If you have decided to remove unwanted hair and are investigating various techniques to remove it, such as laser, electrolysis, permanent hair removal, etc., you have to try some home remedies to remove hair for a few days.

Home remedies to remove unwanted hair

You can be successful in saving a great deal of money and getting rid of unwanted hair in an easy and cheap way with the following amazing home remedies that are easy to prepare.

1. Home remedy to remove hair with Papaya

Papain is one of the active enzymes in papaya . It is capable of breaking hair follicle and prohibiting hair growth. Not only does this make your fine hair less noticeable but it also naturally exfoliates the skin to give it an improved texture. Papaya is best suited for sensitive skin. So, use raw papaya in one of two ways to get rid of your unwanted hair permanently.

First way to use raw papaya as a hair removal remedy

You need:

  • 1-2 tablespoons raw papaya made into paste
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder

Do the following:

  • Make papaya paste by grinding it
  • Mix turmeric powder with this papaya paste
  • Massage your face with this paste for about 15 minutes.
  • Wash off with water.
  • Do this once or twice a week.

Safe way to use raw papaya as a hair removal remedy

You need:

  • 1 tbsp. papaya paste
  • ¼ tbsp. turmeric powder
  • ¼ tablespoon chickpea flour
  • 4 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
  • 2 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 2 drops of essential oil (optional lavender- or any other)

Do the following:

  • Combine all the ingredients and mix well to get a thick paste.
  • Apply this paste to the body part in the opposite direction of hair growth.
  • Leave it on for 15-20 minutes or until it dries.
  • Take a clean cloth and rub in the opposite direction of hair growth.
  • When all the paste has been removed in this way, wash with water and pat dry.
  • Take a few drops of coconut or olive oil, moisturizer, or oil and massage your skin with it.
  • Repeat this three times a week and continue for at least 3 months.

2. Home remedy to remove hair with turmeric

The turmeric has been used for centuries in India for a bright and healthy skin. This is because, along with its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric also has this quality of preventing hair growth. While turmeric is used with many ingredients to remove unwanted hair, this is a simple remedy where turmeric can only be used with water or milk.

You need:

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric- (or enough to cover the body area with hair)
  • Water or milk – enough to make a paste.

Do the following:

  • Soak turmeric powder in water or milk to make a paste that is not too tight, but can stay on your face.
  • Apply this to the face.
  • Leave for 15-20 minutes or until it dries.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.

This remedy is for those who have very little hair on the face or other parts of the body. If you have thicker hair, turmeric has to be used with some other ingredients like chickpea flour, rice flour or ground oats along with milk.

3. Remedy for removing unwanted hair with chickpea flour

Chickpea flour has been traditionally used in the Indian subcontinent to remove and prevent the growth of unwanted body hair . Mothers use this flour mixed with turmeric and water or milk on the baby’s little faces, hands and legs so that their skin remains soft, clean and hair-free. You can also try this remedy to remove unwanted hair.

You need:

  • ½ bowl of chickpea flour
  • ½ bowl of milk
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon plain yogurt (skip this if you have oily skin)

Do the following:

  • Take the chickpea flour in a bowl.
  • Add the turmeric, milk and yogurt to the flour and mix well to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply this paste on your face in the direction of hair growth.
  • Make sure you have all your hair covered.
  • Leave it for about half an hour.
  • After 30 minutes, start rubbing the flour paste gently with your hand in the opposite direction of hair growth.
  • If the paste has gotten too dry, you can wet your fingers a bit to rub your face.
  • Then wash your face with lukewarm water.

4. Mix to remove unwanted hair on the face with sugar and lemon

When sugar is mixed with water, it acts as an excellent scrub due to its granular texture. The lemon juice in this mixture acts as an astringent. Lemon juice is also a natural bleach that lightens the color of your facial hair.

You need:

  • 2 tbsp. organic sugar
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 10 tbsp. of water

Do the following:

  • Mix the sugar, lemon juice, and water.
  • The sugar will dissolve, although not completely, in the water. There will be no granular effect of sugar.
  • Apply this to the face in the direction of hair growth.
  • Leave for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash with water while rubbing gently.
  • Do this two or three times a week. After a few weeks, you will see noticeable reduction in hair on your face.

5. Sugar-lemon-honey mixture to remove unwanted hair on arms and legs

While sugar and lemon juice mixed with water can act as a good remedy for facial hair removal, the same sugar and lemon juice when mixed with honey can act as a good homemade wax as an ingredient to remove hair. unwanted hair from your other body parts like arms and legs. However, this can be a painless process, just like salon wax because sugar mixed with honey acts like a sticky paste that is used to pluck hair.

You need:

  • 1 tbsp. of sugar
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp cornstarch or flour
  • strip of cloth
  • Container (for heating)
  • Waxing spatula or butter knife
  • Water (optional) – if necessary to make the paste a little thinner

Do the following:

  • Add the lemon juice with honey and sugar and put them in the glass.
  • Heat the mixture until you get a smooth paste.
  • If you see that the paste is getting too thick, use a little water as well.
  • Now let the mixture cool down to a temperature where it is still a little hot.
  • Put a little cornstarch or flour on the part of the body that has the hair.
  • Using the waxing spatula or a butter knife, spread a thin layer of this hot mixture over the body part. Do this in the direction of hair growth.
  • Now immediately, cover the area with the cloth strip or waxing band, press to stick the paste and pull in the opposite direction of hair growth.

6. Egg mask for removing facial hair

When it comes to stickiness, egg white is no less than sugar-honey. The egg white also dries and sticks to the face and when pulled on the skin this mask will pull away with hair from the face .

You need:

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 spoon of sugar
  • ½ tablespoon cornmeal

Do the following:

  • Add the sugar and the cornmeal with the egg white.
  • Beat until you get a smooth paste.
  • Apply this egg mask on your face and let it dry.
  • Once dry, it will become a thin mask that is bonded to the face.
  • Pull this egg mask with a firm hand so that the hair is removed with it. Be careful not to hurt yourself when pulling.

7. White pepper and camphor to remove leg hair

Both pepper and camphor are strong and can have a burning sensation when applied to sensitive skin, this remedy is strictly for removing leg hair. Some people recommend kerosene oil to be mixed with this camphor and pepper mixture, but it is a total failure for at least two reasons. One, kerosene is highly flammable and can accidentally catch fire and even form a small spark. Second, kerosene can damage your skin beyond repair. If you need to, you can use almond oil, but that is totally optional.

You need:

  • 2 tbsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp camphor
  • a few drops of almond oil

Do the following:

  • Crush the white pepper to get a fine powder.
  • Mix the ground white pepper with the camphor.
  • Add almond oil and mix well.
  • Apply this paste on the legs.
  • Leave for 10-15 minutes.
  • Wash the pasta.
  • If you try to watch carefully, your leg hair will fall out with the paste.

8. Ayurvedic remedy with potatoes and lentils for unwanted hair

Potato is a natural bleaching agent . When mixed with the yellow colored lentil or daal moong as it is called in India, the potato juice not only makes the hair color lighten, but also works together with dried lentil paste in pulling hair from face. This is a natural Ayurvedic way to remove unwanted hair from the face, legs, and hands.

You need:

  • 1 bowl of potato (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 bowl of yellow lentils
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 sieve or fine cloth to filter the juice

Do the following:

  • Soak the yellow duckweed in water overnight.
  • In the morning, grind the lentils into a paste.
  • Take the peeled and mashed potatoes and place on the sieve. Press with your hands or a spoon to extract its juice. You can also use a cloth to extract the potato juice.
  • Add honey, lemon and potato juice to the yellow lentil paste and mix well.
  • Apply this paste on the face, hands and legs, where you want the hair to go.
  • Leave it on for 15-20 minutes or until it dries.
  • Once it dries, rub the paste off with your fingers. The dried lentil paste will carry the hair with it as it is removed.

Have you already tried some of these recipes? If you have not done so, it does not hurt to try, however, if you are sensitive to your skin, do not forget to consult a specialist before placing any of these pastes on your skin. If you are not, just keep in mind to do tests on the inside of your arm to see if any of them do not cause any type of irritation.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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