7 Ingrown Hair Treatments That Keep Bumps At Bay
If hair removal of any kind — 
shaving,
waxing, lasering — is part of your summer skin-care routine, then you’ve probably also encountered dreaded
ingrown hairs: tiny, sometimes painful bumps where hair has essentially gotten stuck underneath the skin’s surface. “Ingrown hairs happen when the hair grows out sideways or inwards, rather than straight through the skin,” says New York City-based dermatologist Dr. Doris Day, MD. “Skin then grows over the hair, making it ingrown.”