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Ingrown hair
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By Cindy Diaz

If your hair is thin and/or curly (whether it is on your bikini line or elsewhere on your body), you may be struggling with ingrown hairs, which occur when hair is unable to pierce through the skin and ends up curling and growing beneath the surface. And this can lead to some unsightly and painful sores. The good news is that there are many ways you can greatly reduce the chance of them ever happening in the first place. Here a few tips to help keep your bikini line smooth this summer.