So you don’t want to give up your waxing or shaving routine but you can’t stand all the red bumps or rash. We understand. Which is why we’ve studied this area for years and have invested the time reviewing a variety of products and treatments. The first thing you should do though is to find out what causes your ingrown hairs.
Scrub Gloves can treat ingrown hairs
These should be your first defence to treating ingrown hairs. More often than not, a lack of exfoliation is what’s causing your ingrown hair. We have written an in-depth blog post on Scrub Gloves you might want to take a look at. We recommend trying one of the following scrub gloves with your favorite body wash:
Serums can treat ingrown hairs
Sometimes ingrowns can be a little complicated and even become red and inflamed. If that’s the case you might want to try adding a serum to your regular routine. We’ve written an extensive post on ingrown hair solutions and creams that you can read, but here is a quick list of our favorites.
Natural remedies to treat ingrown hairs
We understand that not everyone wants to buy or use commercial products on their ingrown hairs. So we have written the article Common home remedies to treat ingrown hairs.
Many of the home remedies to treat ingrown hairs on the website and can be found in your own kitchen, the grocery store, box store for convenience online. It is always best to seek the advice of a doctor or pharmacist before using any home remedies.
A few of the most common remedies are:
Baking soda-Mix a tablespoon of baking soda and some water to make a concentrated solution and apply it to the area. Its anti-inflammatory and soothing agent will help prevent them and it will mildly exfoliate the skin
Tea tree oil–Mix ten drops of tea tree oil with your favorite carrier oil and massage it into the skin.
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Treating ingrown hairs can be annoying and can often take a variety of methods and time in order to figure out what works best for your body. As always, consult with your doctor or medical esthetician. If these are a big problem for you, you might want to consider an alternat method of hair removal.
If you find you have suffered from ingrown hairs for a long time you might have some scaring. That can be helped too! We have a list of scar reduction methods on this blog post.
Check out our new list of Ingrown hair serums, lotions, and creams.