23 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Ingrown Hair Effectively

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11. Warm Compress

Applying warm compress softens the skin tissues around the ingrown hair. This helps the ingrown hair to grow back in right direction.

  • Soak towel in warm water for few minutes.
  • Wring out the excess water and apply it on the affected areas for few minutes.
  • Repeat the process several times a day until the hair appears close enough to the skin surface.

12. Benzoyl Peroxide

This process works effectively for ingrown hairs filled with pus and are swollen up. Its application will reduce the swelling and make it easy for ingrown hair to grow in the right direction.

  • Clean the affected area with antibacterial soap and water.
  • Apply a small amount of benzoyl peroxide on the affected areas.
  • Leave it to dry completely.
  • Repeat the application several times a day for a week.

13. Milk and Bread

The combination may look a little weird but it actually helps to speed up the process of ingrown looped hair.

  • Warm up some milk.
  • Dip a piece of bread in the milk.
  • Place the bread on the ingrown hair.
  • Leave it on for 2 minutes or until the bread cools.
  • Repeat the process for 10 minutes.
  • Now, check if the pore has opened up. It opened, using sterile needle pull out the looped hair. If not, then try the process after few hours.

14. Corn Starch

Corn starch helps to reduce the inflammation, pain and swelling caused due to ingrown hair. It removes the dead skin cells accumulated on the ingrown hair making it easy for hair to grow back in the right direction.

  • Combine some cornstarch and water to make a paste.
  • Spread the paste on the affected areas.
  • Leave it to dry completely.
  • Peel the application gently and rinse with water.
  • Repeat the process regularly.

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