Reduce Facial Hair with 4 Homemade Recipes

Natural remedies that remove facial hair can take a little longer to produce results. However, they're gentler on skin and offer other benefits.
Reduce Facial Hair with 4 Homemade Recipes

Last update: 07 December, 2018

Facial hair is a beauty problem many women go through. Although, it’s harmless and can be caused by hormones, many decide to fight against it because they believe it’s hideous.  Therefore, the cosmetics industry has developed a wide range of products and techniques to eliminate facial hair, making look skin softer and beautiful.

However, some methods are so savage they cause pain, redness, and other annoying allergic reactions. The good news is there are recipes which are completely natural. They can minimize facial hair from appearing without any side affects.

Even if these recipes don’t provide instant results, their properties will gradually decrease facial hair until it’s invisible. Below are four interesting options you can start adding to your beauty routine.

1. Egg white and cornstarch

Egg white and cornstarch

Egg white combined with cornstarch makes a sticky paste that – – when applied to skin – –  helps remove unwanted facial hair. It also has a light exfoliating effect useful to remove dead skin cells, which in turn makes the skin feel soft and look healthy.


  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch (10 g)


  • Whip an egg white and add the tablespoon of cornstarch until a paste forms.

How to apply it

  • Spread the mixture over hairy areas and let it dry for 10 minutes.
  • Afterwards, rub it in by using soft circular motions and wash it off with warm water.
  • Use twice a week for good results.

2. Chickpea flour and natural yogurt

This natural combination contains fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are great for your skin. One of its main beauty uses is to remove unwanted hair. Using it regularly makes hair finer and decreases them from appearing.


  • 1 tablespoon of chickpea flour (10 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of natural yogurt (20 g)
  • 5 drops of lemon juice


  • Mix the chickpea flour with the natural yogurt until a creamy paste forms.
  • Add the drops of lemon juice and stir until it’s thoroughly mixed.

How to apply it

  • Rub onto the affected areas and let sit for 20 minutes.
  • Once dry, remove with a washcloth, gently pressing on the direction the hair grows.
  • Rinse off the rest with warm water and pat dry.
  • Use it 2 or 3 times a week.

Note: Only use this mixture at night. Avoid sunlight after applying it to prevent spots from appearing.

3. Coffee grounds and baking soda

Coffee grounds and baking soda

Leftover ground coffee can be your best weapon for preventing bothersome facial hair. This mask uses a little bit of baking soda to increase its exfoliating abilities.


  • 2 tablespoons of ground coffee (20 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda (3 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of rose water (45 ml)


  • Pour the ground coffee into a container and mix it with the baking soda and rose water.
  • The end result should be a thick paste with a grainy texture.

How to apply it

  • Rub the mixture onto unwanted hair and massage for 3 or 5 minutes.
  • Remove with warm water and use it 3 times a week.

4. Turmeric and natural yogurt

Turmeric and natural yogurt

The cosmetic uses of turmeric come from India, where women have taken advantage of its abilities to decrease body hair from appearing. Mixing it with natural yogurt creates a thick paste that reduces the presence of accumulated fuzz and dead skin cells.


  • 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder (10 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of natural yogurt (60 g)


  • Make a creamy paste by mixing the turmeric powder with natural yogurt.

How to apply it

  • Apply the product over your upper lip or any part of your face that has unwanted facial hair.
  • Let it sit 20 or 30 minutes and rinse it off with warm water.
  • While rinsing it off, massage the product in a circular motion to help remove hair.
  • Use this treatment 3 times a week.

Ready to try out these solutions to get rid of facial hair? Although, they might take longer to work, they’re gentle on the skin and are full of beneficial nutrients. Give them a try!

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