Okay, so you have been shaving or waxing your armpits since you were 12! But, have you ever wondered if there are any painless alternatives or tips to removing underarm hair?
Underarm hair has always been a nightmare to pretty damsels. Beauty and confidence starts with smooth skin, and every lady out there will agree! While laser hair removal is an expensive affair, waxing and threading is not just messy but also very painful. And, how to get rid of underarm hair leaves, the prettiest of redheads in a bind. Today, we dish out to your some simple tricks and trips to tackle underarm hair in the comfort of your home. You no longer have to wait in queues at a salon or bore a hole in your pocket to achieve soft silky hair free skin. With these home remedies you can wear your sleeveless ensembles in style!
Yes, a cup of sugar is all you need to remove underarm hair. And, boy you won’t believe it does work! Sugaring is one of the most effective ways to get rid of underarm hair. What’s more? It works like a charm on hair whose length is even 1/16th of an inch. So, what do you need?
- 2 cups cane sugar
- Quarter cup water
- Quarter cup lemon juice
Throw in all the above mentioned ingredients in a heavy bottomed sauce pan and place it on a low flame. Once it begins to boil, reduce the flame further and allow it to simmer for an additional twenty minutes or until it has turned into a nice wine red-brown color. Turn off the heat, cool and store it in an airtight container. Voila, you have homemade wax ready to use!
Now, prepare your skin by gently cleansing it with a wet sponge and then dust some baby powder on it. Take a scoop of the gooey mixture and apply it in the opposite direction of hair growth. Keep your skin taut and pull off the paste in the same direction as hair growth. You may need to work on small sections of your underarm to get better results. Once you are done, rinse the area with some water and follow up with a skin friendly moisturizer.
You will be pleasantly surprised at the results, as sugaring is much better than waxing. It helps prevent ingrown hairs and also reduces hair growth in the region dramatically. It is also a lot less painful and can be mastered and done at home.
2. Egg and corn flour pack
Now, this is a pack you can easily whip together at home, and it works like a miracle in getting rid of underarm hair and also nourishes and pampers your skin. Whisk one egg with half a teaspoon of flour and a few pinches of sugar. Apply this mixture on your underarms using a spatula and allow it to dry. Gently peel off.
3. Milk and turmeric pack
What if we were to say that the goodness of milk when combined with turmeric will give you a potent remedy to reduce the growth of underarm hair? Yes, a pinch of turmeric in about two teaspoons of milk can act as great retarder of hair growth.
4. Lemon and sugar pack
Lemon has been used in the treatment of myriad skin conditions since time immemorial. This wonder fruit can also help reduce hair growth, remove hair and lighten the skin on your underarms. Mix one tablespoon of sugar with about two tablespoons of lemon juice and make a paste out of it. Apply the mixture on your underarms in the same direction of hair growth. Leave it on till it has dried up and wipe off with cotton swabs. Do this thrice a day and you will see the hair on your underarms gone in thin air!
Try these homemade packs today! They are simple yet highly effective and leave your skin – googly woogly woosh!