im 14/f...and the hair that i have above my upper lip has gotten really dark and noticeable...its embarassing...my mom says not to shave it, im scared to get it waxed, it hurts when you pluck it, and well is there anything else?!
[ Answer this question ] Want to answer more questions in the Miscellaneous category? Maybe give some free advice about: Fashion and Styles? iantnocidychick answered Monday June 11 2007, 10:48 pm: Hi, I'm 16 and I've kinda had the same prob, I know how you feel! :S Put (real!)lemon juice on the area and sit out in the sun! I'm not for sure how long, but I guess til you're satisfied! This naturaly bleaches(lightens!) the hairs!
I learned this from my older sister who loves to read, she read the diary of Anne Frank book, and apparently! Anne had the same thing! And she used lemon juice, or so the book says so!
I've also read somewhere online that you can use cucumber juice AND lemon juice. But I've never used that, so I don't know for sure.
*Kate* answered Sunday December 26 2004, 3:31 am: Do NOT shave it, wax it, or pluck it, honestly just BLEACH it...totally, I swear it'll be better and you only have to do it like every three months, and the bleaching kit is only like $5 at the drug store and it lasts along time.
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cheesepie1234 answered Friday December 24 2004, 7:19 am: there is this stuff by sally hansen if you know that brand and you can bleach the hairs. but if you want to get it waxed i jsut want to let you that when if grows back it will be prickly and your boyfriend wont enjoy kissing you very much. there is also laser removle but that costs tons of money. [ cheesepie1234's advice column | Ask cheesepie1234 A Question ]
lildesidevil143 answered Thursday December 16 2004, 10:16 pm: well actually waxing your upperlip doesnt hurt that much as much as plucking..so if i were you i would wax...im 13 and i've been waxing since 11 so it doesnt hurt that much...but the thing is the more you do wax the less the pain is!
hope this helps
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roxy_gurl2164 answered Thursday December 16 2004, 1:19 am: What ever you do, don't shave it, the hair will then grow back thicker and darker. Try nair, that might work, but that stings if u constantly use it. The most reasonable thing to do is wax it. I know it hurts but you should go for it, it won't hurt that much if you try not to think about it. Hope i helped<333 roxy [ roxy_gurl2164's advice column | Ask roxy_gurl2164 A Question ]
Stephanie4lchs answered Thursday December 16 2004, 12:10 am: Sweetie, get it waxed. It doesn't hurt (much) and you'll be thankful that you got rid of it! Your mom is absolutely right though. Dont shave it or it will grow even darker and longer.
YES its ok. I have the same thing. See I am hispanic so I get really hairy. Just go to Wal-Mart and look for upper lip nair. all it is is a lip cream. Put it on for 4 minutes then get a wet warm towel and wipe it off. it really works. But make sure to read the directions. DONT SHAVE IT!! I have a friend who shaved hers and now she shaves like a man. And waxing doesnt hurt too much after your used to it. And tweesing is only if you have like 2 hairs. So I hope I helped...
JSIMT answered Saturday December 11 2004, 7:25 am: for the love of GOD do NOT shave it, wax it, or pluck it, honestly just BLEACH it...totally, I swear itll be better! when your older, you can get it taken off with laser surgery babe! just dont remove it until you laser it! [ JSIMT's advice column | Ask JSIMT A Question ]
snowwalker69 answered Saturday December 11 2004, 5:41 am: your only option is to wax. yes, do not for the love of god shave it. It will grow in thicker. There is nair, which is a hair removal cream. You put it on, wait a couple of minutes and wipe it away. It's 5 dollars and something. [ snowwalker69's advice column | Ask snowwalker69 A Question ]
Tinkerbelle answered Saturday December 11 2004, 12:27 am: You can bleach it so the hair isn't as noticable.. But I really don't know anything else you can do. You either have to get it waxed or get one of those electric things that's sensitive enough to shave it. [ Tinkerbelle's advice column | Ask Tinkerbelle A Question ]
Shaylee answered Saturday December 11 2004, 12:00 am: If you are afraid of waxing then get a salon to do it, also another great alternative is the creams you can get from chemists. I would highly recommend Nair, its by far the best on the range in my opinion. Don't shave it, use cream or get it waxed. Much better, and just one thing about waxing- it hurts for that second but after that its fine. Don't not wax because of the pain- plucking is a much worse alternative- but don't feel that you stick out, many many women have this problem. [ Shaylee's advice column | Ask Shaylee A Question ]
veekiez answered Friday December 10 2004, 4:17 pm: A lot of my friends get their lips waxed and theye say it doesnt hurt at all. I would definetly try it. Plucking hurts, but they also make bleaching kits and Nair has creme that takes of the hair, you can get this all at hte grocery store or walgreens! Good luck, and lip hair is SExy! dont be ashamed [ veekiez's advice column | Ask veekiez A Question ]
netsirk07 answered Friday December 10 2004, 3:22 pm: Waxing dosent hurt at all i thought it would too but it dosent but get hair bleacher its available in walmart by the comsmetic dept. thats a lot easier thats what my sister uses!! it really works! [ netsirk07's advice column | Ask netsirk07 A Question ]
Daisy answered Friday December 10 2004, 2:54 pm: You can bleach the hairs. Don't whatever you do shave as the hairs will grow back thicker and darker, don't pluck or wax either. - Bleaching definitely, you can buy kits in most drugstores and don't worry, you're not alone! [ Daisy's advice column | Ask Daisy A Question ]
ManderMuffin answered Friday December 10 2004, 1:51 pm: I think you should shave it off even though your mother says not to. It's not going to disappear no matter how much you pray it will so better to just take it off. Actually, you should go buy some nair. That's a great product it's a hair removal treatment and it ranges from 5-10 bucks. Not bad, eh? Anyways, it loosens the hair and it loosens up the hair and removes it from the roots. ((I use it for my legs because I hate nicking myself and razor burn sucks.)) [ ManderMuffin's advice column | Ask ManderMuffin A Question ]
Karen answered Friday December 10 2004, 12:22 pm: I used to be just like you! I had dark upper lip hair and it was so noticeable! I tried Nair Upper Hair remover and it works great! Your mom is right, just don't shave and wax it because if you wax it, your skin will become dry and stuff, trust me! Nair only costs a few dollars and you can get it at Walmart! Hope I helped :)
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PleaseHelpMe answered Friday December 10 2004, 7:10 am: It shoudlnt hurt that bad. It will for only about 3 seconds. But thats it so its really worth it. Plucking it hurts so much because you dont get it all done at once. You doing one at a time. So it hurts more than waxing. Pluss..theres other places waxing would hurt muuchhh more lol. And you shouldn't shave it because it will just come back stubbely, like a guys and it gets thicker. xO ~ Jenna [ PleaseHelpMe's advice column | Ask PleaseHelpMe A Question ]
Mallisssa answered Friday December 10 2004, 6:06 am: There's a thing on tv that looks nice for that. You've probably seen the add, it's a little stick that you rub across the area and it removes all hair. It also comes with a free compact! I'd check that out. 14.99 i think it was. [ Mallisssa's advice column | Ask Mallisssa A Question ]
Draak answered Friday December 10 2004, 6:01 am: Depilatories are a hair removal cream that you apply and wipe off after five to ten minutes. It's lasts for two to three weeks and the hairs does not grow back darker as would happen with shaving or plucking. It's painless, easy, and error free. [ Draak's advice column | Ask Draak A Question ]
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