The hair on your body is natural and both men and women have it. However, not everyone likes to be hairy, especially women. Fortunately, there are some natural ways that can help you remove the undesired hairs, and slow the re-growth.
Remedy of Turmeric
Turmeric can lower the growth of the hair. Also, it decreases inflammation, has anti-bacterial properties and is healthy for your skin.
You need turmeric powder, sesame oil, and gram flour. Make a paste out of a tbsp. of turmeric powder and gram flour, and add sesame oil till you get a thick paste. Apply the paste on the body area with your fingers.
Let it stay for 30 mins. and wash it off with warm water. Gently scrub your skin to remove the paste, and some of the hairs will fall. Do this once a week.
You need raw turmeric and rose water. Grind a piece of turmeric and pour several tbsps. of rose water. Apply the thick paste on your skin only in the areas that are hairy. Leave it for 15-20 mins., and wash it off with warm water.
This remedy is great for areas with thinner hair. If the hair is thicker you may add yogurt, rice flour, or ground oats.
Lemon, Honey, and Sugar Remedy
Sugar and honey may be a cheaper substitution of wax. The lemon helps in lightening and decreasing the visibility of the hair. Besides waxing, this combination nourishes your skin too.
To make the remedy, you need honey, sugar, and lemon. Use 1 tbsp. of sugar and 1 of honey and lemon juice, and make a paste. Put the paste in a metal bowl and heat the liquid till you get a thick paste that looks like wax. You may add water if your paste is too thick.
You can apply cornstarch on the areas that you will treat to protect the skin.
Take a wooden spoon and apply the wax on the skin in direction of the hair growth. Take a waxing cloth, put it on the wax, and when it dries remove it quickly.
Remedy of Cornstarch & Eggs
When eggs are dry they turn into a sticky substance that serves as an excellent mask. Its benefits are nourishment of the skin, and removing the undesired hair on your body parts. If you add cornstarch, the mask will be thicker and remove even the thicker ones.
You need 1 egg, cornstarch, and sugar. Take a bowl and break the egg into it. Add ½ tbsp. of cornstarch and 1 tbsp. of sugar. You should mix till you get a thick and smooth paste. Put the paste on your skin and leave for 25 mins. to get dry, then peel it off, and the hair will come out.
Remedy of Papaya
Papaya has an enzyme, papain, which breaks down the hair follicles and it will delay the -regrowth. Also, papaya is healthy and nourishing for the skin, even people with sensitive skin can use it.
You need fresh papaya and fresh turmeric root. Peel and chop the papaya in little cubes, take a fork and smash it into juicy papaya pulp. Grind some turmeric root and then mix it well till the turmeric is completely absorbed.
Use the paste to massage the hairy areas on your body, and let it take effect for 20 mins. In the end, use warm water to wash it off. As a result of the turmeric, your skin may be yellowish, but it will disappear in a couple of days.
Repeat this method one or two times in a week, and when the hairs are weakened, you are able to shave or wax. Let your skin to recover for a day, then apply the paste again. It may not be necessary to shave or wax for a long time.
You will need fresh papaya, turmeric powder, gram flour, aloe vera, mustard oil, peppermint oil, and moisturizing cream.
Make a thick pulp out of the half papaya, and add 1 tbsp. of gram flour and turmeric powder. Also, add 2 tbsps. of the mustard oil, 4 tbsps. of aloe vera gel or raw, and a few peppermint oil drops.
Put the paste on your skin, let it dry for 20 mins., if you have a sensitive skin 15 mins. Wash it off with warm water. After your skin gets dry, apply a moisturizing cream to lower the dryness.
Remedy of Sugar & Lemon
This remedy requires lemons and sugar. You need 2 tbsps. of squeezed lemon juice mixed with 2 tbsps. of sugar and ½ cup of warm water. The acidic liquid you will get may be applied on your face in the direction of the hair.
Let it stay for 20 mins., your skin will become stiff and crackling, and then cleanse it with warm water. Repeat this 2-3 times a week, and your hair will become lighter very quickly.
Remedy of Potatoes & Lentil
The acid contained in potatoes will lighten and weaken the hair. The lentils will help the remedy be even more effective.
To make this remedy, you need yellow lentils, potatoes, honey and lemon juice. Take a bowl, pour water and soak the lentils. Let it stay over the night. In the morning, make a thick paste using a food processor (or grinder).
Add one crushed potato in the mixture, 1 tbsp. of honey and 1 tbsp. of lemon juice. Mix it well, and apply on your body. Wash it off after 30 mins.
Here is ANOTHER homemade recipe for removing unwanted hairs from your body.
For this hair removal cream, you will need two-fifths of Tanaka powder (grade A) and three fifth Kusuma oil. Make a good mixture. Also, you need an epilator.
First, you should use the epilator and remove the unwanted hairs from your body. Then, apply the mixture on your skin while massaging. Let it stay for 2 hours, and then, wash it off. You may apply this remedy every day. It will help in removing the hair.