Those ugly black dots around the knees and all over my legs made wearing dresses and short skirts so difficult. I am referring to the stubborn ingrown hair. There are times when I have taken a pin or toothpick and tried to pluck it so that they can emerge out and be removed at the time of waxing. Ingrown hair is due to shaving is nothing more than a myth because I have not shaved for years so there was no reason why I should have ingrown hair. But I do. Find out what is better epilation shaving or waxing.