Ugh, unwanted facial hair. First off, why do we need to call it that? Not to get all Seinfeld on you, but is there any wanted facial hair for women? Well, besides eyebrows I guess. Anyway, dealing with facial hair sucks, and if you’re reading this then I’m sure you agree.
So, what do we do about it? Easy. We listen to the expert advice of dermatologists Dr. Heidi Waldorf and Dr. Arielle Kauvar. Together, they’re going to get rid of our lady-staches for good. Are you doing a little silent cheer at your computer right now? Yeah, me too.
But first, here’s a quick pep talk. Remember, excess facial hair is nothing to be ashamed of. After all, it’s not like you chose to grow it, right? Also remember that you’re definitely not alone. CNN reported that 20 million women in America deal with facial hair removal on a weekly basis. So rest assured, you’re in good company. Third, in case you forgot, you can remove facial hair, in some cases permanently. So while it’s a pain in the you-know-what, it’s 100 percent a solvable problem. And we’re here to do it.
So keep reading to find out why the heck you have facial hair in the first place and how to get rid of your unwanted mustache or goatee. Remember, sometimes facial hair is actually a symptom of a larger medical issue, so while waxing will get rid of it, it doesn’t hurt to see a doctor to figure out if your facial hair is a lovely genetic gift from your Aunt Milly — or a serious health problem.