If there is one thing women are definitely not fine with, is the invasion of fine hair in their body which goes a long way in diminishing feminine charm and grace. It is a menace upon the female breed that they religiously need to get rid of unwanted hair in the wrong places. However, when razors are not your best companion or session of waxing makes you howl your guts out and well, depilatories apart from dissolving hair promise to melt away the skin cells, what do you do?
Give traditional beauty recipes a chance to work on your hair follicles and unravel a flawless and hairless experience. They will never let you down.
Gram flour (besan)
Besan or gram flour is the best time tested ingredient that has been used with flourish to get rid of unwanted hair. Mix it with turmeric, curd and water and apply on skin. As it dries off, rub off the crumbles with hand and wash off with cold water. It weakens hair follicles, so wait for a visible reduction of unwanted hairs. Doing it two or three times a week ensures delay of hair growth and lighter hairs.
Sugar is the primal element of a much preferable homemade wax. Mix two cups of sugar with one-fourth cups each of lemon juice and water. Heat it up to 250F. As it reaches the hard ball candy stage, cool it and using a blunt knife spread onto hands and legs, then cover it for some time. Then strip in the direction of air growth.
Turmeric is an indigenous beauty aid and our grandmothers still swear by its miraculous effects. Applying a paste of turmeric powder with warm coconut oil or rock salt on the skin is supposed to arrest the growth of superfluous hair on the skin and impart softness. Turmeric can also be mixed with besan or chickpea flour along with aloe vera gel, papaya powder, milk and a pinch of fresh cream for quite beneficial results along with its famed healing powers.
The most common item in your refrigerator can be used to challenge stubborn hair growth. Make a sticky paste by blending one egg with half a table spoon of corn flour and one teaspoon of sugar. Apply and gently peel to get a flawless new look
A favourite with the Greeks for its restorative properties, spearmint tea is probably the safest and the most painless method of hair removal. It is said to decrease the presence of the male testosterone in the female body which leads to an incidence of facial hair growth. Researchers have proof with two or five cups of spearmint tea per day can boost hair removal.
Tomato is an excellent natural bleach. Was your face to remove dirt and make up. Cut a whole tomato in half and rub it on the area of your face where you want to bleach the unwanted hair. Let the tomato juice be there on your face for 15 minutes. Rinse the residue from your face and check whether the hair got lightened. If you still think the unwanted hair is too dark, you can repeat the process.
Lemon is another remedy for reducing hair growth on the face and to remove unwanted hair. Squeeze 10 ml lemon juice into 40 ml honey and prepare a mixture. Take a cotton swab and rub this mixture in the direction of the hair growth. Rinse after 15 minutes. Repeat twice a week.