All women have body and facial hair but, facial hair is usually light colored and smaller than the rest of the body hair. However, for some women, the hair growth is extensive and coarse. This is because of the high level of androgens, including testosterone. When there is excessive hair growth amongst women, the condition is called hirsutism, usually caused by Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).
But, the god news is that the excess hair growth can be treated by a handful of natural and effective home remedies. Here we’ve prepared a few homemade mixtures to help you get rid of that annoying “fur”:
Egg White Facial Mask is a very sticky facial hair mask that can help peel the excess growth of the facial hair.
- Mix the egg white with 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and sugar until smooth mixture. Apply the paste on your face, and let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes. Peel it off quickly. Rinse your face with cold water.
Sugar and Lemon Facial Mask works as a natural bleaching agent and bleaches the rest of the hair while lightning the skin tone.
- Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar with 2 teaspoons of fresh lime juice and 10 teaspoons of water. Heat the mixture. Apply on the face and let it sit for about 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water
Lemon and Honey Facial Mask for dry skin and excessive facial hair growth.
- Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar with 1 tablespoon of organic honey and 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Apply it on the affected areas. Pull the hair out in opposite direction with waxing stripe.
Papaya and Turmeric Facial Mask inhibits the excess hair growth on the skin and naturally exfoliates the skin, by removing the dead cells.
- Mix the peeled papaya with 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder. Apply it on to the parts with excessive hair growth and let it sit for about 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.