23 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Ingrown Hair Effectively

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2. Baking Soda

Baking soda exfoliates the skin and balances the pH levels. It reduces the inflammation, redness and irritation caused by ingrown hairs.

  • Combine 1 tablespoons of water, 1 teaspoon each of baking soda and oatmeal.
  • Apply the paste on the affected areas.
  • Gently massage for 5 minutes and leave it on for another 5 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  • Repeat the process 2 times in a day.

3. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil contains antiseptic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties which heal the discomforts and infection caused by ingrown hairs.

  • Combine 5 drops of tea tree oil and 2 tablespoons of distilled water.
  • Clean the area with antibacterial soap.
  • Apply the mixture on the affected area.
  • Leave it on for 10 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the process 2 times in a day.

Note: You can use olive oil instead of distilled water.

4. Aspirin

Aspirin reduces the inflammation, redness and infection caused by ingrown hairs. The salicylic acid present in aspirin scrubs away the dead skin that is constricting hair growth.

  • In a teaspoon of water, soak two aspirin tablets.
  • Mix well until it forms a paste.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of honey to the paste and mix well.
  • Apply the paste on the affected areas and leave it on for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse off the application with warm water and pat dry.

Note: People with sensitive skin should avoid this process.

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