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Merg

887d

I’m looking for lifestyle changes that can help reduce my HS flares

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    • MadLuv

      791d

      @spookyspoonie I have found that after shaving powder your skin with corn starch it really helped prevent ingrown hairs for me. I just put some in a bowl and use a very large soft brush to apply

    • spookyspoonie

      856d

      I use magnesium bath flakes for my pain, but I think it has helped my skin heal as well! I have HS and inverse psoriasis. If you shave, I recommend an electric razor to keep from shaving all the way to the skin. I find that ingrown hairs often trigger my hs. You can also do an anti-inflammatory diet to see if it helps.

      • MadLuv

        791d

        @spookyspoonie I have found that after shaving powder your skin with corn starch it really helped prevent ingrown hairs for me. I just put some in a bowl and use a very large soft brush to apply

    • Merg

      885d

      I’ll definitely give that a go, worth a try

    • CherriePixie

      886d

      This will sound strange but my dermo recommends using Head & Shoulders (yes the shampoo, unscented) as body wash and it’s really helped for me! Especially if your flare areas have hair it helps.

    • Merg

      887d

      I buy it in bulk from Amazon 🙌

    • Harper

      887d

      Wash affected areas 1 or 2 times daily with Hibiclens (antibacterial wash). It’s the thing that’s helped me the most!

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