Lifestyle and home remedies

By Mayo Clinic Staff

To release ingrown hairs, you can:

  • Wash the affected area using a washcloth or soft-bristled toothbrush. Use a circular motion for several minutes. Do this before shaving and at bedtime.
  • Use a sterile needle, inserting it under hair loops, to gently lift embedded hair tips.
Mar. 13, 2015

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