Simple and natural way to remove our underarm hair

It’s  a sad truth that our beauty standards throughout time have become more and more demanding, especially for women. A woman has to devote hours of her time if she wants to work on her physical appearance. Though they are the kinds who do not want to mind or do not give a care for such standards, there are still times when they would be judged for not conforming.

Body hair has always been the trickiest part of a woman’s routine. Most of the magazines cannot really point out the best solution or the most convenient method for our body hair dilemmas. Many would advise against shaving since it can also damage the skin and would make hair a bit harder to the touch (although it’s not true that they become thicker).Plucking takes a thousand years as well, and to be honest it feels like a prolonged agony. Laser hair removal could be very effective yet so expensive, so if you don’t have that much in your pocket, here are the better methods for removing unwanted hair and even reduce its growth. The best thing about them is that they are cheap and you can do them in your very own home/

Turmeric paste:

More than its function to remove hair, it can also help whiten your dark areas such as knees, elbows and underarms. So this is somewhat like hitting two birds with one stone.

What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 cup turmeric powder
  • Rosewater or  plain milk (though rosewater is much more ideal)
  • Warm water
  • A towel

How to apply:

  • Simply add all the ingredients into a bowl to create a thick turmeric paste. Make sure that it is well-stirred
  • Apply the paste to underarm hair —works better with thinner underarm hair, and let it sit for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • While waiting for the said minutes, soak the towel in warm water.
  • Rinse off with the soaked towel.
  • Pat dry and continue this treatment to loosen hair follicles, that will eventually remove the hair.

Egg Mask

Aside for being nutritious, eggs are also very much convenient. So crack some open and have a silke, hair-free armpit by following these steps.

What You Will Need:

  • Egg white
  • 1 tbsp. of sugar
  • ½ tbsp. of corn flour

How to apply:

  • Mix all the three ingredients together, stir well and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mixture on your underarms or even on your face. Let it naturally dry for 20-25 minutes.
  • Wash it off with warm water. Pat dry.
  • Do this application 2 to 3 times a week,

Sugar Waxing (Sugaring)

This might be the most popular way to instantly remove hair at home. It’s just the same as you’ll use your waxing products bought from the store.

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice.
  • a heavy-bottomed saucepan

How to apply:

  • Mix all the ingredients over low heat in the saucepan,
  • Once it comes to a boil, simmer and let it process on low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Wait for it to turn into a nice wine red-brown color.
  • At this point, turn off the heat.
  • Let it cool and store it in an airtight container.
  • Prepare your underarms by using a wet cloth to clean its skin and dust some baby powder on it.
  • To use the sugaring mixture, take a scoop out with your fingers.
  • You can scoop the sugaring mixture out with your fingers or a wooden craft stick,
  • Roll it with your fingers and press on your underarms, in the “opposite” direction of hair growth.
  • Gently press it on the skin. Make sure to raise your arms so that it will be stretched.
  • Using your fingers, pull off the sugaring solution in the “same” direction as hair growth.
  • You can apply oil on a cotton pad to remove the sugar left. Do not let your underarm get wet for at least 8 hours.

Chickpea Flour Mask

Chickpea flour might not be a part of your every day pantry. However, making a mask out of it can work extremely well in the process of removing unwanted hair from underarms.

Things You Will Need:

  • ½ bowl of chickpea flour
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • ½ bowl of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh cream

How to Apply It:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
  • Create a smooth paste out of it by stirring well.
  • Apply the paste on the armpit’s hair in the direction in which hair is grown.
  • You’ll have to ensure that the paste covers the hair lying underarm.
  • After the application, let it sit for half an hour and then rub the paste off from the opposite direction.
  • After removing the paste by hand, you can wash it with warm water.

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