Facial hairs are normal for both men and women. But unwanted visible facial hair is a nightmare and can affect your looks. To get rid of this issue you may have already tried many techniques, for instance, shaving, waxing, or bleaching. But those are not any permanent cure. If you find it tedious to get an appointment at a beauty salon every few weeks, here I have listed a few simple and side-effect free, yet effective home remedies for you to remove your facial hair naturally. Continue reading to find out more.
Easy Home Remedies
Sugar and Lemon Juice: Sugar is a natural exfoliating ingredient. Lemon juice works as a natural bleach. Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and sugar, with eight or nine tablespoons of water. Heat this paste until bubbles start to appear. Let it cools down. Then, apply the mixture to the affected areas. Leave it on up to 20-25 minutes and by rubbing in a circular motion, wash off with cold water.
Lemon and Honey: Mix 1 tablespoon of honey, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and sugar. Heat the mixture for about 3 minutes. If needed, add water to make the mixture thinner. Once the mixture cools down, apply cornstarch on your face. Then, apply the mixture in the direction of your facial hair growth. Next, use a cotton cloth or a waxing strip, and pull the hair out in the opposite direction of hair growth.
Sugaring: Sugaring is an effective and ancient hair removal technique. Mix 2 cups of sugar and 1/4 cup of lemon juice. Heat the mixture until it turns an amber color. Let it cool. Apply baby powder to your face, then apply this cool paste in the opposite direction of your facial hair. Once the solution settles down, place a cotton strip on the paste. Then, remove it by pulling in the direction of hair growth. Repeat the process until all the unwanted hair and their follicles are removed.
Potato and Lentil: Take a tablespoon of honey, lemon juice and 5 tablespoons of potato juice and mix them together. Then grind the lentils (soaked overnight) to make a smooth paste. Mix both pastes together to make a fine paste. Next, apply the paste to your affected area and leave on for 20 minutes. Once dry, Wash it off properly. The paste will create a crust that helps to remove the hair. The added potato is a nice bleaching agent for making the hairs less visible.
Egg White and Cornstarch: Mix a tablespoon of both cornstarch and sugar with egg white. Once the mixture is ready, apply it on the affected areas. When the mixture dries, you can peel it off with the unwanted hairs.
Oatmeal and Banana: This sounds crazy but it’s quite handy. Blend 2 tablespoons of oatmeal with a ripe banana. Once the paste is ready, apply it on the affected area. Keep massaging for 15 minutes. When the mixture dries, wash it off with cool water. Oatmeal is a great hydrating scrub. It contains a good amount of antioxidants that reduce redness of the skin. The paste packs both beauty enhancement and hair removal properties.
Papaya and Aloe Vera: Mix turmeric powder, mustard oil, papaya paste, gram flour, Aloe Vera gel, and essential oil. This will result in a thick paste. Apply the mixture on the affected skin and wait for the paste to dry out. When the paste is dry, start rubbing with the help of cotton cloth in the opposite direction of the hair growth. This will remove the dried paste along with the unwanted hair. Once the area is clean, wash off using water. Then, apply a suitable moisturizer like baby oil, olive oil or your favorite moisturizer. The area is sensitized, so exercise caution.
Garlic: Take 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed garlic juice and massage it on the area with unwanted hair. Keep it in place for 30 minutes. Then, wash it off with lukewarm water. After cleansing the garlic juice, don’t forget to use a suitable moisturizer. For a better result, you can apply the juice once a day. You should continue to do this until the hairs fall off.
Unfortunately, there’s a stigma around facial hair in women, but now that you know the ways, you can get rid of facial hair naturally. Give these techniques a try to see its positive effect. For more effective results, try to perform these natural hair removal techniques regularly for about 3 months. As with any skin action, test it out on a small area of skin first to be sure that you won’t develop skin irritation. Thanks for reading and hope you love to read our healthy skin care tips as well. Enjoyed this article? Stay informed by visiting our site!