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10 Simple Ways To Remove Upper Lip Hair Naturally

Hate those upper lip hair? Well, every girl does. Instead of living with that, try these home remedies and get rid of them.

Home Remedies By Meenakshi Chaudhary / Feb 02, 2015

Does Unwanted Hair on the Upper Lip bother you?

Excess facial hair can be a very touchy subject for women, especially if they have unwanted hair on their lip. Upper lip hair not only bothers them because it appears gross, but also because it gives them feelings of insecurity and low self esteem. The growth of excess hair on the body, known as hirsutism, may occur due to the production of extra androgens or increased level of circulating androgens in the bloodstream. Many women feel hair on their lips make them look ugly hence they end up trying various methods to get rid of them. There are a number of methods to remove unwanted hair from lips such as threading, plucking or electrolysis, waxing or deplition. However you can also get rid of the unwanted hair from your upper lip naturally with relatively cheaper and safer techniques. Here are some effective home remedies that will help you in removing upper lip hair. Image Courtesy: Beautyheaven.com

Turmeric and Water

Turmeric powder is known to be very effective in slowing down the growth of facial hair. Take a tablespoonful of turmeric powder in a glass of water and mix it till you get a thick paste. Apply this paste on the upper lip area and leave it on for half an hour. Once the paste gets hardened, gently rub and wash it off.  Repeat the same at least four times in a week. It will reduce or stop the growth of new hair on the upper lip. Image Courtesy: speedyremedies.com

Lemon, Sugar and Water

Take two lemons and squeeze them to collect the juice in a bowl. Add some water and sugar to it and stir till the mixture becomes a thin paste. Once the paste is ready, apply it all over your upper lip and let it dry for 10 -15 minutes. You may then wash it off gently with water. Image Courtesy: getty

Egg White

Another effective remedy for removing unwanted hair from the upper lip is egg white. Take a tablespoonful of flour and sugar each and mix them well with the egg white. Whisk the mixture until it becomes sticky. Apply this paste on your upper lip and let it dry for around 30 minutes before you peel it off.  For best results apply fresh paste twice a week. Within one month, you will notice that hair growth has reduced considerably. Image Courtesy: Getty

Turmeric and Milk

The combination of turmeric and milk is one of the best ways to get rid of unwanted hair from the upper lip. Add a little quantity of turmeric powder in half a cup of milk in a mixing bowl and mix well to prepare a thin paste. Apply this on your upper lip area and let it dry for some time. Once it hashardened, remove it gently by rubbing. Wash off the residue with water. Image Courtesy: getty


Flour has been your favourite food ingredient but it can also be your from-the-kitchen remedy for upper lip hair. Add a pinch of turmeric and some milk to quarter full bowl of flour. Whisk the mixture well to form a thick paste. Once the mixture is set, add little cream to it to make it more skin-friendly. Apply this paste all over your upper lip and leave it for half an hour. Once the paste is dry, gently remove it by rubbing. Image Courtesy: Getty


You can also use sugar to your remove upper lip hair. Take any fresh juice and a tablespoonful of sugar and add them together into a hot pan. Stir the mixture for one minute and let it cool down. Apply it on the upper lip with the help of a cotton cloth. You need to rub the cloth over your lip in circular or linear movements to get best results. Wash off with water after 15-20 minutes . Image Courtesy: Getty

Yogurt, Gram flour and Turmeric

Take some yogurt, gram flour and turmeric powder in a bowl and whisk them until it becomes a thick paste. Now apply the paste on the upper lip area and wait for 15-20 minutes for it to dry. Once it has dried completely, rub it off gently and rinse with water. Image Courtesy: getty


Lime Juice and Honey

Prepare a mixture of one tablespoon of honey and two tablespoonfuls of lime juice. Apply the mixture on your upper lip every day for at least four days. This remedy will help in lightening the hair making it less-noticeable.Image Courtesy: Getty

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice acts as a natural bleaching agent. Take some lemon juice and apply it on your upper lip in the direction of hair growth with the help of a cotton ball. Let it dry for some time. Once it dries, rinse it off with warm water. If you are going for this remedy, make sure you don’t go out in the sun when the lemon is applied as lemon juice makes the skin more sensitive to the sun rays. Image Courtesy: getty


Besan and Yogurt

Prepare a mixture of yogurt, besan and turmeric. Gently massage the upper lip with this paste and leave it to dry. Once the paste has dried, remove it by rubbing against the direction of hair growth. You may then rinse it with water. Expect a smoother upper lip soon with these remedies and a beautiful, more attractive look.


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