Turmeric Toner To Reduce Breakouts And Facial Hair

Turmeric is well known spice used for many purposes and widely used in Indian cooking recipes as well as herbal remedies. Turmeric is capable of treating all types of skin issues such as acne, breakouts, stretch marks, pimples, blackheads and gives you healthy and glowing skin.

The anti inflammatory and anti bacterial properties in turmeric helps to fights against blemishes to give natural and clear skin. Enhancing this wonderful ingredient with other kitchen ingredients make it a powerful turmeric toner to reduce breakouts and facial hair easily.

However, adding toner to your regular skin care routine is a great way to maintain healthy and glowing skin. Generally, toner helps to get rid of excess oil and stubborn dirt or makeup left over on your face after washing it which might results in damaging your skin.

Let’s see how to make simple turmeric toner in this article, that helps in reducing breakouts and for easy removal of facial hair and reducing its growth. Before that, check out the benefits offer by ingredients used in this toner.



The anti bacterial and anti acne properties in turmeric keeps your skin clean, clear and brightened.

Witch Hazel:

Witch hazel helps to shrink the pores of skin and reduces the excess production of oil and gives you clear and clean skin.

Tea Tree Oil:

Tea tree oil is effective in treating all types of skin problems. it easily treats acne and prevents the breakouts.

Aloe Vera Gel:

Aloe vera gel is loaded with wonderful properties that keep your skin hydrated and unclog the pores. It keeps acne and blemishes at bay.

What You Need:

  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 table spoon of witch hazel
  • 1 table spoon of aloe vera gel
  • 5 drops of tea tree essential oil
  • 1 cup of water

What You Need To Do:

  • Take a jar and add witch hazel and water.
  • Now add turmeric, tea tree oil and aloe vera gel and mix them well.
  • Pour this mixture in spray bottle and use it as a skin toner twice in a day to maintain healthy and smoother skin.


Don’t forget to do patch test before using it overall your face. If you are allergic to any ingredient in this toner, try to avoid using it without consulting your doctor. It might result in causing allergic reactions.

How to Use Turmeric for Facial Hair Removal?

Facial hair is one of the most embarrassing things for many women to handle. That’s the reason they go for painful treatments like waxing, threading, plucking and shaving. But all these treatments often results us in giving temporary happiness and make us to stand in the same place again and again.

Have you ever tried natural ingredients to remove facial hair? If your answer is big NO, then it’s time for you to use wonderful ingredient which was using from centuries to treat all types of skin issues and health issues in the world. It’s none other than Turmeric. Yes, turmeric is capable of removing facial hair completely and gives you glowing and shiny, beautiful skin.

So, turmeric is short formula for complete removal of facial hair that makes you to feel happy to enjoy with your flawless skin.

How Does Turmeric Work For Removing Facial Hair?

Turmeric is an ancient herb loaded with anti bacterial, anti septic, anti inflammatory and anti microbial properties that help to treat skin problems like acne, blemishes and even reduce redness and inflammation.

It inhibits the growth of hair with its amazing properties and its sticky nature when combined with other ingredients will remove the hair from the roots.

Regular use of turmeric on your face often results in giving you that flawless face without any hair.

How to Use Turmeric For Removing Facial Hair:

They are several ways to use turmeric to remove facial hair. Some of them include:

#1 Turmeric Paste:

This is very simple method and easy to use it to remove facial hair.

What You Need To Do:

  • Mix one table spoon of turmeric powder with enough amount of water to make a thick paste.
  • Apply it after cleaning your face as a mask and more concentrating on facial hair.
  • Let it sit for few minutes and clean it with the help of clean cloth dipped in warm water and make sure to it a scrub motion.
  • Finally wash your face with normal water and repeat it 2-3 times in a week to see excellent results.

#2 Turmeric With Raw Papaya:

Papaya is rich in enzyme called papain that restricts the growth of hair and prevent them completely when they mixed with turmeric powder.

What You Need To Do:

  • Mix 2 table spoons of papaya paste with ½ table spoon of turmeric powder and spread this paste all over your face as a mask.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes and wash it off with normal water and allow your skin to dry.
  • Do this twice in a week to see improvement in removing facial hair.

#3 Turmeric With Lemon And Sugar:

The mixture of lemon and sugar with turmeric acts as waxing treatment for removing unwanted hair on your face.

What You Need To Do:

  • Boil one cup of water by adding ½ cup of sugar until it becomes sugar syrup.
  • Turn of the heat and allow the sugar syrup to cool down and add little amount of turmeric and lemon juice to make it a thick paste.
  • Apply this paste in the directions of your hair growth and scrub it in circular motion for few minutes.
  • Rinse it off with water and use a damp cloth to rub in the opposite direction.
  • Continue doing the same process for 2-3 times in a week to get shining face without facial hair.

 #4 Turmeric With Indian Nettle:

Indian nettle or neem has the capability to get deep in to skin and reduces the thickness of facial hair and turmeric pull off the hair easily.

What You Need To Do:

  • Wash handful of neem leaves and blend them to make a fine thick paste.
  • Mix one table spoon of neem paste with one table spoon of turmeric root paste.
  • Apply it on clean face and leave it for few hours and rinse it off with normal water.
  • Do it regularly to remove facial hair completely.

#5 Turmeric With Salt And Milk:

Salt is capable of thinning facial hair and milk moisturizes the skin to be clean and the combination of these three wonderful ingredients results in giving us positive results in preventing or removing facial hair.

What You Need To Do:

  • Place 2 table spoons of turmeric in little amount of milk and 3 table spoons of gram flour and a pinch of salt.
  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until you see a thick paste.
  • Spread this paste all over your face and especially on the areas where you have unwanted facial hair.
  • Rub it for 5-10 minutes in circular motion and allow it to dry on its own.
  • Rinse it off with luke warm water and repeat the same process to get rid of facial hair completely.

Tips To Follow:

  • Make sure to do patch test before applying turmeric on your face, if you observe any allergic reactions or negative results then stop using it.
  • The best time to apply this mask is after steam bath to get best results.
  • Always wear old clothes to avoid stains and remember to wash your face with cleanser after applying mask to remove the yellowness over your face.
  • You can easily remove turmeric stains by dipping them in to apple cider vinegar solution or rubbing almond or coconut oil mildly on the stains to clear it.
  • The best and pure turmeric used as a home remedy is Kasturi manjal turmeric.

Lavender Oil and Tea Tree Oil to Remove Facial Hair

Unwanted hair growth in women is known as Hirsutism. It is quite embarrassing for most women to have hair on face. Experts say excess male hormones called androgens leads to this condition.

Laser and other expensive treatments are available to remove unwanted facial hair, nature lovers recommend to try home available remedies. As they provide permanent results without any side-effects.

Based on a research we can say that lavender oil and tea tree oil can be used to remove facial hair. Renae a blogger who has struggled with unwanted facial hair says that lavender and tea tree oil has shown positive results in reducing mild hirsutism. If you’ve mild hair over your face try this home remedies to reduce their growth. She also tells that it took several weeks to see positive results, but she still recommends it.

There are many ways with which you can remove facial hair like shaving, pulling hair, Epilator, dyeing, chemical depilatory, waxing, threading, trimming, laser, electrolysis and oral contraceptives. But, these methods are either expensive or cause pain.

Unlike above mentioned ways, natural remedies take time but come with no or less side-effects. When you topically apply these natural oils, you don’t have to use moisturizer or cosmetic creams for your skin. These oils are filled with vitamins and nutrients that can enhance cell regeneration and make your skin supple.

Lavender Oil and Tea Tree Oil for Facial Hair

lavender oil and tea tree oil for facial hair

Tea tree oil is an essential oil extracted from a plant in Australia. Prominent nutrients in tea tree oil can aid to soothe minor burns, treat acne, remove skin tags, treat jock itch and other chronic skin conditions. Due to its higher concentration, tea tree oil is not recommended to use internally.

Lavender oil on other hand is extracted from blue aromatic flowers of lavender plant. It is renowned for its relaxing and calming aromatic effect. It can fight fungal infection and reduce migraine headache.

Combine these two natural oils and apply it over prewashed face. If you’ve sensitive skin, it’s recommended to dilute lavender oil with some water.

Add 1 tbsp of lavender oil to 4-6 drops of tea tree oil. Use cotton ball to apply this lotion over face. These oils have anti-androgen effect, which is how it helps to reduce hair growth.

The study was carried on a group of women affected with mild hirsutism. 12 members of one group (A) are treated with lavender and tea tree oil spray. The second group of 12 women (B) was given placebo twice per day for 3 months. After 3 months hormone evaluation and hair growth measuring were taken.

Though no hormonal difference was found in two groups, significant decrease of hair growth was found in group A. So the result shows that lavender oil and tea tree oil can reduce facial hair, it is now represented as economically safe to use over skin.

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