How To Get Rid of Unwanted Hair (10 Natural Hacks)


Get Rid of Unwanted Hair

A lot of women wish they could get rid of unwanted hair but want to use natural methods instead of manufactured creams or hair removal gadgets. Having too much hair on your skin can make you hot and sweaty which can sometimes leads to body odor issues.

It doesn't pose any form of health risks, it's just that most persons feel more confident with a clear, smooth hairless skin.

Currently, there are many techniques to get rid of unwanted hair such as permanent waxing, laser and electrolysis etcetera, but sometimes it's best to use natural home remedies for hair removal.

Going all natural can save you some money and works just as well as other known methods.


Home Remedies to Get Rid of Unwanted Hair
1. Raw papaya


Papaya contains an enzyme that is called papain which has the ability to break down hair follicles and stop hair growth.

This make the fine hairs become less visible, but not only that, it helps to improve the smoothness and texture of your skin.

Papaya is an excellent option for persons who suffer from sensitive skin.


Method 1

Get these items:

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


What to do:

  • To make the paste, peel and crush the raw papaya.
  • Then mix the papaya paste with the 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


Get these items:

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


What to do:

  • Make a paste by mixing all of the ingredients listed above.
  • Make sure to apply the paste in the opposite direction(going against the grain) of the hair growth.
  • Leave it on for about 15-20 mins until it drys.
  • Use a damp clean cloth to wipe in the opposite direction of hair growth
  • When you have removed all of the paste, wash off with some water and pat dry.
  • Moisturizer the skin with some olive or baby oil.
  • Do this 3 times a week for maximum results.


2. Turmeric for unwanted hair removal

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This have been used by the Indians for centuries to get healthy clean glowing skin and get rid of unwanted hair. The reason is because it contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory abilities.

Turmeric also have the ability to prevent or stop hair growth.  This remedy is a simple but effective method for hair removal.


Get these items:

  • 1-3 tsp of turmeric or get enough to cover the area affected by hair growth.
  • Milk or just water to make a paste.

What to do:

  • To make the paste, soak the turmeric powder in water/milk and mix but make sure that it's not too thick.
  • Apply it to the affect area
  • Leave it on for about 15-20 mins till it drys.
  • Rinse it off with some Lukewarm water

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


3. Chickpea Flour mask for unwanted hair removal

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The Indian subcontinent have traditionally used chickpea flour aka gram flour to get rid of unwanted body hair. They would actually use the gram flour combined with turmeric and water on their face, legs and arms.


Get these items:

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


What to do:

  • Pour the chick pea flour in a bowl
  • 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
  • Make sure the paste covers all the hair sections
  • Leave it on for 20-30 minutes
  • After 30 minutes, run the flour mask gently into the opposite direction of the hair grain
  • If the paste dried too much then wet your hands a little to rub the area
  • Wash the area with some lukewarm water


4. Sugar-Lemon mix to get rid of unwanted facial hair


Whenever you mix sugar with water you get an excellent exfoliating agent because of it's granular texture. However, when you add lemon it will act as an astringent.

Lemon juice actually helps to lighten the hair color on your face because it also acts as a natural bleaching agent.

This method is one of the most effective ways to get rid of unwanted hair therefore give a go.

Get these items:

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


What to do:

  • Combine and mix the lemon juice, water and sugar
  • The sugar will partially dissolve as it will have a some sugar grains left. This will provide the granular effect
  • Gently apply the mixed formula to your face in the opposite direction of hair growth.
  • Leave it on for about 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse it off with some water
  • Do this 2-3 times a week for maximum results. You will start to notice the reduction of facial hair.



6. Sugar, Lemon & Honey mix to get rid of unwanted hair from Arms and Legs


Even though lemon and sugar combined with water act as an excellent remedy for facial hair removal, when you mix the same formula with honey it now acts as an effective homemade wax-like ingredient to get rid of unwanted hair from other areas of your body such as arms and legs.


Warning: Because the sugar will be mixed with the honey, the process might be a little painful and similar to waxing at a parlor. The sticky paste will pluck out the hairs.


Get these items:

  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 1 tsp of lemon juice
  • 1-2 tsp of Plain flour or Cornstarch
  • A waxing strip or a strip of cloth
  • A small pot to heat
  • A butter knife or waxing spatula
  • Water (this is optional in case the paste is too thick)


What to do:

  • Add some lemon juice and honey with sugar and put them in one pan/small pot/vessel
  • Heat the container on the stove for 3 mins to get the smooth paste
  • If the paste is getting too thick add a little water
  • After that let the paste cool down to a reasonable temperature but still warm
  • Dust the affected area with some flour or cornstarch
  • Use the spatula/butter knife to gently spread the formula on the area having the unwanted hair. Make sure to do it in opposite direction of hair growth
  • Immediately cover the area with a waxing strip or clean cloth, then press it so it sticks to the paste, and pull it the opposite direction.

Now this might seem like a painful process but it's a 100% Natural chemical-free method to remove unwanted hair.


7. Egg Mask to get rid of unwanted facial hair


One thing with egg white is that it's not that different from sugar-honey when it comes to stickiness. When egg white dries it sticks to your face and when you pull it off it removes the hair from your face.


Get these items:

  • Extract the egg white of 1 egg
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • 1/2 tsp of cornflour


What to do:

  • Add the sugar and cornflour to the egg white
  • Mix it till you get a smooth paste
  • Gently apply the the egg white paste to your face and let it dry
  • After it's dried it will become a thin layer of mask on your face
  • Slowly but firmly pull off the mask with your hand so that the hair comes off too.



8. Lentil-Potato Ayurvedic Remedy for Unwanted Hair removal


Potato is one of the best natural bleaching agent. Whenever you mix lentils with potato juice, it pulls off the hair while the juice bleaches the hair.


Get these items:

  • 1 bowl of peeled and crushed potato
  • 1 bowl of yellow lentil
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 4 tsp of lemon juice
  • Thin cloth to filter the juice


What to do:

  • Make sure to soak the lentils overnight in some water
  • The next morning ground the lentils into a paste
  • Get the peeled and crushed potato and put it on the thin cloth. Use a spoon or hands to extract the juice.
  • Add the lemon, potato juice and honey and mix it well
  • Gently apply the paste to your legs and hands
  • Leave it on for 15-20 mins and let it dry
  • After it has dried rinse it off with water.


9. Banana – Oatmeal Scrub for face hair removal


If you have very dry skin then this option will be the best. Many people don't know that banana combined with oats is one of the best natural hair removal technique. The oats will act as the exploitation agent and the banana will leave your skin soft and supple.


Get these items:

  • 1 Ripe Banana
  • 2 tsp of Oatmeal

What to do:

  • Crush the banana
  • Add the oatmeal
  • Make sure to apply the paste in a circular motion
  • Do it for 10-15 minutes
  • Rinse it off some lukewarm water
  • Do this 3 times a week.


10. Sugar and Molasses Homemade wax for hair removal


As mentioned earlier in the guide, honey and lemon can be used to make an effective depilatory wax to get rid of unwanted hair. For this technique sugar can be used with molasses for the same purpose.


Get this items:

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • Dark molasses enough to top the sugar
  • Squeeze the juice from a half of lemon
  • Piece of cloth or waxing strip


What to do:

  • Heat the sugar in a bowl(microwave) or pot
  • After the sugar softens add the molasses
  • Let it stay for about 2-3 minutes
  • Heat it up so that the sugar completely melts
  • Now you will add the lemon juice to the mixture
  • Let it cool and apply it to the area that needs hair removal
  • Apply the waxing strip of piece of cloth pull off the unwanted hair.