Facial hair can be a real pain in the neck if you wish to be beautiful and have a perfect skin. Even though mother nature has a reason for which it leaves things as they are, the exterior aspect is quite important for people. In this case, the first thing that crosses you mind is for sure to wax or shave it. Stop! Before doing that, we recommend you try some of these natural remedies which will help you get rid of unwanted hair. And without any secondary effects.
- Chickpea flour
Chickpea flour has bleaching and exfoliating properties, helping you get rid of unwanted hair. You can use two remedies to solve this problem.
Recipe 1: Mix 2 tbsp. of chickpea flour with ½ tsp of milk, ¾ tsp of turmeric powder and 1 tbsp. of milk cream. Spread the resulting paste over the facial hair and let it rest for 20 minutes. Dip a facial loofah in water and scrub your skin with care, in order to remove the remedy.
Recipe 2: Combine 1 tbsp. of chickpea flour with ½ tsp of plain yogurt and ¼ tsp of turmeric. Apply the resulting composition on the affected area and once it gets dry, scrub the remedy off. You will also remove the unwanted hair.
- Natural wax
You can prepare your own wax, back at home. In this way you make sure it is natural and safe.
All you need is to put in the microwave a bowl with 2 tsp of granulated sugar ad 1 tsp of honey. When the mixture becomes brown, remove it from heat and let it cool down and pour several drops of lemon juice. Take a spatula and spread the wax over the unwanted hair in the direction of hair growth, then cover the remedy with a wax strip and press so that it sticks to the wax. Remove the remedy by pulling the strip on the opposite direction of the hair growth.
- Barley scrub
Barley is often used in the composition of creams and body lotions, because it ensures the health and beauty of your skin.
Prepare a paste by combining 1 tbsp. of each milk, barley powder and lemon juice. Spread the resulting paste on your skin and wait to get dry. Scrub your face gently and remove the remaining parts of the remedy by rinsing it with tepid water. Repeat the remedy several times every week.
- Egg mask
Egg white has bleaching properties, managing to make your skin softer and clear it of impurities.
Prepare a paste with 1 egg white, 1 tbsp. of sugar and ½ tbsp. of corn flour. Spread the composition on your skin and let it rest for half an hour. Eventually peel off the remedy like a mask. 2 or 3 repetitions every week will help you get rid of unwanted facial hair.
- Orange and lemon mask
Both orange and lemon are rich in vitamin C, a natural antioxidant and have bleaching properties. This means that both ingredients are a good ally against facial hair as they favor a clear and beautiful skin.
You can prepare a natural remedy by combining 1 tbsp. of lemon and 1 tbsp. of orange peel (washed and ground before) with 1 tsp of almond meal, 1tsp of rose water, 1 tsp of oatmeal and 2 tsp of olive oil. Apply the resulting paste on your skin, wait for 15 minutes, then rub the remedy using your fingers. Eventually remove all the remedy residues with tap water and make sure you repeat the procedure twice every week, until your hair has gone.
- Yellow lentils and potatoes
For this remedy you will have to soak 1 bowl of lentils in water a day before the preparation itself. In the morning, clean the lentils and grind them. Separately, peel and mash a potato, making sure you also squeeze the juice from it. Mix the two ingredients with 4 tbsp. of fresh lemon juice and 1 tsp of organic honey. Cover your skin with the resulting remedy and wash it with warm water when it gets dry so that you remove the remedy. Follow the process 3 times per week.
- Tea tree oil and lavender
These two ingredients act against the androgen hormone, which stimulates the hair growth.
You can prepare a natural remedy with 1 tsp of lavender oil and 6 drops of tea tree oil. Take a cotton swab and apply the oil mixture on the affected area, letting it action for 2 or 3 hours. Follow this procedure every day for positive results.
- Honey and apricot
Apricots are a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which have a powerful impact in removing the unwanted facial hair.
Grind ½ cup of apricots so that you obtain a powder and combine it with 1 tsp of honey. Spread the resulting paste on your skin and wait for 10 minutes before scrubbing the remedy. Eventually rinse your face with tepid water. Repeat this procedure several times per week.
Additional tips to get rid of facial hair
Apart from these natural remedies, there are a series of tricks that you should take into consideration when you think of removing the unwanted facial hair.
- Never cover the excessive hair with make-up, thinking that you will hide it. You’ll get the opposite result.
- Try to follow a healthy diet and eat set hours. If your hormones are in balance, your skin will look great. You should also include foods with high levels of phytoestrogens such as fennel, flax seeds, kola etc.
- Don’t worry if you feel pain when following some of these remedies. It is normal, but at least they are harmless. If you decide upon one of them, try to follow it for a longer period. Otherwise the results will fail to appear.
- Consume at least 2l of water every day. Your skin needs to stay hydrated.
- You can also use onion and basil paste to get rid of unwanted hair; prepare a daily mask.
- Chasteberry extract supplements are known to stimulate the facial hair removal process as they regulate the hormonal balance. You should try them.