Let’s face it: ingrown hairs happen when hair removal is a part of your daily routine. Painful and annoying, knowing how to treat ingrown hairs can help lessen their occurrence and alleviate your discomfort.
An ingrown hair occurs when the hair grows into the skin instead of straight up. The first sign of an ingrown hair is often a red, swollen, and itchy bump. In some cases, the bump fills with pus and the skin around the ingrown hair may darken.