From: Treatwell Expert Panel ,
Defined eyebrows give you a manicured look, structure to your face and accentuates the effect of the eyes. If there’s one aspect of your appearance that you maintain, it should always be your brows. They have the ability to make a big difference to the way you look and how confident you feel.
Eyes are the most important feature of your face and professionally manicured eyebrows make an enormous difference. For older people, a well styled brow can be the equivalent to a mini-face-lift, yet is inexpensive and takes just a few minutes.
The ‘scouse’ brow, or very bushy brows, are often best kept on the runway or in magazines, as in the real world it’s not generally a flattering look! A current trend for young girls is having thicker brows with flatter arches, also with the arch further out. However, with thicker brows a manicured look is still essential. For the more mature client, I always recommend very defined arches which creates a gentle lifting effect.
Everyone needs brow makeup and without it the totally groomed look cannot be perfected. Pencils are great for women who want to draw in a shape. Shadow is for women who want to colour the hair and the skin – for example, blondes would be advised to use brow shadow. Eyebrow gel is also a must have- not only will it brush hair but it also holds hair in place all day.
A tint is always a good idea, even with darker brows. Tattooing should be a last resort and requires thought and is not a decision to be taken lightly – if you can make your natural brows work, through professional help, I would always recommend that first. But, when necessary, tattooing can have fantastic results, particularly for people who have over-plucked, thinning brows, or those suffering from hair loss due to medial treatment. But always go to a recommended technician – it’s a highly skilled task.
It’s more about preference. Pointed tweezers suit strong dark brows whereas slanted tweezers suit finer downy brows.
Definitely. I always recommend going a couple of shades darker than your hair colour.
A brow brush, amazing tweezers and a magnifying mirror.
Tweezer a few hairs daily - whilst the hairs are short, it is easier to tell which should stay and which need to go. Don’t pluck the week before or during your period, that is when your pain threshold is not at its best. If you make a mistake, grow it out - don’t correct it.
For a total reshape, grow your brows out for as long as you can bear because the more you have, a greater transformation that is possible.
Every 2-3 weeks is best, especially if you are trying to change the look of your brow.
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