Hair on the body makes a person unattractive. Excess hair growth is a distressing and embarrassing situation.
The main cause of excess body hair is hormonal changes, obesity, heredity, genetics and emotional stress.
When the male hormone androgen increases in the body, it can cause excess hair growth. Hair can be removed by waxing, shaving, tweezing and bleaching and laser treatment. Excess hair can be permanently removed by home remedies. Some home remedies for hair removal are as follows.
Best Home Remedies for Hair Removal
Bengal Gram Powder
You can decrease hair growth by using Bengal gram powder instead of soap. Bengal gram can be used for cleansing. Scrubbing the body with Bengal gram helps in decreasing hair growth. Mix yogurt and Bengal gram powder with turmeric. Apply this mixture on the body. Make a mixture of gram flour turmeric and curd. Apply this paste on the skin. After it dries, rub it off and wash the skin with water.
Mix milk cream with turmeric and apply this mixture on the body. You can remove unwanted hair by using this remedy. You can also mix turmeric powder with milk. Apply this paste on the skin.
You can remove hair by using homemade wax. To make the wax, take half-kilogram sugar. Heat one-cup water; add the sugar and heat it. Let the sugar melt. Dissolve one fourth teaspoon citric acid in ½ cup of warm water.
Add this to the pan. The mixture should look thick like honey. Mix half-teaspoon glycerin. Now, you can use the wax. Do not use the wax if it is too hot as it may burn the skin.
You can remove excess hair by using lemon. Make a mixture of lemon juice and honey. Apply this mixture on the body. Mix sugar with limejuice. Add some water to this. Apply this mixture on the skin in the direction in which the hair grows. After the mixture dries on the skin after 10-15 minutes, wash it off with cold water. Use this remedy 2 times in a week.
Mix the white portion of one egg with one-tablespoon sugar. Mix one pinch corn flour to this. Apply this mixture on the skin. After it dries, wash it off with cold water.
Soak chickpeas and grind them. Add one-teaspoon milk cream and one fourth teaspoon turmeric powder to it. Apply this paste on the skin in the direction in which the hair grows. Let it be dry. After 20-25 minutes, remove the paste by scrubbing with the fingers in the direction opposite to the hair growth.
If you use this chickpea remedy, you can remove excess hair and you will get a soft and smooth skin.
Mix one and half teaspoon salt in 1-cup warm water. Dip cotton in this liquid and apply on the hairy skin. Do not rinse the skin. Salt acts like an exfoliator and cleanser. It removes the hair in the skin of the face.
To remove body hair, fill a tub with water. Add 2 cups Epsom salt and soak in the tub. You can also apply the Epson salt on the skin. For this wet the skin before applying the Epsom salt and rub it in circular motions. After some time, rinse it off.