After I started working full time, I realized that the stress wasn't doing nice things to my skin. Instead of my typical glowing appearance, I was left with splotchy, uncomfortable, pimple-ridden skin. I didn't like how it looked or felt, which is why I decided to see about visiting a dermatologist. It was amazing to see how well he cared for me after I went. He felt my skin, gave me some advice on daily cleaning, and talked with me about which medications might help. I was absolutely blown away with how much of an improvement he helped me to achieve. This blog is all about the wonders of modern day dermatology.
Like animal fur, hair is what helps humans to stay insulated. However, what are you supposed to do about the unwanted body hair that grows on your back, feet hands or face? Unwanted hair is one of the most common cosmetic problems that women face these days and it's normally caused by a hormonal imbalance due to menstrual cycles or a pregnancy. Now you can treat this problem right at home. Below is a list of homemade concoctions that you can make to rid your body of unwanted hair.
Lemon Juice and Sugar
A mixture of lemon juice and sugar works wonders when you are trying to remove unwanted body hair. The sugar works as an exfoliation, so it will buffer and remove hair. Lemon juice is a natural bleach, so it will lighten unwanted hair, causing the regrowth to be less noticeable.
For this method of hair removal, you will need:
Two tablespoons of sugar
Two teaspoons of lemon juice
10 tablespoons of water
Step 1: Mix the ingredients together in a bowl until they are well blended.
Step 2: Apply the mixture to the unwanted hair growth in the same direction the hair is growing in.
Step 3: Let the mixture sit for fifteen minutes
Step 4: After the mixture has set for the allotted time, gently rub it off with a warm wash cloth, rubbing in circular motions to remove the hair.
You can repeat this process up to three times a week. You can also add a teaspoon of honey to the mixture to create a wax if waxing is more of your thing.
Molasses And Sugar
Waxing with molasses and sugar is a great way to remove unwanted hair growth because molasses is full of magnesium which helps when trying to balance your hormones. These two ingredients will help to slow down the production of hair growth while removing it instantly. If you don't have molasses, you can use corn syrup. Corn syrup is thick and sticky enough to remove the hair, but it does not contain magnesium, so it won't help to balance your hormones.
For this hair removal method, you will need:
One cup of sugar
1/3 cup or molasses
Waxing strips of cloth
Step 1: In a microwavable bowl, add the sugar and molasses.
Step 2: Heat the ingredients together for about two minutes or until completely dissolved. The contents will be hot, so be sure not to apply it to your face until they have cooled down enough to touch.
Step 3: Apply the mixture to the growth area of your body and immediately place your waxing strips.
Step 4: Rip away the waxing strip in the same direction as your hair growth.
If you don't have waxing strips or waxing cloth, you can make some yourself using index cards.
For more information, contact Gateway Dermatology PC or a similar organization.