LifestyleHomemade mustache strips: A simple and effective solution

Homemade mustache strips: A simple and effective solution

How to get rid of a woman's mustache?
How to get rid of a woman's mustache?
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1:21 PM EDT, July 8, 2024

A woman's mustache is a common problem caused by various factors. Want to get rid of it? Learn the recipe for homemade mustache strips. They cost next to nothing and work better than those from the drugstore.

Facial hair is entirely natural and should not be a source of shame. Nevertheless, many women struggle with the so-called mustache, which appears below the upper lip. Where does a woman's mustache come from? This condition is usually genetic but may indicate hormonal imbalances.

How to get rid of a mustache? Under no circumstances should you use a razor, as the hair will grow back darker and thicker. What product will be the best? Waxing strips. You can easily prepare them at home. You only need two ingredients, which you probably already have in your kitchen cupboard.

How to get rid of a mustache with a homemade method

Facial hair is entirely natural, but the problem arises when it becomes thick and dark. Then, a woman's mustache can become a source of complexity and discomfort. Fortunately, there are many homemade methods to get rid of unwanted hair. One of them is baking soda paste.

Sodium bicarbonate is a cheap and widely available product for baking or cleaning. It has cleansing, disinfecting, and whitening properties. It is also used in cosmetics but in small concentrations. It can successfully remove a woman's mustache.

How to do it? Boil water and pour it into a glass. When it cools, mix a teaspoon of baking soda thoroughly. Soak a cotton pad in the prepared solution and wipe the mustache area with it. Leave the solution on the skin for 30-40 minutes, then wipe it off with clean, lukewarm water. Repeat the procedure daily for 7-14 days. You will notice the first effects after a week.

Mix with water and apply to your face. You will forget about the mustache

Waxing strips are one of the most popular methods for combating a woman's mustache. You warm the wax in your hands, then stick the strips to your skin and remove them with a sharp motion. Such strips can easily be prepared at home. You need only three things: honey, sugar, and a piece of thin fabric, such as gauze.

How to prepare homemade strips? Put 2 tablespoons of sugar, a tablespoon of honey, and a scant tablespoon of water in it. Put it in the microwave or dissolve it in a water bath. Apply the prepared mixture to the mustache area and press a piece of fabric. When the sugar mixture has slightly set, remove it with a quick and firm motion. After removing the strip, redness may appear on the skin. In such a situation, just rub some moisturizing cream or oil into it.

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