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How to remove unwanted facial hair? Follow these 5 simple home remedies

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 July 2019, 07:19 PM
Unwanted facial hair.
Unwanted facial hair.

Facial hair in women can be quite a nuisance. All women have body and facial hair, but it is usually light coloured and fine in nature. However, for some women, the hair growth is extensive and coarse. In such case, the only solution is to remove them and it’s not always necessary to use painful methods for hair removal - especially when easy home remedies are available right in your kitchen.

1. Lemon juice and sugar:


Ingredients: Lemon juice, sugar 

How to make: Mix sugar, lemon juice and water. Stir it well until the sugar dissolves and becomes a sticky granular paste.

How to use: Apply the paste on the affected areas and let it dry. Let it sit for about 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. Do this at least 3 to 4 times a week for best results.

2. Lemon and honey:


Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of organic honey, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice

How to make: Heat the mixture until it becomes paste like. You can also thin the mixture by adding water if it tends to become too sticky. Keep it aside for cooling.

How to use: Apply the mixture on affected areas. Grab a waxing strip and pull the hair out in opposite direction. You may use it 2-3 times a week.

3. Egg white mask:


Ingredients: Egg white, corn starch and sugar

How to make: Just grab a bowl, take the egg white and mix it with a tablespoon of cornstarch and sugar. Keep beating until you get a smooth mixture.

How to use: Apply the paste on your face, and let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes. Then peel it off. Rinse your face with cold water after peeling. Use it at least twice a week.

4. Papaya and turmeric:


Ingredients: Raw papaya, turmeric

How to make: Cut papaya into small pieces, grind them into a fine paste. Add a tablespoon of turmeric powder.

How to use: Massage it on to the parts with excessive hair growth and keep it for about 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. For best try the regime at least twice a week.

5. Potato and lentil:


Ingredients: Yellow lentil soaked overnight, potato, honey, lime juice

How to make: Grab a bowl and mash the potato, and extract its juice. Simultaneously, drain the water in which the lentils were soaked and grind it until you acquire a smooth paste. Add the potato juice, honey and lemon to this paste.

How to use: Apply the mixture on the affected areas and let it sit for 15-20 minutes until it dries out. Now with the help of your fingers, rub the dried out paste to remove it. And finally wash your face with cold water.

 

 

 

First Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 07:05 PM
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