To get rid of ingrown hairs…

You need to first free the ingrown hair and then if you want to… You can pick out the ingrown hairs with sterile needles, tweezers, or a rotable device so first…

Use 1 or ALL of these 3 ways to free your ingrown hairs…

  1. Exfoliate the area where the ingrown hair is 1-to-2 times a day until the ingrown hair is free but…
    • Don't scrub or exfoliate your skin so hard that you causes scarring and bleeding and…
    • Gentle exfoliating the ingrown hair area 1-to-2 times a day is enough to get rid of any dead skin, dirt and oil that is trapping the ingrown hair under your skin and/or…
  2. Use acne medications that contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid to help exfoliate your skin removing the dead skin and dirt trapping your ingrown hair and…

    It's best to use acne mediation after you've regularly exfoliated your skin using a scrub and then maybe several other times in between regular exfoliating and/or…
  3. You can apply a warm-to-hot rag to your ingrown hair for 10 minutes to soften up the skin enough to free the ingrown hair (you can do this up to 3 times a day) and…

    Just remember that once the rag cools down heat it up again & reapply to your ingrown hair and then if you want to…

To pluck out your ingrown hair…

More tips to get rid of ingrown hairs…

6 ways to prevent ingrown hairs…

1. Stop waxing

Using waxing as your main hair removal technique over & over will actually weaken the roots of your hair follicles so that when your hair tries to grow back it won't be strong enough to grow through your skin and…

Other hair removal methods like tweezing and electrolysis may also cause ingrown hairs.

2. Proper skin care

When your hair follicles become blocked with oil, dirt, dead skin cells and germs it makes it harder for your hair to grow thru your skin so basically…

3. Shave properly

Go here to see how to shave correctly but basically…

4. Don't wear tight clothes

Tight clothes that press against your skin make it easier for your hair to grow under your skin causing ingrown hairs and you especially want to avoid wearing tight clothes after you just gotten a fresh shave or even a waxing.

5. Kill germs after shaving

Use antiseptics like Tea Tree Oil, Witch Hazel or any other aftershave product after removing hair from your body to prevent infections that lead to ingrown hairs.

6. Get rid of ingrown hairs the right way

Go to the top of this page to see how to get rid of ingrown hairs. Trying to squeeze out your ingrown hairs as if they were acne will only make your ingrown hair situation get worse.

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