Trying to figure out different ways of getting rid of unwanted facial hair has been the history of mankind. Everyone, especially women have been keen on exploring and trying out new hair removal ways to get complete hairless and smoother looking skin.
Are you tired of stopping over a beauty salon every few weeks and wanting permanent hair removal as well as a natural solution to this problem? Don’t worry because we are here to help you in this matter. There are some of the most effective home remedies for facial hair removal, but first, we need to know what causes them.
What causes facial hair in Women?
Sometimes women can have much more facial hair than usual, this particular condition is known as hirsutism. Women suffering from this medical condition do produce more androgens than usual which leads to more facial hair along with some other male characteristics such as deep voice.
This condition can be caused by Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or adrenal gland disorder. These conditions can be hard to deal with but if you regularly practice some of the below-listed home remedies then you can avoid facial hair growth.
How to remove facial hair at home?
At-Home Waxing with Sugar and Lemon Juice
To do waxing at home, first, you need to buy either a soft wax from a store. You can also create a face wax with some sugar and lemon juice at home. To create soft wax, you need to mix a small amount of sugar and lemon juice in some water.
Heat the mixture in a pan until you see small bubbles appearing and then cool it off. If you bought soft wax from a store then you will need a wax warmer to use it on your facial skin.
Now take a wax stick and gently apply the caramelized solution on your face. When this solution is applied to your skin, the wax firmly sticks on top of your facial hair and you can easily strip it. Use a wax strip to remove the wax but remember to strip it off in the direction opposite to the hair growth.
This procedure will effectively remove all facial hair from your skin. It is very easy to do and shows instant results. Waxing can effectively reduce hair growth and you won’t need to use face wax very often.
Facial Hair Removal Cream
This one of the best home remedies for facial hair removal involves the use of depilatory hair removal creams. The results of these creams are temporary as compared to waxing but they cost less than going to a salon for waxing.
The active ingredients in most of these creams are barium sulfide, sodium, and titanium dioxide. These chemicals force the facial hair to lose their protein so that they can get dissolved and you just need to wash them away. These creams are generally safe and are tested on different people with different skin types, but still, there is the risk of a reaction.
‘Andrea Visage Clair Gentle Hair Removal for the Face’ is a depilatory cream that is specifically made for your facial skin. It means that in addition to removing unwanted hair, this cream also soothes, exfoliates, and moisturizes your facial skin
Egg White Mask with Cornstarch
This egg white mask, when mixed with cornstarch, can be used to peel off unwanted facial hair. This particular mask not only helps you get rid of hair but also nourishes your skin as egg-protein is known for its collagen-boosting properties.
To make this mask take some egg white and mix it with two tablespoons of cornstarch and some sugar. Gently beat the solution until the mixture gets smooth. Apply this mixture to your face and let it dry it for about 20-25 minutes.
When the mask has become hard enough, peel it off and then rinse your face. Repeat this procedure at least twice a week for long-lasting results. This procedure is not recommended for people with acne problems as it can cause acne breakouts.
Banana and Oatmeal
This is not an instant solution and takes time to make the hair follicles weak. Blend some oatmeal with a ripe banana and mix it. Now apply this paste directly to your facial skin, gently massage it for some time and then wash it off.
Oatmeal, known for its hydrating as well as anti-oxidizing properties. If you are consistent enough with this method, you can eventually catch sight of the diminishing hair growth which can lead to no hair growth at all.
Turmeric and Papaya
Papaya has been used for ages to remove unwanted facial hair. It is scientifically proven that it is effective for unwanted facial hair removal. The star ingredient in papaya is known as ‘papain’ that helps enlarge hair follicles. Papaya effectively forces unwanted hair to fall off and prevents re-growth.
To make the paste for your skin, just peel off the papaya, cut it into small pieces. Grind the cut pieces to make a paste and add some turmeric powder in the paste. Tumeric powder is for extra strength and apply this paste directly to your skin for 20-25 min. Consistently repeat this procedure twice a week to see quick results as it does not work overnight.
Facial hair can destroy a woman’s look and get rid of these unwanted hairs can pose a long-term challenge. Home remedies for facial hair removal are effective but they take too much time to show proper results. You also have to be very consistent with them.
Some clinical measures like laser hair removal can be a very quick fix to get rid of facial hairs permanently. Depending on your choice of treatment either a home remedy or some clinical procedure, it can or cannot be a lifetime commitment that is why you need to choose wisely.
Here at Laser Skin Care Dubai, we have a team of professional and board-certified dermatologists who can assist you in choosing the right treatment. So, what are you waiting for? Book a free appointment right now.