Eyebrow threading is an ancient hair removal technique using a thread of twisted cotton. Originating in India, it has been used in Western countries for many years, but its only become fashionable to Europeans and Americans in recent times.
Advantages of Threading
- No chemicals
- Less painful than tweezing and waxing but still can hurt a bit
- Very fast
- Lasts for approximately 2-3 weeks
- Precise, leaving you with perfectly shaped brows
- Kind to the skin
- Minimal redness
- Can be used on any part of the face
Disadvantages of Threading
- It takes many years to master the art of threading . Finding an expert is essential
- Some people may find that it hurts slightly
How Threading is done
A thin thread, usually cotton, is tied at the ends and held in a circle between the hands. It is then twisted and rolled along the surface of the area where the hair is to be removed. (see image)
The hairs are caught in the thread and removed from the follicle. An entire row of hairs is pulled out at one go leaving a clean area.
This process is continued along the entire area to be treated.
Once you have experienced eyebrow threading you wont go back to any other method of hair removal.