DIY Methods to Remove Unwanted Hair at Home

Anam Shahid Aug 03 2016
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Undesirable facial and body hair is annoying—particularly for ladies. Here you’re going to figure out how to get rid of undesirable hair without waxing and without spending huge amounts of cash on laser surgeries and medications. These DIY at-home hair removal procedures are simple, common, reasonable, and free of reactions. Also, in particular, they are powerful. How about we begin!

DIY Hair Removal 1: Papaya & Turmeric

Papaya helps remove hair and exfoliates skin while its natural enzyme, papain, breaks down hair follicles and restricts hair growth. This remedy works for all skin types, including extremely sensitive skin.

Tools & Ingredients

  • Raw Papaya
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Peeler
  • Grinder


  • Peel and slice raw papaya.
  • Grind a few slices to make a pulp.
  • Stir ½ teaspoon turmeric powder into 1-2 tablespoons papaya pulp.
  • Apply the mixture to unwanted hair.
  • Massage for 15-20 minutes, then wash off with water.
  • Repeat 1-2 times weekly.

DIY Hair Removal 2: Chickpea Flour

Chickpea flour removes unwanted hair and prevents future growth.

Tools & Ingredients

  • ½ cup chickpea flour
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cream
  • ½ cup milk
  • Lukewarm water
  • bowl


  • In a bowl, mix chickpea flour, turmeric powder, cream, and milk to form a paste.
  • Apply to the affected area in the direction of hair growth.
  • Leave on 30-40 minutes.
  • Using your fingers, rub gently in the opposite direction of hair growth. If the mask has dried, wet your fingers first.
  • Wash with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat frequently to decrease hair growth.

DIY Hair Removal 3: Turmeric and Rosewater

Turmeric helps remove unwanted hair and prevents re-growth when mixed with water, yogurt or milk. It also has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that keep skin clear and healthy.

Tools & Ingredients

  • Turmeric powder
  • Rosewater (or plain water or milk)
  • Warm water


  • Add rosewater, milk or plain water to turmeric powder and stir to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply to unwanted hair and leave on for 15-30 minutes or until dry.
  • Wash off with warm water and pat dry.
  • Repeat frequently until you achieve the desired results.
  • Note: this method works well on areas with less hair. To remove thicker hair, add gram flour, ground oats or rice flour.

DIY Hair Removal 4: Egg Mask for Facial Hair

This method requires some care, as egg masks are very sticky and pulling it off is slightly painful. But it effectively removes unwanted hair along with other skin impurities.

Tools & Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ tablespoon corn flour
  • bowl


  • Crack your egg into a bowl and remove the yolk.
  • Add sugar and corn flour and stir to make a paste.
  • Apply to face and let dry 15-20 minutes.
  • Peel the mask off slowly and carefully.
  • Repeat 3-4 times weekly.

DIY Hair Removal 5: Sugar-Lemon Mix for Facial Hair

Sugar exfoliates the skin while lemon juice acts as an astringent and natural bleaching agent. This method is perfect for lightening and removing unwanted facial hair, but it can also be used on other body parts.

Tools & Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 10 tablespoons water
  • Bowl


  • In a bowl, mix sugar, lemon juice, and water, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  • Apply to face in the direction of hair growth.
  • Leave on 15-20 minutes, then wash off with water, rubbing gently.
  • Repeat 2-3 times weekly for several weeks.

DIY Hair Removal 6: Sugar, Lemon & Honey for Arm & Leg Hair removal

When mixed with honey, sugar and lemon juice make an effective hair removal wax. Just like a salon wax, this process can be slightly painful.

Tools & Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Water
  • Cornstarch or plain flour
  • Spatula or butter knife
  • Cloth or waxing strip
  • Heat-safe vessel


  • Mix Honey, sugar, and lemon juice.
  • Heat on the stove or in the microwave for 3 minutes to create a smooth paste.
  • If the paste is too thick, add water.
  • Let it cool to slightly warm.
  • Dust unwanted hair with cornstarch or plain flour.
  • Using a butter knife, spread warm (not hot) paste over the area in the direction of hair growth.
  • Cover with cloth, press so that it sticks, and pull it off in the opposite direction of hair growth.

Repeat anytime you want hairless skin.

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DIY Methods to Remove Unwanted Hair at Home - HTV
Annoyed with the unwanted hair? You can now remove those unwanted hair at home with these DIY methods safely. Make natural wax at home for hair removal.
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Anam Shahid

Anam Shahid:

Anam has always been fond of writing and fiddling with words which allows her to not only express herself but pass them beyond. Graduating as a media student at ICMS, creativity comes to her pieces on its own.