Removal of body hair was a female thing but now there are females who prefer their male partners to possess a smooth and glowing skin surface. There were male professionals like body builders, swimmers and dancers who used to shave off body hair for better look and feel. Now many men want to opt for grooming of their body and the first step is to remove the extra thick matt of hair.
Men do not want all the hairs of the body to be removed but they want a shapely look of the body and a thinner matt of healthy hairs on their body. They also prefer hairs only on chest or back and not on hand or leg areas. There are methods like waxing and shaving that are age old processes. The electrolysis or laser methods are latest techniques that may involve a lot of money and professionals who know how to work with these methods. There are some natural methods that can remove hairs from the body and still there will be no pain or a lot of expenditure on the process.
Having the good growth of hair over the body represents you masculine but the bushy hair may kills your looks in many cases. To help such great moments from turning grey one can pick a right procedure to remove their hair. Though men don’t want their hair to be completely removed, they definitely crave their body hair to be on the scale of thin, especially at the areas of chest, back and limbs.
Body hair removal techniques for men
The very good choice that comes into mind to take out the hair is waxing. Though this technique accompanied with pain it is a good process to pluck out the hair from the roots. This technique involves applying hot wax on the required area followed by applying a cloth on the wax, rub it and then remove hair with the help of the cloth by applying some force. Similar to waxing sugaring also removes the body hair from the roots. Sugaring is made from the ingredients sugar, citric acid, lemon and water. Mix them all and make into a paste, as the way similar to waxing sugaring also moves. Try any of these techniques regularly to gradually turn the hair thinner by weakening the roots.
Shaving is a most prevalent process when comes to men styling guide. It is one of the easiest ways to remove the body hair. For this best technique what all you require is a quality razor and a good shaving cream. Before going to start the process one must have to take the warm water shower to make the hair soft and to ease the process of shaving. It is a right way to open pores and to raise your hair follicles. Get ready with a good razor and shaving foam, move in the direction of the hair growth so that you don’t go wrong.
Using electrical trimmers is a right technique to be chosen by the beginners as it is a safe process and don’t call for any irritations. Electrical trimmers give you the option to remove hair up to the required length unlike razors. Though it don’t give you a smooth finish but works ideal for the people with sensitive skin.
A pain-free way to remove the unwanted hair on the body is by using hair removal creams. As per the instructions apply the cream on the desired area and leave it for about 10 to 15 minutes which helps to loose the hair and then it becomes easier for uprooting. These kind of products don’t work well on the hair types like thick and dark. It may show some harsh action on the skin, so you are required to do a patch test earlier before doing the process.
Laser hair removal
The process of laser treatment removes the hair permanently. It involves with heating the hair follicle and then keeping it in the dormant stage for the growth. Results varies as per the person’s hair color and skin pigmentation so one must have to check whether he is a right person to get treated by laser.
Turmeric Scrubs can help
There are different types of scrubs that can help in removing the hairs from the male body. The mixture of turmeric powder and gram flour with water is one such scrub.
- Take turmeric – 2 tbsp
- Gram flour – 4 tbsp
- Water – enough for making paste
Make this paste and apply on the body areas where you do not like hair growth. Allow it to dry and then rub off the mixture. You will find the excess hairs from the body are getting lesser after a few such sittings.
Raw papaya scrub is effective
Papaya contains papain that is an enzyme. This breaks follicles of the hair when it comes in contact with them. This reduces the hair growth to a great extent. You will get the feel of exfoliation with this scrub too and get a glowing tone on your skin as well. People with sensitive skins must use this scrub as it is good for permanent removal of hair without any rashes or skin breakage.
- Raw papaya mashed in a paste – 2 tbsp
- Turmeric powder – ½ tbsp.
Make a paste of the papaya by grinding papaya pieces. Mix this with a pinch of turmeric and then massage your face or body area with this paste. Wash off with normal water after keeping the paste for 30 minutes. Make sure you continue with this process once in each week and soon you will see the difference.
Mixture of lemon and sugar for hair on your face
You can use this mixture as this helps in reducing the hair growth of your face. Sugar exfoliates and lemon acts as astringent and a natural bleach for lightening the color of the hairs.
- Take sugar – 2 tbsp
- Lemon pressed to get juice – 2 teaspn
- Water – about 10 tbspn
Mix all the items and wait till the sugar is dissolved in the liquid. There will be some granules alive only. Now apply this mixture on to your face and massage it to the direction of the growth of hair follicles. Now leave it for about 15 – 20 minutes so that it can spread its effects. Now wash off with normal water and you can use this method two times in a week. You will notice the effects after a few weeks.
Mix sugar, honey and lemon for hair removal from legs and arms
Mix the ingredients and apply it on your limbs. If you have more hair on these areas, you will sure love this remedy.
- Take sugar – 1 tabl spoon
- Lemon pressed to get juice – 1 teaspn
- Honey – 1 teaspn
- Cornstarch or flour – 2 teaspn
- Cloths for using as waxing strips
- Spatula for applying the mixture
Heat the mixture of sugar, juice of lemon and honey in a microwave safe bowl. You must wait till it is a smooth and free flowing semi liquid. If it is thick then you should add some more water. Allow this mixture to cool down.
Now clean the body part where you want to apply this mixture. Dust the mixture with some cornflour and then apply on your body with the spatula. You must choose areas where you do not need any hair. The mixture should be applied warm. Apply in the direction towards which the hair is growing and then place the cloth on the areas. Now pull along the opposite direction of the hair growth so that the hairs are removed from the roots. This way you get rid of the hair from the particular area without using any painful method and or chemicals.
Potatoes and lentil removes hair from face and other body parts
Potatoes are good as bleach and the lentils help in easy removal of hairs. The hair colors also become lighter and hence hard to notice. This is an Ayurvedic method and can work well to keep your body and face free of body hairs for a long time.
- Potato – 1 or 2 (as per requirement)
- Yellow lentils – 1 bowl
- Honey – 1 tblspn
- Lemon juice extracted from organic fruit – 4 tblspn
- Sieve for proper smooth mixture
Take the yellow lentils and wash then and soak overnight. Peel the potato and crush into a bowl. Now grind the lentil after draining the water. Add the juice of the crushed potato into the grinded paste of lentil and mix properly. Add the lemon juice and stir well. Apply this mixture on your body parts where you have more hairs and want to get them removed. Leave it on for 30 minutes and let it dry. Then rub the mixture off from your body with your fingers and you will find the hairs are also taken off by the lentil. Repeat the whole thing each week and soon your body hairs will be removed as per your liking.
You may also eat some particular food that will help in reducing the growth of hair. If there is imbalance in the hormones you may find more hair growth. Foods rich in phytoestrogens will reduce the production of the hairs in huge quantity all over your body. Include foods like Flax seeds, Licorice, Soy milk, Tofu, Alfalfa, Fennel seeds and Brahmi herbs for reduction of hair growth.
You must keep patience while using home remedies as it takes time and you will need different ingredients that are not always easy to find. Drink plenty of water and take steam bath when you are using these remedies to open up pores and clean your system. Eat healthy diet and soon you will see your body looking and feeling good in the exact way that you want.