How To Naturally Get Rid Of Unwanted Body Hair

Instead of using manufactured creams or hair removal gadgets, a lot of women wish they could get rid of unwanted body hair with the use of natural methods. Too much hair on the skin can usually make you hot and sweaty and sometimes, this could lead to body odor.

Here are some of the natural methods of removing unwanted hair which can save you some money and works just as well as other known methods.

Banana – Oatmeal Scrub (For Facial Hair Removal)

This option will be the best if you have very dry skin. A banana combined with oat is one of the best natural hair removal technique. The banana will leave your skin soft and supple while the oats will act as the exploitation agent.

What you need:

1 Ripe Banana
2 tsp of Oatmeal

What to do:

Crush the banana and add the oatmeal. Apply the paste in a circular motion. Do it for 10-15 minutes and rinse it off some lukewarm water. Do these thrice a week.

Raw Papaya

Papaya contains papain, which has the ability to break down hair follicles and stop hair growth.
Aside from making fine hairs become less visible, papaya also helps improve the smoothness and texture of your skin.

If you suffer from sensitive skin, papaya is an excellent option.

Method 1

What you need:

Raw papaya paste made using 1-3 tsp.
1/2 tsp of turmeric powder

What to do:

Peel and crush the raw papaya to make a paste and then mix it with turmeric powder. Gently massage the area with the paste and leave it on for 20 mins. Rinse it off with water. Do this 1-2 times a week

Method 2

What you need:

Papaya powder or papaya paste (1 tsp)
1/4 tsp of turmeric powder
4 tsp of freshly cut aloe vera gel
1/4 tsp of gram flour
2 drops of essential oil
2 tsp of mustard oil

What to do:

Mix all the ingredients listed above to make a paste. Apply it in the opposite direction (going against the grain) of the hair growth. Leave it on for about 15-20 mins until it dries. Use a damp clean cloth to wipe in the opposite direction of hair growth. Wash off with some water and pat dry when you have removed all of the paste. Moisturize the skin with some olive or baby oil. For maximum results, do these 3 times a week.

Chickpea Flour Mask (For Unwanted Hair Removal)

Chickpea flour aka gram flour is traditionally used in the Indian subcontinent to get rid of unwanted body hair. This can actually be used together with turmeric and water to remove hair on the arms, face, and legs.

Get these items:

1/2 bowl of chickpea flour
1 tsp of turmeric powder
1/2 bowl of pure milk
Fresh cream (don’t add this if you have oily skin)

What to do:

Pour the chickpea flour in a bowl and then add some fresh cream, turmeric, and milk and mix it into a paste. Gently apply the paste to the area going against the direction of hair growth. The paste must cover all the hair sections and leave it on for 20-30 minutes. After 30 minutes, run the flour mask gently into the opposite direction of the hair grain. However, if the paste dried too much, just wet your hands a little to rub the area. Wash the area with some lukewarm water

Egg Mask (To Get Rid Of Unwanted Facial Hair)

When egg white dries it sticks to your face and when you pull it off it removes the hair from your face.

What you need:

Extract the egg white of 1 egg
1/2 tsp of corn flour
1 tsp of sugar

What to do:

Mix corn flour, sugar, and egg white to make a smooth paste. Gently apply the paste to your face and let it dry. It will become a thin layer of mask on your face after it is dried. Slowly but firmly pull off the mask with your hand so that the hair comes off too.

Sugar-Lemon Mix (To Get Rid Of Unwanted Facial Hair)

Because of the sugar’s granular texture, you can get an excellent exfoliating agent when you mix it with water. But, it will act as an astringent when you add lemon to it.

Lemon juice acts as a natural bleaching agent, thereby it can help in lightening the hair color on your face.

What you need:

2 tsp of lemon juice
2 tsp of sugar
10 tsp of clean water

What to do:

Mix the lemon juice, water, and sugar. The sugar will partially dissolve as it will have some sugar grains left. This will provide the granular effect. Apply the mixed formula to your face in the opposite direction of hair growth and leave it on for about 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with some water. For maximum results, do this 2-3 times a week.

Turmeric (For Unwanted Hair Removal)

For centuries, Indians have been using turmeric to get healthy clean glowing skin and get rid of unwanted hair. This is all because of the turmeric’s anti-inflammatory and antibacterial abilities.

It can also prevent or stop hair from growing. Though this is just a simple remedy, yet this can be a very effective method of removing hair.

What you need:

1-3 tsp of turmeric powder or get enough to cover the area affected by hair growth.
Water or milk to make a paste.

What to do:

Make a paste by soaking the turmeric powder in water/milk and mixing it but make sure that it’s not too thick. Apply it to the affected area and leave it on for about 15-20 mins till it dries. Rinse it off with some lukewarm water.

Please note that this remedy is only for persons with very little hair on the affected area. If you have denser hair, you have to mix the turmeric with some other powerful ingredients such as gram flour, oats, or rice flour mixed with milk.