How to Get Rid of Ingrown Toe Hairs with Aspirin Paste

Use an aspirin paste you make at home to get rid of ingrown toe hairs for beautiful feet.

Do you experience problems with ingrown toe hairs that are painful and annoying? You're not alone; ingrown hairs on toes are very common. They are not only unsightly but ingrown toe hairs can be very itchy and painful. Here is an easy way that you can relieve the pain and itch and hopefully stop the ingrown toe hair from coming back.


Step 1

Soak foot with ingrown toe hair in warm water bath or place a warm wet compress (wet wash cloth) on area for minimum of 5 minutes (this will soften the skin around the ingrown toe hair and assist with removal)

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Step 2

Place aspirin in small bowl and use spoon to press down and crush aspirin tablet into a powder.


Step 3

Add 2-3 drops of water to make an aspirin paste.

Step 4

Wash hands with soap.

Step 5

Using fingers apply aspirin paste to ingrown toe hair site and leave on for 5 to minutes.


Step 6

Rinse off aspirin paste from ingrown toe hair site with warm water.

Step 7

Wash hands with soap.


Step 8

Use sterilized tweezers to grasp the hair and gently try and pull it out. The ingrown hair should come out easily. Resist the urge to tug it out if it does not come out easily. You may need to repeat step of applying aspirin paste again in order for ingrown toe hair to come out easily.


Step 9

Once ingrown toe hair is removed, clean area with hydrogen peroxide using a cotton puff.

Step 10

Layer anti-bacterial ointment on area to guard against infection.


The main ingredient in aspirin is salicylic acid. It acts as a natural ex foliate and will help to "unclog" the hair follicle on ingrown toe hair.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 small bowl

  • 1 spoon

  • 1 aspirin

  • A few drops of water

  • Hydrogen peroxide

  • Antibacterial ointment

  • Sterilized tweezers

  • Cotton puff


One of the most frequent causes of ingrown toe hair is shaving the hair that naturally grows on the toes. Shaving this hair is ok but you lessen your chance of getting ingrown hairs if you shave with the natural growth of the hair and not against it.

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