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Is it safe to pluck upper lip hair?

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Plucking upper lip hair with tweezers is safe for both men and women who have unwanted facial hair. Plucking is popular with women because it helps avoid the appearance of a mustache during hair regrowth.

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Plucking hair at home is easy with a pair of tweezers. The area above the upper lip is thin, so there will be redness and pain when removing the hair. It's best to remove a single hair rather than multiple hairs at one time, since plucking out multiple hairs will increase pain and redness.

Plucking upper lip hair at night will give the skin time to heal and eliminate redness by morning. On average, plucking upper lip hair will remove the hair for up to 2 weeks.

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