Most makeup enthusiasts will agree life would be easier if there existed no peach fuzz and sideburns. After all, a clean canvas is what you need for a flawless base and that Insta-worthy skin work. The only problem? It requires too much effort and dependence on your parlour aunty. But does it really have to be that much work? The answer is “no”. The best way to remove facial hair is in the comfort of your home. And there are several DIY facial hair removal methods you can try to get that smooth, glabrous skin without stepping out. Here’s presenting the ultimate guide to getting rid of the fuzz—minus any fuss.
How To Remove Facial Hair
Coarse, fine, dark, and light—facial hair comes in all sizes, colours, and densities. Fortunately, these ten effective home remedies can take care of them all. Read on:
Buff It Off With Ubtan
In India, the gram flour-milk-turmeric paste is a go-to remedy for all skincare woes. But did you know that this wonder mixture can help with facial hair removal too? Start by mixing a teaspoon of gram flour, a pinch of turmeric, and two teaspoons of milk to create a viscous paste. Apply a thin layer on the face and let it dry. Now, gently rub your skin to remove the dried paste and you will see fine hair falling out along with it. Follow this regime twice a week for a glowing, hairless face in about two-three months.
Threading is one of the most common facial hair removal methods. This depilatory process involves cutting off the hair close to the skin’s surface using a sharp thread. You can do this at home only if your threading skills can give your parlour aunty a tough competition. Otherwise, you may end up with cuts. Also, don’t forget to apply some ice after threading to soothe the skin.
This is a great facial hair removal method. It involves plucking both coarse and fine hair with a pair of tweezers. It may be time-consuming and requires patience, but there are no burns, cuts, or mess involved. Additionally, you can easily remove the hair from the sensitive areas of the face like the eyebrows and upper lips with this method. Since the hair is plucked out from its root, it also takes more time to grow back and reappear on your face.
You can find different kinds of cold wax that are specially made for facial hair removal. They can be applied on the hairy patch, allowed to dry, and pulled off gently to remove facial hair. The catch, however, is that it may also pull out your sensitive skin and leave you with injuries and scars. To make it worse, since waxing stretches out the skin, you may end up getting wrinkles and fine lines. But if you prefer this method, our advice would be to do it only occasionally. Once done, immediately apply ice and a moisturiser to soothe the skin.
Here comes the safest, quickest, cheapest, easiest, and simply the best facial hair removal method. All you need to do is apply some shaving cream, hold the skin taut, and glide a sharp razor in the direction of the hair growth. If you use the right tool and the correct technique, you won’t end up with any cuts or burns. Again, the process is incomplete without the application of a generous amount of moisturiser to rehydrate and nourish the skin.
Sirona Recommends Best Tools To Remove Facial Hair At Home
Sirona Aloe Boost Twin Blade Disposable Razor
This disposable razor is perfect for facial hair removal. You can discard it after each use to keep any skin infections at bay. It comes with stainless steel blades for a close shave and an aloe vera strip for that extra-smooth finish.
Sirona Aloe Boost 4 Blade Reusable Razor
This reusable Razor has four sharp stainless steel blades that give you a close shave effortlessly. Its moisturising aloe vera strip helps it glide smoothly on the skin and nourishes it simultaneously. You can clean the razor thoroughly, pat it dry and store it after each use and continue doing so three-four times.
Sirona’s Blink & Glow Facial Razor
This single-blade razor makes facial hair removal at home an easy-breezy process. Its sharp, stainless steel blade glides through the sensitive areas of the face smoothly. Additionally, its ergonomic, anti-slip handle design keeps cuts at bay. All you need to do is to hold your skin taut, tilt the razor at a 45-degree angle, and stroke it gently. It’s superb for the tricky, smaller area above the lips, eyebrows, side burns, and chin.
Sirona Electronic Facial Razor
Sirona’s Electronic Facial Razor is a portable, battery-operated device that’s super-convenient to use the face. The pen-sized tool has a built-in light and an ergonomic tool to help you remove facial hair without pain, redness, cuts, or irritation. You can count on it to remove your facial hair any time, anywhere.
Contrary to what you may think, facial hair removal isn’t a complicated process. It can be done easily at home with the right tools, techniques, and remedies. We are sure that this guide will help you nail it effortlessly. All the best!
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