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Ritual 10: Say Farewell to Ingrown Hairs

We know these red, irritated bumps can not only be annoying, but painful. So we are here to help you prevent them!What causes ingrown hairs?Ingrown hairs happen when your hair grows back into the skin - and most commonly happens post-shave. Sometimes, it’s due to dead skin clogging a hair follicle - forcing it to grow sideways under your skin. Other times it’s the act of shaving itself. Shaving can create sharp edges in the hair, especially if the hair is dry when shaved. No matter the cause, you are often left with the same result: a very uncomfortable situation. What are the best ways to avoid them?There are plenty of steps you can take to help avoid these pesky...

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RITUAL 9: Shaving Down There 101

1. Use warm or hot water and soap to clean the skin. Personally, I'm a big fan of Dr. Bonner's Soap Collection. This organic soap uses natural ingredients to gently cleanse - which makes it an ideal soap for those sensitive areas. Cleansing your skin thoroughly will help your hair soften and allow for a smoother shave. It will also help you avoid nicks!2. Exfoliating your skin will also help for a closer shave. Use a gentle exfoliant, like our Full-Body Exfoliant, to remove dead skin cells and help lift hair follicles.Make sure to use a fresh blade for optimal results! Learn about our Replenishment Program to avoid ever running out of stock.3. Once you have lathered on your shaving cream,...

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