From longer-than-we-like sideburns to that annoying upper lip hair, we’re no stranger to facial hair. And since this is the face we’re talking about, remedies such as waxing and threading can be super-painful. But, you’ll be relieved to know that you can actually deal with facial hair naturally at home, to both reduce and remove it. So, ladies, here are 6 facial hair home remedies you've got to try today!
Ideal for removing facial hair at home, this mask is easy to make and all the products you require can be found in any kitchen.
Step 1 - Crack an egg and empty the whites into a bowl.
Step 2 - Add 1 tablespoon of white sugar and just half a tablespoon of cornflour.
Step 3 - Mix all 3 ingredients well, and using a brush, apply it gently to the portion of your face that has facial hair.
Step 4 - Leave it on for 20-30 minutes, till the egg mask dries on your face.
Step 5 - Using a rough cloth, wipe the mix off.
Step 6 - After that, splash chilled water on your face and pat dry.
2. Crystal Sugar & Lemon Mix
When sugar, water and lemon juice merge together, it does wonders for your skin as well as for any unwanted hair. The sugar aids exfoliation and lemon juice has bleaching properties. It is known to work effectively as a home remedy for facial hair.
Step 1 - In a bowl of water, add a tablespoon of sugar and stir well.
Step 2 - Wait till the sugar crystals dissolve and then add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice into the mix.
Step 3 - Using a ball of cotton, apply the liquid on your face.
Step 4 - Leave the mix to dry on your face for 20-30 minutes, then wash it off.
For this pack to take effect, you should apply it thrice every week.
Now everyone will have these ingredients in the kitchen. While both make excellent raw materials for cooking, they also happen to play a huge role as a home remedy for reducing or removing facial hair.
Step 1 - Take a bowl of dal, pour water into it and leave it to soak overnight.
Step 2 - The next day, remove all the water out and grind the lentils till it turns into a paste.
Step 3 - Next, peel a potato and mash it till it becomes a paste.
Step 4 - Using a broad spoon, mix the mashed potato and lentils together.
Step 5 - Once both ingredients have mixed well, add a tablespoon of honey and lime juice to it.
Step 6 - Mix all ingredients well, and apply the paste to your face.
Step 7 - Leave it on for exactly 30 minutes and rub it off using your hands or a cloth.
Repeat this pack twice a week to reduce or remove facial hair at home
4. Alum & Fresh Rose Water
For trying this facial hair removal pack at home, you need to crush alum stone till it turns into a powder, or you can buy it from your local market. And rose water is easily available too.
Step 1 - In a glass bowl, pour 2 tablespoons of fresh rose water.
Step 2 - Add half a tablespoon of alum powder to the rose water and stir well.
Step 3 - Using a spoon, see to it that the alum powder completely dissolves in the water.
Step 4 - Dip a ball of cotton into the liquid and apply to your face.
Step 5 - Leave it on for 20 minutes, then wash it off with lukewarm water.
5. Banana & Oatmeal Scrub
An excellent home solution for removing facial hair, banana is good for your body and great when it comes to dealing with unwanted facial hair. And oatmeal helps in exfoliating and improving the texture of your skin.
Step 1 - Get hold of a ripe banana and mash it till it turns into a thick paste.
Step 2 - Add two tablespoons of oatmeal to the paste and mix well.
Step 3 - Apply the paste on your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes, then wash it off.