Unwanted hair is a cause of embarrassment for many. While you need to get rid of unwanted hair at hidden places like armpits for hygienic purposes and to get rid of body odor, the hair on your face, hands, legs etc. does not pose any risk to your health. But yes, these unwanted hair can be removed so that you feel confident enough to face people. Clean and clear skin is a dream of everyone and you are no exception. So, if you have decided to get rid of your unwanted hair and are researching about various techniques like laser, electrolysis, permanent waxing etc. you must try certain home remedies for hair removal for some days.
You may succeed in saving a lots of money and getting rid of unwanted hair removal in an easy and cheap way.
Home Remedies for Unwanted Hair Removal
1. Oatmeal Scrub:
Mix well 6-8 drops of lemon juice, ½ teaspoon oatmeal (coarsely ground) and 1 tablespoon honey, to form a paste. Apply it and let it stay on your face for 15-20 minutes. Gently rub your face for 4-5 minutes against the direction of hair growth. Afterwards, wash off with water. Use it two or three times a week. This scrub not only helps you get rid of undesired hair on your face, but also keeps your skin smooth, hydrated and soft while protecting it against harmful UV rays.
2. Turmeric Paste:
Mix 1-2 teaspoons turmeric powder in milk or water to prepare a paste. The paste’s consistency should be such that it can stay on your face. Apply and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with water. This remedy works better if you have very little or thin hair on your face.
Note – Use turmeric with other ingredients such as ground oats, rice flour or gram flour, if you have dense hair.
3. Gram Flour:
Another effective hair removal method is the use of gram flour paste. A mixture of gram flour, turmeric, and lemon juice or fresh cream can be applied to the skin. Once the paste has dried, a washcloth dipped in warm water can be used to rub it off in circular motions.
4. Egg White Mask:
A face mask made up of egg whites, sugar, and corn flour can be applied to the area where hair growth is not needed. Once dry, the mask can be rubbed off using a damp washcloth or wet fingers. This mask also acts like a scrub and has a cleansing action on the skin.
Raw papaya pulp and turmeric or raw milk works well to reduce the growth of unwanted hair. In addition, papaya has the benefit of bleaching fine hair.
6. Potato Juice:
Another natural ingredient that can help remove unwanted hair is a paste of potato juice, crushed yellow lentil juice, and lemon juice. The lentils should be soaked overnight and then crushed and strained to get the juice. Honey can also be added to this for further benefits.
7. Spearmint Tea:
Spearmint tea is natural remedy that can make your hair look beautiful! It helps to lower the testosterone levels which will lead to less facial hair, it also controls the production of androgen in the bod. Not only does it help with facial hair, but it is also tasty to drink!
8. Lemon Juice and Honey:
Add a few drops of lemon juice to honey and apply the mixture on your face. Rub it in the same direction of your hair growth. Leave it on for 20 minutes, and then rinse it off. Repeat this procedure at least twice a week to see the results.
9. Sugar Wax:
Take brown or white sugar and add honey and water into it. Heat the mixture to make it sticky. Apply it on the areas and place cloth strips there and smooth it on the direction of hair growth. Now, rip it off on the opposite direction of hair growth.
10. Orange And Lemon Mask:
This is one of the best remedies for facial hair. Use dry orange and lemon peel and add ground almond in it. Also, mix olive oil and rosewater into the mixture. Apply it evenly on the areas and rub in a circular motion. Use it 2-3 times in a week for a better result.