How To Get Rid Of Ingrown Hairs, naturally?

By 23 October 2016

how to get rid of ingrown hairFrequent waxing, shaving and depletion of hair can lead to razor burn or ingrown hair medically term as pseudo folliculitis barbae or folliculitis. These are characterized by raised, pimple like red bumps, rash (barber’s rash) and curled hair, which grows inward instead of rising out. Although common in people with curly and coarse hair but anyone could develop ingrown hair with frequent shaving and plucking. Most common spots of these irksome, perky bumps are the areas that are frequently shaved such as under arms, legs, and the bikini area. Though not very painful but bacteria could easily accumulate these areas and could lead to infections if these are left untreated. Therefore, these perky bumps need to be fixed. Today in this post we will guide you on how to get rid of ingrown hairs naturally to boost confidence, combat infections and most importantly for silky smooth skin that everyone wants.

Tips on how to get rid of ingrown hair completely:

The tips we shared are quit effective in getting rid of ingrown hairs, and skin friendly as well. The best part about these remedies is they consist of household product which could have been used in one way or other in your everyday life. So enjoy these tips…

Get rid of ingrown hair with Epsom salt:

Epsom salt, not really a salt, but a compound of magnesium and sulfate has been used for centuries for treating numerous ailments. Epsom salt is one of the effective remedy to combat the problem of ingrown hair on the body. Epsom salt not only exfoliate and promote the blood circulation which heals and reduce swelling on the skin but also slough off the dead cells which causes clogged pores, one of the main reasons behind ingrown hair.


1-Fill your bath tub with warm water. Add 2 cups of Epsom salt to the water.

2-Soak yourself in the tub for 15 minutes.

3-Scrub your body, especially the areas where ingrown hair are present, with a long handled brush with natural bristles.

4-For deep embedded ingrown hair, you can also use a little amount of Epsom salt directly on to the wet area and rub a bit with a circular motion (very gently).Rinse with cold water.

Note: If you feel any irritation or your skin become red, discontinue using it. Do not use Epsom salt if your skin is sensitive to salt.

Also read our article on: 16 Smart Ways to Use Epsom Salt That Actually Pays Off.


Ashley is a housewife, dedicated mother of two kids and a passionate blogger. She loves to cook, travel and write. She has been writing about beauty, fitness, list of to-do things and lifestyle for past several years. So enjoy the good work.

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