When it comes to facial hair in women, it is described as something which is not very pleasing to see or to hear. There are many reasons due to which facial hair outbreak can occur in women. Obesity- women having problem of obesity are more prone to the problem of facial hair.
Obesity if linked with hormonal imbalance might lead to uncontrollable facial hair. In women there are both male hormones and female hormones. Due to hormonal imbalance excessive male hormones namely androgens are produced which not only cause facial hair but also irregularity in periods.
If your ancestor or family lineage has suffered from the problem of facial hair then chances are more of you being the obvious victim of facial hair. If you are suffering from genetic based problem of facial hair then permanent solution to this problem might be an uphill task though you can get rid of the facial hair through temporary solutions.
It is a problem arising due to hormonal imbalance in women causing excessive facial hair growth which are coarse and dark in color. It leads to hair growth and other features which resemble male features.
This syndrome arises due to the presence of excessive cortisol in the bloodstream which is the reason behind facial hair growth. If your body has any kind of tumor growth then it can also lead to Cushing’s syndrome causing problem of facial hair.
Pre menstrual and menopause
Before menstruation starts in a girl she will probably have a few pre menstrual symptoms and the primary symptom can be facial hair growth leading due to hormonal difference. Similarly during menopause women undergo many changes and might experience problems like depression, hot flushes and the major problem being facial hair growth.
Polycystic ovary syndrome
If women are suffering from the problem of ovarian cysts then it might lead to the problem of facial hair. There is an ovarian cyst disease known as polycystic ovarian syndrome which causes hormonal imbalance in women leading to production of excessive male hormones androgens. This male hormone further leads to the menace of facial hair.
Improper diet plan also leads to hormonal imbalance and might aggravate the problem of polycystic ovary syndrome to an extent that facial hair growth becomes unruly. If you take proper diet and stay away from unhealthy food you can eradicate the problem of facial hair as hormonal imbalance is often referred to as the main cause behind this problem.
Home remedies for removal of facial hair
Chick pea flour and milk make an even paste of chickpea flour along with milk; apply it on the face concentrating more on the areas where facial hair are prominent. Let it dry for about 5-10 minutes then scrub your face washing with cold water.
Turmeric and milk
This home remedy is best suited for removing facial hair, and is used by many women suffering from the problem of facial hair. All you have to do is make an even paste of turmeric and milk you can even add gram flour to this paste to ensure hair removal. After applying the paste keep it for about 6-10 minutes until it dries completely. Now rub your skin without using water in order to remove hair from the face and after much of the paste is removed wash your face with cold water and pat dry.
Lemon juice, sugar and water
Prepare a facial mask or paste by adding sugar along with lemon juice and water. Apply this preparation in the direction of hair growth in this way it will aid in facial hair removal much efficiently. After keeping it until dry wash your face with rubbing or scrubbing motion and pat dry. Continuously using this face mask will get you rid of the unwanted facial hair.
Corn flour, sugar and egg
Take 1 tablespoon of corn flour, 1 tablespoon of sugar and mix it with egg. After a thick slimy paste is obtained, apply it on the face again in the same way i.e. along the direction of the hair growth. After the paste dries on your face wash it with cold water or lukewarm water according to your choice.
Multi ingredient face mask
For this what you need is; lemon juice, potato juice, honey, turmeric and soaked lentils. Applying this face pack or mask on your face in order to get rid of facial hair fast. This face mask is said to remove facial hair at much faster rate if used for about 3-4 times every week. There is also one more benefit to this face mask, it not only removes facial hair efficiently but also bleaches the hair left over.
Treatment for removal of facial hair
With advancement in technology many improved versions of removal of unwanted facial hair is possible now. Treatments available are:
Waxing and plucking
There are many forms of waxing that can be done on the face in order to get rid of facial hair. Plucking involves pulling out hair deliberately with the help of tweezers.
Bleaching and shaving
In bleaching hair are made to appear of lighter color so that they are not visible enough and your face appears to be devoid of hair. On the other hand shaving is rather a very crude method where you have to make use of a razor in order to get rid of facial hair.
Depilatories and electrolysis
depilatories are substances or processes which remove unwanted hair from the body. Whereas in electrolysis chemical changes are done in order to remove facial hair.
Other treatments used in removing facial hair are
IPL i.e. intense pulsed light, laser and chemical based creams which hinder the further growth of facial hair or help in getting rid of those unwanted facial hair. One example of such a cream is Eflornithine cream; this cream can be used alone or in combination with other treatments. This cream does not remove facial hair rather obstructs the growth of facial hair and slows down the rate at which hairs grows on your face.