skin looks dewy).
Don't pick or scratch an ingrown hair because bacteria can enter the small wound created, which increases your risk of infection.
The ingrown hair in the bumps can be removed gently with tweezers.
Limited to 128 games last year while dealing with two peculiar injuries (testicular torsion, ingrown hair infection), he still had 36 doubles, 22 home runs and 78 RBI with very little protection in the Sox's lineup.
It opens up the pores, loosens the ingrown hair, and soothes the redness and inflammation of the razor bumps.
With the specially engineered angle, pivot, and sharpness built into this design, you're set up for a close but skin-loving shave without having to think about it--all without nicks, bumps, ingrown hair, and razor burn.
Do not pull or yank the hair as you can damage the hair follicle and cause ingrown hairs. 4 If you do get ingrown hair, use sugar and honey to exfoliate around the hair and force it out.
Other possible injuries include nicks, bumps, blisters/pimples, ingrown hair, genital infections, that also might lead to itching and razor burn.
We tike Completely Bare's Calm Down Ingrown Hair, Razor Bump & Redness Eliminator ($11, ulta.com).
Last week we tackled some of your most embarrassing beauty questions, answering your skin concerns like sweaty underarms (Hyperhidrosis), ingrown hair, and smelly feet (Bromhidrosis).
In addition to the High Performance line, the brand selected Fusion's 100ml Lift Jumbo airless bottles to package its new Wake Up Call product, and repackaged its Ingrown Hair Treatment.
It is an affordable method but can cause ingrown hair. Small hair is not removed completely, but it gets ripped off, which leads to the growth of hair inside the skin.