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10 Natural Hot Scrubs For Ingrown Hair

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Ingrown hair can be a real menace. If you have this painful hair on your legs and hands after waxing or shaving you can simply get rid of it by using these hot and natural home scrubs.

By scrubbing the ingrown hair on the affected areas you are also getting rid of the boil which comes along with ingrown hair. Now, while using these natural homemade scrubs you have to first see if it agrees with your skin, considering these ingredients need to be luke warm on your skin.


On the other hand, while using these natural scrubs make sure that you don't rub them too deep into your skin or on the ingrown hair as it can damage the first layer of your skin.

Use these scrubs for ingrown hair gently and only once in a week. Take a look at the list of natural hot scrubs:



Oatmeal is one of the best ingredients you can use to get rid of ingrown hair. Massage the warm oatmeal on the ingrowns in an upward manner. The rough particles in the meal will help to solve the problem.



Heat two tablespoons of honey in a cup, add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder and mix these two ingredients. Now massage the warm honey on the ingrown hair once in a week to get rid of it.



Grate sugar lumps to small pieces. Now add hot honey over the lumps and crush them with your fingers. Use this natural hot scrub on the ingrown hair to loosen it and to also get rid of the dry skin.



Essential salts are also used as natural scrubs to get rid of ingrown hair. Dilute the salts in rose water and bathe with this mixture. Massage the salts on the affected area to get rid of ingrown hair.


Warm Compress

The hot water bag you use to ease the menstrual pain can now be used to loosen the ingrown hair. Though this is a remedy it is slow trick to tackle the problem.


Castor Oil

Heat two to three tablespoons of castor oil in a small bowl. Add a little olive oil to the castor oil and give it a good stir. Now massage your body with this oil. In the ingrown hair areas massage the oil in an upward direction. Repeat the process once in a week.


Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is another remedy you can use to treat ingrown hair. It is an effective oil and works wonders on damaged skin too.



In a bowl of hot coconut oil, add two to three pods of fresh garlic. Allow this oil to boil for at least 15 minutes. When done, massage the oil onto the affected ingrown hair for 10 minutes. If this scrub is used twice in the week, the effects will be greater.


Aloe Vera

Squeeze the juice from the stalk of a fresh aloe vera plant. Add a spoonful of honey to the aloe juice and heat this hot scrub to treat ingrown hair naturally.



Bathing in milk will get rid of a lot of skin problems. It is a safe remedy for sensitive skin and it is best used on ingrown hair as well since the skin is damaged a little.

Story first published: Thursday, September 17, 2015, 3:03 [IST]
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