Posted in great tips!, just wanted to share by tokyostargirl on August 23, 2008

The day before I left, I went to get my eyebrows threaded. I have been growing out my brows so that the threading artist could shape it for me. For some reason I am really good at working with other people’s brows, but not my own. I am a specialist in plucking men’s brows – just ask my guy friends. =)

For those of you who have never heard of threading – (according to wikipedia) – It’s an ancient method of hair removal which originated in India.

“Practitioners use a pure, thin, twisted cotton thread which is rolled over untidy hairlines, moustaches and so on, plucking the hair at the follicle level. Unlike tweezing where a single hair is pulled out each time, threading can remove an entire row of hair, resulting in a straighter line.”

If you’ve never tried it, I highly suggest it. I think it’s way better than waxing or plucking. I was in and out in about 5 minutes (luckily the day I went there was no line – usually there is.) If you’re from Houston, there are tons of places on Hillcroft.





HUGE, HUGE difference, right?

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  1. christiana said, on August 23, 2008 at 11:59 AM

    wow! you have really nice brows! 😀 i have the opposite sort of brows. beh. i have really thin & sparse brow hairs. 😛

  2. fabulessbeauty said, on August 23, 2008 at 7:37 PM

    I love threading and will never go back to waxing. Where’d you go for it?

  3. fashion chalet said, on August 23, 2008 at 7:56 PM

    I’ve always wanted to try this but I am a chicken of anything possibly involving pain. :/ Is it painful? Thanks for the comment, you’re so sweet. I love your eye makeup by the way, the color complements your already gorgeous eyes! 🙂

  4. *~k~* said, on August 24, 2008 at 1:36 AM

    gawsh.. this really does make a big difference..
    your brows look great!!!

  5. Tammy M said, on August 24, 2008 at 1:11 PM

    Wow!!! Huge difference! I really need to find a place around me to get that done. I am in the process of growing mine out, but….

  6. may said, on August 24, 2008 at 7:40 PM

    be careful as to who does it. some people do a good jobsome doesn’t. i got mine threded and I had so many ingrowns as I kept picking on it it turned to acne!!!! I think she threded with her mouth in her string so basically its almost like she was licking my face. I am now on an acne face product just to make it better =(

  7. kawaiikao said, on August 25, 2008 at 6:44 AM

    ooh the threading looks cool! so precise!! i’ve been wanting to try for awhile but just never got around to doing it :p

  8. sab said, on August 25, 2008 at 10:40 PM

    i love threading! the pain is worth it! it’s cleaner than waxing…

  9. LadyJane said, on August 28, 2008 at 4:46 PM

    You have NICE brows to begin with. I think my skin is too sensitive for threading 😦

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