23 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Ingrown Hair Effectively

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15. Lemon

The acidic property kills the bacteria that has colonized in the ingrown hair follicle. It exfoliates the accumulated dead skin and helps the ingrown hair to grow back in the right direction.

  • Extract juice from a lemon.
  • Apply the lemon juice directly on the affected areas.
  • Leave it to dry completely.
  • Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  • Repeat the process regularly.

16. Potato Peel

Raw potato peels contains high amounts of antioxidants which reduce the inflammation, redness and itching. It also helps to bring the hair up to the surface.

  • Peel a potato and place the inner side on the ingrown hairs.
  • Secure the peel with a bandage or gauze.
  • Leave it on for 24 hours.
  • Remove the peel and replace with a new one.
  • Repeat the process daily.

17. Strawberries

Strawberries exfoliate the accumulated dead skin cells and help the ingrown hair grow back in the right direction.

  • Take few strawberries and crush them.
  • Add some sour cream and mix well.
  • Apply it over the affected areas.
  • Leave it on for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water.
  • Repeat the process regularly.

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