All the Info You Could Ever Need on Eyebrow Threading ...


I hate tweezing (plucking) my eyebrows.

To me, it’s one of the most tedious beauty routines, but a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do!

I don’t like having my brows done at a salon because I’m a wimp and never trust anyone to understand my pain threshold.

But, having said that, I’ve had a growing interest in eyebrow threading, so I decided to find out about it.

Here’s what I learned.

1. It's an Ancient Way of Removing Facial Hair

Even though the trend of threading eyebrows is on a slow move in the West, it's been one of the most frequently used hair removal techniques in the Eastern world for centuries.

Some people say threading originated in Turkey, others say the Chinese introduced it to the world.

Another theory suggests threading is the Indian way of removing facial hair because they started doing it 6,000 years ago.

2. It Requires No Sophisticated Equipment

All you need is a piece of thread and you're good to go.

It is a polyester or cotton string usually twisted into a mini lasso shape.2

Your aesthetician holds one end of the thread and quickly rolls the other end over your eyebrows to pick up unwanted hair.2

3. It is Less Painful than Waxing

Provided your aesthetician is trained in threading, you won't feel any pain.

It's not nearly as painful as waxing.

You just feel as if someone's lightly pulling on your eyebrows (apparently).

4. It is Much Better than Waxing

Threading is not as harsh on your skin as waxing, which makes threading a more suitable choice for people with sensitive skin.

Waxing removes the upper layer of your skin that irritates your skin.

5. It Takes Less Time and Lasts Longer

Eyebrow threading is a super-quick procedure.

It is even faster than plucking.

That's mainly because threading doesn't require prepping of the skin and removes one line of hair at once.

An experienced aesthetician can finish the task in less than two minutes.

Once done properly, you won't have to go back for an eyebrow procedure for 3-4 weeks.

It Works for All Skin Types
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