Have you ever noticed small, red bumps on your skin that seem to multiply no matter how much exfoliating and cleansing you do?
If you have, you've most likely dealt with clogged hair follicles.
Clogged hair follicles are a common problem that can be caused by several things, but don't worry-- there are a few simple things you can do to get rid of clogged hair follicles once and for all!
First, What Causes Clogged Hair Follicles?
There are a few different things that can cause clogged hair follicles. One of the most common causes is shaving.
Shaving can lead to ingrown hair, especially if you have sensitive skin. When ingrown hair grows back into the skin, it can cause redness, swelling, and a bump to form.
Another common cause of clogged hair follicles is dead skin cells. Everyone has dead skin cells on their skin, but sometimes those dead skin cells can build up and clog pores.
This is especially common in people with oily skin because the oil can cause dead skin cells to stick together and clog pores. Finally, clogged hair follicles can be caused by acne.
Acne is a condition that causes the pores to become blocked with sebum or oil. This can lead to the growth of bacteria, which can then cause inflammation and redness.
How to Get Rid of Clogged Hair Follicles
There are a few different things you can do to get rid of clogged hair follicles. Here are some of the most effective steps out there:
1. Use the proper body cleanser for your skin type.
If you have oily skin, look for a body cleanser designed for people with the same skin type. This will help to remove the excess oil from your skin and prevent the dead skin cells from clogging your pores.
Using a body cleanser that is too harsh for your skin can worsen the problem, so be sure to find one that is gentle enough for your skin type.
2. Exfoliate regularly.
Exfoliating helps to remove the dead skin cells from your skin before they have a chance to clog your pores.
You can use a physical exfoliator, like a sugar scrub, or a chemical exfoliator, like a glycolic acid treatment. Just be sure not to exfoliate too often, as this can irritate the skin.
A vegan and all-natural body scrub made with nourishing oils and plant extracts is a great option for people looking for a physical exfoliator like Gleam Body Scrub!
3. Use a warm compress for ingrown hairs.
If you have ingrown hair, a warm compress can help to soften the skin and allow the hair to grow out.
Resist the urge to pick at the ingrown hair, as this can worsen the problem! We know it's tempting but trust us-- it's not worth it.
4. Spot treat with a product containing salicylic acid.
Salicylic acid is a type of beta hydroxy acid that helps to break down the bonds between the dead skin cells, preventing them from clogging the pores.
You can find products containing salicylic acid at most drugstores. Just be sure to read the labels carefully to find one suitable for your skin type.
5. Skip shaving-- switch to Bleame!
Shaving might be the most common cause of clogged hair follicles, but it doesn't have to be!
Bleame Crystal Hair Eraser is a new and revolutionary way to remove unwanted hair. It uses nano-crystalline technology to break down the bonds between the hair and the skin, making it easy to remove unwanted hair without damaging the skin!
Plus, it's painless, gentle, and completely safe for all skin types!
So why not give it a try?