Let’s be honest! We all hate unwanted hair on the face. You have to agree with me that this unwanted facial hair bothers each one of us. We all feel low on confidence and self-esteem because of unwanted hair on the face.
We get those red blotches on our face whenever we go or threading, Ughhh!!! And if we try to do waxing, we get red swollen spotty skin. Ahh!! So much pain.
But girls now it’s not necessary to take so much pain when less or no pain methods are there in your kitchen. Yes, you heard it right.
Natural remedies are the solution to your painless facial hair removal. They are a super easy and inexpensive method to get rid of that facial hair. But first, let’s understand the cause of unwanted facial hair.
What You’ll See in it:
- Causes of Unwanted Facial Hair
- Home Remedies for Facial Hair Removal
- Some Tips to Remember
Cause of Unwanted Facial Hair
Almost every woman has hair on the face but they are light in color and fine in nature. Unfortunately, some woman has excessive hair growth due to hormonal changes in the body. In medical terms, excess hair growth on the face and body is called Hirsutism. Excess hair is thick course black.
So, let’s delve more into this to know about causes:
As said above, excessive hair growth is due to hormonal imbalance in your body. A woman who is suffering from hirsutism secrets a higher level of androgens(male hormone) including testosterone. In medical terms, it is called menopause.
When this happens, a woman tends to develop male characteristics. Normally women secrets less amount of androgen but due to some medical or other reasons, androgens secrets in higher amounts.
Other reasons for hormonal imbalance could be:
- Cushing’s Syndrome
- Steroid Creams
Stress is the main cause of hormonal imbalance in the body. It can lead to many disturbances in your body. One such change is hormone change. Hormonal change causes excess hair growth.
You can also look for destress methods to calm yourself.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome(PCOS):
PCOS is a hormonal disorder in a woman. In PCOS, cyst develops and grows around the edge of ovaries causing the irregular release of eggs.
A woman suffering from PCOS generally have irregular periods with a higher level of androgens(male hormones) and excess hair growth
Genes play a major role. If your mother is suffering from excess hair growth then there is a chance to likely suffer the same.
However, you can not control these causes but yes you can use these effective and magical home remedies for facial hair removal.
So, let’s learn about some home remedies for removing those unwanted facial hair.
Home Remedies for Facial Hair Removal
There is a lot of modern options to remove unwanted hair like waxing, threading, razors, epilators, and hair removal creams. But these options are not permanent.
Dame Nature has provided us wonderful ingredients that can be used for facial hair removal. Home Remedies takes a long time to show results but trust me it’s worth continuing using home remedies.
There is no harm using these remedies. And guess what girls, regular use of these natural remedies will slow down the growth of unwanted facial hair.
So, here is the list of home remedies that you can in daily life to remove unwanted hair:
Facial Hair Remedy: Gram Flour and Milk
Gram flour naturally removes dead skin. It is a great exfoliator. While removing dead skin it also helps in eliminating unwanted hair from the face. Gram flour brightens the skin. It is known to be the best facial scrub. This pack is suitable for all skin types.
How to Use:
You will need one tablespoon gram flour, two tablespoon wheat brans, one and a half tablespoon milk, and a pinch of turmeric powder.
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make a paste. Apply it on your face and keep it dry for 20 minutes.
Now scrub your face for 5 minutes. Wash off with cold water. For effective results, repeat thrice a week.
Note: Wheat bran is a leftover product that we get while refining the grains of wheat.
Facial Hair Remedy: Aloe Vera and Papaya
Papaya has papain enzymes that break down the hair follicles causes the hair to fall out. Papaya is a natural exfoliator. This pack also helps in giving a radiant glow.
How to Use:
You will need one tablespoon ripped papaya paste, one tablespoon mustard oil, half tablespoon gram flour, 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel, few drops of essential oils, a dry cloth, and a pinch of turmeric powder.
Mix all the above ingredients and make a thick paste. Apply this paste on the area having hair. Leave it dry for 20 minutes. Start rubbing with the help of cloth in the opposite direction of hair growth.
Wash off with cold water and apply olive oil or coconut oil to moisturize your skin. For good results, use this remedy 4 times a week.
Facial Hair Remedy: Apricot and Honey
Apricots have antioxidant properties that rejuvenate your skin and removes free radicals. Honey in this pack helps to tighten and brightens the skin. When this two-ingredient mix together helps in removing stuck hair.
For this pack, blend 4-5 apricots.
How to Use:
You will need one tablespoon honey and two tablespoons powdered apricot. Mix these two-ingredient and apply the paste on your face.
Leave it dry for 10 minutes and massage in a circular motion to remove stuck hair. Wash off with lukewarm water. Repeat this remedy twice a week for good results.
Facial Hair Remedy: Sugar and Lemon Juice
It is a very popular natural treatment to remove facial hair. It is similar to waxing, but we use sugar instead of wax here. This technique is used since ancient ages.
In this method, one needs to pull the hair in the direction of hair growth, not in the opposite direction. And also you need to warm sugar a little.
Lemon Juice also helps in rejuvenating the skin. Lemon is known to be the natural bleaching agent. Moreover, lemon is also used to cure dandruff naturally.
How to Use:
You will need two tablespoons of lemon juice, two tablespoon sugar, and 7 tablespoons of water. Mix all the ingredients and heat the mixture.
Apply the mixture on the area having unwanted hair after the mixture gets cool down. Keep it dry for 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water in the opposite direction to hair growth. Repeat this method twice a week.
Facial Hair Removal: Oatmeal and Banana
Oatmeal is a rich source of antioxidant that itchiness from the skin. It hydrates and moisturizes the skin deeply.
Oatmeal contains avenanthramide that helps in reducing itchiness and redness. It also helps in removing excess hair growth on the face. Banana helps in tightening the skin.
How to Use:
You will need 2 tablespoon oatmeal and one riped banana. Now blend the mashed banana and the oatmeal. Apply this paste on your face. Scrub your face for about 15 minutes in the opposite direction of hair growth. Rinse off with cold water. Repeat this remedy twice a week.
Apart from these facial hair removal remedies, it is vital to follow some tips for smooth treatment.
So, let’s discuss some tips.
Some Tips to Remember
- Be patient when using these home remedies as most of them generally take a longer time to show results.
- Wash your face properly after trying home remedies.
- Try to take a steam bath before using these natural remedies as it will open up your pores.
- Keep your body hydrated by drinking a lot of water and vegetable juices.
- Should you experience unusual hair growth along with the look of particular muscle attributes like decreased breast size, a deepening of your voice, or increased muscle mass, consult your physician.
So guys these are some simple and affordable remedies to remove facial hair. Use these remedies with patience because some recipes will take time to show results.
Girlsss! What are you waiting for????? Go and enjoy these remedies. And please do leave a comment if these remedies work for you.
A healthy and clean diet plays an important role in stopping facial hair growth. Food like Hemp seeds, bananas, flax seeds, cinnamon, lettuce, dairy products, turmeric, sunflower seeds, hazelnuts, and apricots.
Women tend to develop excessive hair growth because of hormonal changes in the body. Generally, women suffering from excessive hair growth secrets a higher amount of male hormones called androgen and testosterone. These two hormones are responsible for developing male characteristics like facial hair in women.
It is not recommended to use Colgate for hair removal as it can cause skin irritation.
Yes, it helps in removing unwanted hair. Turmeric is effective in removing fine hair, not the dense one. A mixture of turmeric powder and milk i.e. turmeric milk work wonder on facial hair removing. Mix a pinch of turmeric powder in two-tablespoon milk and apply the mixture on your face. Let it dry for 10 minutes. Now scrub your face in the opposite direction of your hair. Wash off with cold water.
Facial Hair does not affect your height in anyway.
Hey! I am Prachi Gupta from Zirakpur, Punjab.