Top 3 Proven Ways To Remove Annoying Upper Lip Hair At Home Using Natural Remedies

Date June 19, 2018

We all have barely noticeable upper lip hair at the very least. However, some women have thicker and more abundant hair growth, which is definitely a pain in the bum to deal with. “Female mustache” can be caused by different factors, including genetic, ethnic, or hormonal. Sometimes, though, the hair growth can be enhanced due to some diseases, including congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome, or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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Top 3 natural remedies to remove the upper lip hair

There are lots of ways to remove or reduce your upper lips hair: from simple razors to waxing strips. Also, you can undergo laser hair removal or different waxing procedures. However, in our opinion, the best way to deal with your upper lip hair is to do it yourself with the help of natural remedies. Here are 3 great methods that are safe for your skin and can save your money.

1. Honey and sugar

This tasty combination is awesome to make a homemade wax. Honey keeps your skin moisturized and calm while sugar does its work. You can also add a bit of lemon juice, but beware: It can cause awful sunburn if the skin is being exposed to the sun after a contact with lemon juice.

What to do?

  1. Take a microwave-safe bowl and put 3 spoons of sugar and 1 spoon of honey into it.
  2. Heat the substance in a microwave until the sugar dissolves.
  3. You can now add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. (Optional)
  4. Mix thoroughly and allow it to cool down until the mixture becomes slightly warm.
  5. Apply the mixture on your upper lip.
  6. Apply a waxing strip or a small piece of cotton cloth and pull it off against the hair growth direction.
  7. Don’t forget to clean your skin with cool water and moisturize afterward.

2. Turmeric

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Turmeric can be used in hundreds of ways, where one of them is hair removal. It cleanses and gives a natural glow to the skin, and in combination with milk, it can become your favorite upper lip hair removal method.

What to do?

  1. Put 1 tablespoon of turmeric and 1 tablespoon of milk into a bowl.
  2. You can add a little flour. (Optional)
  3. Mix the substance thoroughly and apply it on your upper lip and keep massaging for around 5-10 minutes.
  4. Let it dry.
  5. Gently rub the paste against the direction of the hair growth using wet fingers.
  6. Clean your skin with cool water and repeat the procedure in a week.

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3. Gram flour and yogurt

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A smooth paste made of gram flour and yogurt with the addition of turmeric can absorb all impurities in your pores and even more. It makes your upper lip hair loose in their roots, thus making them easy to remove.

What to do?

  1. Put 1 teaspoon of gram flour, 1 teaspoon of yogurt, and a pinch of turmeric into a bowl.
  2. Mix it thoroughly and apply on your upper lip.
  3. Massage the upper lip for a few minutes and let it dry for around 15-20 minutes.
  4. Gently rub the paste off opposite to the hair growth direction.
  5. Clean your skin with cold water and repeat the procedure twice a week until you are satisfied with the result.

Bonus method: Spearmint tea

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Sometimes, excess facial hair can be an indicator of hormonal imbalance, where testosterone is being overproduced. In such cases, it is recommended to visit a doctor, as this condition can be caused by polycystic ovary syndrome. In the meantime, you can try drinking a few cups of spearmint tea – it can help you control the levels of androgen and fight with excess facial and body hair.

Share this information with your friends. Take care and stay healthy!

                                                                                  Source: 1MillionHealthTips, StyleCraze, Top10HomeRemedies

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