6 natural ways to remove unwanted hair from face, legs and arms

Are you worried for unwanted hair? You need to get rid of unwanted hair at hidden places like armpits for hygienic purposes and body odor. People feel embarrassed having unwanted hairs on face, legs and arms. While  the hairs on these areas does not pose any risk to your health. If you have decided to remove unwanted hair with  a various techniques like laser, electrolysis, permanent waxing etc. You must skip all of them and must try certain home remedies for hair removal for some days.

In this article, I will  give you 6 remedies, which help you to remove unwanted hair so that you feel confident enough to face people.   Using these remedies you may succeed in saving a lot of money and get rid of unwanted hair removal in a cheap and an easy  way.

Home remedies for unwanted hair

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As we know clean and clear skin is a dream of everyone and you are no exception. Home remedies for unwanted hair includes;

1) Basil leaves and onion

Basil leaves and onion both are best for hair removal. You need to find out the thin transparent membranes that lie between the layers of an  onion.


For this remedy, you need

  1. Onions- 2
  2. Basil leaves- 10-12


First, take out the thin transparent membranes from between the onion layers. Next, you do is, crush the basil leaves along with the onion membranes to get a paste. Now apply this paste on your hair which you want to remove. Leave this paste for 15-20 minutes. Now wash off with water.

For the best result repeat this remedy 3-4 times in a week for 2 months and get rid of unwanted hair.

2) Sugar and dark corn syrup

Sugar and honey are combined with lemon to make a depilatory wax. This method is commonly used for removing unwanted hair. In this remedy sugar can also be used with dark corn syrup for the same purpose.


  1. Dark corn syrup – enough to combine with sugar
  2. Sugar- 1 cup
  3. Lemon juice- from half a lemon (optional)


Unwanted hair from face can be removed by this remedy easily. In a microwave safe bowl place the sugar. Top the sugar with a drizzle of  dark corn syrup. Now let it sit for a couple of minutes. Heat the mixture in microwave for 2-3 minutes to dissolve the sugar. Add the lemon juice to the mixture and  stir it  well. If you see the mixture needs to blend more, microwave or heat for another 2-3 minutes. Now let it cool for some time. This mixture should be warm and not cold before you apply this to your hair for removing.

You can also apply the warm mixture to your hair on hands and legs. A waxing strip or a strip of cloth is used to pull off the hair.

3) Turmeric with milk or water

For healthy, clean glowing skin, turmeric has been used for ages in Pakistan. The reason behind is, it has antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties. Preventing hair growth is another quality of turmeric. We can use turmeric with many ingredients to remove unwanted hair, but this is a simple remedy where turmeric can just be used with milk and water


  1. Turmeric- 1-2 tsp
  2. Water or milk to make a paste.


First soak turmeric powder in water or milk to make a paste. The paste should be normal, which can stay on your face. Now apply this paste onto your face and leave for 15-20 minutes to get dry. Wash off with warm water.

This remedy is for the people who have very little hair on face or other body parts. People who have denser hair, should use turmeric  with some other ingredients like rice flour, gram flour or ground oats.

4) Gram flour

Gram flour is also known as Chickpea flour and garbanzo bean flour. Gram flour mixed with turmeric and water is also used on small babies’ face, hands and legs so that their skin remains soft, clean and hair free. Gram flour help prevent growth of unwanted body hair.


  1. Milk- ½ bowl
  2. Gram  flour- ½ bowl
  3. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp


For this remedy, take the gram flour in a bowl and add turmeric and milk  to this and mix well to make a smooth paste. Now apply this paste on your face in the direction of your hair growth. Cover all your hair and leave it for about half an hour.

After 30 minutes, start rubbing the flour mask with soft hand in the opposite direction of your hair growth. Wet your fingers, if the paste has dried a lot and rub again. Using lukewarm water

Wash off your face and pat dry.

5) Sugar and Lemon

Sugar and lemon are the best combination to remove unwanted hair. This mixture acts as an excellent exfoliate due to its granular texture. Lemon juice in this mixture acts as a natural bleach and an astringent. This mixture helps lighten the color of your facial hair.


  1. Sugar- 2 tablespoons
  2. Water- 10 tablespoons
  3. Lemon juice- 2 teaspoons


For this remedy, you simply do is, mix sugar, lemon juice and water together. Sugar will not fully dissolved. There will be granular effect of sugar in the paste. In the direction of hair growth apply this to your face and leave for 15-20 minutes. Now wash off with water while rubbing.

For the best ever result, do this twice or thrice a week. After few weeks, you will see noticeable reduction in your hair growth

6) Egg Mask

For unwanted hair egg white remedy is no less than sugar and honey. Egg white help remove your hairs when dries off and stick to your face.


  1. For this mask you need
  2.  Egg white- of 1 egg
  3. Corn flour- ½ tablespoon
  4. Sugar- 1 tablespoon


Combine all the ingredients together and add sugar and cornflour with egg white. Now Beat till you get a smooth paste. Apply this egg mask gently to your face and wait till it get dry. It will become a thin mask attached to your face.

Now time to pull this egg mask with firm hand so that the hair too comes off with it. Wash your face and pat dry.

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