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Niche Topics (Beauty and Wellness) is all about a natural approach to healthy skin,
hair and nails. You'll love our collection of organic homemade beauty, bath and body
treatment recipes using natural ingredients that nourish, pamper, cleanse and protect
your skin. Harness the healing powers of Mother Nature's bounty to make yourself
Permanent hair removal creams, lotions and gels are great alternatives when laser
hair removal is too expensive. You can find a vast variety of hair removal products
in the market; there are different depilatory creams for different skin types and
some of them are perfumed while some are not. Simply choose one that is suitable
for your skin type. Popular brands such as Veet, Nair, and Revitol are generally
safe if used properly according to package directions.
However, there are a few important things you be aware of. Certain people, particularly
those with sensitive skin, react badly to the harsh chemicals in hair removal products
so remember to do a patch test to get the best results. Apply the cream on a small
area (forearm hair) for 7-8 minutes. Look out for any signs of allergies – rash,
burning sensation, irritation or any discomfort. Stop using the cream immediately
if you've any type of reaction.
That being said, there are many skin-friendly, non-chemical homemade hair removal
products you can make to remove unwanted hair safely. Try any of these home remedies
for hair removal, and you'll be happy with the results – silky smooth skin, no ouch...
Homemade Hair Removal Recipes
Sugaring Hair Removal Recipe
Sugaring or sugar waxing is probably one of the best known home method to get rid
of unwanted hair and has been used for centuries by Middle Eastern women. It's cheap,
easy to prepare and the results are excellent. Sugaring can be used in practically
all areas of the body including eyebrows, upper lip, underarms, legs, arms, and bikini
The ingredients needed are – 1 cup of regular granulated sugar, juice of ½ lemon,
¼ cup of honey, a drizzle of molasses (optional).
How to make sugaring paste for hair removal:
1. Combine sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl. Slowly add honey and blend well.
Place in microwave and heat on high for 2-3 minutes. Sir in molasses, if using. You
can also prepare it in a saucepan until the mixture reaches 250˚F. Let cool before
2. Cover the area you want to treat with cornstarch. Using a spatula or popsicle
stick, spread the mix over your skin, in the direction of hair growth. Place a cotton
strip on it, press down firmly and then rip it off quickly in the opposite direction
of hair growth.
Sugar Waxing Tips
Make sure the hairs are about ¼ inch long. If too short, you won't be able to pull
them out. This homemade sugar paste can be reused. Simply keep in the fridge and
reheat in microwave when you need it.
Milk and Turmeric Facial Hair Removal Treatment
Milk and turmeric paste is a popular natural hair remover practice among Indian women
since ancient times. Believe it or not, some even claim that it inhibits hair growth
permanently. This hair removal home remedy is great for removing fine hairs such
as hair on the upper lip.
Gather these ingredients – ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder (available cheaply in most
Asian grocery stores), 1 cup of chickpea flour, and a few drops of milk or cream.
How to make turmeric paste for hair removal:
1. Simply mix turmeric powder, chickpea flour and milk in a small bowl until you
get a smooth thick paste.
2. Apply a thin layer to the facial area with unwanted hair, scrubbing gently by
moving your fingers in a circular motion. Allow the paste to dry completely, about
20 minutes or so.
3. Wash off with cold water.
Home Remedy for Hair Removal Using Egg White and Sugar
Not only will it remove unsightly hair, it also leaves you with glowing and more
beautiful skin. Suitable for face, legs and arms.
You'll need these ingredients – 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon of white sugar, and ½ tablespoon
How to make egg white and sugar hair remover:
1. Blend egg white with sugar and cornflour until a sticky paste forms.
2. Apply to the areas you want to get rid of unwanted hair. Peel it off when it has
By Tiffany Moore
I'm looking for affordable and safe ways to remove unsightly facial and body hair
on my fairly pale skin. I've tried shaving but the regrowth/ingrown hairs from shaving
was extremely uncomfortable. Any natural at home hair removal remedies to get rid
of unwanted hair, maybe some homemade hair removal recipes that I can make? – Carrie,
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