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How to Remove Upper Lip Hair at Home Permanently

Facial hair never looks good and makes every woman embarrassed, and upper lip hair feels so annoying, especially when you have to go out with your family and friends. Don’t be worry read here about how to remove upper lip hair at home Permanently.

Hair growth on the face is quite a common beauty issue, and females make a lot of efforts to get rid of it like waxing, pluck, threading, trimming, etc. 

Hormonal imbalance, PCOS, heredity are the leading cause of unwanted hair, and the situation is also known as hirsutism. Sometimes upper lip hair looks normal and thin, but it can irritate you like hell when they become thicker and darker. 

In this Article

  1. How to Remove Upper Lip Hair at Home

How to Remove Upper Lip Hair at Home

Here we are mentioning some fantastic methods of how to remove upper hair naturally at home so let’s have a closer look at that:

1. Turmeric and Milk for upper Lip Hair Removal

Turmeric and Milk

The mixture of turmeric and milk works excellent with upper lip hair. All you need to do is mix a pinch of turmeric powder 1 tbsp. of milk and mix well. 

Apply this mixture on the upper lip area, coat well, keep until it gets dry, and then rub gently and wash off. 

Repeat this process once for a few weeks.  

2. Gelatin wax for Hair removal

Gelatin wax for Hair removal

Gelatin makes an excellent peel-off mask for unwanted hair and is far better than those expensive peel-off masks. 

You need to take 1 tbsp. of unflavored gelatin and add one and a half tbsp. of milk and microwave it for a few seconds and apply this to the upper lips and leave it for a while and when dried, gently peel it off, then wash with normal tap water.  

3. Lemon and Sugar 

Lemon and Sugar 

Lemon works as an excellent exfoliator and naturally lights up the dark hair, and it is a cheaper remedy and can solve the issue of how to remove upper lip hair.

Take one lemon slice, dip it into crystal sugar, apply or rub on the upper lip area, scrub in a circular motion, leave it for a while, and wash off. 

Repeat the process thrice a week for a couple of weeks. 

4. Gram Flour 

Gram Flour 

Take 1 tbsp. gram flour and add a pinch of turmeric powder with some lukewarm milk to make a fine paste and apply to the upper lips. 

When it gets dry, rub it gently, wash it off, and repeat it once for a few weeks. 

5. Sugar and Honey waxing 

Sugar and Honey waxing 

Heat some sugar in a pan and add some honey and lemon juice to appear like a thick paste. Apply this paste to the upper lips and pull off the hair by using a strip or a cloth in the opposite direction of the hair. 

Regular natural waxing slows down unwanted hair growth.  

6. Banana and Oatmeal

Banana and Oatmeal

The mixture of banana and oatmeal makes the skin glowing and removes unwanted upper lip hair. Take 2 tbsp. coarse oatmeal and add 1 tbsp: mashed banana and mix well. 

Apply it on the upper lip, leave for 15 to 20 minutes, and remove it with a soft cotton cloth.  

7. Potato Juice and Lentils 

Potato Juice and Lentils 

Potato juice works as a natural bleach and lightens the dark skin tone, and when it gets mixed with lentils, it removes the unwanted upper lip hair and facial hair. 

Take 2 tbsp. of potato freshly extracted potato juice and mix some lemon juice. 

Soak 2 tbsp. lentils overnight and make a fine paste and mix with both ingredients and combine well. 

Now apply the mixture on the upper lips, coat the hairs well, and leave it until dry then, rub gently and see the hairs also coming out. 

Repeat a week thrice for a couple of weeks.  

8. Upper Lip Hair removal with Egg white

upper lip hair removal with egg white

Egg white is also known as a great beauty product, and it has various uses for skin and hairs and works as a stunning peel-off mask. You need to include more ingredients with egg white and see the magic. 

Take one egg white and mix 1 tbsp. cornflour and some sugar, make a fine and sticky paste, apply to the upper lip, and cover the hair well. 

Leave it for half an hour or until it gets dry, then peel off gently. Repeat twice a week. 

9. Baking Soda 

Upper Lip Hair removal with baking soda

Baking soda is known as an excellent skin lighting ingredient and is cheaper as well. Mix 1 tbs. of baking soda with some turmeric powder and mix well; you can also add some water and apply this to the upper lips for a few minutes, then wash off. 

Repeat twice a week. 

Note: baking soda can have inflammatory components, so if you have a sensitive skin tone, do a patch test before applying directly on the face.  

10. Corn Flour and Milk

Corn Flour and Milk

The combination of cornflour and milk makes the unwanted hair visible less and light. Just add half tbsp. corn flour with some raw milk so you can prepare a fine paste. 

Apply this paste on the upper lips area and leave for 30 to 40 minutes, then peel off gently and perform thrice in a week.  

11. Rice Flour and Yogurt 

Rice Flour and Yogurt 

Rice flour is an ancient method for improving skin tone and texture, and it cleanses and nourishes the skin well than any other product. 

Take half tbsp. of rice flour and add some yogurt, and make a thick paste. If rice flour is not available, you can make it at home by grinding some rice. 

Apply this paste on upper lips and leave until it gets dry, then scrub gently and wash off. 

Repeat the process twice a week. 

In Closing

There are other methods available to remove unwanted hair permanently, and laser hair removal treatment is one. 

Some women prefer the shaving method, but we won’t recommend this method due to long-term shaving can thicken the hair and make your skin dark. 

We have listed many home remedies regarding how to remove upper lip hair. We hope this information will be helpful for you; many other remedies can help you. 

Follow these tips, and please share your experience with us; if you have any suggestions, please share with us.


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Dr Maria

MD. Board Certified physician. Fellowship In Family Medicine UK. 8 years of medical experience in Lifestyle-related health disorders. Graduated from AIIMS – All India Institute Of Medical Science, INDIA

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