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Home Remedies for Bleaching Facial Hair

Updated February 21, 2017

Facial hair often appears on the upper lip, chin or sides of women's faces. The thickness and darkness of the hair varies. Some women have lighter, less noticeable hair, while others are plagued with dark hair Approximately 20 million women remove facial hair weekly, according to a study conducted by Bristol Myers. Fortunately, various home remedies exist that you can implement to bleach your facial hair and make it less noticeable.

Fresh Tomato

Wash your face free of any impurities, such as make-up or dirt, and pat dry. Cut a tomato in half with a knife, and apply the inside of one of the halves directly on your facial hair. If you have two separate areas, apply both halves of the tomato. Hold the tomato halves on the area for 2 to 4 minutes and remove. Rinse the area with cold water and pat dry with a towel. Repeat as many times as desired for optimal results.

Lemon Juice and Honey

Place 2 tbsp of honey in a small container. Add lemon juice in small increments to the honey, while stirring, until you form a paste. Apply the honey and lemon juice paste to the affected area with your fingers. Allow the paste to remain on the area for 20 minutes. Rinse away with lukewarm water and pat your skin dry with a clean towel. Repeat as necessary to achieve desired results.

Wheat Flour

Mix 1 tsp of wheat flour with 1/4 tsp of water and stir to form a paste. If the paste seems too thick, add 1/8 of a tsp to the mixture and stir. Apply the wheat flour paste to the affected area of your skin. Massage 1/4 tsp of sugar granules into the wheat flour paste on your face. Allow the mixture to remain for 10 minutes, rinse off with lukewarm water and pat your face dry with a towel.

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Based in Texas, Cynthia Measom has been writing various parenting, business and finance and education articles since 2011. Her articles have appeared on websites such as The Bump and Motley Fool. Measom received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas at Austin.