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Moustache mistakes, corrected
Mon, 10 November 2008 2:53PM
I have a moustache and don’t know whether to bleach it or not?
When it comes to moustaches, I say leave the bleaching alone. Think about it, you’re not actually getting rid of the problem, you’re just changing the colour from black, to white. And as for all those chemicals on your face. No, no, no. And let’s leave shaving to the boys shall we. Unless of course you want thick, black stubble? No, I didn’t think so.
So, your options are as follows. Waxing, threading or laser.
Waxing is obviously a short-term fix and the chances of irritation are pretty high, especially if you have sensitive skin. While not always the case, you can also suffer from ingrowns if you’re prone to them. However, that said, waxing is a really popular option for many women, it’s easy, affordable and fast.
Threading on the other hand, is a completely gentle procedure that definitely won’t irritate the delicate skin on your upper lip. Used in the Middle East for centuries, a piece of thin, cotton thread (literally) is rolled over the area, removing each individual hair from the follicle, rather than just the surface, like say, shaving does. It’s done at beauty salons all over the country, but just make sure your beautician lady (or man) has had heaps of training, you don’t want just anyone doing it, it’s a very specific treatment.
And finally, if you’re truly over it and just want your moe gone, perhaps laser is for you. Yep, it’s more expensive that these other options, but it is permanent so you’ll be stubble free, for good.
Posted by: Yasemin Trollope