The hirsutism is the abnormal hair growth in women. The unwanted hair grows both on the body and on the face and it occurs mainly in people with dark pigmentation or dark hair. Women normally have facial hair, but it is usually extremely fine. When hirsutism occurs, this facial hair becomes extremely obvious and leads to embarrassing situations. The apparition of unwanted facial hair occurs because of various hormonal conditions such as menopause, adrenal gland disorders or the use of various medications. Fortunately, the unwanted hair can be removed or uncovered with various home remedies.
Honey and Lemon Juice
A mask made of honey and lemon juice will be extremely helpful in removing the fine hair that can sometimes cover parts of your face. The honey will soften the hair and the lemon juice is going to exfoliate and cleanse the face. At the same, the lemon juice will slightly lighten the facial hair and skin. Mix some honey (4 tablespoons) with fresh lemon juice (1 tablespoon) and then apply the mixture on the face. Use lukewarm water to remove the mask and repeat the treatment 2 months, twice a week.
You might find this remedy a bit difficult to prepare, but you should know that it is extremely effective. So, to begin with, you should make a mixture of water (1 teaspoon), honey (1 teaspoon) and granulated white or brown sugar (2 teaspoons). Once you have mixed all the ingredients, you can heat the solution for 30 seconds until it becomes brown and makes bubbles. Let it cool and then use a spatula to apply the sugar wax on the affected areas. You must immediately use a cloth strip to apply over the sugar and then rip it off in the direction opposite to the hair growth. You can repeat these actions as needed.
Sometimes, the excessive androgen production leads to the hirsutism. So, you need to regulate the hormone levels and you can do so by drinking spearmint tea. The tea can be prepared with dried spearmint and boiled water. You can also use fresh spearmint leaves. Let the tea steep for almost 10 minutes and the strain and drink the hot beverage. Consume spearmint tea two times per day.
Corn Flour, Sugar and Eggs
This is a fantastic peel-off mask that can remove not only the unwanted facial hair, but also the skin impurities. Prepare a mixture of sugar (1 tablespoon) and 1 egg white and finally, add corn flour (1/2 tablespoon). Apply this solution on your face and after 20 minutes, you can peel it off. You can repeat this remedy up to 4 times weekly.
This is a great natural ingredient that can help you get rid of hirsutism. Mix whole wheat flour with turmeric and then add sesame oil so as to prepare a paste. Put the mixture on your face and after 30 minutes, you can scrub it off. You can use this mask once a week.
Other remedies for unwanted facial hair are papaya, lentil face pack, chickpea flour or rose water with green gram flour.