Ingrown Hairs: Real Cause, Removal and Treatment
In this write up, I want to bring everyone up to date on the real cause of Ingrown hairs and how to quickly Resolve Ingrown Hairs
What Are Ingrown Hairs/Entrapped Hairs and How are they Caused?
Ingrown hairs [more appropriately referred to as entrapped hairs] result when existing shaving bumps [caused by shaving] block the opening of the hair follicles on the skin forcing the normally growing hairs to grow into the existing bumps [blocking the hair follicles] as they try to find a way to exit [hence the name ‘ingrown hairs’].
Shaving Bumps precede ingrown hairs and as such ingrown hairs are Not the cause of shaving bumps.
BREEJ Technologies disagrees with the widely held view that Shaving Bumps are caused by “ingrown” hairs – wiry, curly hairs that curl and grow back into the skin.” This concept of “ingrown” hairs has led to a lot of poking & probing of the shaved area with tweezers often further aggravating the problem. BREEJ discourages this practice as the additional trauma can lead to infection, hyper pigmentation and significant skin damage.
BREEJ postulates that “Shaving Bumps are Primarily caused by Trauma from Shaving, resulting in inflammation of the shaved area manifested as “bumps” as the body reacts to the trauma, compounded at times by Bacterial/Fungal Infections. Induction of Melanogenesis [production of the skin the pigment melanin in melanosomes by melanocytes] ] by Irritated keratinocytes in response to the trauma from shaving produces additional inflammatory mediators exacerbating the condition [this is the main reason why men of color with higher levels of melanin have a higher incidence of shaving bumps]”
Ingrown hairs [more appropriately referred to as entrapped hairs] can result when existing shaving bumps [caused by shaving] block the opening of the hair follicles on the skin forcing the normally growing hairs to grow into the existing bumps as they try to find a way to exit
It is practically impossible for the hair outside the skin to curl and grow back into the skin [contrary to what has been claimed by many!]
WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET RID OF INGROWN HAIRS/ENTRAPPED HAIRS?
Since Shaving Bumps [caused by shaving] block the opening of the hair follicles on the skin forcing the normally growing hairs to grow into the existing bumps [hence Ingrown hairs], the best way to get rid of ingrown hairs is to resolve the Existing Shaving Bumps. Once the Shaving Bumps are resolved, the Ingrown Hairs/Entrapped Hairs are freed and can easily be shaved off.
The Existing Shaving Bumps are best resolved using an Effective Anti-Bump Product [formulated with powerful anti inflammatories, anti bacterials, anti fungals and skin conditioners] such as:
BUMP TERMINATOR Severe Bump Lotion
BUMP TERMINATOR Extra Strength Severe Bump Lotion
Bump Terminator Anti-Razor Bump Serum For Women
Bump Terminator Alcohol Free Anti-Razor Bump Serum For Women
It is very important to quickly resolve the Shaving Bumps as the condition will get worse if untreated and could lead to formation of Keloids in Keloid-prone individuals
HOW SHOULD I GET RID OF DAMAGED/DARKENED SKIN CAUSED BY BACK OF HEAD BUMPS?
Use a good Skin Repair And Brightening Cream Product [formulated with powerful skin repair agents, skin brighteners and skin conditioners] to resolve damaged/darkened skin such as the Bump Zapper Skin Repair And Brightening Cream
HOW SHOULD I ENSURE THAT SHAVING BUMPS [INGROWN HAIRS] DO NOT COME BACK?
Use a good Post Shave Lotion [formulated with powerful anti inflammatories, anti bacterials, anti fungals and skin conditioners] such as:
Bump Zapper Anti Bump Soothing Aftershave Lotion to soothe and condition the shaved skin.
About BREEJ Technologies
BREEJ Technologies, Inc., a majority black owned company, develops and markets advanced personal care products for problem skin and collaborates with world-class international partners in product development