Home Remedies for Unwanted Hair Removal

Sugar, Lemon, Honey Mixture:
This mixture is helpful in removing unwanted hair from arms and legs and facial hair removal. Sugar t and lemon juice when mixed with honey can act as a good homemade wax like ingredient to remove unwanted hair. However, this can be a little painful process just like waxing because sugar mixed with honey acts as a sticky paste that is used to pluck the hair. All you need is:

• Sugar- 1 tablespoon
• Honey- 1 tsp
• Lemon juice- 1 tsp
• Plain flour – 1-2 tsp
• Strip of cloth OR Waxing strip


Add honey and lemon juice with sugar and put them in the vessel and heat the mixture to get a smooth paste. If the paste is getting too thick, use a little water too. Now let the mixture cool down to a temperature where it is still a little warm. Dust your body part having unwanted hair with some corn starch or plain flour and using the waxing spatula or butter knife, spread a thin layer of this warm paste on your body part. But be careful to apply it in the direction of hair growth. Cover the area with the waxing strip, press to stick it to the paste and pull in the opposite direction of the hair growth.

Egg Mask for Removal of Unwanted Facial Hair:
Egg white dries off and sticks to your face and this is helpful in removing unwanted hair from your face. All you need to have is:

• Egg white of 1 egg
• Sugar- 1 tablespoon
• Corn flour- ½ tablespoons

Add sugar, corn flour and egg white. Beat till you get a smooth paste. Apply this egg mask to your face and let it dry. It will become a thin mask attached to your face when dried once. Pull this egg mask with firm hand so that the hair too comes off with it.

Raw Papaya Remedy for Unwanted Hair Removal:

Papain is one of the active enzymes in papaya which is capable of breaking down hair follicle and prohibits the growth of hair. All you need is:

• Raw papaya paste- 1-2 tablespoons
• Turmeric powder- ½ tsp

Make papaya paste by peeling and grinding raw papaya pieces. Mix turmeric powder with this raw papaya paste and massage your face with this paste. Wash off with water.

2nd way of using raw papaya for unwanted hair removal

You can also try this method. Take
• Papaya powder- ¼ tablespoon OR Papaya paste- 1 tablespoon
• Turmeric powder- ¼ tablespoon
• Gram flour- ¼ tablespoon
• Aloe Vera gel- 4 tablespoons
• Mustard oil- 2 tablespoons
• Essential oil (optional- lavender or any other) - 2 drops

Mix all the ingredients and mix well to get a thick paste now apply this paste to your body part in opposite direction of hair growth and leave it for 15-20 minutes or till it dries off. Pull off in the opposite direction of hair growth with a cloth, wash off with water and pat dry. Continue doing this thrice a week and continue for at least 3 months.

Turmeric for Unwanted Hair Removal:
While turmeric is used with many ingredients to remove unwanted hair, this is a simple remedy where turmeric can just be used with water or milk. All you need is:

• Turmeric- 1-2 tsp
• Water or milk to make paste

Soak turmeric powder in water or milk to make a paste which is not too tight but which can stay on your face and apply this to your face. Wash off with warm water once it is dried up.

If you have denser hair, turmeric has to be used with some other ingredients like gram flour, rice flour or ground oats along with milk.

Banana- Oatmeal Scrub for Unwanted Hair Removal:
Banana is one of the best ingredients that can be used for removing hair if your skin is dry because banana leaves your skin soft and supple. Just add in it something which is a little rough to exfoliate the skin. You can add oatmeal. All you need is:

• Ripped banana- 1
• Oatmeal- 1-2 tsp

Mash the banana and add oatmeal to it. Apply this paste on face and rub in circular motion. Wash off with water after 15 minutes.