Removal of body hair is the demand of the hour, but at the same time cumbersome and time consuming process, mostly for those with fast growth of hair. One needs to shell out big bucks for getting rid of these unwanted hairs. Therefore, individuals are always on look out for easy, simpler and effective alternatives, which can be less painful and safer too.
There are several natural solutions to remove body hair that gives an easy respite from hair growths and even slowdowns the re-growth of hair. Individuals can choose from the various hair removal methods based on what looks most apt and long lasting.
Natural home solutions save one from harmful effects of chemicals used in depilatories and growth of rough and strong hard hair with use of shaving methods. Home remedies help to attain easier and safer means of removing hair that if used on regular basis too will not deliver any harsh effects on skin. Moreover, these options save the pocket from money scavenging visits to spas and beauty parlors.
Useful Home Remedies For Hair Removal
Homemade Waxing solution
Though, many may find the waxing a little painful or harsh way of removing hair, but the method is very effective and re-growth of hair is considerably slow, giving a long term solution for unwanted hairs. One can easily prepare homemade waxing solution by heating a mixture of ¼ cup of water, ¼ cup of lemon juice and 2 cups of sugar on a low flame.
Keep stirring the mixture till sugar granules get melted fully. The resultant mixture after heating appears as a brown liquid that needs to be cooled before application. Apply it over the desired portion of skin with help of a spatula or knife. Keep it for a while and then remove with strip of cloth or a cellophane paper, by pulling off strips in opposite side of the hair growth.
Sugaring is very similar to waxing method, only the mixture is made by mixing ¼ cup of honey, 1 cup of sugar, ½ lemon and 1 teaspoon of molasses in a bowl. Then heat the mixture for 2 to 4 minutes and then apply over the skin with use of a spatula or knife. Before sugaring, dust the skin area with cornstarch for effective results.
Honey And Lemon Juice
Bleaching comes as useful option for removing thin hair growth on the facial skin. Natural bleaching agent can be made using 1 tablespoon of honey with half a cup of lemon juice and some amount of brewed chamomile tea. Then apply mixture over the face and keep it there for 20 minutes, before rinsing it off.
Turmeric And Wheat Gram Flour
A mixture of one teaspoon of besan (wheat gram flour), one teaspoon of haldi (turmeric) in half a cup of curd can be prepared and applied to the face for effective removal of facial hair. For those who are not comfortable with using curd, even water can be used to mix haldi and besan during preparation of natural solution for bleaching.
Lemon is natural bleach that when mixed with equal amounts of honey and applied over the face for around 15 minutes will completely clear off the skin hair, when used on every day basis. These homemade bleaching agents are considered very useful for attaining hair free skin of the face.
Tweezing approach for hair removal can be used for overgrown eyebrows . Though it is a time consuming process, but with continuous plucking, hair growth gets stopped in the area where it is performed. Some may also use it for plucking underarms hair growth, but be careful as it can be painful.