Unwanted hair can sometimes be a matter of embarrassment for most of the ladies and the reason behind its rapid growth can be certain medicines, hormonal imbalances in our body, irregular menstrual cycles or post-pregnancy hormonal changes. Whatever the reason is, we all search for a way to get rid of these at least once in our life. But most of these methods are quite expensive. So, here we have listed some homemade hair wax formulas which can be easily prepared at home and are comparatively cheap.

Remove Unwanted Hair At Home Easily With This Homemade Hair Wax
Remove Unwanted Hair At Home Easily With This Homemade Hair Wax

Remove Unwanted Hair At Home Easily With This Homemade Hair Wax

1. Sugar Wax (with strips)

Ingredients used:

  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 1 Candy thermometer
  • 1 Popsicle stick or craft stick
  • Few clean fabric strips

Procedure:

  1. Take a small saucepan and mix sugar, lemon and water in it.
  2. Heat it on low flame and dip the candy thermometer in it.
  3. Heat it till it reaches the stage of about 245°F in your candy thermometer(firm ball stage).
  4. Make sure not to heat it more than 250°F.
  5. Remove it from the heat and leave it to cool at room temperature for about 10 minutes so that it can be handled.
  6. Make sure to keep it a little warm.
  7. Now take the craft stick or Popsicle stick to apply the wax on your desired area.
  8. Make sure to apply it in the same direction as your hair growth.
  9. Take the clean fabric strip and press it nicely on the applied sugar wax.
  10. Leave it on for 10 seconds and then hold your skin taut slightly and pull the fabric strip quickly in the opposite direction of your hair growth.
  11. Rinse the area with warm water to remove the tiny residues.
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How often should be used:

This wax can be used once your hair starts reappearing.

Why is it effective:

This is one of the most effective ways to remove our unwanted hair. Sugar present in this remedy change into a waxy form and sticks to our skin. Lemon also helps to get rid of the unwanted hair and it also works as a bleaching agent which helps to make our skin lighter and brighter.

Caution:

Make sure to check the temperature of the wax before applying it on your skin as it can also burn your skin.

2. Sugar wax (without strips)

Ingredients used:

  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/5 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon of guar gum (*optional)

Procedure:

  1. Take a saucepan and heat the sugar in it in low flame.
  2. Gradually add the lemon, salt and water in it.
  3. Stir it till you get a golden waxy texture and then remove it from the flame.
  4.  Sprinkle a little amount of water on the floor or kitchen counter to get a thin layer of water.
  5. Now quickly pour the waxy syrup onto the surface.
  6. Use a spoon for scraping it from its edges toward the centre to form a ball.
  7. Wet your hands a bit and start pulling and stretching it. Make sure to occasionally wet your hands so that the dough will become more stretchy.
  8. Follow this procedure for 15 minutes.
  9. Apply a little amount of talcum powder to the area where you will apply the wax.
  10. Now apply the sugar wax on your skin in the opposite direction of hair growth and then leave it on for 10 seconds.
  11. Pull it off quickly.
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How often should be used:

This wax can be used once your hair starts reappearing.

Why is it effective:

This wax is very effective to remove our unwanted hair. Lemon helps to prevent the sugar from crystallizing, which can make the wax gritty.



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