Skip to content
Extra Facial Hair
Mainemommy posted:
Hey Ladies I have an issue Dd 10 has a noticable Mustache we are pale folk & she has my dark hair. Her friend has picked her & I asked my Bff her thoughts. cant shave it, so small she wont put up w wax depilatories smell so. Any ideas? May know a good bleach product?
Steph 38 DH 42 DD 9 Asthma eczema and allergies DS 5 Eczema and milk allergy

Backwards in High Heels
neeru_pdx responded:
I don't know what you should do with someone so young, I just know it was horrible for me
Talk to her pediatrician maybe? If it's unusual for your family, maybe she needs her endocrine hormone levels checked?
Bleach smells too, and makes my eyes water!
neeru_pdx responded:
I talked to my doctor about it - my daughter is only 5, but I had issues with facial hair early and found it horribly embarrassing, so wanted to be ahead of the game.
Here's what I was told. At 10, her skin will be so sensitive, bleach, depilatory creams, waxing, electrolysis, etc NOT good options.
Recommended using a small trimmer - like one used for trimming bikini area, once a week. Clean it with rubbing alcohol to avoid breakouts on her skin.
Once she is 13 or older, other things, like waxing, can be explored, if she is open to the idea.
That's what I've got - good luck.

Spotlight: Member Stories

Hi, My name is Ashley I am a 25 year old SAHM. I have been married to my wonderful hubby Chris (27) for 7 years. We have 2 kids together Kaiden (5) an...More

Helpful Tips

If you don't vaccinate your child due to fears of autism, read this:
If you don't vaccinate your child due to fears of autism, read this: I ... More
Was this Helpful?
14 of 22 found this helpful

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.