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15 Proven Home Remedies For Facial Hair Removal For Women


Shalu Bhati

Updated At  31 Aug 21



Want to get rid of unwanted facial hair? Are you looking for home remedies for facial hair removal? Then look no further.

Facial hair in women can be due to several reasons. but whatever be the reason may, we know how much you would like to just get rid of them which is why we have brought for you 15 proven home remedies for facial hair removal. These remedies use convenient ingredients and are very easy to do. Not just that, with regular use, you will see significant changes in your facial hair situation. So, what’s the wait for? Let’s begin!

    

    

15 Best Home Remedies For Facial Hair Removal

    

 

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1. Gram Flour, Milk, Cream, And Coconut Oil Mask

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons gram flour,  2 tablespoons raw milk, 1½ tablespoons fresh cream, 1 tablespoon coconut oil,  1½ teaspoon turmeric

How to: Combine the ingredients in a bowl. Apply on cleansed face and neck in the direction of hair growth. Let it dry for at least 20 minutes. It should be so dry that you are not able to move your face. Splash your face with some rose water or take a damp cotton cloth and rub off this mask in the direction against the hair growth. Rinse with cold water.

Frequency: Once a week

Why it works: This is one of the best home remedies for facial hair removal. This DIY facial hair removal mask has been used for years now by women of all ages to get rid of unwanted facial hair. It is because this mask gently removes all the unwanted hair without hurting the skin. Both gram flour and turmeric are known to inhibit hair growth. As a mask, they stick to the facial hair and when they are rubbed off, they also remove a significant amount of facial hair. With regular use, you will notice altogether reduced hair growth.

 


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2. Red Lentils, Potato, And Honey Mask

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon soaked red lentils, 1 teaspoon potato paste, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon lemon juice

How to: Combine ingredients in a bowl. Apply on the face and neck uniformly. Rub off against hair growth. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Frequency: Three times a month

Why it works: Facial hair removal at home is made possible by an amazing ingredient such as red lentils. It gets rid of the unwanted hair by first slowing down its growth and then ultimately leading to permanent facial hair removal for women. Potato and lemon juice lightens the color of facial hair while honey keeps skin infections and inflammation at bay.

 

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3. Chickpea Flour, Milk, And Yogurt Mask

Ingredients: 1 cup chickpea flour, ½ cup milk, 1 tablespoon yogurt, 1 teaspoon lemon juice

How to: Add all ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly to form a thick paste. Apply on affected areas. Let it dry for 15 to 20 minutes. Wipe off with a damp cotton cloth against the direction of hair growth.

Frequency: Once a week

Why it works: This is another one of the best home remedies for facial hair removal. Lemon juice lightens the color of facial hair whereas chickpea flour sticks to the hair and removes them from the root. It is also known to inhibit the growth of unwanted hair. Milk and yogurt cleanse as well as moisturize skin.

 


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4. Papaya, Aloe Vera Gel, And Gram Flour Mask

Ingredients: ½ cup mashed papaya, 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel, 1 tablespoon gram flour, 1 teaspoon turmeric

How to: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and form a thick uniform paste. Apply on cleansed face. Rinse off with lukewarm water after 15 minutes.

Frequency: Twice a week

Why it works: DIY facial hair removal at home with papaya is a gentle yet effective method. Papaya unlike many other remedies on this list won’t uproot the facial hair with the very first use. But, the enzymes present in this fruit weaken the hair follicle over time which then leads to reduced hair on the face and overall reduced growth.

 

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5. Wheat Bran, Gram Flour, And Cream Mask

Ingredients: 2 tablespoon wheat bran, 1 tablespoon gram flour, 1 tablespoon fresh cream, 1 teaspoon turmeric

How to:  Combine all the ingredients in a bowl to form a thick grainy paste. Massage onto face gently for 5 minutes. Let it stay for about 15 minutes. Rub it off when it has partially dried. Rinse off with lukewarm water.

Frequency: Three times a week

Why it works: Wheat bran boasts of high nutrient content which is why it is considered one of the most skin-friendly ingredients. This mask begins to stick to the hair once it starts drying and takes off the unwanted hair with it when rubbed off. Gram flour has a similar effect and thus enhances the properties of wheat bran. Turmeric is known for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also known to inhibit the growth of facial hair. The cream does the job of nourishing the skin.

 


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6. Orange Peel Powder, Aloe Vera Gel, And Turmeric Mask

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon orange peel powder, 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel, 1 teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon gram flour

How to: Combine all the ingredients to form a thick paste. Apply on cleansed skin. Rub off in direction opposite to that of the hair growth when it has almost dried. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Frequency: Twice a week

Why it works: Do facial hair removal at home with orange peel powder. It cleanses, exfoliates and nourishes the skin. As a paste, it sticks to the unwanted facial hair and when it is rubbed off the skin, it also removes the hair. Gram flour has similar properties and is used in this DIY facial hair removal mask to get the added benefits. Turmeric is known to inhibit the growth of unwanted hair. It also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that protect the skin against any potential infection or inflammation from hair removal. Aloe vera nourishes hydrates as well as soothes the skin.

 

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7. Egg White, White Sugar, And Cornflour Mask

Ingredients: 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon white sugar, 1 tablespoon cornflour

How to: Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Make sure the sugar has fine crystals and not big and rough ones. Apply a thin layer on the face using a brush. Let it dry a little. Apply another layer and wait for 20 to 30 minutes. Peel it off against the direction of the hair growth. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Frequency: Twice a month

Why it works: This is a facial hair removal peel-off mask. Egg whites come in handy as a peel-off mask. They are not only nutritious but are the perfect remedy for unwanted facial hair. Due to their sticky nature, egg whites stick very strongly to the unwanted facial hair and rip them off when the mask is peeled. Sugar exfoliates the skin and adds to this stickiness. Corn flour is used to enhance the benefits of egg whites as it is known to inhibit the growth of hair.

 


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8. Turmeric, Milk, And Honey Mask

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon turmeric, 1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon honey

How to: Mix all the ingredients. Apply a layer on cleansed face. Rub off against the direction of hair growth once dried. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Frequency: Twice a month

Why it works: This DIY facial hair removal with turmeric is yet another one of the best home remedies. Turmeric is a trustworthy ingredient when it comes to skincare and takes care of a myriad of skin issues. It exfoliates skin and aids in facial hair removal by inhibiting its growth. It also sticks to the unwanted hair and when rubbed off it also takes off the hair. It has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which ensure that skin infection is kept at bay after the hair removal process.

 

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9. Gelatin And Milk Mask

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin, 2 tablespoons milk, 1 teaspoon lemon juice

How to: Add gelatin in a bowl. Next, add warm milk and make a paste. Ensure there are no lumps and the milk is warm. Add a few drops of lemon juice and mix well. Apply on the cleansed face using a brush. Let it dry for 20 to 30 minutes. Peel off in the direction opposite to that of hair growth.

Frequency: Twice a month

Why it works: This is yet another peel-off mask for facial hair removal for women. Gelatin is full of proteins and a rich source of collagen. It not only helps in getting rid of unwanted facial hair but also removes whiteheads and blackheads. It has similar effects to that of waxing but is far gentler. Lemon juice is an excellent bleaching agent and lightens the color of facial hair.

 


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10. Rice Flour And Milk Mask

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon rice flour, 1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon turmeric, 

How to: Combine the ingredients in a bowl to form a thick paste. Apply uniformly over affected areas. Let it dry for 20 minutes. Rub off with the help of a damp cloth. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Frequency: Twice a week

Why it works: Rice flour is full of nutrients and is a solution to many skin problems including unwanted facial hair. Facial hair removal at home with this rice flour recipe will ensure that you get glowing and radiant skin sans the unwanted hair. Rice flour sticks to the hair and its hold get even stronger as it dries. When it is rubbed off the skin, it also uproots the hair with it. Turmeric is another ingredient which is used for inhibiting the growth of facial hair. It is also antiseptic and aids in preventing any skin infections.

 

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11. Oatmeal And Banana Mask

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons oatmeal, 1 tablespoon mashed banana

How to: Combine both the ingredients. Apply by massaging the paste on a cleansed face. Let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes. Rub off and rinse with cold water.

Frequency: Twice a week

Why it works: Banana and oatmeal combine to form one of the most amazing home remedies for facial hair removal. This scrub will get rid of all those pesky unwanted hair with regular use. Banana aids in reducing the growth of hair whereas oatmeal exfoliates and nourishes the skin.

 


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12. Fenugreek Seeds And Gram Flour Mask

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds, 1 teaspoon gram flour

How to: Soak the fenugreek seeds overnight. Mash them to make a paste. Add gram flour and mix thoroughly. Apply on cleansed face. Wait till it is partially dry. Rub against the direction of hair growth. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Frequency: Three times a month

Why it works: this is an effective home remedy for facial hair removal for women. The paste of fenugreek seeds and gram flour sticks to the hair on drying and rips them off when removed. This treatment works over time and cannot give major results with just one use. It will inhibit hair growth with regular use.

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13. Sugar And Lemon Juice Mask

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon water

How to: Mix all the ingredients. Massage on to the skin and leave for 15 minutes. Once it has dried off rub in the direction opposite to that of hair growth. Rinse with cold water.

Frequency: Once a week

Why it works: this is another one of the best home remedies for facial hair removal which has been used by women for ages now. Sugar is an excellent exfoliating agent and works wonders in removing unwanted facial hair. On the other hand, lemon juice is a natural bleaching agent and lightens the color of facial hair.


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14. Alum

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon alum powder, 2 tablespoons rose water

How to: Mix the ingredients. Massage gently on affected areas. Rinse off after 20 minutes with cold water.

Frequency: Twice a month

Why it works: Asian women have been using this facial hair removal treatment since, any years now. Alum and rosewater are very effective when it comes to facial hair removal for women. Alum is known to shrink the tissue and deprive the hair follicles of fluids which then makes it easier to remove the unwanted hair.

 

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15. Spearmint Tea

Ingredients: Spearmint tea, water

How to: Add water into a pan and bring it to a boil. Add tea leaves. Once the tea has brewed, pour it into a cup, add honey and drink.

Frequency: Twice a day

Why it works: One of the reasons behind unwanted facial hair is the hormonal imbalance. An excess of testosterone, the male sex hormone, in women can lead to facial hair growth. And spearmint tea forms an excellent facial hair removal treatment. It balances the hormones by controlling the levels of testosterone and by increasing the female sex hormones in the body. Drinking this tea regularly, thus, will inhibit the growth of unwanted hair growth.

    

   

Frequently Asked Questions

    

   

Q. Which are the other best facial hair removal treatments?

The other best facial hair treatments would include:

  • Shaving
  • Tweezing
  • Epilation
  • Threading
  • Waxing
  • Depilatory creams
  • Laser hair removal
  • Electrolysis

    

Q. How to achieve permanent facial hair removal?

Some home remedies provide a slow, natural and permanent facial hair removal. If you are not the one for the natural remedies, then you can opt for laser hair removal or electrolysis.

   

Q. Which is the best way to remove thick facial hair?

Drink spearmint tea twice a day and start using the gelatin or the egg white mask regularly to see a visible reduction in thick facial hair.

   

Q. Which is the best way to remove facial hair without breaking out?

Threading won’t break out your skin. If you can’t bear the pain that comes with this method, then you can try the banana, papaya or the gram flour mask.

  

Q. Which is the best DIY facial hair removal cream?

Mix a few drops of lavender and tea tree essential oil. Dab onto the affected areas and leave it on for 2 to 3 hours. Wash with lukewarm water. This will have the effect of reducing facial hair growth over time.

   




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