Women's Health

So You’ve Got a Mustache

there was a time, not that long ago, when the state of your mustache was considered classified information outside your closest friends. But social media, and Instagram specifically, has brought many beauty taboos out of the shadows… including facial hair. It’s where women— glamorous women! famous women!—are candidly discussing their ’staches and more. Where beauty entrepreneur Huda Kattan revealed a face-shaving routine that went viral. Where actress Thandie Newton flashed a selfie while bleaching her upper lip.

And whether you groom your lady beard or let it be, the takeaway from these conversations is this: There is nothing abnormal or unnatural

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