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Banish Ingrown Hairs Once And For All

Laser hair removal can get rid of ingrown hairs

Banish Ingrown Hairs Once And For All

Anyone who shaves or waxes regularly knows how pesky ingrown hairs can be. There’s nothing more annoying than when you’ve gone through the effort to achieve silky, smooth skin, and then those tiny red bumps appear.

Though ingrown hairs can happen to anyone, there is a way to minimize the likelihood of them showing up: laser hair removal. Here’s everything you need to know:

What Causes Ingrown Hairs?

Ingrown hairs are caused by irritation of the hair follicle and can appear on the legs, underarms, and the public area. They closely resemble a pimple and are red, raised bumps on the skin. Typically, hair grows upward from the follicle and through the skin, but ingrown hairs grow sideways or under the skin.

Patients with coarse or curly hair are more likely to develop ingrown hairs; however, they can happen to anyone.

The way you shave can also cause ingrown hairs because the hair can get cut at an angle, causing it to grow into the skin.

Today, there are several options to prevent ingrown hairs, but the best way to permanently avoid ingrown hair is laser hair removal.

Permanently Remove Ingrown Hairs

Laser hair removal is FDA approved for permanent hair reduction, meaning the treatment makes hair less noticeable by reducing the amount and thickness of the hair.

In other words: Less hair equals a smaller chance of ingrown hairs, and finer hair is less likely to grow back into the skin.

During a laser hair removal treatment, a device is moved over the treated area, producing quick zaps of light, which is attracted to the melanin (pigment) in the hair and destroys the base of the hair follicles to prevent future growth.

Because the laser is a single wavelength, the concentrated beam of light can precisely target hairs, so there is less risk of any damage to the surrounding skin. This means most people with darker skin tones can have laser hair removal treatments.

Clients love this treatment because there is little to no downtime. You may experience some redness or swelling right after your laser hair removal treatment, but that should subside shortly. For the best results, six to 12 treatments are needed on average, spaced four to 10 weeks apart from each other, depending on the area.

Experience Silky, Smooth Skin

For those suffering from ingrown hairs, stop wasting money on hair removal solutions that don’t work. Say goodbye to ingrown hairs and hello to silky, smooth skin with laser hair removal, an effective solution to this bothersome problem.

Before your laser hair removal treatment, the National Laser Institute Medical Spa invites you to schedule a no-obligation consultation with one of our skin care specialists. They will develop a custom treatment plan to address your desired goals.

Stop worrying about ingrown hairs and get ready to experience silky, smooth skin. For a free consultation, call 1-800-851-0969 or book online today. Don’t forget to ask about our monthly specials for even more cosmetic treatments.

Louis J. Silberman is the CEO and Co-Founder of National Laser Institute, the pioneer of the medical aesthetics training industry and one of the largest educators in the country.