Facial hair can embarrass you no matter how beautiful you look. It snatches away natural shine and smoothness from your skin and makes it look dull and lifeless. Dermatologists can give you a permanent solution of the problem in form of hair removal treatment but it may be expensive and painful. Cosmetic companies offer various bleaching creams to lighten facial hair but they may not work well and can be harmful if your skin is sensitive. So if you want to avoid harsh chemicals, shun side-effects of cosmetic products and treat your skin in a safe, cost effective and natural manner then you can try some home remedies as given below:
1. Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is a commonly known bleaching agent. To use its acidic properties to hide your facial hair mix one-third of water and two-thirds of lemon juice in a bowl and apply the mixture on facial hair. Let it dry under direct sunlight as ultraviolet rays of sun combined with acidic qualities of lemon produce lightening effect. You can also make a mixture of honey and lemon juice for the same effect. Then you will need to keep the paste on your face for 20 minutes before rinsing it off with tepid water.
Be careful to keep it away from eyes and eyebrows if you are using it around them. For desired results you may need to repeat this remedy several times as it is a mild treatment. However, still if you experience redness or irritation on your face then immediately stop using this combination as it is a clear indication that your skin is not responding in positive manner towards it.
This red juicy fruit is a good natural bleaching agent. Just cut a ripe tomato in two halves and rub it on affected areas of your face. Leave the juice on your face for maximum four minutes and then rinse it off with preferably cold water. It is quite effective and may show results after first session itself. But for better results you may try it twice a week.
Mix some milk with papaya pulp so as to make a thick paste. Wash your face well, remove make up and then apply the mixture on clean face and massage it into your skin in circular motion for about 10 minutes. After the massage, leave it on your face for another 5 minutes before rinsing well.
4. White lentil
Grind some white lentil in a mixer and make coarse powder out of it. Then take two teaspoons of the powder and little water in a bowl, stir well and then apply the paste gently on your face and wash off when it dries. It will not only help removing facial hair but will also give you a glowing, youthful skin.
5. Orange Peels
To bleach your facial hair in a natural manner, grind some sun-dried orange peels and make a powder out of them. Take a bowl and mix curd, peel powder and lemon juice in it. Apply it on your face and let it stay on it for 5-6 minutes. Rinse well when it dries up.
6. Wheat Flour
Take one tsp. of wheat and mix some water in it. Apply it all over on your face and then scrub your face with some sugar for 3-5 minutes. Leave it on for 10 minutes and then wash properly. It is a tried and tested remedy of Indian ladies of yesteryears.
7. Egg white
Mix egg white, sugar and corn flour in a bowl to make a fine paste. Apply this mixture on your face twice a week for 10 minutes each time. When it gets dried, peel it off and you will not have to wait for long to see the desired results.
8. Lemon and Black Tea
Using lemon with black tea is also very helpful in lightening facial hair and bleaches it naturally. And to try this home remedy all you need to do is to boil black tea and add a drop of lemon juice to it. When it cools dab cotton in it and apply it gently on your face. Rinse well after it dries.
These home remedies are an easy way to lighten unsightly facial hair. They save your precious time and money and still show good results. But you need to be persistent and patient if you opt to use these natural and herbal products instead of harsh chemicals on your face. Regular application will surely bring you great results and you will get compliments from your friends.