Making depilatory cream is simple and economical, since you can use natural ingredients that in addition to respecting your skin, can provide you with other excellent nutrients. Homemade depilatory creams are an excellent alternative for all those people whose skin does not resist the high amount of chemical components of commercial depilatory creams. If you want to learn different alternatives to prepare it at home, do not miss all the recommendations.
1 Baking soda and tomato
The combination of the tomato together with the baking soda, fulfills the function of helping you to weaken all the unwanted hair, making it thinner and thinner until it finally disappears. The components of the tomato, in addition, will help you look a much firmer and cleaner.
To put it into practice you will need 2 tomatoes cut into pieces and crush them. Add two tablespoons of baking soda and prepare a paste that you must apply on the area to be treated. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes and remove with warm water.
You can use this remedy between 3 and 4 times a week.
2 Sugar and lemon
Another alternative to create your own depilatory cream at home, is sugar along with lemon juice. Also known as “Egyptian hair removal”, this option is very effective in removing hair while acting as an exfoliant, removing dead cells and softening the skin thanks to the effect of sugar.
Lemon, on the other hand, has interesting antibacterial and astringent properties that favor the elimination of impurities while repairing the skin and moisturizing it.
To prepare it you must add to a pot 2 cups of sugar, 1/4 cup of lemon juice and 1/4 cup of water. Place the pot on low heat and let the ingredients integrate. Remember to turn off the heat before the mixture boils. When it is warm, you can use this mixture by extending it in the direction of hair growth and removing it in the opposite direction. Remember to moisturize the skin with the help of a moisturizer or Aloe Vera gel.
Thanks to the anti-inflammatory effect of turmeric, it is possible to eliinate a lot of hair with very few applications. To prepare the cream you need:
- Curcuma powder.
- Sesame oil
- Chickpea flour.
You just need to evenly mix the turmeric with the chickpea flour and add the oil little by little. When it is ready, you only have to put it on the area you want to shave.
4 Advantages of making your depilatory cream at home
Hair removal at home is a very comfortable option, especially when we can choose the method and even the ingredients. The reasons why it is very advantageous to make our own depilatory cream at home are as follows:
- When made with natural ingredients, there is no danger of allergic reaction that leads to irritation or other skin problems.
- Reduces the chances that hair can become cystic
- Those people who tend to have dry skin, will gain an extra softness
- It is a very economical method that guarantees you a natural and painless hair removal