Apply a warm compress and lightly exfoliate. Utilizing a soft washcloth, immersed in warm – but not hot – water gently rubs into the area that is irritated for about 10 minutes to soften the skin. After that, use slow, circular movements to gently exfoliate your skin for just 10-15 minutes. Avoid exfoliating if it causes pain or causes your skin to become sensitive.
Get rid of the ingrown hair. This is only necessary when you see hair loops growing in the skin. Do not dig for treasure, or you’ll create scarring or dark spots. If you aren’t able to discern the hair’s tip, go to step 4. If you are able to detect the hairs on your skin, you can use an instrument that is clean and sharp such as pointed tweezers to get rid of the hair.
Take it off your skin. If it’s easy to pull it out then gently pull the entire hair out. Make sure that your tweezers are strong enough to remove all the hair, so you don’t need to repeat the process over and over again. If the hair doesn’t appear easily, let it be. Soon, it will be done. When the hair has become free of redness, the swelling should diminish quite quickly.
Apply an oil that exfoliates and is antibacterial. After you’ve taken care of the hair’s problem, apply an exfoliating lotion that can be applied topically to soothe and calm the skin and stop further irritation.
Ingrown Hair Treatment
How do you get rid of ingrown hairs. Here’s how to treat ingrown hairs with at-home treatments:
Tea Tree Oil
You can counteract the effects of skin irritation with tea tree oil essential oil. Tea tree oil has antibacterial properties to kill the bacteria that cause swelling. The trick is to mix tea tree oil with water and then apply it using a cotton swab gently and gently to the irritated skin area. It will also soothe inflammation and restore the condition of the hair follicles.