Folliculitis is inflammation of the hair follicles. It is often from shaving. Many men get this on the neck or face, while women get experience this on the legs, underarms and the bikini area as well as the face. A recent medical article suggested the newer fad of total pubic hair shaving and waxing has lead to an increased incidence of folliculitis. Laser Hair removal can correct this problem and the pain and unsightly inflammation it causes.