Home Remedies for Hair Removal

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Apr 17, 2014

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Everyone wants to have smooth skin and hairless skin. Unwanted hair can be embarrassing at times so it is better to remove those unwanted hair and walk out with confident.
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    Unwanted Hair

    People want smooth and hairless skin as unwanted hair can be embarrassment for many. If you are thinking of removing those unwanted hair in the privacy of your home, here are some home remedies that you can try at home in an easy and cheap way. Image Courtesy: Getty Images.

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    Raw Papaya

    Papaya has an active enzyme called papain, which is capable of breaking down the hair follicle and restrict the hair growth. It makes hair less noticeable and improves the texture of skin by exfoliating it. Papaya is relatively more suitable for sensitive skin. Take two table spoons of papaya paste and mix with half tablespoons of turmeric powder. Massage on to your face with this paste for 15 minutes and wash it off with water. To get better results try this once or twice in a week. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Turmeric

    The use of turmeric for glowing skin is quite popular since the ancient times. It is not only known for its antibacterial properties and anti- inflammatory properties but also for its quality to prevent hair growth. Take two table spoons of turmeric and add some milk to make a paste. Apply this paste on your face for 15- 20 minutes and then wash it off with water. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Chickpea Flour

    Chickpea flour has been used traditionally for removing and preventing growth of unwanted body hair. Take half bowl of chickpea flour and add half bowl of milk, one teaspoon of turmeric power and one tablespoon of fresh cream to it. Mix all these ingredients well to make a smooth paste and apple it on your face in the direction of hair growth. Leave it for half an hour. Now with the help of your hands rub the flour mask in the opposite direction of the hair growth and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Lemon and Honey

    The combination of two acts as a wonderful remedy for removing body hair. Get one table spoon of sugar, honey and lemon juice each and two table spoon of plain flour.  Heat the mixture and let it settle down to a temperature where it is still a little warm. Dust the unwanted hair area with plain flour and spread a thin layer of warm mixture over there in the direction of hair growth. Apple a cloth strip pressing it to stick to the paste and pull it in the opposite direction of the hair growth. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Egg Mask

    Egg mask is as good as the sugar honey mask. When the egg white dries off, it sticks to your face. When you pull it, the mask comes out with hair your face. Take egg white of one egg and add one tablespoon of sugar and half tablespoon of cornflour to it. Beat the combination to get a smooth paste. Apply this mask on you face and leave it to dry. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    White Pepper and Camphor

    The combination of two is used to remove the hair from the legs as both the ingredients have strong sensation when applied on sensitive skin. Take two table spoons of white pepper powder and camphor each and add few drops of almond oil. Apply this paste on the legs and leave it for 10 – 15 minutes. Hair from the legs will fall off when you wash of the paste. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Potato and Lentil

    Banana turns out be the best remedy to remove hair if you have dry skin. But banana alone is not enough for removing hair. You would need to add oat meal with it to exfoliate the skin as oatmeal known to be a great natural cleanser. Take a ripe banana and 1- 2 table spoons of oatmeal.  Mash the banana and add oatmeal to it. Apply the paste on your face and rub in the circular motion for about 15 minutes. Then wash it off with water. Repeat the same twice in a week. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Banana and Oat Meal

    Banana turns out be the best remedy to remove hair if you have dry skin. But banana alone is not enough for removing hair. You would need to add oat meal with it to exfoliate the skin as oatmeal known to be a great natural cleanser. Take a ripe banana and 1- 2 table spoons of oatmeal.  Mash the banana and add oatmeal to it. Apply the paste on your face and rub in the circular motion for about 15 minutes. Then wash it off with water. Repeat the same twice in a week. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Sugar and Molasses

    Take one cup of sugar and add molasses or dark syrup to it along with some lemon juice. Put the mixture in microwave for 2- 5 minutes so that sugar gets dissolved. Let the mixture to cool down for some time and apply it to you hands and legs. Pull of the hair with the help of the cloth or waxing strip. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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