9. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce inflammation and soothe the skin. Plus, it helps destroy skin bacteria and yeast, which in turn reduces the risk of infection.
- Using a cotton ball, apply apple cider vinegar on the affected area.
- Allow time for the skin to absorb it. Then wash the area with lukewarm water.
- Follow this simple remedy twice daily.
Cucumbers have hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties that effectively deal with the irritating symptoms of ingrown hair. Plus, cucumbers contain vitamins C and helps relieve pain and itchiness.
- Put fresh cucumber slices in the refrigerator for half an hour. Gently rub the chilled cucumber slices on the affected area. Do this several times daily for several days.
- Make puree of half a cucumber. Mix in one-third cup of milk. Put the mixture in the refrigerator for a few minutes until it is cold. Soak a cloth in the mixture and apply it to the irritated area for a few minutes. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy twice daily for a few days until your condition improves.
If these home remedies do not give you the desired results or if an ingrown hair has become infected, consult a doctor for proper treatment.