Facial hair removal scrubs

Facial hairs can actually give you an unsightly look. It does not only steal away your fair complexion but also gives you an uneven skin tone which is not certainly cherished by any one. One of the most common ways adopted by women to fight the problem of excessive facial hair is waxing or threading. However, the problem is, these processes are highly painful and are needed to be repeated at frequent intervals, which again add to their cons. There are also other side effects of waxing or threading your face through mechanical ways, which may result into loss of skin elasticity, premature wrinkle formation, swelling, high skin sensitivity and other serious skin woes.

So how you can get rid of facial hairs that are hiding your beauty? There are some simple yet effective homemade scrubs that can actually be the best solution for removing facial hairs at home. These scrubs are gentle on the skin and they remove facial hairs effectively with regular use. These facial hair removal scrubs has no side effects and can minimize the appearance of facial hairs over time. Here we will inform you about some of the most effective scrubs to remove facial hairs at home as well as details about how to make them. Read on,

Barley and lime juice scrub

How to remove facial hair

This barley scrub can remove facial hairs effectively and will also control the re-growth of hairs. So, if you are looking out for an effective homemade facial scrub to get effective facial hair removal and re-growth control effect, try out this treatment. Here is how to make this scrub at home,

Ingredients that you will need

  • Barley powder – 3 spoons
  • Lime juice — 2 spoons
  • Milk – 3 spoons


Mix all the three ingredients in the same quantity mentioned above and apply this paste onto your face. Let it set for 15 minutes or until it gets dry completely. Now, wet your fingers and scrub your face with the pack. Wash off with water. You should repeat this treatment at least 3 times every week for effective visible results.

Honey, sugar and lime scrub

Honey and Sugar scrub with a bit of lime juice is a well-known treatment for facial hair removal. This scrub can be your best solution for facial hair removal when used religiously. Here is how you can make it at home, without any hassle,

Ingredients that you will need

Face packs to reduce facial hair

  • Honey – 3 spoons
  • Sugar – 2 spoons
  • Lime juice – 1 spoon


The process of making this facial hair removing scrub is simple. Just mix all the above ingredients together in the same quantity as mentioned. Now use this mixture to scrub your face lightly for 2-3 minutes and then let it set for another 10-15 minutes or until it gets completely dry. Wet your fingers in water and scrub your face again with the pack for 2 minutes and finally wash off with water. You can use this scrub 2-3 times a week to get quick visible results. You can also reduce the frequency to 2 times a week as the hair growth is reduced with time.

Fenugreek and green gram scrub

Fenugreek can be highly effective to control over growth of facial hairs. When mixed with green gram it can also remove the already existing facial hairs from the roots giving long term results. Here is the process of making this scrub,

Ingredients you will need

  • Fenugreek seeds – 3 spoons
  • Green gram – 3 spoons
  • Warm water – as required
  • A soft cotton cloth

Take the Fenugreek seeds and Green gram in the mentioned quantity and grind them to make a coarse powder. Now add sufficient amount of warm water to this powder to form a sticky paste. Apply this pack onto your face in a light circular motion and then let it get dry for at least 15 minutes. Take a soft cotton cloth and remove the pack from your face with this cloth. You will see many hair strands coming out in the cloth with the pack. Repeat this treatment 3 times a week for best results.

Egg, corn flour and sugar scrub

A sticky scrub made from egg white, corn flour and some sugar granules can effectively remove excess facial hairs. This scrub also reduces re-growth of facial hairs with regular use. It is easy to make and simple to use. Here is how you can make it at home,

Ingredients you will need

  • The white of an egg
  • Corn flour – 1 spoon
  • Sugar – 1 spoon
  • A cotton cloth


Separate the white of an egg and mix 1 spoon corn flour to it. Now add 1 spoon of sugar powder to this mixture. Apply this sticky scrub to your face in layers and let it get dry. Once dry, you can remove the pack with the help of the soft cotton cloth. You will see that your facial hairs will come off on the cloth with the pack. Regular use of this scrub can be highly effective in removing and controlling facial hairs.

Turmeric, chickpea powder and milk scrub

How to remove unwanted hair

Turmeric and chickpea powder when mixed with milk can nourish the skin and can be effective to remove excess facial hairs as well. This pack is known for its efficiency in offering quick action.

Ingredients that you will need

  • Turmeric paste – 1 spoon
  • Chickpea powder – 2 spoons
  • Warm milk in sufficient quantity


Mix the chickpea powder and turmeric paste together and then add the warm milk to come up with a sticky paste. Apply this paste onto your face and let it get 90% dry. Now scrub your face slowly in circular motion with the pack and wash off with water after scrubbing well. You can use this scrub thrice a week for best results.

Wheat bran scrub with milk and lavender oil

Wheat bran can effectively remove the unwanted hairs from the face and can also be helpful in getting rid of unwanted wrinkles on the skin. Lavender oil on the other hand is known to be effective in controlling hirsutism, which is often a primary reason of excess hair growth on the face of women. Here is how to make this effective scrub at home,

Ingredients that you will need

DIY sugar scrubs for glowing skin

  • Wheat bran – 4 spoons
  • Warm milk – 2 spoons
  • Lavender oil – 4-5 drops


Mix all the above ingredients in the mentioned quantity and use this mixture to scrub your face in slow circular motion. You should continue the scrubbing for 3-4 minutes at a stretch, then give a break of 1 minute and continue the scrubbing again. Wash off with water after 10 minutes. You can use this treatment 2-3 times a week for best results.

Apricot and honey scrub

Apricots come with a bunch of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. These constituents are believed to be effective in removing unwanted facial hairs and can also control the growth of unwanted hairs on the face.

Ingredients that you will need

  • Dry apricots – 6-7 in number
  • Honey – 3 spoons


Homemade scrubs for oily skin

Take the dried apricots and grind them to form a powder. Now add this apricot powder with the honey to come up with a thick and sticky paste. Apply this mixture on your face and let it set for 10 minutes. Then start scrubbing your face lightly with the pack. You should continue the scrubbing for at least 5 minutes, with intermediate short brakes. Finally wash off with plenty of water.

Papaya, brown sugar and milk scrub for effective facial hair removal

Papaya has a number of enzymes that work in lightening the color of the facial hair and when mixed with brown sugar and milk to make a scrub it can work as a gentle facial hair exfoliator. Papaya also promotes a brighter and lighter skin tone giving an all-round effect.

Ingredients that you will need

  • Green papaya — grated, 1/2 cup
  • Brown sugar – 2 spoons
  • Warm milk – 3 spoons


Mix the three ingredients and use the resulting mixture to scrub your face. Continue scrubbing for at least 5 minutes. Then let it set for another 10 minutes.  Once the pack becomes a bit dry, continue scrubbing again. Finally wash off with fresh water. You need to use this treatment at least 3-4 times a week to get visible results.

Some important tips to make the facial hair removal scrubs at home

Best beauty tips for glowing skin

  • While making these scrubs always use fresh ingredients and maintain the best cleanliness in every step of the process.
  • Always make it a point to ensure that you are mixing each of the ingredients exactly as suggested to ensure their best effectiveness.
  • It is best to prepare these scrubs fresh before using them. Keeping them stored can reduce their effectiveness.

In order to get the best results using these facial hair removing scrubs religiously is necessary. If you have sensitive skin, always opt for a patch test before trying out any of the treatments mentioned above.