5 homemade natural remedies for unwanted facial hair that will work

Disclaimer: This is just a guide. If you suspect yourself of having some underlying medical condition please consult a professional doctor immediately.

Unwanted facial hair whether it is on the cheeks, forehead, upper lip or chin can make women feel unattractive and unfeminine. Although, it is natural to have fine hair on your face, excessive, thick and coarse hair can be quite annoying.

Though there are many latest techniques such as waxing, laser hair removal, electrolysis, etc. are available for unwanted hair removal, they are costly and cannot be accessed by many women. There are many age old natural home remedies available for efficient removal of unwanted hair from different parts of the body.

The home remedies given here for Unwanted hair removal are very easy to follow. Find out which of the method is most suitable for your unwanted Hair.

Home Remedies to Remove Unwanted Hair

1. Sugar Lemon Mix For Facial Hair
Sugar mixed with water and lemon juice will help in exfoliating your face and offer natural bleach to your face. The lemon juice used will help in lightening the color of your facial hair. These three ingredients combine to help effectively remove hair on your face as well as other parts of the body. It is advisable not to use these ingredients on sensitive parts.

2 tablespoons of sugar
10 tablespoons of water
2 teaspoons of lemon juice
One small bowl

Step 1
– Mix sugar and water in the small bowl.
Step 2 – Once the sugar solution is ready, add lemon juice into the bowl and mix well.
Step 3 – Now apply this sugar and lemon mixture on your face in the direction of hair growth on the face.
Step 4
– Allow this mixture to rest on your face for 15 to 20 minutes.
Step 5
– Wash it off with water after 20 minutes, by rubbing the mixture gently with your hands.
Step 6
– Repeat this process two to three times a week to see a reduction in facial hair.


2. Sugar, Honey and Lemon Mixture for Hair on Legs and Armslemon-honey-tea
Sugar mixed with water, lemon and honey is a very good home remedy to remove unwanted hair from your body. It acts like wax and is very effective in removing unwanted hair growth on legs and arms. This procedure would be a bit painful as it is more or less similar to waxing and plucking done in beauty parlors.

Ingredients and Tools:
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of organic honey
Water (optional to make the paste thinner)
Cornstarch or all purpose flour- 1 to 2 teaspoons
Piece of cloth or waxing strip
Spatula for waxing or butter knife

Step 1– In a small bowl, take sugar, lemon and honey and mix them well.
Step 2– Heat this mixture for three minutes in a vessel to make it a smooth, free flowing paste.
Step 3– If you find the paste to be a bit thick, add water and mix well. Allow this mixture to cool at room temperature.
Step 4– Clean the body parts where you need to apply this mixture and then dust it with cornstarch or all purpose flour.
Step 5– Use the waxing spatula and apply a generous amount of warm sugar, lemon and honey mixture on the areas where you do not want to see unwanted hair.
Step 6– Apply it in the direction of the hair growth and once done cover it with a cloth or waxing strips and press to make it stick on the paste.
Step 7– Pull the strip in the opposite direction if your hair growth to effectively remove unwanted hair.
Step 8– You can repeat this process whenever you spot unwanted hair growth on your hands or legs.


3. Egg, Sugar and Corn Flour


This recipe works as a great natural peel-off mask to remove facial hair and impurities from your skin.

Ingredients and Tools:
1 egg white
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 tablespoon of corn flour

Step 1– Whisk one egg white and add one tablespoon of sugar and one-half tablespoon of corn flour to it.
Step 2– Apply the mixture to your face, let it dry for 15 to 20 minutes and then peel it off.
Step 3– Repeat the process three or four times a week.


4. Orange Peel Powder



This organic face mask helps lighten facial hair.


Ingredients and Tools:
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
Half a cup of dried orange peel powder

Step 1-Mix a teaspoon of lemon juice in half a cup of dried orange peel powder.
Step 2-Apply it on your face and remove the mask after 15-20 minutes.

Both the ingredients have natural bleaching properties. Moreover, they help reduce fine lines, wrinkles, acne, and blemishes. You can also bleach your facial hair by rubbing tomato pulp on your skin.


5. Spearmint Tea



Excess hair growth is often attributed to excessive production of androgen in the body. Spearmint tea can help regulate hormone levels.

A study conducted by Turkish researchers indicates that spearmint tea can help women with hirsutism. The study subjects were given herbal spearmint tea twice a day for five days in the follicular phase of their menstrual cycles. The follicular phase begins on the first day of your cycle and lasts about 14 days.

Ingredients and Tools:
1 teaspoon of dried spearmint or
4-5 Fresh spearmint leaves

Step 1-Boil a cup of water. Add one teaspoon of dried spearmint to it. If you have fresh spearmint leaves, use four or five of them.
Step 2-Cover the container and let it steep for about five to 10 minutes.
Step 3-Strain and drink the tea. Have it twice daily.


For encouraging results, be patient and use one or more of these remedies daily or three to four times a week for at least one month.

If you have unusual or excessive hair growth on your face or body (may be accompanied by masculine features such as increased muscle mass, deepening voice, decreased breast size, etc.), consult a health care professional for proper diagnosis and treatment of any underlying medical condition.



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