5 Easy DIY Remedies for Your Pesky Ingrown Hairs



"Ingrown hairs"—these two little words conjure up so much dread. As the bane of our quest for smooth, stubble-free skin, ingrown hairs are an annoyance at best and cause for serious concern at worst (trust us—you don't want to see what they look like when they get infected). Whether they're springing up as bumps on your legs or wreaking havoc on your bikini line, ingrown hairs are an unwelcome guest that can lead to serious discomfort, inflammation, and even scarring.

Enough is enough—we decided it was time to tackle this thorn in our side—er, skin—once and for all. Ahead, you'll find three DIY ways you can banish them from the comfort of your own home. Pesky bumps, begone! Here's how to get rid of ingrown hairs with household products you already have lying around. Silky-smooth skin is just around the corner after you commit to these simple steps for banishing bumps and keeping ingrown hairs at bay.