Techniques on how to remove already ingrown hairs without damaging your skin.
The longest ingrown hair known to man has been 5 inches long. Having an ingrown this long can cause serious infection and great damage to the skin. There may be several reasons why an ingrown has opportunity to mature. But, whatever the reason any size ingrown is unhealthy and can be avoided. As an internet conscious culture we must become proactive with our health and appearance.
If you are plagued with ingrown hairs, then you need to master one important practice: How to remove ingrown hairs!
You may think this is a simple task. Pull out the tweezers and begin plucking at that painful bulbous bump. Sorry, that is not the right way. It may seem the manly way, sure. However, butchering your skin will lead to a nasty open wound, infection, improper skin growth over the ingrown, and hyperpigmentation.
Here at J. Arthur Skin Care we know what you’re going through. We want you to look good and feel great!! So, we composed the best methods to help you remove those annoying ingrown hairs.
First, cleanse your skin with J. Arthur Foaming Face Wash to remove any debris and prepare the skin. This will remove any surface bacteria before you prepare to open the pore.
Second, you want to use a steam towel over your skin. This is essential to any procedure because the process naturally open the pores. Steam towels can be prepared very easily by stove, microwave, or steam towel cabi. Remember hot towels are essential!!!
Third, Make sure your tweezers are sterile by sanitizing them first with alcohol. Tweezers can be bought either pointy or flat-tipped. A pointy-tipped pair may cause less damage to the skin around the hair if used carefully.
Fourth, Removal. The fun part. Do not dig for the hair if you can’t easily get it out. Focus on the bumps whose hair is close to the surface of the skin. Carefully, remove the hairs. Find the tip of the hair, gently ease it out, and hold your skin very tight. Then closely pull from the opposite direction that the hair is growing. It may take a little time to coax the hair out, so persevere and try not cut the skin.
Fifth, Disinfect. Apply a small amount of witch hazel to a cotton swab and dap the affected area.
Sixth, Rinse with J. Arthur Foaming Face Wash the ingredients provide a natural exfoliation. Mild exfoliation should be done often to slough dead skin cells and assist in preparation for ingrown hair removal.
Seventh, Apply J. Arthur Ingrown Hair Treatment to affected area. This particular formula can be applied like an after splash. Squeeze a tablespoon amount into your palms and apply to infected area. This step is key to the prevention of future ingrown hair breakouts. After the skin is dry apply J. Arthur Triple Action Spray to calm inflammation and hydrate.
Our skin is one of our best assets and should be cared for daily. This skin care routine may be a tedious task. But it’s a step in the right direction towards total skin health.