Home Remedies to Getting Rid Of Unwanted Hair


Unwanted hair growth in girls is known as Hirsutism and is caused by an increased presence of androgen (male hormones). If the growth of dark or coarse hair in unwanted areas such as the upper lip, chin, chest, abdomen, etc. in a girl is more compared to the family members, getting a doctor’s opinion might be a good idea. If excess hair is hereditary (as it is in many cases), people can either opt for permanent hair removal solutions or use home remedies to get rid of unwanted hair.

We have listed some hair removal methods you can follow at home to remove the unwanted hair on your body.

  1. Fenugreek and Green Gram Paste

Fenugreek is a wonderful medicinal herb with many advantages. Green gram makes a good exfoliating agent. Together, these two can create a paste that will gradually remove unwanted hair.Add two spoons of fenugreek and green gram to a jar and grind them into a fine powder. Add sufficient water to make a paste out of it and apply it to the areas with hair you want to remove. Let the paste completely dry. Now use a soft and dry cloth to rub away the paste from your skin. This movement causes friction and loosens up the root follicles, making it easier to remove the unwanted hair.

  1. Lemon Juice and Honey

Add a few drops of lemon juice and honey to the area you want to remove the hair. Rub in the direction of the hair growth for 20-25 minutes and wash it off. Follow this process at least twice a week for effective results.

  1. Sugar, Corn Flour, and Egg

This is yet another recipe you can follow for hair removal. Prepare a peel-off mask using natural ingredients to remove unwanted hair.

Take one egg white, 1 tablespoon of sugar, and 1 ½ tablespoon of cornflour. Mix into a smooth paste and apply it to the required area. Let it dry for around 20-25 minutes and peel it off your skin. Follow this procedure thrice a week for best results.

  1. Yogurt and Sugar Mix

We know eating yogurt and sugar before going out on an important task is considered a good sign as the yogurt keeps the stomach from troubling you. The same two ingredients can be used to remove unwanted hair. Mix one tablespoon of sugar with one tablespoon of thick yogurt and apply it to the skin and scrub lightly.  Let it dry for around 15 minutes and wash it off with warm water. Apply a soft moisturizer if the skin feels tender.

  1. Turmeric Powder

Turmeric powder enhances your complexion and removes unwanted hair. Make a thin paste of turmeric powder and water. Apply it on your skin and let it dry. Wipe away using soft and warm cloth.

Home remedies take time to show results so be persistent. Follow the process twice or thrice a week to get good results.

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