Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
Azn_Tq

Acne... But is it really...

Recommended Posts

I've been developing bumps on my leg and arm, and I've been having these tiny bumps in the spots where I shave on my face. Is it possible that these are ingrown hairs? And how do I remove them?

I plan on using aftershave (I didn't start using it yet since my parents believe it's a boy caring too much about his face lol), but will it work?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i'm glad i saw this post! i got some weird bumps where i wax. they even had puss in them just like a zit! it helps to break it open and use a tweezer to get the hair out so it doesn't start hurting. i think the zit effect if from the wax i'm using. i'm gunna switch and see if that helps.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had so many problems with waxing that I had to swap back to shaving - it caused masses of ingrowing hairs and very bad folliculitis. It has taken me almost 10 years to get rid of it (well, still hasn't gone completely, but the best it's been since it first appeared)

I now wet shave my legs and use the homemade version of 'tendskin' every day (mixture of surgical spirit, witchazel and aspirin). It stung like mad the first couple of times I used it, and still stings a bit now, but it has made such a difference to my skin it's worth it.

I considered using other products, but it was too expensive, which is why I make my own now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes

×