The ingrown hair can happen because of dead skin cells clog up your hair follicle, the hairs that have curled around and grown back into the skin instead of rising up from it. It can lead to read bump that looks like a little pimple with sometimes even causing redness, swelling, inflammation, pain and irritation in the area. So enough is enough no more struggling with it let’s try the simple DIY treatment to treat ingrown hair.
Honey Aspirin treatment: Honey has natural hydrating, antiseptic and antibacterial properties and aspirin actually contains salicylic acid. Both this ingredients will wash off the infection and reduces swelling when applied on the skin. Crush the aspirin tablets, add honey and water to it and prepare a thick paste out of the ingredient. Apply the paste on the affected area and leave for about 10-15min. Wash off the paste with a warm water. Repeat the procedure on daily basis till its healed completely.
Tea tree oil Soak: The tea tree oil is a natural oil filled with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Soaking in tea tree oil will open your pores, loosen up the ingrown hair and reduce the inflammation. Take a bowl with a warm water. Now add 10-20 drops of tea tree oil. Dip the clean cotton cloth into the bowl and wring gently. Now place the cloth on the affected area and let it soak in. Repeat this procedure as many times as you like.
Coconut Oil sugar scrub: Coconut contains anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. It just works wonder for all kind of skin and hair treatments. Using this scrub will gently exfoliate and prevent future ingrown hairs. Mix 1 cup of raw sugar with 1/2 cup of coconut oil and 10 drops of tea tree oil. Mix all the ingredients well and apply it on the skin gently in a circular motion and rinse off with warm water. This treatment not only treats ingrown hair but also leave behind soft skin naturally.