Hair are serve the most important function in our body i.e. protecting our skin from pollution and dust and giving us warmth. But excess bodily hair are a cause of embarrassment for many of us. Getting rid of unwanted hair has become a trend now. Many modern day treatment like Laser Therapy for hair removal, Electrolysis, offer complete hair removal solution. Facial hair in women and chest hair in men are the most talked about body area that both are seeking to remove permanently and look more attractive.
In women body unwanted body hair appear on cheeks, chin, breast, stomach and navel area. Where as in men these days hope to get rid of chest hair and flaunt their carved out torso. The presence of of unwanted hair in body makes the person look dark and very unpleasant. Cosmetically getting rid of body hair can prove to be an effective but expensive solution to the problem. One can resort to many home remedies that work really well to remove unwanted body hair and facial hair. First lets have a look why these unwanted hair appear on skin and then get to the remedies to prevent and remove these.
Causes of Unwanted Hair and Facial Hair
Growth of unwanted hair can even be caused due to hormonal imbalance and many other medical condition.
Hirsutism is also termed as excessive hairiness on the face especially in women, and is caused by hormonal imbalance in women. Hirsutism occur due to increased level of androgens and testosterone i.e. the male hormones, or due to over-sensitivity of hair follicles to androgens, and thus resulting in unwanted hair growth.
- Tumor in the adrenal gland is also another cause excessive body hair
- Cushing Disease also accounts for unwanted hair
- Polycystic ovary syndrome leads to unwanted hair in women
Natural Remedies to Remove Unwanted Hair
Basil Onion Paste
Basil and Onion Paste can help you get rid of unwanted hair permanently. Take 10-12 basil leaves and onion membrane and make a paste out of it. Apply the basil onion paste to your unwanted hair let it dry and wash it with water after 20 mins. Use this remedy for a month and you will see visible effects on the affected part.
Yogurt, Gram Flour & Turmeric
Yogurt, Gram Flour and Turmeric paste is to applied on unwanted hair to get rid of them completely. Mix 2 tbs yogurt, 2 tbs gram flour and ½ tsp turmeric powder and make a thick paste out of it and apply it the unwanted hair area. After the paste dries up gently rub it off. You will notice that hair also come off as you slowly remove the dried paste from your skin. Using this remedy regularly will give you proven results.
Egg Mask works as waxing agent on the skin. All you need to do is take 1 egg white, 1 tbs sugar and 1/2 tbs corn flour. Mix all the three ingredients and make a smooth paste out of it. Apply it the unwanted hair area and let it dry. After drying peel off the mask from the skin and see your hair also coming out with it.
Using sugar along with honey is also a form of waxing to get rid of unwanted hair. This method a a little messy but the results are really good if used regularly. You need to use 1 tbs of sugar, 1 tsp of honey and 4-5 drops of lemon juice. Heat all the three ingredients over low flame or just microwave it for 2 minutes. Apply the wax to the unwanted hair area place a cotton cloth over it and pull off the cloth in opposite direction like it is done during waxing .
Papaya Turmeric Paste
Prepare a paste with raw papaya and ½ tsp turmeric powder and massage it gently your face with for 15-20 minutes and wash the face after that. Use this natural remedy once in a week to see results.
Hope you get good results with these remedies to get rid of your unwanted hair.
Note: The treatment given above is only for information purpose. Consult a medical practitioner before taking any of the treatment given above