How To Remove Hair From Face: 8 Effective And Natural Home Remedies

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How To Remove Hair From Face: 8 Effective And Natural Home Remedies

Everyone wants to have a nice, smooth face. Facial hair can certainly be an impediment to this. Excess hair on the chin, neck, and the entire face generally can cause one to have low self-esteem, not to mention be very uncomfortable.

But don’t worry if you have been shaving this hair in no vain. I have a working solution for you. Try one of the following remedies to get rid of facial hair and make your wishes a reality. You will thank me later!

1. Papaya Paste

Papaya can help stop your facial hair from re-growing by acting on your hair follicles with active enzymes that break down hair pigment on your skin. You can go ahead and make this home remedy even more effective by mixing it with turmeric powder and creating a paste to apply on your face. Here is how it’s done.

You will need…

  • Raw Papaya
  • Half a teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • Warm water


  1. Start by scooping the raw papaya to mix it with half a teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  2. Smash and mix the two ingredients to come up with a thick paste.
  3. Now use your fingers to apply the paste to your face while you massage the affected area gently.
  4. Make sure that most of the paste goes into the part of your face where there is unwanted hair.
  5. Now let the paste stay on your face for up to 15 minutes before rinsing it off with the warm water.
  6. To get any noticeable change on your face, be sure to repeat this process at least twice every week.

honey wax

2. Homemade Wax

Wax is ideal for removing hair from any part of your skin. The best part is that you can prepare your own wax from the comfort of your house without having to spend money on getting a wax kit.

You will need…

  • Two tablespoons of sugar
  • Two tablespoons of honey
  • A microwave
  • Some water


  1. Create a mixture of honey and sugar and then add a tablespoon of water to the mix.
  2. Put the paste into the microwave for about 30 seconds.
  3. Make sure the mixture is heated well enough to allow the sugar to dissolve with the rest of the mix.
  4. Now you have yourself a wax to apply on your skin.
  5. Use a cloth to apply the wax after it has cooled off for some time.
  6. After the wax has been implemented using the fabric strip, quickly take off the strip to remove the facial hair immediately.
  7. Beware as this process might cause some pain so have a cold compress ready to soothe the pain.

3. Chickpea flour

Chickpea flour is well known to be among the best products for skin exfoliation. It is an excellent home remedy for getting rid of dead skin cells and hair, leaving your skin brighter and more beautiful. You can easily get yourself chickpea flour from any health food store and get started on removing the unwanted hair on your face.


You will need…

  • Two tablespoons of chickpea flour
  • ¾ tablespoon of turmeric powder
  • 1½ a tablespoon of milk


  1. Create a mixture of chickpea flour with milk and turmeric powder to create a thick paste.
  2. Then use your fingers to apply the paste to your face while massaging gently.
  3. After letting it dry for 20 minutes you can scrub off the paste using a soft piece of cloth drenched in water.
  4. Repeat this practice four times a week for a whole month to get the best results.

green gram flour and rose water

4. Use green gram flour and rose water

Green gram flour works like chickpea flour to help naturally remove unwanted facial hair. If you combine it with rose water, you will be able to create a natural cleanser that works best especially for skin that is prone to acne.

You will need…

  • half a teaspoon of rose water
  • two tablespoons of green gram flour
  • (optional) lemon juice


  1. To get started with this home remedy, add one-half tablespoon of rose water to the green gram flour.
  2. Mix this solution thoroughly to create a paste.
  3. You can choose to add some lemon juice to strengthen your dough.
  4. Afterward, spread the paste on your skin letting it stay for 30 minutes before washing it off.
  5. You should do this at least four times a week to get the best results.

5. Spearmint tea

Sometimes the best solution for unwanted facial hair is getting to the cause of the problem. Androgen is the hormone that is responsible for hair growth in the body and when in excess, it can cause unwanted facial hair in the body. The best remedy for this kind of situation is the use of spearmint tea which works towards controlling your body’s hormone levels. Here is how to get started.

You will need…

  • A cup of water
  • A teaspoon of dried spearmint


  1. Start by boiling one cup of water and adding the teaspoon of spearmint to make spearmint tea. If you have spearmint leaves, you can use up to five spearmint leaves to make the tea.
  2. Cover the boiling tea to create a strong drink.
  3. Now strain and drink the tea. If you do this two times a day, you will be sure to get those androgen levels under control.

Lemon juice and honey

6. Lemon juice and honey

When you want to get rid of fine hairs on your face, honey, and lemon juice mask are your best option. This combination works perfectly such that the honey helps soften your hair with its moisturizing and hydrating properties while the lemon cleanses and exfoliates the skin.

This remedy will not leave you with zero skin irritations as lemon juice contains anti-inflammatory properties to protect your skin.

You will need…

  • A teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
  • Four tablespoons of honey


  1. Start by first mixing the lemon and the honey to create a paste.
  2. After the paste has been thoroughly mixed, gently apply the paste and lets it stay for about 20 minutes.
  3. Now gently remove the lemon and honey mask from your face with a piece of cloth drenched in water.
  4. Be sure to repeat this exercise two times a week to get the best results.

7. Egg White

An egg white mask makes up a great sticky facial mask that sticks to any facial hairs on your skin when dry. It has been identified to have the same amount of efficiency as wax from the store.

Plus it is a known beauty product that leaves your skin feeling young and fresh thanks to collagen that is produced under its influence. Here is how this home remedy is prepared.

You will need…

  • One egg
  • One tablespoon of sugar
  • A tablespoon of cornstarch


  1. Take the white of the egg and mix it well with a tablespoon of regular sugar in a bowl.
  2. Then add a tablespoon of cornstarch to give it a smooth and thick texture.
  3. Now apply the paste on your face and let it dry until when it has hardened into a mask.
  4. Now grab and rip off the mask gently without damaging the skin.

8. Potato Lentil Mask

Most facial hair removal products use ayurvedic acid to remove the hairs effectively. A potato lentil mask is among those substances that contain this powerful element for your skin. With a simple visit to your nearby food store, you will be able to get yourself this home remedy and get started.

A paste of Yellow lentilsYou will need…

  • A potato
  • A cold compress juicer
  • A tablespoon of honey
  • A tablespoon of lemon juice


  1. Start by first running the potato through a cold compress juicer to get the full amount of liquid from the potato. Then create a mixture of the potato juice with the lentil paste.
  2. Add a tablespoon of honey and four tablespoons of lemon juice to increase the effectiveness of the paste. After you are done making the paste, apply it gently on your face and let it dry for about 20minutes.
  3. After the paste has fully dried off, remove it by rubbing it off with your fingers. The dried lentil paste will peel off together with your facial hairs.


Well, there you have it. Now you have more options for getting rid of facial hair than simply shaving it off. You no longer need to put up with the problem of hair on your face. By just taking advantage of either of the above remedies, you will be able to quickly restore your skin to its natural beauty in no time.

You will be glad to know, however, that the problem of having too much facial hair is common. Therefore consider trying out a home remedy before going for that professional waxing procedure.

Also, remember to give your feedback on your experience with any of the above remedies. If you liked this article feel free to share it with anyone in your circle that might be in need of such information.

Mandy Wang

Mandy Wang is a Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor in China. She always loves to share useful methods to help people who are suffering from a different disease. In addition, She is also good at cooking different Chinese food. You can find all her recipes on her website



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