Facial hair may be a good thing for men, but as far as women go having facial hair is often considered unattractive and a nuisance. Besides plucking this type of hair, there can be sometimes so much hair that plucking it is not the best way to go about it. There is threading and waxing as well- and all are very painful ways to get rid of unwanted facial hair.
With every option you have to remove hair on your face, there is benefits and disadvantages. What are the many ways that you can get rid of facial hair, and what home remedies for facial hair work the best?
Home Remedies for Facial Hair Removal
Lemon Juice & Flour Scrub/Mask
One of the natural home remedies for facial hair that can be made of just a few kitchen staples is lemon juice and flour. You mix about 2 tsp of lemon juice with 1 cup water, and 1/4 cup of flour and make a paste. Apply it to where your facial hair is. Leave set for about 20 minutes. Then wash off, rinse, and pat dry. Repeat daily to remove unwanted hair.
Topical Hair Removal Treatment
Topical treatments can be purchased at beauty supply stores and also pharmacies. Although they are not natural, they can work for hair removal when everything else fails. These products are similar to Nair, and may have chemicals and a pungent scent too. Just use them as directed, and watch out for allergic reactions.
Tumeric & Milk
Many women often use a mixture of tumeric and milk to help them get rid of facial hair. Some people who have tried this swear it really works for permanent hair removal. All you do is combine 1/8 cup of flour with a tsp or two of tumeric and about 1/3 cup of milk and make it into a thick gooey paste. Then just apply it on the region of your face of which you want the hair to be removed. You can also scrub it gently with a brush or sponge to let it be absorbed. Leave on for about 1/2 hour, rinse off, wash your face, and then pat dry gently.
Sugar & Lemon
Lemon juice and lemon peel has many medicinal and health benefits. When combined with sugar lemon juice and its acidity and special properties can help scrub off the hair gently. Take a little hot water in the bottom of add sugar until it is dissolved completely, Then take 1-2 tsp. of lemon juice and add it. Then you apply this scrub to your face in circular motions with a brush or sponge. Leave on for about 20 minutes and then rinse, wash, and dry.
Egg, Corn Flour, and Sugar
With simple baking supplies you can gather from your kitchen, you can make another home remedy for facial hair removal pretty inexpensively.You want to use just the white part of the egg in this mixture NOT the yolk. Take one egg white, 1/2 tbsp of flour, and 1tbsp of sugar and combine them in a dish, glass, or bowl. Make sure that it is thick like paste- and then proceed to cover your face with it. You have to let it dry like a facial mask and want it to set for about 1/2 hour or longer. Then you can rinse, dry and repeat as necessary.
Consume Foods High in Phytoestrogens
There are some foods that have special properties known as phytoestrogens that can help balance out hormones and promote better skin health that actually can stop growth of unwanted hair on the face. These foods include, flax seed, Kola, Gotu, alfalfa, and licorice. Adding more of these types of foods in your diet can really help you to get a balance of estrogen you need in your body to get rid of facial hair caused by too much progestin and testosterone.
Lemon Juice and Honey
Lemon Juice and honey when used together can help moisturize, clean, and balance out the PH of your skin. To make this natural remedy for facial hair just combine 1/2 cup of honey and 1/4 cup of lemon juice and mix them together. Apply to your face where you want the hair to be gone and then leave be for at least 1/2 hour. Wash off with warm water, par dry and use this regularly until you notice the hair has vanished and is no longer growing back.
Home Remedies for Facial Hair: BOTTOM LINE
Some of these home remedies for facial hair may work really well, while others may not work. However when it comes to facial hair removal treatments that have to be paid for- these can definitely save you money, are painless, and also spare you the risks associated with other types of treatments. You may have to try all of these until you find the perfect treatment for your individual circumstance- but if you detest threading, waxing, and plucking – this definitely is the way to go.