Best Tips For Perfectly Plucked Eyebrows
have been removing unwanted hair for thousands of years.
Archaeological digs show evidence of flint razors dating
back to 30,000 B.C. Like clothing, the fashions for hair
removal have come and gone over the centuries.
It's always a good time to look at
the current hair removal methods. If you've fallen into a
"rut" with this part of your life, it's probably time to
determine if what you're currently doing is still the best
solution for you.
Tweeze or wax eyebrows to remove unruly hairs or any hair
between brows. Follow your natural brow shape instead of the
latest trends-brows tend to re-grow slowly or sometimes, not
at all. You don't want to be stuck with an over-tweezed
When having your brows waxed at a
salon, consider these tips:
Avoid using Alpha Hydroxy skin care products for at
least a week before having brows done. These peel
skin, as does waxing. Give your skin a break between
Make sure the technician you go to knows what she's
doing. This is not always a given. Ask about her
training and experience if you're using her for the
Don't allow the technician to apply heavy creams to
the skin right after waxing, particularly if you're
prone to breakouts. To calm pain and irritation, use
a baby teething pain remedy like Oragel.
Skip waxing if you have sensitive skin.
results when tweezing:
1. Start with a sharp, clean pair of tweezers. The
choice of professionals? Tweezerman,
(www.tweezerman.com ) . They cost more than the
typical pair of tweezers, but they offer lifetime
sharpening and will last you for years. An excellent
2. Tweeze right after your
shower, when the skin is soft and malleable. If
that's not possible, place a warm washcloth over the
brows for 5-10 minutes before plucking to soften the
3. Use natural light whenever
4. Pull skin taut and remove
unwanted hairs as close to the root as you can AND
in the direction of growth.
5. Close pores with an
astringent as soon as you've finished plucking.
Did You Know? In the Middle Ages,
when it was fashionable to wear large and outrageous
headdresses, women removed all hair from eyelashes,
eyebrows, and temples by plucking and shaving every day.
Beginning around 476 A.D., this practice was still in vogue
during the reign of Elizabeth I.
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