In medical terms excessive facial hair growth is called hirsutism. People with dark hair and dark skin tend to have more hair than people with a lower skin and hair pigmentation.[expand title=”” trigpos=”below”] Unwanted facial hair has become one of women’s primary concerns when it comes to looking beautiful.
Sometimes, the pigmentation doesn’t have anything to do with facial hair. Health problems such as polycystic ovarian syndrome or changes of the estrogen level may be the cause of this unaesthetic problem.
To get rid of facial hair forever you need to pay a visit to a professional, properly equipped beauty salon. Of course, this means that you will have to pay anywhere between $60 to $900, depending on the salon you choose and the areas you want to treat, according to an online survey that targeted several beauty salons in the US. According to the same survey, the cost for a full facial laser hair removal treatment starts from around $300.
If you do not have that kind of money, you should know that there are ways to get rid of facial hair on long term, at home, using natural ingredients:
You can wax off the hair by using sugar. To obtain the sugar wax you need 2 teaspoons of powdered sugar, a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of water. Mix everything together and microwave for 30 seconds. Let the mixture cool down and using a spatula apply it on the areas you need hair removal. Put a strip of bandage over the wax and pull. Repeat if necessary.
Some experts believe that excessive hair is directly linked to the androgen hormones in our body. Mint tea helps to adjust their level. There have been studied made on several subjects that proved its efficiency. Several women have been given 2 cups of mint tea a day during their follicular menstrual cycle faze, which begins from day one and lasts for 2 weeks. Results have shown that the mint tea has slowed down the hair growing process.
Mix equal parts of turmeric and white flour. Add sesame oil so that you get a paste. Apply the mixture on the problematic areas and leave to act for 30 minutes. Repeat the process once a week.
You can also mix turmeric with papaya. Massage your face with the mixture and leave to act for 20 minutes. Repeat once a week.[/expand]