Should I tweeze , wax or thread my eyebrows

Should I tweeze , wax or thread my eyebrows

With so many ways to shape and groom your eyebrows, it’s often hard knowing which method is best for you.

Here we explore the pros and cons to threading, waxing and tweezing your brows.

TWEEZING

PROS

  • Can be used on anyone
  • Great control over which hairs are being removed
  • No product needed no chance of allergic reaction
  • Cheap
  • Can be done at home

 

CONS

  • Can be time consuming as one hair is removed at a time
  • Some really fine hairs (fuzz) can be left behind unlike waxing and threading
  • Small risk of infection if tweezers are not cleaned between uses
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WAXING

PROS

  • Long lasting
  • Skin feels smoother as wax removes dead skin cells
  • Readily available in most salons
  • Home kits available
  • Over time the hairs will grow back less and those that do will be finer.

 

CONS

  • Chance of irritation from resins, preservatives and artificial fragrances included in the wax ingredients.
  • Instant redness after wax is removed
  • Waxing requires a certain amount of regrowth to allow the wax to have something to stick to. Some people don’t like to have to grow them back between treatments.
  • If the wax is too hot or cold, can tear the skin, which will also happen if client is taking certain medication or certain skin creams.

THREADING

PROS

Relatively cheap

  • Long lasting
  • Great for those with sensitive skin
  • Quick
  • Chemical free
  • Natural looking result

CONS

  • Best done by a professional. Not advised to be done yourself
  • Can cause spots if the open pores aren’t cleaned after treatment
  • Risk of infection if thread isn’t clean
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This blog aimed to help you decide which eyebrow grooming method is right for you. Hopefully we’ve helped you identify which to go for. Head over to ‘How to trim your brows’ to get our tips and tricks on trimming your brows. If your brows need a little help growing back nicely in the areas that you need them to, between appointments, have a read of ‘How to Grow your Eyebrows back’. There’s plenty of things you can do to help them along. Perfectly shaped eyebrows ARE achievable!

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