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If you have ingrown hairs in your vaginal area, you’re actually referring to the area around the vagina, the pubic hairs. Ingrown hairs occur when the hair tip, instead of growing outwards, goes back into the skin at the root. As a result of this, you can have painful bumps (which may be red), and they can be soft or hard (filled with pus). They’re usually not a big deal, but ingrown hairs can be annoying, itchy, and generally irritating. Also, you might mistake these bumps for something else, like boils, or a symptom of herpes.
Ingrown hairs are really common, especially if you shave or wax your bikini line regularly. Also, if you have rough and curly pubic hair, you’re more prone to getting ingrown hairs. Additionally, if you tend to wear a lot of tight…