Ingrown hairs are the hairs that have curled and grown back into the skin rather than growing upwards through the hair follicle. This causes the skin to inflame and become a raised spot. They tend to be most frequent for people when have shaved or waxed. Although they are generally harmless, they can also be painful, especially when infected and possibly leave the skin scarred. 

What Causes Ingrown Hairs?

Ingrown hairs most often occur in areas where your hair has been shaved or waxed.

These types of depilation can cause your hair follicles to break and become clogged with dead skin cells, forcing the hair inside it to grow sideways. Ingrown hairs occur particularly in the bikini line and legs for women, and in the beard and neck for men. In these places, the hair that grows back has a sharper edge and can easily poke back into the skin.  

Usually, you notice you have ingrown hair when you see a red bump on your skin. If infected, you may also see pus and the bump may grow larger. The area around the ingrown hair may also appear red and irritated, swell, itch or feel warm to touch. 

Treatment Options

Permanent hair reduction of up to 90%. Use of the most advanced medical grade lasers (Alexandrite and Nd:YAG) mean we are able to match the right laser to your skin tone and calibrate it exactly to reduce any risk of burning or other side effects. We offer laser hair removal for both men and woman and we can treat all skin types.

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Skin Resurfacing Balm

Cream for calming stressed skin after intensive treatments. Build up of skins physiological protection coat effectively, regenerating and tissue repairing.
£43Normalizing Skin Complex

Normalizing Skin Complex

Its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. Dissolves dead skin cells, loosens stubborn blackheads until these are completely removed.

Bio-Fruit Gel Exfoliator

Cleanses and clarifies blocked pores, inflammation abates faster and areas of unevenness are smoothed. Cell division is stimulated and skin renewal is accelerated.
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