8 Effective Ways to Remove Facial Hair at Home


Unlike hair on your body parts, the facial hairs are visible and can break your look. If you find it boring to visit a salon every week, here are some simple and efficient home remedies to remove facial hair naturally.

1. Sugar and lemon juice


You need to mix two spoons of sugar and some lemon juice, and 8 to 9 tablespoons of cool water. Heat the mixture until bubbles begin to appear and then allow it to cool.

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pply it on the affected areas by using a spatula and leave it for around 20-25 minutes. Then wash it off with cool water, rubbing thoroughly in a circular motion.

Wondering how the ingredient works? Well, the sugar is a natural exfoliating ingredient, and warm sugar sticks to the hair, not skin. The lemon juice works as a natural bleach for your skin hair, and helps to lighten the skin tone. Now say bye to painful facial waxing.

Also Read: 6 steps to make your waxing last longer

2. Lemon and honey


This is another powerful method to avoid waxing. Mix two tablespoons of sugar and some lemon juice, and one spoon honey. Heat this mixture for around three minutes and then add water to make this mixture thinner, if needed.

Once the paste cools, apply cornstarch all over the affected areas and spread the smooth paste in the direction of hair growth. Now, use a waxing cotton cloth or a strip, and set the hair in the opposite direction of growth.
Honey helps moisturize the skin, and this method is highly beneficial if you have very dry skin.

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3. Oatmeal and banana


This popular method is quite handy. Mix two tablespoons oatmeal with a ripe banana, and then apply the paste on the affected areas. Then massage it for about 15 minutes, and wash it with cool water.

Oatmeal makes a hydrating scrub and is packed with antioxidants which helps remove the redness from your skin. Besides removing your facial hair, the paste would also give you smooth and glowing skin.

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4. Potato and lentil


Mix a spoon of honey, lemon juice each with five spoons of potato juice. Meanwhile, mix the lentils after soaking it overnight to form a smooth paste. Add the ingredients and then apply the mixture for around 20 minutes all over the affected areas. Then wash it once it is completely dry.

The paste makes a thin crust which helps in the hair removal. Also, potato acts as a bleaching agent and makes the hair less visible.

5. Egg white and cornstarch


Egg white is very sticky and forms a thin film on the skin when added to sugar and cornstarch. This simple method is not suitable for acne-affected skin as the egg white contains Vitamin A that may lead to the breakouts.

6. Gelatin and milk


Take one spoon of the unflavored gelatin powder. Take three spoons of whole milk and 4-5 drops of lemon juice. Mix gelatin with some milk and lemon juice.

Heat this mixture in the microwave for around 15 to 20 seconds. After removing the mixture from the microwave, allow it to cool off for some time, and then apply it to the face. Leave the mask for 5 minutes, then peel it with the fingers. Do often as needed. The mask is very sticky and can all unwanted facial hair. It could also help you get rid of the blackheads and the dead skin cells. It suits all skin types except sensitive skin.

Also Read: 9 Things to Know Before Getting Your Face Waxed!

7. Egg and cornstarch


Take one egg and half spoon of cornstarch. Take one tablespoon of sugar. Break an egg and put white into a bowl. Then add cornstarch and sugar to it and then stir all the ingredients to make a paste. Apply this paste to the face and let it dry for around 20-25 minutes. After the paste is hard, take it and rip it off. Do this 2 to 3 times a week. Egg whites to the facial hairs and remove them as store-bought wax. It is suitable for all skin types except acne-prone skin.

8. Papaya and turmeric


Take one raw papaya and half a spoon of the turmeric powder.

Peel the ripe papaya and then cut it into small pieces. Mash them to make a smooth paste. Mix this paste with turmeric powder. Apply this paste to your face having unwanted hair. Then massage the skin gently and then leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash it with warm water. Do this two times a week

Papain is a powerful enzyme in raw papaya, which helps disintegrate the cuticle of human hair and let them fall naturally. It is suitable forĀ all skin types.

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