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Updated: Jan 20, 2022

Facial hair removal is a consistent effort that we as women have to go through regularly.

Unwanted facial hair is a downside of every women's existence according to me. Don't know if you all will agree to it. Let me tell you I am a hairy person with sensitive skin and I do not feel confident about it.

By now you all might have guessed that I am talking about the hair on my chin, my sideburns, my jawline and my upper lip hair removal.

Every time I feel that I have dealt with the unwanted hair I happen to discover another growing somewhere else.


Removing Hair Safely

Many of you might be already spending a huge amount of your money on hair removal products like upper lip hair removal epilators, eyebrow waxing, hot wax, waxing kits, laser treatments trimmers etc and the list goes on to find that perfect solution to give us that satin finish smooth skin that we are dreaming for. Like the ones, we get to see in TV commercials.

If you are tired of experimenting with all the methods of removing your facial hair. Let me share with you my solution to hair removal methods. This is something that I got to know from my mother. Surprisingly these methods are really effective and it has stopped my ingrown hair and my unwanted hair growth as well.

How to get rid of facial hair without shaving or waxing?

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Gram flour is an age-old traditional way to remove unwanted body hair and facial hair it is also a natural cleanser for the skin. Hence, it does cleanse the skin deeply along with providing the benefits of hair-free skin.

It helps you to get rid of the deep-seated dirt, dust and oils from the face and body.

Besan also helps you tightens the skin and also prevents the premature signs of ageing on the skin.

It makes the skin glow and gives natural skin conditioning.


  • Teaspoonful of Besan

  • 1 Teaspoonful of Yoghurt

  • 1/2 Teaspoonful of lime juice

  • 2 Pinches of turmeric powder

  • Few drops of coconut oil (optional)

  • 1/2 Teaspoonful rosewater (optional)

Recipe for the besan pack:

  • Mix the above ingredients in a small bowl and apply on the cleans face.

  • Leave this face pack on the face for 20 minutes and start rubbing it in the opposite direction to the hair growth .Rinse off with plain water.

  • This is tried and tested home remedy for hair removal since ages it also helps to lighten the skin tone especially for the brides to be who wish to look flawless on their wedding day.

  • All skin types can use this face pack.


Papaya contains an enzyme called papain, that breaks down the hair follicles-preventing them from growing more hairs.

Applying papaya to your face will help to inhibit hair growth, making it easier for you to keep your chin hair, sideburns, or upper lip hair under control.

Adding turmeric into the mix makes the papaya more potent.

The stable compounds in turmeric will help to get rid of the unwanted hair, preventing them from regrowth.


  • Use a spoon to scoop out few pieces of papaya flesh and use a fork to mash it .

  • Add half a teaspoon of turmeric powder,

Recipe for the papaya turmeric pack:

  • Mix all the ingredients together and it will end up in a thick paste

  • Using your fingers or a brush, apply the paste to the parts of your face with hair.

  • Massage your skin gently to ensure that the paste is penetrated into your hair and skin.

  • Wait for 15 minutes before washing off with lukewarm water.

  • Repeat the process once every week or so, and you’ll notice your facial hair vanishing on its own!


Sugar has always been a part of skincare routine since age-old times as it mildly exfoliates the surface of the skin to remove dead skin cells and facial hair whereas honey on the other hand heals and provides a glow along with nourishing the skin from inside . The concoction of the two ingredients makes it a great peel of mask to take care of all the facial hair issues .


  • Use one tablespoon of honey

  • Two tablespoons of sugar

  • One tablespoon of water in a bowl

Recipe for the honey and sugar pack:

  • Mix all the ingredients together and microwave it for 30 seconds until the sugar dissolves

  • Using your fingers or a brush, apply the paste to the parts of your face with hair.

  • Place a strip of cotton cloth over the paste, let it cool, and pull it off in one quick motion, in the direction opposite to the hair growth.

  • Repeat the process once every 2 weeks or so, and you’ll notice your facial hair vanishing on its own!


Rosewater has its own benefits but when combined with the most effective and natural exfoliating agent gram four the duo does a magic on our skin and that is the reason this combination was always a favourite for my grandmother and she has passed on to generations after her . It not only inhibits hair growth but also removes the dirt and oil accumulated on the surface of our face. Also when we add the goodness of lemon in the mix it works in multiple ways as it also gives us the bleaching effect fading away all the brown and dark spots.


  • In a bowl mix 2 tablespoons of gram flour

  • 2 tablespoons of rose water

  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Recipe for the honey and sugar pack:

  • Mix all the ingredients together to form a medium consistency paste

  • Using your fingers or a brush, apply the paste all over your face

  • Let it dry completely and rub it off with your fingers in the opposite direction of hair growth

  • For best results, repeat this three to four times a week.

So do not forget to comment below if you are using a facial hair removal cream currently or you are trying any of the above methods ???