10 Home Remedies To Make Unwanted Hair Disappear!

It is sometime very confusing to understand the irony of nature. Take the case of hair, we do so many treatments for them to grow on our head and make them go away from other parts. But they keep on disappearing from above and expand all over the other parts. How embarrassing is this situation! But you won’t be humiliated any longer if you follow these home remedies to remove the unwanted hair.

1 Sugar + Lemon Bleach:

A mixture of sugar, water and lemon juice is natural bleach for face and it helps in exfoliating the skin. The remedy is suitable for those who have less hair or who fear trying waxing as this bleach lightens the color of the facial hair making them unnoticeable.

You need:

  • Sugar (2 tbsp)
  • Water (10 tbsp)
  • Lemon juice (2 tbsp)


Add the lemon juice to the mixture of sugar and water. Apply this mixture for 15-20 mins and wash it by rubbing gently with your hands. Repeat this three times a week.

2 Sugar + Honey + Lemon – Remove unwanted hair on legs and arms

You can remove your unwanted hair on legs and arms at your home. This natural is safe.

You need:

  • Sugar (1 tbsp)
  • Lemon Juice ( 1 tbsp)
  • Organic honey (1 tbsp)
  • Water (optional)
  • Cornstarch ( 1- 2 tbsp)
  • Waxing strip or cloth
  • Spatula or butter knife


Mix well sugar, honey and lemon juice in a small bowl. Heat for 3 mins until the paste has flowing consistency. Allow it to cool at room temperature. Clean your body part where you want to apply this paste and dust some cornstarch. With the help of spatula or butter knife, apply a good amount in the direction of growth of the hair. Put the wax strip and pull in the opposite direction of the growth of the hair. Repeat whenever necessary.

3 Home Wax treatment with Sugar Molasses:

This remedy has different ingredients but same effect as the sugar, honey, lemon wax.

You need:

  • Sugar (1 cup)
  • Molasses or dark corn syrup
  • Lemon juice (half lemon)
  • Wax strip or cloth
  • Spatula or butter knife


In a microwave safe vessel, add some sugar and drizzle of molasses and keep it in microwave for 2 or 3 mins. After sugar is dissolved completely, add the lemon juice and microwave it for another 2-3 mins, to get a perfect blend. Allow it to cool but not completely, apply it a little warm in the direction of hair on clean body part and pull it with the strip in the opposite direction.

4 Home-made bleach with lentil + potatoes:

Potatoes added to yellow lentils can effectively lighten the color of the hair. It is an Ayurvedic process, so you can use it to lighten hair on other body parts too.

You need:

  • Potato (1)
  • Yellow lentil (1 bowl)
  • Honey (1 tbsp)
  • Lemon Juice (4 tbsp)
  • Cloth or sieve


Soak yellow lentils in water overnight. Peel off and crush the potatoes. Blend the lentil after removing all the water from it. Extract the juice from the potato and add it to the paste of yellow lentil. Add fresh lemon juice and honey to the mixture and mix it well. Apply this paste on the areas with unwanted hair growth and let it dry for about half an hour. Rub with your fingers gently to remove the paste. You can see that unwanted gets removed with the paste. Repeat it thrice every fortnight.

5 Alum + rosewater – Most common ingredients to remove unwanted hair:

Mostly used remedy in India and Pakistan due to easy availability of the ingredients used in it.

You need:

  • Alum Powder ( half a tbsp)
  • Rose water ( 2 – 3 tbsp)
  • Sesame or olive oil (Few drops)
  • Cotton ball


Mix rose water and alum powder and apply this mixture on the area with unwanted hair with the help of cotton ball. After it dries completely, apply the mixture once again and repeat this process for an hour. If you have a sensitive skin, then you must stop the process after 15 – 20 mins. Wash it and apply some oil to moisturize the area.

6 Banana + Oatmeal Scrub:

These ingredients act as a good natural scrub and tend to leave your skin cleansed and supple.

You need:

  • Ripe banana (1)
  • Oatmeal (1 – 2 tbsp)


Mash a ripe banana and add oatmeal to make a paste. Apply this paste on the unwanted hair and rub it in circular motion to remove all the paste. This process, if repeated twice a week, can remove unwanted hair from face and other parts.


Indian mothers have been using chickpea flour or gram flour to keep their baby’s skin free from unwanted hair and keep it clean and soft.

You need:

  • Chickpea flour (half a cup)
  • Turmeric powder ( 1 tbsp)
  • Fresh cream ( 1 tbsp)
  • Milk ( half a cup)


Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and apply on the area where you have unwanted hair growth. Leave it for 20 – 30 mins and rub it off in the opposite direction of the hair growth. You may wet your hand to make rubbing smooth. Wash it off with lukewarm water and repeat it 3 – 4 times in a week.

8 Camphor + White Pepper Powder:

This is good for normal skin, but since both the ingredients are strong, they can cause a burning sensation and making it worse on sensitive skin. Better to try this only on legs.

You need:

  • White Pepper Powder (2 tbsp)
  • Camphor Powder (2 tbsp)
  • Almond oil


    Add a few drops of almond oil in the powdered camphor and white pepper mixture. Apply the mixture on legs for 10 – 15 mins and wash it off with water and you can see hair getting removed out with the paste.

    9 Lemon Juice + Honey:

    These ingredients, when mixed together, are good for treating unwanted hair, but they individually are friend to skin. Honey has hydrating and moisturizing properties while lemon juice helps in lightening the skin pores.

You need:

  • Honey (4 tbsp)
  • Lemon Juice (1 tbsp)


Mix well honey and fresh lemon juice and apply the mixture on the area with unwanted hair growth. After 15 – 20 mins remove this mask with the help of a washcloth that has been soaked in lukewarm water. For better results, repeat the process twice or thrice a week for few months.

10 Lentil + Honey + Milk face pack:

Red lentils are used in this face pack. This is an excellent home remedy to remove unwanted hair and a very effective face scrub as well.

You need:

  • Crushed Red lentils ( 2 tbsp)
  • Milk
  • Honey
  • Method:

    Take the crushed red lentils and add sufficient quantities of milk and honey. Mix well and leave the mixture for 15 – 20 mins. Apply the mixture on face and leave it for 20 – 25 mins. On drying, scrub it gently and then wash it with water. Repeat this process thrice a week or just once a week if you have a dry skin texture.


    There are so many natural ways to get unwanted hair – free skin only you need to learn the correct combination. Home remedies are simple and have same results as that you get in beauty salons which use harsh chemicals that might seem magical at that instant but disturb your skin tome eventually. With the natural methods, one can be assured that they will be gentle on the skin. However, despite of being natural, we still suggest to perform a patch test to make sure of allergy to any ingredient.

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