How to get rid of excess hair


  • 1 excess hair
  • 2 How to get rid of excess hair from the body
  • 3 natural recipes to remove excess hair from the face
    • 3.1 Oat and banana recipe
    • 3.2 Sugar and lemon juice recipe
  • 4 References

Excess hair

Many people have excessive and unwanted hair, and it may appear for a variety of reasons, including genetics, taking certain medications such as stimulants, and some medical conditions such as Polycystic ovarian syndrome. Unwanted hair can appear in different parts of the body, but the most common places are the legs, feet, upper lip, chin, cheeks, and back. In this article, we will explain some of the methods, and natural recipes that can be followed to get rid of excess hair, body and face. [1]

How to get rid of excess hair from the body

There are some methods and tips that can be followed to remove body hair, and below, we will mention some of these methods: [2]
  • Determine the area from which to remove hair: it must first determine the place to remove excess hair from, because the difference in the place determines the method that must be followed.
  • Take a hot bath: This may open the pores , thereby reducing redness and irritation, and also facilitate hair removal.
  • Clean and exfoliate the skin: the skin must be cleaned and exfoliated before starting the hair removal process regardless of the method that is intended to be used, as the exfoliation removes dirt, oils and dead skin cells , and increases the efficiency of the hair removal process, which prevents redness and irritation of the skin. There are some things to consider when peeling the skin, including attention to not peeling the skin immediately after hair removal, especially after shaving, or using wax. When using wax, the skin should be peeled 24-48 hours before use, to avoid any irritation to the skin.
  • Shaving: One of the characteristics of shaving is that it is considered the easiest, least expensive method, and is used to get rid of large areas of unwanted hair. Among the places where shaving is considered a good use are legs, arms, sensitive area, back and chest. One of the things to consider when using a razor is to cover the area with a shaving cream, and leave it for a few minutes before starting to shave, to maintain the area's moisture and protect it from irritation. Also be sure to use a sharp blade, and change the blades every 5-6 uses.
  • Waxing: Removing hair using wax is an inexpensive and effective way to remove hair, as it removes hair from the roots, and gets rid of hair for longer periods of time. And can get the necessary tools for this method via the Internet, or from places to sell cosmetic supplies, and instructions must be read with the tools and applied carefully to avoid any injury. However, this method may cause some side effects, as it can cause redness, irritation, or darkening of the skin , and it can cause infection.
  • Depilatory cream: These creams can be used as a way to get rid of excess hair, but be sure to use the cream appropriate for the skin type, as the depilatory cream contains caustic substances that dissolve the hair on the surface of the skin, in addition to that it can cause allergic reactions in some people, Therefore, it is advised to try some of it on a small area of ​​the skin before using it, and should not be left on the skin longer than recommended.
  • Use of home laser devices: There are products for laser hair removal at home, and one of these products can be obtained, but it must be approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It can be said that most of these systems help remove 70% of hair after 3 months of use.
  • Plucking: This method can be used in places where there is a small amount of unwanted hair, such as the chest, shoulders, or back, and forceps can be used to remove them, as forceps are more effective in removing hair in areas with less hair.

Natural recipes to remove excess hair from the face

Excess hair on the face is considered undesirable, and many methods are used to remove hair from the face such as wax, but they leave behind spots, redness, and pain. There are many natural recipes that can be used to remove excess hair present on the face over time. However, these methods require time for their results to appear, but they do not leave any redness or irritation like the rest of the methods if the skin is not sensitive to one of the components, and with the following we will present some of them: [3]

Oat and banana recipe

Oats contain antioxidants, it also has moisturizing properties for the skin, reduces redness and itching in the skin, and also contributes to obtaining smooth and hydrated skin, and a face free from unwanted hair. The recipe can be prepared and used in this way: [3]
  • the ingredients:
    • Two tablespoons of oatmeal.
    • Mashed ripe banana .
  • How to prepare:
    • Mix ingredients to create a paste.
    • Apply the dough to the desired areas.
    • Massage areas with circular motions in the dough for 15 minutes, opposite the direction of hair growth.
    • The areas are washed with cold water after finishing.
    • This recipe is used only once a week.
Note: This recipe is suitable for all skin types.

Sugar recipe and lemon juice

Sugar has been used since ancient times to remove unwanted hair. His method is: [3]
  • the ingredients:
    • Two teaspoons of fresh lemon juice.
    • 9-8 teaspoons of water.
  • How to prepare:
    • The ingredients are mixed together, and the mixture is slightly heated.
    • Leave the mixture to cool slightly.
    • The mixture is applied to the areas where the hair is to be removed towards the growth of the hair .
    • Leave the mixture to dry, and then leave for an additional 20 minutes.
    • The areas covered with the mixture are washed with cold water after finishing.
    • This recipe is used three times a week.
Note: Be careful not to heat the mixture too much, and not leave it on the skin for more than 30 minutes as well, and it should be noted that this recipe is suitable for all skin types, but care must be taken not to leave the mixture on the skin for more than 20 minutes if the skin type is dry .