Jun 3, 2014
7 great products to treat and prevent ingrown hairs
Wax stripsSource: Nair Credits: Canadian Living
It is essential to keep moisture in, even when hair is coming out. These easy-to-use wax strips are 30 percent more moisturizing than the average wax strip, and are effective on hair as short as 1.5 millimetres. Nair Moroccan Argan Oil PerfectTemp Wax Strips, $15, naircare.ca. For more info on achieving the perfect at-home wax, click here.
Shave gelSource: Gillette Credits: Canadian Living
If you shave dry, you’re pretty much asking for ingrown hairs. Create a barrier between your skin and your razorblade by lathering up with this supremely hydrating shave gel. Gillette Satin Care Ultra Sensitive Shave Gel, $4, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
Exfoliating padsSource: Sephora Credits: Canadian Living
Chemical exfoliation is the way to go if your skin is too sensitive for rough scrubs. These handy one-time-use pads are soaked in a solution of alpha and beta hydroxy acids, as well as antioxidant actives, which means your skin stays smooth until hair grows in. Bliss Ingrown Eliminating Pads, $45 for 50 pads, sephora.ca.