Ayurvedic packs for hair removal / Ayurvedic treatment for facial hair growth

All around the world women are associated with beauty. Since the ancient time people always expect women to look their best all the time. Starting from putting on makeup to taking care of their skin, women are expected to do all this to look flawless. Every woman has hair all over their body including their face. But removing these hair can be tough as they tend to grow back faster and most of the process isn’t the best. Some of the most known methods of removing hair from the face is threading and waxing. Both of the methods are painful and can cause harm to the skin in different ways. Waxing can also be costly and doing it regularly on the face can cause various rashes on the skin. It is suggested that women try to approach the natural method for hair removal such as ayurvedic packs or other home remedies.

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How to remove facial hair permanently

As it is said earlier natural home remedies are the safest way to remove hair from the face. One can opt for ayurvedic face treatment which is less costly and the ingredients which are used to treat the problem is totally natural. Some of the hair removal methods are:

Tips to reduce facial hair at home

Raw papaya and turmeric mask

Raw papaya is a natural ingredient that prevents hair growth from the root by breaking the hair follicles. When mixed with turmeric and applied as a face pack, it helps to naturally remove facial hair. Peel raw papaya and grind it into a fine paste. Mix it with turmeric powder and apply the pack on the face.Scrub it off when the pack gets dry. Repeat this procedure twice or thrice in a week to get facial hair removed effectively.

Alum and rose water

This is a lesser known remedy that works wonders on oily skin. It not only makes the face soft and moisturized but also exfoliates it and removes the facial hair naturally and gently. It may take time to show effects but you can be sure of having the best results after some months. Take 1 teaspoon of powdered alum and ½ teaspoon of rose water. Mix them together and apply it on the area of facial hair using a cotton pad. Wash the face when it gets dry.

Egg white, sugar and cornflour

If you are looking for a lifelong remedy that gets rid of facial hair, this is the perfect one. But the only flaw is that it takes time to show results so you need to be patient. Mix together one egg white with 1 teaspoon of cornflour and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Beat them well to get a smooth paste. Apply this on the face, especially on the area of facial hair. After the pack has dried off, use can wash the face or remove it with a wet towel. Repeat this twice a week to remove facial hair naturally.

Yellow lentil and potato face mask

How to remove facial hair

Soak two teaspoons of yellow lentil and make a smooth paste out of it. Peel and crush a potato to extract it juice. Mix the two together along with honey and lemon juice. Apply this face pack on the face in the direction opposite to the growth of hair. Wash your face when it dries.  Repeat this once a week to see your facial hair getting removed completely naturally. Potatoes and lentils work together as a bleaching agent to remove hair and brighten the skin.

Honey and apricot

It is known that honey is very good for one’s skin as it helps to brighten up and nourish the skin. Apricot contains lycopene which is an antioxidant that helps to get rid of unwanted facial hair. To make the face pack a tablespoon of rose water, 1 tablespoon honey and half cup of apricot needs to be blended together and the paste needs to be kept on the face for 20 minutes. Rinse and dry.


In the ancient days turmeric was used in every household as a medicine to cure cuts. But it can do a lot more than that as turmeric contains antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It helps to shrink the pores and pull out the hair so that it doesn’t grow back again. Half teaspoon of raw milk, one teaspoon of turmeric and one teaspoon of rosewater should be mixed and applied. Let the face pack dry then scrub and wash off.

Orange peel

As it is well known that orange has citric acid which can help to act as a bleach and lighten the facial hair and even reduce the growth. To make the mask one tablespoon of ground oatmeal, one teaspoon of lemon peel powder, one teaspoon of orange peel powder and one tablespoon of rosewater is needed. Firstly, the lemon and orange peel powder should be mixed then the oatmeal and rose water can be mixed together to make the consistency right. Then apply the paste all over the face and leave for twenty minutes before washing off.

Lemon and sugar mix

Face packs to reduce facial hair

These two ingredients are easily available in the household. Lemon acts as a natural bleach and the sugar acts as a scrub and remove dead skin cells and loosen the hair follicles. The mask is comparatively easy to make as it requires one tablespoon of sugar, one tablespoon of lemon juice and few drops of olive oil. Then scrub the affected area for few minutes in a circular motion before rinsing it off. This can be applied in a regular basis to get results quickly.

Spearmint tea

Usually females do not have that much body hair unless their testosterone level increases. This is the male hormone which when increases can lead to major hair growth. Spearmint tea will cleanse the body and get rid of toxins as well and maintain the hormonal balance. The spearmint tea can be consumed twice a day on a regular basis or wash the face with the solution made by tea.

Gelatin peel

As it is knowing gelatin is a sticky substance and this mask can get rid of hair, blackheads and dead skin cells. To make the mask two teaspoon of milk, one tablespoon of plain gelatin and few drops of lavender oil should be mixed over low flame for 10 to 15 seconds. Then apply the mask immediately before the mixture is stiff. Leave it for 15 minutes before peeling it off. This can be used twice a month to get better results.