How to Deal with Ingrown Hairs on your Penis

How to Deal with Ingrown Hairs on your Penis

Although this may sound like an uncommon problem, it could happen to anyone!  Anyone who removes hair with a razor may experience ingrown hairs, or razor burn.  By having good shaving practices, you will reduce your risk for ingrown hairs. 

  1. Trim before you shave.
  2. Exfoliate!
  3. Shave in the same direction the hair grows.


By trimming your hair before the shaving process it will allow the razor to glide along the skin with ease.  If your pubic hair is too long, the blade could get stuck causing major discomfort.  Use a trimmer or even small nail scissors to reduce your risk of ingrown hairs, razor burn, nicks, cuts, and irritated skin.


Be sure to incorporate exfoliation around your pubic area and shaft to unclog pores and soften skin.   Try our Cher-Mere Amazing Body Scrub or our Cher-Mere Intimate Care Gentle Exfoliator to exfoliate dead skin cells and nourish your skin to feel smooth and moisturized. 

  After removing your pubic hair we recommend using a moisturizing lotion or oil that will effectively soothe skin and minimize any irritations.  Cher-Mere’s Intimate care lotion and tonic are both great products to use post hair removal.  Cher-Mere’s intimate care tonic is fortified with teat ree, aloe vera, lavender and chamomile.  Cher-Mere’s Intimate care lotion helps to minimize irritations caused by waxing or shaving. moisturizes and fluffs the bikini region after the use of the exfoliator and tonic.

What causes ingrown hairs on the penis? 

Not shaving properly is the biggest perpetrator of ingrown hairs and razor burn.  Be sure to avoid old, dull, rusty razors and trade it in for a brand new one!  Click here to learn more about shaving techniques. 

The second most common cause of ingrown hairs is not exfoliating regularly.  Without exfoliation your pores will be clogged.  We recommend exfoliating 2-3 times a week and always before shaving.  

 Should I be worried about ingrown hairs on the penis?

Don't feel overwhelmed, it is very common to experience ingrown hairs.  If you do notice other irritations please go consult your doctor.  Following our recommended steps listed above, as that will certainly reduce the risk of ingrowns and razor burn.  


Any questions?  Comment down below.


- Ffion, Digital Media Coordinator

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