Follow the shaving protocols and hair-releasing methods in this article.
Grow a beard or wear trimmed facial hair if your lifestyle allows.
Follow the recommended skin care regimen, even after symptoms dissipate.
Avoid using needles, toothpicks or tweezers to dislodge stubborn hair tips. This causes greater irritation and can further damage the skin.
If your budget allows, incorporate laser hair removal as an alternative to shaving.
The use of a long-pulsed Nd:Yag laser in the treatment of PFB demonstrated a decrease in papule formation, miniaturization and reduction of hair counts in darker skin tones (Fitzpatrick IV, V and VI).8