11 Home Remedies For Unwanted Hair Removal Permanently

Home Remedies For Unwanted Hair RemovalHairs are normal on our body and helps in protecting the skin from dirt and dust. We want lots of hairs on our head for good looks but there are some areas of body like face, hands, underarm, legs etc. where excess hairs ruin the looks of a person. Many women find it very difficult to manage these hairs because they can’t wear their favourite dress without getting rid of these unwanted hairs. Main causes of excessive hair growth are hormonal imbalance, irregular menstrual periods and pregnancy.

Today most men and women are concerned about removing unwanted hairs in order to get fair skin and look beautiful. There are many ways to remove unwanted ways such as shaving, waxing, laser treatment etc. but not necessarily these are best and cheap ways for hair removal. There are many useful old home remedies which can be applied without and side effects for unwanted hair removal from body.

Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Hairs Naturally at Home

1. Raw Papaya for Removal of Unwanted Hair

Papain which is found in papaya is helpful in breaking hair follicle and slows the growth of new hair. It exfoliates your skin naturally by improving the texture of your skin. Especially if you have sensitive skin papaya is one of the best remedy to get rid of unwanted hairs. There are many ways you can use papaya for hair removal which are listed below.

First Method

Things You Need

  • A piece of raw papaya.
  • ½ tablespoon of turmeric powder.


  • Make a smooth paste of papaya by grinding or peeling.
  • Mix turmeric powder and papaya paste well.
  • Apply this mixer on your face and gently massage for about 10 minutes.
  • Wash your face with normal water.
  • Repeat this twice a week will help.

Second Method

Things You Need

  • 1 Tablespoon of papaya paste
  • ¼ Tablespoon of turmeric powder
  • ¼ Tablespoon of gram flour
  • 4 Tablespoons of aloe vera gel
  • 2 Tablespoons of mustard oil
  • 2 Drops of any essential oil for good fragrance


  • Mix all ingredients properly so to make a thick paste.
  • Apply the past on your body part in opposite hair growth direction.
  • Sit and rest till it dries. It takes 10-15 minutes usually.
  • Take a clean cotton cloth and rub in opposite direction of your hairs.
  • After all dried out paste is removed by rubbing, wash with water.
  • To remove the dryness apply some olive oil and massage for one minute.
  • Repeat twice a week regularly for 2 to 3 months for better results.

2. Turmeric for Removal of Unwanted Hair

Turmeric is continuously used in India from ages to get glowing and sparkling skin. Besides turmeric has antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties which are good for healthy skin, it prevents hair growth. Turmeric is be used along with many other things to remove unwanted hairs and this remedy is very simple and easy to use.

Things You Need

  • Turmeric about 4 tablespoons
  • Water or milk to make a paste


  • Make a paste which is not so thick and not so liquid and can be applied with ease on your face.
  • Apply the paste on your face with your hands.
  • After it dried out completely.
  • Wash your face with warm water.
  • This remedy is useful for people who have fewer on face and other parts. For those who have heavy hairs need to mix turmeric and milk along with gram flour or rice flour.

3. Bengal Gram Flour Mask for Removal of Unwanted Hair

Bengal gram flour also known as chickpea is found useful in removing and preventing unwanted hairs. It is highly used in India by brides, mothers too use by mixing it with milk to remove unwanted hairs from newborn baby’s face and forehead.

Things You Need

  • ½ bowl of Bengal gram flour
  • ½ bowl of Milk
  • 1 tablespoon of Turmeric


  • Put the chickpea flour in a bowl.
  • Add milk and turmeric in same bowl and mix it well with help of spoon.
  • Apply this on your face and cover all hairs you want to remove.
  • Leave it for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes paste will be completely dried out so wet your fingers and rub on your face.
  • Rub your face with both hands in opposite direction of hair growth.
  • Now wash your face with warm water.
  • Very useful to remove blackheads and unwanted hairs on cheeks.

4. Sugar Lemon Mix for Removal of Unwanted Hair on Face

Sugar when it is mixed with water works as excellent peel for skin. Add few drops of lemon juice in this mixture works as an astringent. Lemon is also a natural bleach to lighten the colour of facial hair.

Things You Need

  • Sugar – 2 tablespoons
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Water – 10 tablespoons


  • Mix all materials in one bowl.
  • Sugar will not dissolve all due to granular texture of it.
  • Apply this mixture on face towards hair growth.
  • Leave it for 20 – 25 minutes at least.
  • Wash with water and gently rub your face with your hand.
  • Repeat this twice a week and you will see reduction in hair growth after few weeks.

5. Sugar Lemon Honey Mix for Removal of Unwanted Hair on Arms and Legs

While the above remedy is excellent for facial hair removal, and if you mix same sugar and lemon with honey to act it like home made wax material to remove those unwanted hairs from areas like arms and legs. This can be painful exercise just like waxing done at parlours where hairs are removed by plucking from skin.

Things You Need

  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Honey – 1 tsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tsp
  • Corn flour – 2 tsp
  • Wax Strips
  • Vessel to heat
  • Spatula or knife
  • Water optional for making paste thin


  • Take a vessel and add honey, sugar and lemon juice in it.
  • Put the vessel on heat so that sugar melts properly and makes a smooth paste. You can also use microwave for heating but make sure your vessel is microwave safe.
  • Add little water if you see paste is getting thicker.
  • Let the mixture to cool to a level where it is little warm.
  • Dust that body part you want to remove hair from with corn flour.
  • Spread the warm mixture on body part in a thin layer with help of spatula.
  • Quickly after spreading cover the area with waxing strip and press so that paste holds the wax strip well.
    Now pull the strip in opposite direction of hair growth.

Yet it is painful method to remove unwanted hair, it also removes dead skin to make it look fair and glowing.

6. Egg Mask For Removal of Unwanted Facial Hair

Egg white is also very sticky and works just like sugar-honey mixture to pluck the hair from skin. It sticks to the face and pulls the hair when egg mask is removed.

Things You Need

  • Egg white of 1 egg
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Cornflour 1 tsp


  • Add all items in a bowl and beat till egg white is mixed together with sugar and cornflour.
  • Apply the mixture on face and let it dry.
  • After it is dried, It will become a mask sticks on face.
  • Pull the mask firmly with your hand so that hair too comes off with it.

7. White Pepper – Camphor for Removal of Unwanted Hair of Legs

Pepper and camphor both are very strong products and only advised to be used for removing hairs from legs and insensitive areas. This method is advised not to use on face because it can make your face burnout. Thought many suggest adding few drops of kerosene oil in this but strongly not advised because it is highly inflammable and can damage your skin instead of repair. If you feed can add almond oil but that too is optional.

Things You Need

  • White Pepper – 2 tablespoons
  • Camphor – 2 tablespoons
  • Few drops of almond oil


  • First take white pepper and grind it well to make a fine powder.
  • Mix white pepper powder and camphor.
  • Add almond oil and mix it properly for smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on your legs.
  • Take rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Wash your legs with water to remove all the paste.
  • You will notice hair on legs are also washed along with paste.

8. Ayurvedic Remedy for Removal of Unwanted Hair Using Potato and Lentil

Using potato and lentil for hair removal is one of the natural ways and cause skin no harm at all. Potato works like a natural bleach to make your hair light in colour. When potato juice is mixed with yellow lentil (also known as moong dal), dried lentil works to pull the hair from face. This ayurvedic method is used to remove hair from face, legs and hands.

Things You Need

  • Two to three big potatoes peeled and crushed well
  • Yellow lentil – 1 blow soaked in water overnight
  • Honey about 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice – 4 tablespoons
  • Fine strainer


  • Make a smooth paste of lentil with help of electric grinder.
  • Put the crushed potatoes in strainer and strain all juice with help of spoon.
  • Know mix potato juice, honey and lemon with lentil paste properly. It will make a paste.
  • Apply this paste on area from where you want to remove hair. It can be applied on face, hands, leg or any areas of body.
  • Leave it to get dry. It will take 15 to 20 minutes.
  • After it dries out, rub with your fingers and remove the paste.
  • You will see hair pulled off along with dried paste.

9. Banana – Oatmeal Scrub for Removal of Unwanted Hair

For those who have dry skin, banana works well for in removing unwanted hair and makes skin soft and supple. Alone banana won’t work and you need to mix some sort of rough agent to exfoliate skin. Oatmeal is the best choice and it helps in cleaning the skin also.

Things You Need

  • 1 Banana
  • 2 Tablespoons of oatmeal


  • Mash the banana.
  • Add oatmeal in mashed banana and mix well.
  • Apply the mix on face while rubbing in round motion.
  • Continue rubbing for 10 minutes.
  • Wash your face with water.
  • Repeat this twice a week.

10. Sugar – Molasses Homemade Wax for Removal of Unwanted Hair

Above you has seen how we can make homemade wax from sugar, honey and lemon for hair removal. Honey can be replaced with molasses or corn dark syrup to make same kind of wax. Let’s see how?

Things You Need

  • One cup of sugar
  • Molasses or corn syrup enough to cover sugar
  • Half tablespoon of lemon juice


  • Add sugar in microwave safe bowl.
  • Pour molasses or corn syrup to cover the sugar completely.
  • Let it sit for some minutes and then heat in microwave so that sugar is dissolved properly.
  • Add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Let it cool to an extent that it is little warm.
  • Apply this warm liquid lotion on hair area and use wax strip to pull off the hair.

11. Alum and Rosewater for Removal of Unwanted Hair

Alum popularly known as “phitakiri” in Indian sub-continent is highly used by women of India and Pakistan to remove unwanted hair. Alum is found on rock of alum and is very strong and hard to grind so it is good idea to buy alum powder from market.

Things You Need

  • Alum Powder ½ tablespoon
  • Rose water 2 tablespoons
  • Cotton ball
  • Olive oil


  • Add rosewater in alum powder.
  • Make sure alum powder is dissolved in rosewater properly.
  • Dip cotton ball in this liquid.
  • Apply on your body areas with unwanted hair.
  • Let it dry and apply again.
  • Repeat this again and again for 30 minutes.
  • Wash off with water and apply olive oil your skin.
  • Repeat of this for 2–4 times in a week will work well.

These above home remedies for removing unwanted hairs are natural and have no side effects on your skin. It is important to use them the way it is advised for better results.



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Samantha is USA based medical student and loves blogging on health and beauty.

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