Almost anybody wants to have the perfect eyebrow. It is perfect in the sense that the shape complements your face as a whole. Anyone is willing to bear the pain that comes with shaping one’s brows for as long as this is achieved.
Pain accompanies every hair removal method. You know that some form of sacrifice is always required in order to obtain anything. Pain is a consequence when removing unwanted hair on your brows. It can only be lessened but not totally eliminated.
Eyebrow Hair Removal Methods
At present, there are three known methods of shaping your eyebrows. These are threading, waxing and tweezing or plucking.
Method 1: Eyebrow Threading
Threading is a relatively new method in the United States. India and other Middle East countries were the first ones to use this process. This is claimed to be the best among the three techniques for its accuracy, less pain and less time involved.
The only problem would be is that not every salon offers this service. There are those salons, which are still in the process of learning this art of threading. Doing it yourself is not advisable. It is better to rely to the expertise of one who is quite familiar with this technique.
Method 2: Eyebrow Waxing
A lot of people prefer waxing since this is also fast, precise but definitely, more painful. There are waxing kits being sold, which means you can do this on your own. However, if this is your first time, it is better to let an expert do this for you.
The use of wax to make excess hair stick to the strip may cause potential damage to your skin. Irritation, redness or slight swelling may occur in the affected area. Your facial skin is very sensitive particularly the skin surrounding your eyes.
Method 3: Eyebrow Tweezing or Plucking
Although time consuming, tweezing may be better to counter the problem of pain in waxing and know-how in threading. For a more efficient and effective way of plucking your eyebrow, try to look for some tips given out by those who practice this.
How to Tweeze Eyebrows
Generally, women are fond of sharing tips and steps with each others. This includes the proper way of shaping your eyebrows. You need only to read some women magazines or search the internet to find the answers to your questions. You can be sure that there is a lot of information on how to tweeze eyebrows correctly.
A basic tip would be determining the best time to pluck the hair on your brows. The recommended time is after a shower or bath when the pores on your skin are expected to be open. If this is not possible, you can still make the follicles loosen up by putting a warm cloth over your brows.
Add a little amount of moisturizer to smoothen the hair on your eyebrows. Determine the shape using an eyebrow pencil then slowly pluck each hair. Use a pair of tweezers that you can control for easy tweezing. You can also utilize a magnifying mirror so you can see your brows clearly.