There are many ways of getting
rid of facial and unwanted hair.
Tweezing, Threading work best
for smaller portions and are also painful.
Bleaching lightens the color
of the hair to merge into the skin tone and makes them less
Waxing is used widely, though
it is very painful because
(a.) It pulls hair from its roots, thus lasting for 4 to 6
(b.) Frequent waxing discourages hair growth over a period of
(c.) It is also best for hands, legs and back.
Electrolysis is used a
permanent solution. It is a time consuming process where a
needle is inserted along the hair shaft and an electric current
is passed through it to the root. Hair is then gently eased out
of the follicle. It is best for small areas.
Light scrubbing with pumice stone
is known to discourage hair growth.
Traditional ways for reducing
unwanted facial hair are:
Mix gram flour, milk and
turmeric [you may add lemon juice, sandalwood powder] and apply
on face. Let it dry and rub off in circular motion.
Mix gram flour, lemon juice
and malai. Apply on hairy areas and rub off