Unwanted hair growth in some parts of the body is a cause of embarrassment for many of us. Many individuals, especially women develop unwanted hair on stomach, chest, hands, legs and even face. There are expensive hair removal solutions available in the market which can contribute to various skin problems and allergic reactions and sometimes even lead to skin darkening. Instead try some side effect free, inexpensive home remedies for hair removal for a solution to your unwanted hair. Patience and consistency can prevent the growth of unwanted hair and you won’t need to undergo any cosmetic therapy. Some other causes of unwanted hair growth are listed below: Heredity: Genes play a dominant role in determining growth of hairs in individuals. Medication: Birth-control pills, seizure drugs, cortisone and medication for ‘high blood pressure’ triggers hair growth in some individual. Stress: Physical and emotional stress arouse adrenal glands and as a result fine and soft body hair become noticeable. Physiological changes: Pregnancy, puberty and menopause are normal changes that also cause growth of hair in individuals. Malfunction of endocrine system: There are several diseases which results in unwanted hair growth that occur from the conditions of thyroid, adrenal or pituitary glands or ovaries. Topical influences Sunburn and scars resulted from injuries also stimulate growth of hair.
Try the following natural home remedies for hair removal:
Prepare Homemade Wax
Heat a saucepan and pour 2 cups sugar, 1/4th cup water and 1/4th cup lemon juice. Heat it on low flame and continue stirring till all the ingredients is melted. A thick brown color liquid will form and let it get cool. Before using the liquid for waxing check its consistency and temperature with your figure. Then apply the liquid with the help of a butter knife on the hair affected region. Use a waxing strip or a clean cloth to pull hair in an opposite direction of hair growth. Once done you can apply both astringent and ice on that area to close the pores. This simple homemade wax with natural ingredients is very effective in eliminating hairs as well as preventing the growth of hair in the waxed region. This remedy also helps to keep your waxed hands and legs supple and smooth.
Sugaring is a traditional and trusted method of removing hair naturally. Take 1 cup sugar, juice of a half lemon, 1/4th cup honey, little amount of molasses and cornstarch. Mix lemon, honey, molasses and sugar in a bowl and heat it on low flame. Or else heat in microwave for 2 to 4 minutes till smooth consistency is formed. Dust cornstarch over the hair affected area. Now spread the mixture and apply the same waxing procedure with cloth or strips. This remedy helps in removing hair smoothly.
Turmeric, Gram Flour, Curd And Water
Prepare a paste by combining turmeric and gram flour (besan) with water. Apply the paste all over your face. Let it dry and then rub off gently. This home remedy is very effective in removing facial hair. It helps the hair to come out easily. Also prepare a paste of gram flour, turmeric and curd. Apply the paste all over the face. Let it stay for few minutes and rinse off. This is another beneficial home remedy for removing facial hair.
Yoghurt, Gram Flour And Turmeric
Prepare a paste by combining yoghurt, turmeric and gram flour. Gently rub the paste on hair affected region and let it stay for 20 minutes or more till the paste becomes dry. Then wipe away the paste by rubbing it in the opposite direction of hair growth. Follow with the application of baby oil to relieve the skin. You can even substitute the yoghurt with milk. For oily skin, use Rose water or normal water instead of milk or yoghurt. Use facial turmeric as a replacement for food turmeric to reduce skin yellowness.These home remedies using gram flour and turmeric should be used continuously for few months for effective results. These remedies will stop hair re-growth when used continuously but may take some time.
Another Variation Using The Following Ingredients With Turmeric And Gram Flour:
Combine 1/4th tablespoon of turmeric powder, 1/4th tablespoon of papaya powder, 1/4th tablespoon of gram flour, 2 tablespoon of mustard oil, 4 tablespoon of Aloe Vera Gel and 2 drops of Lavender oil or any other essential oil to form a paste. Apply the paste in the direction opposite hair growth. Use this remedy 3 times a week continuously for a period of 3 months to notice visible results.
Lemon acts as a natural bleach and very effective in hair removal. Simple mix lemon juice with honey and apply on hairy areas. Leave it for 15 minutes. Practice this remedy everyday for preventing the growth of unwanted hair.You can also bleach hair naturally by mixing lemon juice with chamomile tea. Do not use lemon juice in an undiluted form.
Egg White, Corn Flour And Sugar
Blend ½ teaspoon corn flour, white of 1 egg and 1 tablespoon sugar. Continue blending until you get a sultry paste. Apply the paste on hair affected area. Let it get dry and peel off gently. Practice the remedy three to four times in a week. This is another beneficial home remedy for facial hair.
Other Hair Removal Tips
Simple plucking also helps. You need to pluck once or two times a week.During bath apply soap on your legs and hands. Then gently scrub with pumice stone regularly. This remedy will take time to work but patience use will diminish hair growth. Threading is also known as an effective hair removal technique. It can be used for removing hair from any parts of the body. But mostly threading is used for eyebrows, upper lips, chin or any small patch left unnoticed during waxing. It requires attention. Threading is particularly helpful for people having sensitive skin. It is coiling of cotton threads that remove hair for perfect look. Use the natural hair removal home remedies and forget the expensive cosmetic treatments contributing to skin problems. Natural remedies may take some time to be effective but will give you side effect free results.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.