Question: How can I get rid of my mustache? The only thing I can think of is shaving it off. I know that's wrong, but in order to wax it, I always feel like I have to let it grow. Do you have any other advice or solutions?
Answer: Absolutely do not resort to shaving your face! The act is entirely masculine, and research has shown that it can have a negative psychological impact on women. While shaving seems like a quick and easy solution, think about the stubble! It'll be so much more noticeable than regrowth from waxing.
In my opinion, the best solution for a small area like your upper lip is laser or IPL hair removal. It's obviously more costly upfront (up to approximately $1400), but it's a great investment in the long run. Ask your dermatologist if he or she performs it, and if not, ask for a referral for someone who does. Many "medi-spas" offer it, but check that a doctor is on-site in case any complications occur. And before you commit, ask to see patient photos and look for someone with a similar skin tone to you, as certain skin tones are more difficult to treat.
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