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I get bumps on my face with white bacteria and a little piece of hair in the middle, i'm sure there are ingrown hairs.

I can take care of the ones on my face... but there's no way I can do my back. Anyone have a good suggestion to care of them, or to prevent them?

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Same here. The only times I ever seem to get any whiteheads at all are when I shave using my electric shaver. I will get one as soon as I finish shaving under my jaw area. It will get very inflamed and last for fortnight or so. I think it is bacteria build up on the razor. Use disposable razors, that has helped me with these things (for face anyway).

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If it's from shaving, trying aftershave when you finish shaving, hopefully it stops that

I figured just as well.

What about the back/chest area. I've shaved my chest once or twice, but never my back. Yet I still find ingrown hairs.

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There's a post-shave product available in drugstores called Skin Tight that can help a lot with ingrown hairs. It's alcohol-based, so might cause problems with irritation for people with sensitive skin. If your skin can tolerate it, though, it cuts down on the ingrown hairs a lot, in my experience.

Also, if you use it on your armpits, it helps decrease perspiration odor, too. Bonus! :)

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