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3 Easy DIY Remedies For Ingrown Hairs

By Chantel @k3ona


Happy Friday Gorgeous! Ingrown hairs are the worst–am I right? Ingrown hairs are annoying and can cause serious issues for your skin. Well enough is enough, keep reading for three DIY ways you can banish ingrown hairs.

The cause of ingrown hairs isn’t complicated, when your hair starts to grow, sometimes it curls inwards and gets trapped under the surface of your skin. This can happen because dead skin cells clog up your hair follicle but also just because of your hair’s natural growth pattern.

The best way to prevent ingrown hairs is to exfoilate before shaving or waxing. You can either do so with a physical scrub or with a product that contains glycollic acid.


DIY #1: Aspirin Honey Treatment

Aspirin actually contains salicylic acid, which makes it the perfect ingredient for a DIY treatment. Also honey has natural hydrating, antiseptic and antibacterial properties so the two of them will help ward off infection and reduce swelling when applied to your skin.


  • 3 uncoated aspirin tablets
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon of water


  1. Crush your aspirin tablets using a mortar and pestle
  2. Add honey and water
  3. Apply to any area where you have ingrown hairs
  4. Wait for 10 minutes
  5. Remove the treatment with warm water and a washcloth


DIY #2: Tea Tree Oil Soak

Tea tree oil is a potent natural oil filled with antibacterial, and anti inflammatory properties. A tea tree oil soak will help open your pores, loosen up the ingrown hairs and reduce inflammation.


  • Warm water
  • Tea tree oil


  1. Add 10-20 drops of tea tree oil to the warm water
  2. Dip a washcloth in the bowl and wring gently
  3. Apply the washcloth to the affected area and allow it to soak in
  4. Repeat as many times as you’d like


DIY #3: Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

The sugars in this DIY scrub will gently exfoilate and prevent future ingrown hairs.


  • 1 cup of raw sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • 10 drops of tea tree oil


  1. Mix all three ingredients together in a bowl
  2. Apply to skin in gentle circular motions
  3. Rinse off with warm water

Gorgeous, how do you treat ingrown hairs? Let me know in the comments.

Stay Gorgeous!

Source: Byrdie

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