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7 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Chin Hair

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Is spiky long hair, suddenly popping out of nowhere on your chin? Is course stubble marring the smoothness of your chin? Rest easy, you are not the only one.

Also Read: 10 Ayurvedic Remedies That Will Permanently Remove Facial Hair

Believe it or not, one out of every five women, suffer from the condition, and it can make a surprise appearance at any point in your life! However, thankfully, there are home remedies to naturally get rid of chin hair, without resorting to waxing or painful threading.

Before we explore the home remedies for chin hair and how it works, let us first understand what causes chin hair.

When production of male hormones called androgens in your body spikes up, it can lead thick hair to sprout from just about anywhere!

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, a medical condition can also give rise to a thick mop of hair on your chin. Other than that, medications, pregnancy and age, can all lead unwanted hair to crop up all over your face.

Also Read: 6 Home Remedies To Remove Upper Lip Hair Naturally

Skin on your chin is slightly thicker than your face, and what worked for your facial hair, will not necessarily work for your chin. So, here are 7 tried and tested home remedies for chin hair.



This home remedy for chin hair works similar to your waxing. The only difference is that it is far less painful and plucks out hair right from the root and removes dead skin layers, which in turn lightens the skin tone.

What You Need
2 cups of sugar
¼th cup of lemon juice
1/4th cup of water
Waxing strip

How To Make
In a pan, heat all the ingredients together, over a low flame. Keep it on simmer for about 25 minutes. Keep stirring to avoid burning. When the liquid turns from golden brown to amber dark and gets a sticky consistency, turn off the flame. Let the solution cool to room temperature. When slightly tepid, apply a thin coat of the wax on the chin. Press a waxing strip over the wax and rip it off in one quick stroke in the opposite direction. Repeat until all the hair comes off!



Another natural way to get rid of chin hair is with the help of the age-old fenugreek seed. Coarse granules of fenugreek seed penetrate the skin tissues and remove dead cells, which in turn loosen up hair follicles, making it fall overtime.

What You Need
1 tablespoon of fenugreek seeds

How To Make
Soak fenugreek seeds overnight and grind it into a rough paste in the morning. Apply the paste on the chin area. Let it sit for 20 minutes. When you feel the paste drying and flaking, start scrubbing it rigorously. Scrub for about 5 minutes. Rinse and pat dry. Follow it up with a soothing lotion. Repeat everyday.



Talking about how to get rid of chin hair naturally, and not include the timeless turmeric in the list? How can that be? A strong carrier of antiseptic properties and antioxidants, turmeric reduces hair growth overtime and prevents it from recurring again.

What You Need
½ teaspoon of turmeric
1 teaspoon honey

How To Make
Mix both the ingredients together in a bowl and make it into a smooth paste. Apply it on the chin area. Let it sit till dry. Scrub and rinse clean. Repeat twice daily.


Green Gram

Another classy home remedy for chin hair. Green gram is a rich source of vitamin A and C, plus it has a coarse texture that can remove the thickest of facial hair.

What You Need
100 gm powder green gram
1 tablespoon sandalwood powder
1 tablespoon orange peel powder
Milk as required

How To Make
Mix all the ingredients together into a fine paste. Apply it to your chin and wait till dry. Then scrub it in a circular motion for about 5 minutes. Rinse it with cold water and pat dry. Apply a few drops of baby oil to soothe the skin.


Wheat Bran

The outer coarse layer of wheat grain is nutritious beyond imagination. And it not just gets rid of thick spiky hair on chin, but also lightens pigmentation marks.

What You Need
1 tablespoon Wheat bran
1 tablespoon milk
10 drops of rose water

How To Make
Grind wheat bran into a coarse powder. Mix it with milk and rose water. Apply the paste on the chin. Start scrubbing it in circular strokes. Keep scrubbing until you feel the scrub dry off. Wash off with cold water. Repeat this home remedy for chin hair 3 times a week. Reduce frequency with time and results.


Fennel Seed

Fennel seed contains phytoestrogens that work to regulate hormones, which in turn reduce hair growth.

What You Need
50 gm grounded fennel seed
1 tablespoon of water

How To Make
Make a fine paste of the ingredient. Apply it to the affected area. Let it rest for 20 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.

Note - This home remedy for chin hair when included in every day diet is proven to show remarkable results in treating chin hair.


Egg Mask

Proteins and antioxidants present in egg are answers to your most stubborn of facial hair problem.

How To Make
Take egg white in a bowl. Dip a cotton and apply the solution to the affected area. Rinse and repeat the method every day.

If you know what to do to get rid of of coarse chin hair, do share with us at the comment section below!

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Story first published: Thursday, August 25, 2016, 13:30 [IST]
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