HomeFashionBeautyLuxury
Skin & BodyFaceHealth & FitnessHair
 
 
 
Latest Articles - Luxury

How To Wear A Wrist Watch Properly – The Lesson of Style

When purchasing watches, no one is questioned with how to wear watches, actually. This appears to be logical and rational. Nevertheless, the simplest things happen to be complicated sometimes. Everything is made from details and details sometimes mean far more than the whole. People who really wander how to wear watches properly exist and they are really concerned in this issue.


Cigar Lighters – Torches To Splash Delight

The Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a revolutionary Che Gevara, politicians Winston Churchill and Bill Clinton, writers Somerset Maugham and Mark Twain, the actor and the political figure Arnold  Schwarzenegger – these names are well-known and these figures are best known to the world for their political, social, literary and other achievements. Moreover, the abovementioned people highly esteem cigar smoking and, thus, they come as people who own the greatest number of tools and accessories so requisite for this leisurely process and among others there are cigar lighters.


Crystal Glass Tableware – A Song of Crystal

In the light of a variety and availability of glass items, glass ware is still appreciated by plenty people, especially when it comes to cut glass. The cut glass produces a long, lingering and musical tune when you put your finger at the cut-glass edge. So, in Japan the craftsmen make unique musical instruments. A crystal violin, completely transparent, is estimated for fifty thousand USD. Crystal glass tableware is not so much expensive though it is able to produce the charming, unique and so brittle music providing it is properly cared.

Popular Articles
 

Ingrown Hairs

Thursday, 25 February 2010

ingrown hairsIngrown hairs aka Psuedofolliculitis Barbae (PFB), hair bumps, shaving bumps, razor bumps, razor burn and ingrowns are unsightly and painful. Ingrown hairs is the problem of people who do the epilation at home. A range of home remedies that help to remove the unwanted hair is too limited. Wax, razor, cream, electrical epilator is what we can rely on. We know well that the mechanic depilating affects the structure of hair.

As a rule, hair grows thicker and rougher. It is the result of shaving when the hair gets trapped inside the follicle or grows back into the skin. Household remedies we use for depilating are good to use, though they are not strong and effective enough to remove the hair with the hair bulb, and they remove just the part of hair that grows on the surface. In the shortest time the hair grows too tough and it finds too hard to grow through the skin which is the real cause for the inborn hair.  It is evidently seen with dry skin. If you do the epilation process properly, you may avoid these troubles, and the most important thing is that you have to use the special remedies to remove hair fully.

How dangerous is the ingrown hair

Ingrown hair is not a disease though this may cause troubles. The black dots of the ingrown hair will be visual on the skin that may cause irritation and serious inflammation. Moreover, the ingrown hair may let rot. If you take independent actions to remove the ingrown hair with the tweezers or a needle it may have the infection come into the follicles which can result in pigment spots of brown color in places where the ingrown hair was.

Psuedofolliculitis should be removed without injuring the skin. It is impossible to do at home, thus you'd better seek for the help of the cosmetologist.

Alternative epilating procedures

Hair depilating is the ordinary regular procedure for most women and some men who cannot refuse from this procedure. Though, you should stop using means that bring to ingrown hair.  

The alternative depilating procedures are better to use, since there is a wide variety of them.  Let's consider photoepilation. The procedure is based upon the exposure of the hair bulb to the light. Alternating light destroys the hair roots which prevent the hair to grow into the skin. And the hair on the surface of the skin dies within several days. This is because the hair cannot grow withoutroots. This procedure is not instantaneous. And it is impossible to remove hair for longer period within a single procedure. 3 to 5 weeks are required to remove all unwanted hair on your problematic areas. After you have this procedure applied on you, you may forget about unwanted hair for longer time, and it stops growing with many people for some reasons. Photo depilation is not recommended for people freshly tanned, pregnant women and those who breastfeed, people who have tumors or skin inflammations. After the procedure, the skin required tender loving care.

The other more propagated technique is bio-epilation. This is when wax is used to remove unwanted hair. This technique is popular from the times of Ancient Edypt. This procedure is good to work separately and in concert with the other depilating methods, like to compliment the photo epilation. Waxing removes hair with the bulb which prevents it from growing inside the skin. When waxing, be sure to pull the hair out by the roots. Do not allow the hair to break below the skin surface. Waxing is not comfortable to do at home removing hair from all problem zones, to avoid irritation and breaking hair, while the professionals in the salons are able to do the waxing procedure quickly and effectively. Waxing make you forget about epilating procedure for 2 - 4 weeks.

Prevention means

Not everyone can afford having salon procedures when it is needed. Unfortunately, some procedures are too costly, the others have contraindications to something and you cannot have them done for you. And sometimes a woman has to do epilation by herself. And razor is far more preferred here than the electric epilator.

Some experts recommend that the area that needs to be epilated should be exfoliated first to remove some of the dead skin cells in the top layer of skin cells that often help to trap the hairs.

Exfoliating procedure may be done with creams, body gels or lotions, to some extent abrasive washcloth or special exfoliation glove. After you need to apply the means that prevent hairs to grow inside, soothe the follicles and moisturize the skin.

Spread some gel or mousse before you start shaving. A common hair conditioner is also good to use instead of the shaving gel since it perfectly evens the skin surface, soothes it makes it comfortable for the razor to slide well. The skin should be well-moisturized, otherwise it will get irritated. Shave towards the hair growth, not backward. If you shave backward the hair growth, you risk having more ingrown hairs than ever. Do not worry that the shaving in this way does not remove the upper hair fully. If your razor is sharp enough, your skin will quickly get even and smooth. Apply after shaving moisturizers and disinfectants to avoid infections to come into the follicles that cause irritation, in its turn.

You are not recommended to shave every day, especially if you have dry and sensitive skin. If you shave once a week, it may be safe for you.

Inborn hair may appear spontaneously even when you are sure to do the home depilation by the adopted rules. If you have the procedures done in the salon, you may avoid having such a trouble. And you are likely to enjoy a smooth and even skin if you decide to take turns visiting salons and having the depilating procedures at home.

Comments
Add New RSS
Write comment
Name:
Email:
 
Title:
UBBCode:
[b] [i] [u] [url] [quote] [code] [img] 
 
 
< Lavender Essential Oil   Hottest Nail Polish Colors 2010 >
 
Who's Online
Syndicate
feed image
feed image
feed image
feed image
Login





Lost Password?
Latest Articles - Fashion

Men’s Slim Fit Shirts – Special Sensuality

A student or a business man, shirts are found in the wardrobe of any men living a social life. Anyone following fashion tendencies owns a pair of slim fit shirts for any occasions to distinguish against other common shirts. This kind of shirts is less trendy for mature men since the design of shirts requires fit and athletic torso which is rarely available with men over 45. Men’s slim fit shirts are good to fit with any suits, in loose manner, tightly fit in trousers.


Lingerie – Alluring and Stretchy Fashion

Lingerie for women was just the plain underwear until the 20th century when it became the mean self-expression, as the subject of esthetic admiration. A piece of lingerie seen in between the women wear looked quite shocking to be shame and no one thought of designing luxury items based on lingerie, leaving alone works of art. Today every woman dreams of having a pair, or even more, of luxury and high quality lingerie to associate with sexuality, sensibility and attraction with male.

Latest Articles - Beauty

Lancome Magnifique: Glory in a Chic Bottle

Lancome brand is appreciated globally as one of the most recognizable manufacturer of perfume and body care cosmetic products. Lancome is the brand to boast with the assortment of scents appraised by lots of women from all over the world. That is not the triumph for a day. That is the niche the brand keeps as the manufacturer of classic fragrances. So, Tresor launched in the 50s, the legendary and so romantic Poeme, and delicate Attraction that is demanded beyond the time. In the year 2008 that Lancome house presented another fragrance, Lancome Magnifique.


Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue - Symbol of 90s

Florence Nightingale, also known as Elizabeth Arden globally, became the real revolution-maker in the cosmetic industry. The brand Elizabeth Arden estabvlished by Graham, was the one of the first companies that produced natural and high quality cosmetic products, indeed, acknowledged by the royal persons. Moreover, the decorative cosmetics are at last accepted in the political society thanks to the brand founder.