Home Remedies to Remove Unwanted Hair

The home remedies given here for Unwanted hair removal are very easy to follow. Find out which of the method is most suitable for your unwanted Hair.

1.    Sugar Lemon Mix For Facial Hair

Sugar mixed with water and lemon juice will help in exfoliating your face and offer natural bleach to your face. The lemon juice used will help in lightening the color of your facial hair. These three ingredients combine to help effectively remove hair on your face as well as other parts of the body. It is advisable not to use these ingredients on sensitive parts.

2.    Sugar, Honey and Lemon Mixture for Hair on Legs and Arms

Sugar mixed with water, lemon and honey is a very good home remedy to remove unwanted hair from your body. It acts like wax and is very effective in removing unwanted hair growth on legs and arms. This procedure would be a bit painful as it is more or less similar to waxing and plucking done in beauty parlors.
Ingredients and Tools

3.    Sugar Molasses Home Wax Treatment

Mixing sugar with molasses or corn syrup will give you the same effect that you get when mixing sugar, honey and lemon together. Magnesium is a main component seen in molasses that will help in balancing the hormones. It is quite effective in offering slow and steady relief from unwanted hair. Mixing the sugar with molasses or corn syrup will make the molasses become a depilatory wax that you can use on your hands and legs to remove unwanted hair.

4.    Lentil and Potatoes

Potatoes when combined with yellow lentil will help in effectively removing unwanted hair. Potatoes have natural bleach properties in them. The combination of these two items will help in making the hair color lighter. It is an Ayurvedic process to get rid of the hair on the face and other parts of the body.

5.    Alum Rosewater Treatment

Another home remedy that helps in easy unwanted hair removal that is used commonly by women in India and Pakistan is alum and rosewater treatment. Alum is easily available in the market in powdered form. If you are able to get hold of the rock of alum, then you need to grind it to make it into powder.

6.    Egg Mask Facial Hair Removal

Egg white is a sticky substance like sugar, lemon and honey mask. Once it dries on your face, it is very easy to pull it off and when you pull it down, the unwanted facial hair will also come along with it. But, you may experience pain when pulling off the dried egg mask.

7.    Banana and Oatmeal Scrub

Banana is a natural ingredient that can be used to remove unwanted hair from the body when mixed with a roughening ingredient like oatmeal that will help in exfoliating your skin. The banana will help in making your skin soft and supple and oatmeal will act as the cleanser for your skin. Both combine to give unique and effective results.

8.    Raw Papaya

This remedy is suitable for all skin types including those with sensitive skin. There is an enzyme present in raw papaya called “papain” which helps restricting the growth of hair by breaking down the hair follicles from which the hair grows.  This remedy is also useful in improving the texture of the skin as it works as exfoliate and removes the dead skin cells. There are two methods for using this remedy.

Method -1 (Papaya And Turmeric)


Method -2 (Papaya and Aloe Vera)


9.    Turmeric

Turmeric has been in use for treating skin diseases for centuries in India. Apart from having antibacterial and antiseptic properties turmeric also helps in preventing hair growth. This is a simple but effective method for hair removal. Different methods have to be used for removing thin hairs and for removing thick and dense hair
Process for Thin Hair
Process for Dense Hair

10.    Chickpea

Chickpea flour or gram flour has been used traditionally by Indian mothers to keep their child’s skin soft and clean. They use the gram flour mixed with turmeric, water or milk to apply to the skin to remove unwanted hair growth and to treat the skin problems. Here is the chick flour mask remedy to remove hair growth.

11.    Safflower Oil- Thanaka Home Remedy

Thanaka is a very popular tree in Myanmar whose bark is used for cosmetic purposes. It is yellowish in color and when mixed with Safflower will help in easily getting rid of unwanted hair on the face and other body parts easily. Safflower oil will help in cleansing and making your skin get softer and smoother. Thanaka powder is a natural body hair inhibitor that will help in easily removing unwanted hair.

12.    Onion and Basil

Onion is a natural ingredient that will help in making your skin look beautiful and will also help in removing unwanted hair when mixed with basil leaves. The trick here is to find out the thin transparent membranes of onion skin that lies between the onion layers.

13.    Camphor- White Pepper for Removing Unwanted Hair from Legs

Camphor and white pepper are very strong and might cause burning sensation on the skin. It is particularly worse on sensitive skin. Hence, it is advised that this treatment has to be done only on the legs. There are many people who suggest using kerosene oil along with camphor and white pepper powder for effective results. But, kerosene has highly inflammable property and can easily catch fire from a spark. Hence, avoid kerosene oil and use only camphor and white pepper mixture.

14.    Indian Nettle and Turmeric Remedy

Indian nettle is a very popular natural medicinal herb that contains anodyne, anti-microbial, anthelmintic, emetic, anti-parasitic, hypnotic and wound healing properties. It is a wonder herb that is used traditionally to treat diseases like asthma, pneumonia, bed sores, wounds and rheumatism. It combines well with turmeric powder to effectively remove unwanted hair from your body.

15.    Lemon Juice and Honey Remedy

A mask of honey and lemon juice will stick to your skin like glue and will also help in removing unwanted hair growth when peeled off from your skin. Honey has hydrating and moisturizing properties and will help in making the skin smooth and soft. The lemon juice has exfoliating and cleansing properties and will clear your skin. Lemon juice will also help in tightening your skin pores and will help in lightening the hair on the face and other body parts as it has bleaching properties. Both these ingredients have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and will help in avoiding skin irritation.

16.    Green Gram Flour and Rosewater Paste

Green gram flour has exfoliating properties that will help in easily removing unwanted hair. Rose water is a cleansing agent and will help in cleaning the skin. When both these ingredients are combined, then the mixture will help in getting rid of unwanted hair and also helps to cleanse any kind of skin, from sensitive to acne prone skin to rough skin.

17.    Lentil Face Pack

The lentil face pack is best prepared with red lentils. This is an excellent natural home remedy to remove unwanted hair from the face and is also a very good face scrub. Scrubbing the lentil paste in the opposite direction will create a friction on the skin that will help in removing hair from your skin and also help the skin to be clean, smooth and soft.
•    Half a cup of red lentils
•    Honey
•     Milk
•    Air tight container and  grinder

18.    Spearmint Tea

The unwanted hair on your skin occurs due to excessive production of Hirsutism. This is mainly due to the hormonal imbalance that occurs in your body due to increased androgens and testosterone hormones. It could also be because of the over-sensitivity of the hair follicles to androgen hormones. Drinking spearmint tea will help in bringing down the androgen levels in your body and thereby help in getting rid of unwanted hair.

19.    Take More Phytoestrogen Rich Foods

The estrogen levels in your body will come down if you have increased levels of androgens and testosterones (male hormones) in your body. This will result in hormonal imbalance that will cause hair to grow in unwanted places. If you take foods that are rich in phytoestrogens, then you can reverse this effect considerably and hence you will help in getting rid of unwanted hair growth. Phytoestrogen is a plant hormone that is quite similar to estrogen hormone. Include foods rich in phytoestrogen in your daily diet and make sure that you use all its supplement forms also in your daily cooking. Some of the foods rich in phytoestrogens are:
•    Licorice
•    Flax seeds
•    Fennel seeds or herbs
•    Tofu
•    Soy Milk
•    Alfalfa
•    Brahmi herb

20.    Blackstrap Molasses

Women will always see the deficiency of essential minerals in their body. This will result in some problem or the other like having hair in unwanted places or losing hair from the scalp. Blackstrap molasses is one that is rich in minerals, iron and also has all the right minerals that will slow down the growth of hair in unwanted places. It will also help in gradually stopping the growth of hair in unwanted places.

Simple Tips for Unwanted Hair Removal

The following are the tips that you need to follow in order to get better results of completely getting rid of the unwanted hair growth on your body.
  1. The first thing that you need to bear in mind is that you should have patience when trying out these home remedies.
  2. You should try to use all these home remedies according to your convenience. This is the only way you can find out which is the best unwanted hair growth removal remedy for you.
  3. You should drink plenty of water as well as fruit and vegetable juices to aid your remedy and to help in easily removing unwanted hair from your body.
  4. Having a steam bath before using any of the application remedies will help in opening up of your skin pores and thereby aiding in easy hair removal form unwanted areas.
  5. Make sure that you also stick to a healthy diet plan along with regular bouts of exercise to regulate your hormone levels and to reduce the growth of unwanted hair.
  6. Washing the area properly after doing the treatment will help your skin to be clean and neat.
  7. You need to also have adequate amount of rest every night for at least 7 to 8 hours to lead a stress free life.
  8. Practicing yoga and meditation will help in calming you down and you can keep your unwanted hair problems at bay.
It is advised that you consult a health professional or a doctor if you experience unusual hair growth in your body coupled with certain muscular features like: decreased breast size, deepening of voice and increased muscle mass. Natural home remedies will definitely take a longer time to show results and hence you need to be patient when trying out these remedies.  You will enjoy results without any side effects or damages to your sensitive facial skin. There is no chemical involved in these home remedies and hence no side effects. They are very easy to prepare and most of the ingredients are commonly available in your home or you can get it in your local store. You will not need to put a lot of effort in preparing the home remedies that will help in removing hair from your face or hands or legs.
Try these simple home remedies and get rid of unwanted hair growth on your body.


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