Armpit hairs are the worst. While your arms and legs hair can be managed, armpit hair just looks gross. For any female beauty regime, underarm hair is the first to go away. While the market is filled with hair removal products, they contain chemicals that harm your skin in the long-term. Nobody wants that. These homemade products are gentler and amazingly effective in removing armpit hair. Try them out!
Paste of milk and chickpea
Not only does this legume help in getting rid of armpit hair, but it also removes hair from arms, legs and face.
-½ cup of milk
-½ cup of chickpea flour
-1 tablespoon of turmeric
Make a paste of milk and flour and add turmeric in it. Mix it well and apply the mixture on your armpits. Let it sit for half an hour and then remove it gently. Use lukewarm water to rinse it off. Do the same thing twice a week and you won’t see any hair in your armpits.
2. Mixture of cornstarch and coconut oil
This natural deodorant will freshen up your armpits.
-3 tablespoons of coconut oil
-1 cup of baking soda
-1 tablespoon of corn starch
Combine coconut oil, cornstarch, and baking soda and cook them in medium heat. Cool it down and keep it in a transparent jar. Add lemon juice and let it sit for a whole day in a cool, dry place. Apply it carefully on your armpits. It’ll take away any smelly bacteria with it.
3. Lime, Honey and Sugar mix
Brown sugar acts as an exfoliant while lime acts as a bleaching agent.
-1 tablespoon of brown sugar
-1 tablespoon of honey
-1 teaspoon of lime juice
Boil the mixture of sugar, honey, and lime juice and thicken it. If it gets too thick, add water. Cool it down. Sprinkle baby powder on your armpits and apply the paste. Make sure you go against the direction of hair growth. Cover it with a cloth and let it stay for 4-5 seconds before pulling it down. It’s a homemade epilator and is gentle on your skin.
4. Fresh Papaya
This is great for people with sensitive skin. Also, it contains papain, a substance which prevents growth of hair.
-½ tablespoon of turmeric powder
-1 fresh papaya
Properly mash the fresh papaya and then mix turmeric with it. Once the paste is made, apply it gently on your armpit and let it sit and dry. In the end, rinse it off with water. Continue using this paste twice every week to get amazing results.
5. Mixture of Lentils and Potatoes
This great mixture will whiten and soften your underarms.
-1 cup of yellow lentils
-1 small bowl of peeled and mashed potatoes
-4 tablespoons of lemon juice
-1 tablespoon of honey
-A porous cloth as a strainer
Keep the lentils soaked in water through the night. Make a paste out of them. Boil potatoes, mash them and squeeze it using a cloth. Make sure you collect the juice. Mix lime juice, potato juice and honey into a paste and combine it with the lentil paste. Apply the paste on your armpits and let it sit for 15-20 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. Keep repeating 1 time a week to get good results.
6. Paste of oats and bananas
These breakfast materials have hidden components that work wonders for your skin.
-1 mashed banana
-2 tablespoon of oats
Make a paste by mixing mashed banana and oats. Apply it on your armpits and massage it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Try to use this mixture twice or thrice a week to get amazing results.
7. Mix of baking soda and coconut oil
An excellent exfoliating agent, bicarbonate helps to destroy bacteria and dead cells. Pair that with coconut oil and you get a good odor and the essential Vitamin E to moisturize your skin.
-¼ cup of baking soda
-¼ tablespoon of cornstarch
-6 tablespoons of coconut oil
Combine coconut oil and baking soda properly to make a mixture. Use a circular motion to smear it all over your armpit. Let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing it with cold water. Then, dry it out and remove any leftover debris. Repeat the process once per week.
There’s no need to go to the market for armpit hair removal. Start using these cheap products for amazing skin and stop worrying about your skin or armpit hair. Flaunt it to the world!