Body hair has its purpose, of which one is to keep us warm. But there is something such as the word Hairy, and some people love to reduce the amount of hair they have on their body. Now, the problem is getting rid of body hair and maintaining that lovely smooth skin. When it comes to the skin it is more advisable to make use of natural products and ways because truth is, nothing beats nature.So here are 5 weird but very amazing natural ways to get rid of body hair stresslessly.
Weird, but it works! Sugar wax has been used around the world for many years, but it’s only recently become popular. When rehearing sugar our mind goes straight to food, well thing away from food now, to your skin. Sugar wax is completely homemade and it can be whipped up using just, sugar (200g), lemon juice(60ml), and water (60ml). Easy right!
How to make;
-Add the ingredients to a saucepan on the hob, and stir to combine. Begin to heat, slowly bringing the mixture to a boil.
-Once it boils, simmer the ingredients on low to medium heat, stirring frequently. Once the mixture has turned golden brown in color, it’s time to remove the pan.
-Pour the ingredients into a jar and leave to cool for around 30 minutes.
-Spoon some of the wax into your hands, and roll it into a ball.
-Make sure the area of skin you want to remove hair from is clean and dry, then begin to spread the wax over it.
-Let it sit for a minute, then lift a corner of the sugar wax (enough to give you a good grip).
-Get ready…and rip the wax off in the opposite direction of your hair growth.
-Post-waxing, clean the area to remove any residue.
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I bet you have never tried this. Turns out there’s another use for your pumice stone that doesn’t involve feet at all. The rough texture of pumice stone is great for catching hairs and removing them from your skin. Better yet? This is a 100% natural hair removal remedy.
To try it yourself, use a dry pumice stone on clean, dry skin in small circular motions. The pores will cling onto hairs and pull them out.
Be sure to moisturize afterward, as the texture of a pumice stone also provides an exfoliating effect and may leave the skin dry. Easy peasy.
Yes, you hear me, I said eggs. Want to remove facial hair naturally? Eggs are not only extremely nutritious, but they have some useful properties when it comes to beauty, too. Perhaps you’ve seen egg dry before and noticed how it creates a film-like substance on the surface it sets on. It’s this power you’re going to harness when using egg for hair removal. Eggs are an inexpensive and gentle way of treating unwanted facial hair.
It’s especially popular for getting rid of that unwanted peach fuzz above your upper lip. To do this you will need egg white (1), sugar (1 tablespoon), cornflour (1/2 tablespoon). How to make;
-Mix the ingredients together to combine, then apply a thin layer to clean, dry skin.
-Leave the mixture to set on your face (around 15-20 minutes). It should form a film.
-Begin to peel the mask off from the out in. The mask will not only extract impurities, but it will also lift light facial hair.Papaya Paste
If you’re looking for a long-term solution, you may want to consider Papaya. Research shows that the enzyme called papain has a “depilatory” (hair removing) effect. This enzyme is found inside Papaya. Although it won’t remove hair overnight, it could reduce regrowth over time. Papaya not only smells delicious but could be a permanent solution to your unwanted body hair. To make this paste, you’ll need; mashed, raw papaya flesh (1-2 tablespoon), turmeric powder (1/2 teaspoon).
How to make;
-Mix together the papaya and turmeric to form a paste.
-Rub onto the skin liberally, massaging the mixture in so it reaches hair follicles.
-Leave for 15 minutes.
-Wash off with water.
-Repeat regularly to see a reduction in hair growth (2-3 times per week).Turmeric
Tumeric is a multi-purpose when it comes to beauty. It is a very healthy plant that can be used for cooking, beauty, and a whole lot of things. Curcuma, the active ingredient in turmeric, slows hair growth and lightens the skin. Simply follow the following steps to remove hair with numeric;
-Mix 3 teaspoon turmeric powder with 1 teaspoon milk.
-Spread the paste onto the area of skin with unwanted facial hair in the same direction as hair growth.
-Leave until dry (about 20 minutes).
-Add a small amount of water to your hands, wet the paste slightly, and begin to scrub the skin using small, circular motions.
-Wash with lukewarm water and pat dry.Photo Credit: Getty
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