Since threading works best with shorter hair, women with longer lip hair might feel uncomfortable. Like its cousin method of waxing, Sheikh says threading works best when used consistently.
“Once you get into a routine, so will your hair,” Sheikh said. “The more treatments, the less discomfort.”
Although you won't feel an unbearable pain with threading, it can still lead to ingrown hairs. We recommend cleansing with an exfoliating product like Shaveworks Cool Fix Lip and and Brow Formula ($19). This portable gel fits in your bag and is a great post-appointment soother.