What are ingrown hairs?

An ingrown hair is a hair that has grown backwards into the skin, rather than growing upwards from the follicle. This causes the skin to inflame and a small pink or tan bump to form. A small part of the underlying hair can usually be seen under the bump. Anyone can suffer with ingrown hairs, however those with curly or coarse hair tend to be more prone. Ingrown hairs most often occur in areas where the hair has been shaved or waxed, particularly in the bikini line for women and in the beard and neck for men. These forms of depilation can cause the hair follicles to break and become sharp; disrupting normal growth, leading to ingrown hairs. Although generally harmless, ingrown hairs can be painful, especially when infected. If you are prone to this condition, it is important to avoid waxing and shaving as this may cause further aggravation and more ingrown hairs to occur.

Ingrown hair treatments

We offer a variety of hair removal and exfoliating treatments that can help with stubborn ingrown hairs. At Chi we will consider every aspect of your case, allowing your treatment to not only be effective, but also giving it a personal, individualized touch.

Laser Hair Removal
The have the newest lasers and latest technology that are ideal for most hair colours and skin types.
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IPL Hair Removal
We utilize the newest and most effective IPL device available. This little or no-downtime procedure can be used to target most hair colours and skin types.
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Electrolysis Hair Removal
For people with very light hair, Electrolysis Hair Removal is an effective option. Electrolysis is a proven method of removing unwanted hair permanently with a gentle electrical current to destroy the blood supply to the hair.
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SHR Hair Removal
it is the most advanced way of removing unwanted hair. SHR is fast, safe and pain free
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Skin Care
Our therapists have extensive knowledge in aesthetic skincare and are prepared to assist you in meeting your goals and maintaining a more youthful appearance.
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Hydro-microdermabrasion
Hydro-microdermabrasion is a process that uses water instead of crystals used in traditional dermabrasion to buff away the top layer of skin and reveal newer, younger-looking skin underneath
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