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BROWS - The first steps

BROWS - The first steps

Brows shape the face and have the ability to make your look natural, youthful and when done right make you look well put together. They have the midas touch and if you can tame them without loosing thickness and ferocity they will be your best asset. 

Here are some simple suggestions to get you started or if needed help reset the start button, because when it comes to brows, less is often much more. 

If you have been over plucking, waxing or trying to fix anything from the past then it's time to take a break. It can take eight months to a year to grow a full brow back. So take some time off and let them grow. 

You should keep your brows as natural as you can, only remove necessary hairs with slanted tip tweezers. Only remove hair's that are single and don't add any shape to your full brow. For in-between the brows the best rule to follow is placing your pinky finger in the middle of them, you can remove the hairs that fall under your finger but nothing else. Resist the urge to carry on what you have been doing in the past and give your brows a chance to re-gain their natural shape.  

A good pencil and spiral brush will be your brows best friends. Use a pencil that's the same colour as your brow not your hair colour. If you are blonde use an ashy colour and if you are brunette use a darker brown but make sure it doesn't have red undertones. Use a spiral brush to blend in the pencil and give distinction to the shape. The pencil should be about adding shadow and filling in the shape. You can do this by adding individual strokes or longer lines outlining the brow then blending with the brush. 

Products we love:

1. Kevyn Aucoin - Precision Brow Pencil

2. Hourglass - Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil 

3. Kit Cosmetics - Slanted Tip Tweezers 

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