Eyebrow threading is very precise and wonderful technique for eyebrow shaping. It is said to be originated in India or China . People in Middle East also practice it widely but in western countries, it is not that popular. By the method of threading, apart from removing eyebrow hair, you can remove other facial hair and hair from other parts of body too.
The main requirements for eyebrow threading are a cotton thread and the skill to do threading. Using method of eyebrow threading, hair is removed from its follicle. Hair is removed by clutching it in cotton thread; holding in a particular way and twisting it. You can use this method for raising the arch of eyebrow or creating new shape of the brow.
Eyebrow threading is a very safe technique. It does not cause much pain or does not harm skin like waxing or other methods involving use of depilatory creams. Sometimes, if not done properly, skin gets red and irritated but it relaxes within few minutes after threading is complete and becomes normal. It is safer than waxing as wax used for waxing is hot and it can hurt the skin and peel off the upper layer. It can cause wrinkles prematurely.
Eyebrow threading gives very precise and neat results. It helps to lift the eyes and results in more attractive facial features. Another benefit of eyebrow shaping is it pulls out a whole row or group of hairs unlike tweezing where single hair is pulled at a time. It is the faster way of removing hair as compared to tweezing or plucking. It causes less pain compared to tweezing. Eyebrow threading does not use any chemical so there is no risk of any allergic reaction. This technique is particularly beneficial for the people with sensitive skin. Threading is very apt technique of removing hair for people using Retin-A and Accutane.
Eyebrow threading is traditional method of removing hair without causing much discomfort. It is the best method for eyebrow shaping compared to various other methods. It is the most inexpensive method which makes use of only a thread.
You cannot do eyebrow threading at home, you need to go to a beauty parlour for getting desired shape of your brow. But one thing should be kept in mind that, you should avoid services of any inexperienced professional because it can result in unsymmetrical brows, ingrown hairs, unnecessary pain and hair breakage. So find someone who has smooth and steady hand for eyebrow threading.
It is an old tested and safe method to shape your brows. It is done using a cotton thread. Thread is hold with a special technique. This technique has to be learnt. A loop is formed by using thumb and three fingers of dominating hand and other end of thread is hold in other hand. Aesthetician twists the thread a few times and make grip of desired line of hair and pulls the hair with a jerk. She checks the results after removing each line. This checking prevents her from pulling out more hair than desired.
Eyebrow threading is very easy to done if performed by some expert.
Before threading, aesthetician applies some powder or astringent to make the brow hair oil-free. It becomes difficult for the thread to pull out greasy hair; they can just slip from thread.
She holds one end of thread between teeth and other end in left hand and makes a loop in right hand. A mini-lasso if formed of loop and it removes hair from follicle. Before threading of brow, decide the shape you need for the brow.
Hairs underneath the brow are removed first. The hairs are pulled in direction of its growth. It will make hair, growing back, very smooth. Check the outcome in mirror, every time a row of hair is removed. Eyebrow is thicker near the nose and gets thinner towards ears, so hair should be remove from the direction of nose towards ears. An arch is formed over the iris.
Do not remove hair from the top of the brow; it will flatten the shape of brow which is not a desired shape. Hair removed from eyebrow by threading, fall on the face. Clean the face using cotton ball. To calm the redness caused by threading, apply some tea tree oil or astringent by cotton ball.
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