Sometimes the beauty can be a pain as well. Especially in case of getting rid of unwanted hair. People use all kind of methods to get rid of this hair. There are methods like shaving or waxing to do it. However, when it comes to waxing, it increases the risk of ingrown hair. When you wax the hair is pulled from the root itself, but sometimes it breaks in between leading to the half pulled hair stuck in the skin. The ingrown hair can be a really painful condition and it troubles men and women equally. Therefore it is important to take care of this situation. (Also read: How to get rid of the freckles at home naturally)
To scrub and soothe the ingrown hair one of the best options is to use a sugar scrub. For this add virgin olive oil or jojoba oil(half cup) with white sugar. Stir and then add 10 drops of tea tree oil or lavender essential oil. Then apply this scrub on the area. Scrub for few minutes in a circular motion. Wash it with lukewarm water. It will exfoliate the skin and help to remove the ingrown hair.
Tea tree oil
Make a mixture of tea tree oil and a tablespoon full of olive oil. Apply the mixture on the ingrown hair area. Massage for two minutes. Let it stay for 10 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. The mixture will help to loosen up the pores of your skin. It has anti-inflammatory qualities. (Also read: How to remove dead skin cells from the feet naturally)
The baking soda helps to control the problem of itching, redness and pain. It will help to soothe the skin. For this mix a tablespoon of baking soda with a cup of water. Use a cotton ball to apply the mixture in a dabbing manner. Leave it on for 5 minutes and then rinse with cold water.
The aloe vera gel is wonderful in case of soothing the skin. Simply extract some fresh aloe vera and rub it on the skin. It will help to get rid of inflammation and itchiness.
The antibacterial qualities of the honey will help to prevent possible infection. Simply apply honey on the affected area and let it air dry. Then wash it off. (Also read: How to get rid of dental plaque at home naturally)