Ingrown hairs, especially near your vagina, are the absolute worst. They're pesky, annoying, and sometimes even nerve-racking right?! But let's rewind for one sec to clarify something: While many people refer to and search for this issue using language a la "ingrown hairs on the vagina," they're actually referring to the skin around the vagina, which is technically the vulva, or the outer area of your genitals. Reminder: The vagina is the internal organ, and you don't have hair follicles up in there. But on the vulva , ingrown hair bumps are often mistaken for something else think: warts, boils, and even herpes.
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Last Updated: October 9, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Melissa Jannes. Melissa Jannes is a Licensed Esthetician and the owner of Maebee's Beauty Studio in Philadelphia, a single practitioner space providing quality services with individualized attention. Melissa is also a National Educator for Universal Companies. Melissa won the "Best of Beauty" award from Allure magazine in for the quality of her bikini waxing.
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There are so many reasons why you want to keep your groin area clean and free of sore bumps. Any sort of infection in the pubic or bikini area can cause a lot of discomfort and even odor. Shaving is one of the best ways to keep your pubic region clean, free of excessive sweat and bad odors. But it often leads to razor bumps and ingrown hairs. Shaving more often than you should can cause all sorts of symptoms.
When you're on your period, there are a number of activities you definitely don't feel like doing because of how your how your body feels. There are also a number of things you should never do on your period , not just because they don't feel great, but because they could also harm your health or make you feel even worse. That time of the month is already a bummer as it is, so why make it harder on yourself?