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This is for real.
Being a woman, I deeply understand the pain of removing facial hair, or hair in general; except for the ones on the head. These ones are just easy to cut like a piece of cake, right?!
Your face is the most prominent part of your body.
It’s what catches everyone’s eye, and hence it is the most “worked on” part of the human figure.
Sometimes I wish we could use personality as our face, but then I remind myself of all the negative traits I have and I thank God for the face He gave me.
When it comes to facial hair, I have seen women develop OCD because of that one little prick of a hair, on the chin; it won’t come out from the middle of nowhere and won’t get plucked out now what so ever!
This struggle is sooooo…… real!
The most disturbing part about having facial hair is that for most women, it leaves a green-ish shade on the skin that looks so similar to a man’s skin after shave. Ironically, if you look at your face too much, you may develop temporary depression staring at that shade! Moreover, with facial hair, no matter how much makeup you put on, and what brand it belongs to, your face just won’t look “as good!”
How to Remove Artificial hair with 9 Easy Methods and their Cons
This technique to remove hair is although very common and widespread all around the world, it does come
s with some serious set of cons such as:
- Redness and swelling
- Acne reaction
- Burn marks
- And saggy skin in the long run
This may be one of the cheapest ways to remove facial hair. Since the hair does not get extracted from the roots, it grows back quickly; leaving you helpless and having to go to the parlour very often. Furthermore, threading is a very painful process, that may cause redness similar to the one caused after waxing.
Indeed, this is among the easiest methods to apply and not at all painful way to remove hair. Despite that, in my opinion, it’s the worse thing to do your skin. Razor makes the skin as rough as man's skin after shave, and in case of unwanted cuts, it may cause infections, bleeding and marks.
Yet another widely used technique to remove facial hair at home or at the parlour is bleaching. This one stays for longer than other techniques and allows you to camouflage hair into your skin tone. But it can also burn your skin, cause irritation and damage the skin from the use of chemicals.
With the persisting disadvantages to the techniques mentioned above, many women have started to move towards safer, easy to do and natural ways to remove facial hair permanently.
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Amazing home remedies for unwanted hair removal (with ingredients)
5. Gelatin Peel off Mask
This mask works like magic, except for the bit where it smells like bad breath. But don’t fear! Adding drops of lemon can suppress the smell of gelatin, leaving your skin hair free, and your nose safe from the smell!
- 1 tablespoon of gelatin (unflavoured)
- 2 to 3 tablespoons of milk
- Lime juice (3 to 4 drops) (or)
- Lavender essential oil about 1 to 2 drops
6. Wheat Bran Scrub
Exfoliating has always been helpful, whether done for acne or facial hair. However, avoid over-scrubbing as it may damage your skin and create color un-evenness. None the less, it’s one of the best ways to remove unwanted hair permanently at home.
- One to 3 tablespoons of wheat bran.
- One teaspoon of rose water
- One tablespoon of milk
You can also make wheat bran scrub by:
- 1 tablespoon of wheat bran
- 1 tablespoon of gram flour
- 1 tablespoon of fresh milk or curd
- Quarter teaspoon of turmeric powder
7. Orange and Lemon Peel Facial Mask
Orange peel is commonly used by traditional Chinese medicine practitioners for a variety of aliments. The orange oil extracted from the skin of orange is used in a wide number of cosmetic products. This ingredient not just helps the skin look fresh and shiny but also tones down the skin.
- One teaspoon of powdered orange peel
- One teaspoon of powdered lemon peel
- 1 teaspoon of ground almond
- 1 teaspoon of oatmeal
- 2 teaspoons of olive oil
- One teaspoon of rose water
8. Fenugreek and Green Gram
Fenugreek is a herb that’s not only good for the skin, but also helps in various health issues of women.
Hirsutism; a condition where some parts of the body of a woman grows hair as thick as men. This condition has been known to be controlled using this herb. Fenugreek cannot be applied directly but could also be taken orally by soaking seeds over night and drinking the leftover water.
- One to two teaspoons of fenugreek seeds
- One to two teaspoons of green gram.
This herb can be used alone or can be mixed with other herbs. It not only reduces facial hair but also prevents infections and irritation.
- Take two teaspoons of turmeric and mix it with water to make thin paste.
- Apply to the face and leave it on for about 10-15 minutes.
- After the mixture dries, wipe it with a wet cloth to remove turmeric and excess hair.
- Continue the remedy regularly for a few weeks to achieve full removal of unwanted facial hair.
Another way of making the paste is using flour
- Tablespoon chickpea flour
- 3 tablespoon milk
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon fresh cream
As a known fact, natural ingredients take much more time to show effects than artificial methods. However, they have no reactions and are very effective in the long run. Don’t get disheartened and don’t quit too soon.
Avail these amazing remedies to get rid of facial hair without having to go to the parlour and wait for hours for your turn.
Be gorgeous, be you!
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