Is unwanted facial hair your problem? No matter how many tips and tricks you try they keep on coming back, right? You might have tried shavers, wax, tweezers, machines and depilatory creams to get rid of unwanted hair that make your face look unpleasant. Unfortunately, these techniques never give you the desired results and you are stuck with the same problem, over and over again. Unwanted hair can cause irritation and can put women in a very embarrassing situation. In fact, some women feel hesitant to be in the public because of this problem. Remember, hiding is not the solution!
You might be thinking of other methods such as electrolysis and laser treatments to get rid of the unwanted hair once and for all, but the truth is, even these techniques aren’t effective enough. Moreover, they will cost you hundreds of dollars and still there are chances that you might not get fruitful results.
So… Wait! Give our easy-to-follow, home remedies a chance. You might end up getting rid of your unwanted hair for the rest of your life. These techniques are easy to follow, most of the ingredients come straight from your kitchen and the best part is that they will save you hundreds of dollars.
Before we begin with the remedies it is important to understand what causes them to grow. There is a hormone called androgen, males produce high levels of these hormones, if the levels of these hormones increases in women, unwanted hair start to grow and the condition is called “Hirsutism”. Usually Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is the major cause of Hirsutism. Hirsutism can also be hereditary. Sometimes use of certain medicines can also cause facial hair to grow.
Here are the most effective remedies which involve the use of some natural ingredients and are safe to use:
Remedy No. 1: Use Spearmint
As mentioned earlier unwanted hair usually appears because of excess production of androgens. You can use spearmint tea to regulate the levels of these hormones.
Don’t know how to make it? Simple! Take one cup water and bring it to a boil, add 1tsp dried spearmint or 5-6 leaves of fresh spearmint and remove from heat. Keep it covered for 5 minutes then strain and consume. A daily cup of this tea is enough to treat your problem of unwanted hair.
Remedy No. 2: Basil Onion Paste
You need 9 to 12 fresh basil leaves and the thin transparent membrane found in the onions. Take membranes of two onions and make a paste by crushing these with basil leaves. Apply this paste on the areas with excess hair. Using this paste for a month will bring beneficial result and you might end up getting rid of your unwanted hair forever.
Remedy No. 3: Thanaka Powed & Safflower
You will need thanaka powder and safflower oil. Now you must be wondering what is thanaka powder? It is a yellowish-white colored powder made from the bark of thanaka tree and is commonly used in Burma as a cosmetic. Make a paste of thanaka powder and safflower oil, the consistency should match with a hair removal cream. Apply it to the areas where you have unwanted hair and let your skin absorb the paste. Keep it on for the night and rinse off in the morning with water. 3 months of regular use will help you get rid of your problem permanently.
Remedy No. 4: Yogurt, Gram Flour & Turmeric
Take 2 tablespoon yogurt, 2 tablespoon gram flour and ½ teaspoon turmeric powder. Make a paste of all these ingredients and apply it to your facial hair. Let it dry and gently rub it off. Frequent use of this mixture for a few months will remove facial hair permanently.
Remedy No. 5: Turmeric & Indian Nettle Paste
Take dry powdered turmeric, Acalphya Indica leaves( also known as Indian Acalphya or Indian Nettle) and neem leaves (also known as Azadirachta indica), and make a paste. Apply this paste to the areas with hair and let it dry, then peel off.
Remedy No. 6: Papaya Turmeric Paste
A paste of raw papaya and ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder is very effective for removing unwanted hair permanently. Just massage your face with this paste for 15 minutes and rinse off. Use it once a week to get fruitful results.
Remedy No. 7: Honey & Lemon Juice
Mix 4 tablespoon honey and 2 teaspoon lemon juice and apply this mixture in the direction of the hair. Wash off after 15 minutes and use this mixture two times a week if you are looking for good benefits.
Remedy No. 8: Egg Sugar & Cornflour Paste
Take an egg white, add 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 teaspoon cornflour and make a paste with these ingredients. Apply the mixture on the area with unwanted hair, peel off when the mixture gets dry. You can apply this mixture twice a week for best results.
You can easily get the above mentioned ingredients from Ayurvedic or Herbal Stores.
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