What is the best way or treatment to get rid of ingrown hairs in bikini line area?

Doctor Answers 4

Ingrown hair solution

Laser hair reduction is the best treatment for treating and preventing ingrown hair. Its worth it. With good laser and experienced doctor, the skin will become smooth and even with a series of laser sessions.


Edison Physician

Ingrown hairs need laser hair removal

LHR is clearly the best way to solve this problem. It takes about 6 treatments or more to get the desired results and then touch up about every 6-12 months. Make sure you go to an experienced provider because this can end up with burns and scarring if not done properly.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

Laser hair removal is the best solution

Laser hair removal is the best treatment for hair removal especially if you have ingrown hairs. You will notice a smoother area with less marks.  Given the laser removes hair, there is less hair to cause a problem such as ingrown hair.  Lasers that are used include the alexandrite, diode and yag laser.  The one selected will depend on your skin color and ethnicity. Find an experienced provider for your treatment

Hardik Soni, MD
Summit Emergency Medicine Physician
5.0 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

Laser Hair Removal

Ingrown hairs happen when the hair curls underneath the skin. When you start treating the area with laser hair removal. We are treating the actual hair follicle. So, if you are more prone to ingrown hairs, this would be the treatment for you. 

Robert G. Aycock, MD
Bay Area Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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