Do’s and Don’ts Before, During and After the Eyebrow Threading Procedure

Eyebrows are the most gorgeous facial feature that defines our beauty and our faces. They enhance and improves our looks in more than one way. There are many ways to shape our eyebrows, but the easiest and least painful of all of the other procedures is threading. Well, if you want perfectly shapes brows, here are some of the do’s and don’ts before, during and after the eyebrow threading procedure.

Before threading

Do choose your lash specialist wisely

Don’t let space and the beauty of the place fool you, not all lash technicians who work in gorgeous salons are qualified. Some will mistakenly break off the hair instead of removing them from the roots. To find the best specialist, ask friends and family, book a consultation and insist on seeing their work.

Do prepare for redness

Redness after threading is a common occurrence. While threading is the best alternative to waxing, it causes redness of the skin around your eyebrows. In the case of sensitive skin, you can apply creams like Neosporin or hydrocortisone after the procedure.

Don’t be tweezers-happy before the appointment

To achieve the best shape of brows with threading, avoid plucking and waxing your brows for at least two to three weeks before threading. Give your brows time to grow before your threading appointment.

During threading

Do communicate with your lash specialist and therapist

Communication should be your first goal in mind once your reach at the salon. Have an open discussion about what you want, but let them offer their opinion too.

Don’t pile eye makeup

Before threading procedure, make sure you skip your brow makeup products. Avoid mascara. If you are going to dinner or an event afterward, let your lash specialist and artist know so that they can work on your makeup.

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After threading

Do wash your face with cold water

Washing your face with cold water minimizes post-threading redness. Apply rose water or aloe Vera gel to help soothe the irritation. If you experience allergies, just rub some ice cubes on the place for some minutes.

Don’t expose freshly-threaded brow to sunlight, chlorinated water or steam

For at least 24 hours after you get a brow threading job, avoid direct sunlight, chlorinated water, and steam as the area is highly sensitive. Exposure to these things can cause irritation, sunburn, and inflammation.

Do apply light moisturizer

Excessive drying can cause irritation. Make sure you apply a light moisturizer to avoid excessive dryness and irritation.


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