23 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Ingrown Hair Effectively

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8. Honey

The antibacterial properties of honey will prevent or treat the infection. It moisturizes the skin and provides relief from inflammation, redness and irritation.

  • Slather a layer of honey on affected areas.
  • Leave it on for 10 minutes and rinse off with water.
  • Repeat the process 4 times in a day.

9. Apple Cider Vinegar

The anti-inflammatory properties of apple cider vinegar reduce the swelling, redness and irritation. It kills any bacteria causing infection.

  • Using a cotton ball, apply apple cider vinegar directly on the affected area.
  • Leave it to dry completely and rinse with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the process 2 times in a day.
  • Alternatively, you can use white vinegar instead of apple cider vinegar.

Caution: People with sensitive skin should dilute apple cider vinegar with water.

10. Cucumber

The hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties of cucumber reduce the irritating symptoms caused by ingrown hairs. The vitamin C present in cucumber provides relief from itchiness and pain.

  • Blend half a cucumber to puree.
  • Combine cucumber puree and 1 1/3 cup of milk.
  • Put the mixture in refrigerator for few minutes until it is cold.
  • Soak a cloth in the mixture and apply it on the affected areas.
  • After 10 minutes, remove the cloth and rinse with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the process 2 times in a day.

Alternative: Place a cool cucumber slice and place it on the affected area. You can follow this process several times in a day.

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