7. White Pepper- Camphor for Unwanted Hair Removal from Legs
Both the ingredients, pepper and camphor are very strong and may have a burning sensation when used on sensitive skin, this combination is mostly applied to get rid of the hair from legs. Some people even suggests kerosene oil to added with this combo of camphor and pepper but it is a total no-no for at least two reasons. Firstly, the product kerosene is more inflammable and you may catch fire even form a little spark! At the same timed kerosene can damage your skin beyond repair! If you need, you can use almond oil but that’s totally optional.
• White pepper- 2 tablespoons
• Camphor- 2 tablespoons
• Almond oil- few drops
• Grind the white pepper to get its fine powder.
• Mix the ground white pepper with camphor.
• Add almond oil and mix well.
• Apply this paste on legs.
• Leave for 10-15 minutes.
• Wash off the paste.
• If you try to see carefully, your hair on legs will fall off with the paste.
8. Potato-Lentil Ayurveda Remedy for Unwanted Hair Removal
Potato is a natural bleaching agent. When mixed with yellow lentil or moong daal as it is called in India, potato juice not only makes your hair light in color but also works with dried lentil paste in pulling the hair off the face. This is a natural Ayurvedic way of removing unwanted hair from face, legs and hands.
• Potato (peeled and crushed)- 1 bowl
• Yellow lentil – 1 bowl
• Honey- 1 tbsp
• Lemon juice- 4 tbsp
• 1 sieve or thin cloth to filter juice
• Soak the yellow lentil in water overnight.
• In the morning, ground the lentil to get its paste.
• Take the peeled and crushed potatoes and place in the sieve. Press with hands or a spoon to extract its juice. You can also use a cloth to extract potato juice.
• Add honey, lemon, and potato juice to yellow lentil paste and mix well.
• Apply this paste on face, hands, and legs, wherever you want your hair to go away.
• Leave it for 15-20 minutes or until the time it dries off.
• Once it dries, remove the paste by rubbing it with fingers. The dry lentil paste will pull off the hair with it.