Natural Hair Removal Treatments – The Basics

Hair removal products are available in abundance in the market. But how do you know which of these products are safe for your skin? With the products containing chemicals many that use such products do tend to complain of some skin redness and skin irritation. Hence, the need for natural hair removing products has surfaced and many are cashing in on this by letting out products that are termed to be made from natural substances. But no one can be absolutely sure that the products that they are using are free of chemicals and that is why home made natural hair removing products are getting popular.

Waxing is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to remove unwanted hair. Yes, waxing can be painful but the results are good and after waxing the hair taken much longer to grow back. Instead of picking up hair removing wax from the market you can always make your own wax at come from natural substances found in your home. To make homemade wax take two cups of sugar, 613 color wig one fourth cup of water and one fourth cup of lemon juice. Heat this mixture over a low flame and stir regularly until you get a thick brown liquid which is your wax. Once the wax has cooled down to a temperature that you are comfortable with you can apply in onto your skin and place a clean cloth or waxing strip over it. Once it has cooled down completely pull the cloth or strip in the opposite direction of hair growth so that the hair is pulled from its roots. Make sure that you apply ice and astringent to the waxed area to tighten the pores.

One of the oldest methods of hair removal used is sugaring. Sugaring is back in fashion again after a few decades as the newer cosmetic products were preferred over sugaring earlier. The popularity of sugaring has now increased tremendously. It can be done at home by taking one cup of sugar and mixing it with the juice of half a lemon, molasses, corn starch and a bowl of honey. You start off by mixing lemon, honey, sugar and molasses in a bowl and keeping the mixture in a microwave for about 2 to 4 minutes or till you get a smooth consistency. You can also heat up the mixture over a low flame. Now apply corn starch over the area you need to wax and then apply the mixture over it. Corn starch will help in smooth removal of hair. Place a cloth or waxing strips over the area and pull it out once it has cooled down.

Other natural hair removing techniques are tweezing and threading. Tweezing is usually used to remove facial hair. Tweezing is a slow process as each hair has to be pulled out using tweezers. The pain involved in the process is also much greater. Tweezing is most commonly used to shape eyebrows that are bushy and if repeated over longer periods of time can lead to permanent hair removal. Threading is a common hair removal method that can be used on any part of the body. The usual parts of the body where threading is used are upper lips, chin and eyebrows. But even other parts of the body where there is a patch of hair, threading is useful. Threading requires a lot of attention and detail and is great for people with sensitive skin. Pumice stones can also be used for removing hair from the body except facial hair.


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