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Easy Hair Removal Recipes With Sugar

Hair on the body was considered a good thing many years ago as it effectively insulated the body. But nowadays, it is seen as an ugly problem and most women opt to get rid of it, especially if the growth is abnormal. The causes for abnormal hair growth in different areas of the body include irregular menstrual cycle, hormonal imbalances, certain medications, and pregnancy. There are many ways of getting rid of hair on the body either temporarily or permanently. Temporary hair removal techniques include shaving, waxing, and threading. These methods are not expensive but can have side effects like ingrown hairs, skin rashes, pain, and sometimes, small cuts on the skin. Permanent hair removal techniques include laser hair removal or electrolysis, which are quite costly and have a number of side effects. Fortunately, there are simple home remedies that are less painful and cost effective to help you get rid of unwanted hair.

Sugar is a common ingredient found at home that can be used to effectively remove hair from your body. Sugaring or sugar waxing is a process of applying sugar syrup or gel on the areas with unwanted hair. Unlike normal waxing techniques, sugar syrup or gel does only sticks to the hair and not the skin. When you peel it off, it uproots hair from the roots without causing pain. Over time, sugar damages the hair follicles and stops hair growth in the particular region. It does not leave behind any residue, does not contain any chemicals, and is easy to clean up after. Here are a few ways you can use sugar to remove unwanted hair on your body.

1. Sugaring With Lemon Juice

(Sugaring s suitable for sensitive skin as it does not contain chemicals

The process of sugaring is similar to waxing. It is suitable for sensitive skin as it does not contain chemicals. It is more efficient than shaving and it does not require cloth strips like waxing does.

How To:

In a non-stick saucepan, add 2 cups of sugar, 1/4 cup of lemon juice, and 1/8 cup of water.

Heat the saucepan and bring the mixture to a boil.

Once the mixture comes to a boil, measure the temperature.

Once the temperature reaches 240 degrees Fahrenheit, remove it from the heat and pour it into a glass.

Let the mixture cool down to room temperature.

Clean the area you want to apply the mixture, pat dry, and apply talcum powder to the area.

Scoop the mixture out using a spatula and spread it on the area in the direction of hair growth.

After a few minutes, remove the mixture in the opposite direction of hair growth.

Wipe the area with a wet cloth and pat dry.

Repeat the process as and when required.

2. Sugar With Egg White

Egg white sticks to the hair and skin but is easy to remove from the skin once it dries)

Egg white sticks to the hair and skin but is easy to remove from the skin once it dries. It removes hair from the roots. This is an effective way of removing facial hair.

How To:

Separate the egg white from an egg and add a tablespoon of sugar and half a teaspoon of corn flour into it.

Stir it well and apply it on your face.

Let it dry for 20 to 25 minutes.

Firmly peel off the egg mask.

Repeat the process 2 to 3 times a week until unwanted facial hair is completely removed.

3. Sugar And Honey

Honey not only helps remove unwanted hair but also moisturizes your skin

Honey not only helps remove unwanted hair but also moisturizes your skin. It can be used to get rid of hair on your face, hands, and legs effectively.

How To:

In a pan, add 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of honey, and 1 teaspoon of water.

Heat the pan for 30 seconds.

Let the mixture cool down to room temperature.

Spread the solution over the area you want to remove hair using a spatula.

Place a cloth or wax strip and press gently.

Pull the cloth or strip off in the opposite direction of hair growth.

Repeat the process as and when necessary.

4. Sugar And Lemon

Sugar and lemon can be used to get rid of unwanted hair and to exfoliate dead skin

Sugar and lemon can be used to get rid of unwanted hair and to exfoliate dead skin. Lemon juice bleaches the skin and fine hair. This process works well in removing facial hair than hair on other parts of your body.

How To:

Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar and 10 tablespoons of water in a small bowl.

After the sugar melts, add 2 teaspoons of lemon juice into it and stir well.

Clean the area you want to remove hair and apply the solution.

Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes.

Wet your fingers and gently scrub off the mixture.

Rinse with water and pat dry.

Repeat the process 2 to 3 times a week.

5. Sugar With Molasses

Molasses contains magnesium which removes unwanted hair slowly and steadily

Molasses contains magnesium which removes unwanted hair slowly and steadily. You get a depilatory wax when you combine sugar with molasses. You can use this method to remove unwanted hair on your hands and legs. Just keep in mind that this method is as painful as waxing.

How To:

Add 1 cup of sugar in a microwave safe bowl and drizzle molasses or dark corn syrup over it.

Microwave it for 2 to 3 minutes.

Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into it.

Stir the mixture and allow it to cool down to room temperature.

Apply the mixture over the area you want to remove hair.

Place a cloth or waxing strip over the area.

Pull off the cloth or strip in the opposite direction of hair growth.

Wipe the area with a wet cloth.

Repeat the process as and when necessary.

 

 

Disclaimer: The content is purely informative and educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.

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