Eyebrows take center stage when it comes to wearing some outstanding makeup. While some of us tend to be lucky and have fully defined eyebrows, some may not for one reason or the other. Or you could even develop a hair condition which may cause your eyebrows to thin out. There are various reasons as to why you may have thinning eyebrows but that does not mean that you need to put up with the same. You can use eyebrow pencil as well as other makeup accessories to define your brows, to shape it, to fill in the thinning parts and look spectacular for your efforts.
from the tweezers
While eyebrows lend focus to your face and frame it
perfectly, over-tweezing these brows can cause it to thin out; that’s something
that you would want to avoid at all costs. While you may still need to use a
tweezer, you may want to use it to remove any excess hair from your eyebrows at
the end of a grooming session. Remember, where your eyebrows are concerned, it
is important that your brows are thick enough and it can take a lot of work on
your part to add more thickness to the same.
When it comes to your eyebrows, you need to understand that
everyone has a unique brow shape. And naturally what looks good on someone else
may not necessarily be the right brow shape to opt for. Instead, you should try
and shape the brows you have. Here’s what you would need for the same,
tweezers and more
shape and make your eyebrows stunning
The first thing that you need to do
is to wash and clean your face. After that, apply the gel to the brows, this is
done to flatten those brows and to prevent any loose hairs as well as to keep
it all in place. This should make it easier for you to shape and draw your
REMOVE EXCESS HAIR:
You can now use tweezers to remove
the excess hair from your brows. Unwanted hairs usually grow just below the
brow line and are quite easy to spot. You need to remove the same with a pair
of tweezers. Here is a free tip to enable you to lessen the pain. You can use
ice cubes – just place them on your eyebrows and hold them in place for a few
minutes. This should numb the skin and you should be able to pull out the
unwanted hair without any pain. Just remember that as you pull out the hair, it
would be advisable to do it in the direction of the normal growth.
Now that you have pulled out the
excess hair, it is time you trimmed down the excess growth. You can use the
scissors and trim down some of that excess growth so that your brows do not
appear too ‘bushy’. You may also want to go in for curved scissors as it should
help enhance the arch in your eyebrows.
Yes, you may also want to use a
facial razor to trim those eyebrows to the preferred length. Just use your
fingers to spread your eyebrows and then gently pass the razor from the outer
edges towards the inner ones. It should enable you to remove all the excess
brows that you may have not managed to pull out with your tweezers.
Before you start drawing your
eyebrows, you should know where and at what angle your eyebrows must be in. In
other words, you need to measure the arch of your eyebrow. And before you get
into a tizzy at the mention of ‘angle’, the whole process is quite easy. Use
your eyebrow pencil, place it alongside your nose and it would show the ideal
position for your brows to start. Now, move it to the outside of your eyes and
it would show the perfect place for the arch and incidentally, the end of your
brow needs to be at 45° from the outer arch.
FILL IN BROWS:
One common mistake most women tend to
make is that they define the head of the brows thickly in relation to the rest.
Your eyebrow should be defined equally from one end to the other. When it comes
to filling your eyebrows, make sure that you use a flat-tipped eyebrow pencil.
Use feathery strokes and do not use thick ones when it comes to defining the
eyebrows. Remember to focus on those areas where you think that your brows have
This depends more on the person since not everyone wants to highlight their brows. But if you are going in for a well-defined look, one which will help you stand out – then you need to use a highlighter pencil. You can use the highlighter pencil to better define your brows – just use it to highlight the lower brow bone. Some may use it above the brow as well but that’s more of an individual choice. But the one thing that you can count on is that by using a highlight your eyebrows should look stunning in every sense of the word.
These are the essential tips that you need to follow when it comes to shaping and defining those eyebrows. Remember, your eyebrows also need regular maintenance so if you plan on sporting those perfect brows, you will have to groom them often. You also need to ensure that only the excess hair gets pulled out and that your eyebrows are of the optimal thickness. While there are several reasons as to why your eyebrows may be thinning, with the tips posted above, you can make them full again, in no time at all.