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Don't know how to get rid of facial hair at home? Here are a few affordable remedies that you will swear by

Updated On May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

Back in the day when parlours did not exist, people would get rid of facial hair at home by following simple remedies. They would use easily available kitchen ingredients like honey, sugar, oatmeal, lemons etc. There is nothing wrong with facial hair and it is your call whether you want to get rid of it or let it just be.

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If you want to get rid of it without going to the parlor then these remedies will surely be a saviour. expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

If you want to get rid of it without going to the parlor then these remedies will surely be a saviour.

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Oatmeal and banana: Mix 2 tablespoon of oatmeal with 1 ripe banana and mix it well till it turns into a paste. Apply it on your skin and massage it. Allow it to sit for 15-20 minutes then wash it off. You can use this remedy once a week.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

Oatmeal and banana: Mix 2 tablespoon of oatmeal with 1 ripe banana and mix it well till it turns into a paste. Apply it on your skin and massage it. Allow it to sit for 15-20 minutes then wash it off. You can use this remedy once a week.(Unsplash)

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Honey and sugar: This can be used as a great peel off since it not only removes the hair but also gets rid of dead skin. Sugar acts as a mild exfoliant while honey helps nourish the skin. Take a tablespoon of honey along with a tablespoon of sugar in a bowl and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Apply it on areas where you unwanted growth, place a strip of cotton cloth on the paste and pull it quickly at once.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

Honey and sugar: This can be used as a great peel off since it not only removes the hair but also gets rid of dead skin. Sugar acts as a mild exfoliant while honey helps nourish the skin. Take a tablespoon of honey along with a tablespoon of sugar in a bowl and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Apply it on areas where you unwanted growth, place a strip of cotton cloth on the paste and pull it quickly at once.(Unsplash)

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Gram flour and rose water: Mix 2 tablespoon of gram flour, 2 tablespoons of rose water and a few drops of lemon to a bowl and mix well. Apply it on the face and leave it to dry. Then wet your fingers and rub your face gently. Apply this three, four times a week to get best results.(File image) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

Gram flour and rose water: Mix 2 tablespoon of gram flour, 2 tablespoons of rose water and a few drops of lemon to a bowl and mix well. Apply it on the face and leave it to dry. Then wet your fingers and rub your face gently. Apply this three, four times a week to get best results.(File image)

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Sugar and lemon: Add 2 tablespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and a few drops of water to a bowl and stir well till it turns into a granular paste. Apply it evenly over your unwanted facial hair and massage for a few minutes. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

Sugar and lemon: Add 2 tablespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and a few drops of water to a bowl and stir well till it turns into a granular paste. Apply it evenly over your unwanted facial hair and massage for a few minutes. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water.(Unsplash)

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Papaya and turmeric: Take a slice of papaya, cut it into small pieces and mash them till it turns into a paste. Add half a tablespoon of turmeric to it and mix well. Massage the mixture on your skin and let it sit for 15-20 minutes before washing it with lukewarm water. To see best results, use it twice a week.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

Papaya and turmeric: Take a slice of papaya, cut it into small pieces and mash them till it turns into a paste. Add half a tablespoon of turmeric to it and mix well. Massage the mixture on your skin and let it sit for 15-20 minutes before washing it with lukewarm water. To see best results, use it twice a week.(Unsplash)

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Egg white and cornstarch: In a bowl, add an egg white, 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of sugar and mix it well. Apply it evenly on your skin and let it dry. Once it dries completely, start peeling gently from the opposite direction of the hair growth.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2021 06:26 PM IST

Egg white and cornstarch: In a bowl, add an egg white, 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of sugar and mix it well. Apply it evenly on your skin and let it dry. Once it dries completely, start peeling gently from the opposite direction of the hair growth.(Unsplash)

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