5 Ways To Naturally Remove Unwanted Body Hair

5 ways to remove unwanted body hair

5 Ways To Naturally Remove Unwanted Body Hair

Genetics, hormone imbalances, and polycystic ovarian syndrome can all cause excessive hair growth. Embarrassing chin, body, and facial hair can lead to low self esteem. Hundreds of dollars are spent on waxing, shaving, threading, and epilating all which only remove hair temporarily.  Here are 5 ways to naturally remove unwanted body hair.

5 Ways To Naturally Remove Unwanted Body Hair

Organic, natural ingredients are commonly used in facial cleansers, scrubs, and body washes. Wholesome ingredients are making their way into the beauty industry. Since natural ingredient based products are not polluted by chemicals, it is ideal to use them. Rather than use waxes and hair removal creams that are infused with harsh chemicals it is better to use natural remedies to remove hair. Here are 5 remedies to naturally remove unwanted body and facial hair.

-Pumice Stone

-Turmeric and Gram Flour Scrub

-Baking Soda Infused Cleanser

-Lentils and Potato Body Mask

-Alum and Rosewater Body Mask


Pumice Stone


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The pumice stone, deriving from a volcanic rock, is used mostly in South Asian countries as a means of removing unwanted body hair. The use of pumice stone is very common in India and Pakistan. It is used in the shower on a daily basis to help maintain hair free skin.

The pumice stone works to exfoliate the skin removing dead skin, and hairs. Over time constant use of the stone can help to reduce the amount of body hair. To use the stone simply rinse with water and lather with body wash. Focus on certain areas at a time to maximize results. Rub the stone in a circular motion over the affected area then rinse. Daily use will eventually remove body hair permanently.

Of course this method requires patience. The pumice stone can show results in a minimum of one month if used daily. Beware though, those with sensitive skin should not use the stone every day. This is an affordable and effective method to remove unwanted body hair.


Turmeric and Gram Flour Scrub


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Turmeric is a root deriving from the ginger family. This root is known for its antiseptic properties and countless beauty benefits. In India, turmeric is often used to remove facial and body hair. Turmeric is known to carry substances which inhibit hair growth.

Gram flour is known for yanking hair out from its roots. When combined, turmeric and gram flour create a scrub that removes hair as well as thins it out. When used consistently this scrub reduces the amount of body hair and helps to turn coarse hair into fine strands.

To create this scrub use equal parts of both turmeric powder and gram flour. Add milk to the powders until a thick paste is formed. Apply the paste to the affected areas and leave on until it dries. Once the paste has dried, using circular motions rub off with a wet rag or shower sponge. Rinse the affected area after rubbing.

Milk should be used to create the paste, not water because turmeric has a tendency to leave a yellow stain. Milk helps to minimize the appearance. After rinsing if a stain remains, use a cotton ball dipped in milk to remove the color. Before trying this method, it is best to test a non visible area first. Use this method two to three times a week in order to achieve permanent hair removal.


Baking Soda Infused Cleanser


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When infused with a mild cleanser, baking soda can help reduce the appearance of facial hair as well as thin out coarse hair follicles. Known for creating finer hair, baking soda is often mixed into facial cleansers and scrubs in hopes of removing facial hair.

Depending on how much cleansing product is used, a few pinches to a teaspoon should be mixed into your daily face wash. When rubbing the product on your face, pay extra attention to the affected areas. Daily use can help thin out thick hair follicles and for some even diminish facial hair completely.

Beware though, baking soda is not suitable for all skin types. Before applying to the whole face, it is best to test a small patch first. When using this method, it is recommended that the baking soda be infused into the cleanser every other day. This method works slowly but surely. While the goal is to reduce and remove facial hair, baking soda can also help remove acne scars and blemishes as well. Talk about killing two birds with one stone!


Lentils And Potato Body Mask


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Using lentils to remove body hair has been a beauty secret in South Asian countries for centuries. Along with turmeric, lentils are one of the holy grails in the beauty industry. This body mask is used to pluck out large quantities of hair as well as lighten and thin out the strands over time. Constant use of this body mask will reduce the amount of body hair.

To create this mask , first the lentils must be prepared. Soak yellow lentils overnight. Depending on how large the affected area is prepare the lentils accordingly. Peel and crush one potato. Extract the juice from the crushed potato. After soaking the lentils, strain then crush them into a paste. Add the potato juice into the lentil paste and mix well. Take the juice of 1 lemon as well as 1 tablespoon of honey and combine it into the paste. Mix well and apply to the affected areas. Let the paste sit for about 20 minutes or until dry.

Once the paste dries use your fingers or a washcloth to rub it off. Once all the paste is removed rinse the skin with warm water. In order to achieve maximum results this body mask must be applied 2 to 3 times a week. Over time the use of this body mask will help to reduce unwanted body hair.


Alum And Rose Water Body Mask


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The alum and rosewater body mask is another beauty secret commonly used in South Asian countries. Used as a permanent solution for hair removal this method requires only 2 ingredients. Alum powder and rose water are the two required ingredients. Both can be purchased from supermarkets.

The ratio of the ingredients is use 1/4 alum for every measurement of rose water. For example: if using 1 cup of rose water, use 1/4 cup of alum. Mix the two ingredients together to form a paste. Apply the paste to the affected area. Once it has dried apply a second coat. Skip this step if you suffer from sensitive skin. Once the second coat has dried, rinse off the paste. Apply moisturizer to the affected area.

This method should be used 3 to 4 times a week in order to see results in a few short weeks. If effective, this mask offers a quicker and permanent solution for hair removal .


Seoul Cosmetic Surgery Can Help!

Excessive body hair can be a source of low self esteem and confidence. While natural remedies do work wonders, they take time and patience. Even then, in some cases, it may not be enough. People who suffer from extreme cases of PCOS can develop body and facial hair similar to a mans. For these cases, natural remedies will not work.

Seoul Cosmetic Surgery can help. By getting to know the client and their unique medical condition, we can pair you with a treatment facility that will work best for you. No two cases are alike. For some clients, laser treatment is suitable while others may require electrolysis. Both are common forms of hair removal.

Our medical tourism agency is trusted by both patients and top rated surgeons. Therefore, we strive to bring together our clients with the best Korean medical practice and clinics. Our doctors are pioneers of numerous surgical treatments like transplants, body contour, skin and more. 

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