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All You Need to Know To Reach Your Eyebrow Goals

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There’s no woman out there who hasn’t had trouble decoding her brows. So welcome to the club. What makes it worse are the brief periods when your brows go MIA. They thin out because of so many reason – from hormonal fluctuations to nutritional deficiencies or simply because you got your eyebrows threaded at the wrong salon from the wrong person at the wrong time. Feel us?

Over the years, you might consider your eyebrows to be two inconsequential strips of hair on your face, yet they are responsible for dramatically knocking years from your appearance, if groomed well. That’s because it’s all about symmetry, baby.

We’re breaking it down for you by first giving you an insight on the different types of eyebrows and the face shapes they pair well with. Post that, we’ll help you discover ways to fill in the void (pun intended).

 

Types of Eyebrows

1. S-shaped Eyebrows

The S-shaped brow dips down in the middle and subtly rises into an arch above the brow bone. The highs and lows create an illusion of a longer, more chiseled face.
Best Suits: Square face

2. Round Eyebrows

The round shaped brow is devoid of any angular arch which helps balance out sharper facial features. However, we’d say don’t go round brows if you have a round face.
Best Suits: Heart face

3. Long Tail Eyebrows

This brow goes to great lengths even beyond the outer corner of your eyes to add width to the forehead. The elongated tail balances out the features of a long face.
Best Suits: Pear face

4. Arched at Centre Eyebrows

These arched eyebrows have a natural lift at the center, right over the brow bone. Over plucking and ending up with a high peak though would mean moving around with a “permanently surprised” face. We shall pass.
Best Suits: Round face

5. Arched at Tail Eyebrows

When arched at tail, the brow feigns the appearance of higher cheekbones. On the downside, the noticeable high arch at the end demands regularly catching up with your tweezer. High maintenance, we say.
Best Suits: Rectangle face

6. Straight Eyebrows

Move over arches, straight bro’s in town. The straight brow is free of any natural arch and has an androgynous feel to it. It creates the illusion of a shorter face.
Best Suits: Diamond face

We’ve all been victims to over plucking at the salon and realize that the growing-out phase will be long and tedious. Well, dial down the panic lady, because we’ve got you some tried and tested home remedies to up your brow game, sooner than usual. Promise us, you won’t revisit the same salon for a long time though.

 

Home Remedies for Thick Eyebrows

How to Get Thicker Eyebrows

1. Castor Oil

Why: Organic cold-pressed Castor Oil is rich in Ricinoleic Acid which improves blood circulation to boost hair follicles.

How:
Step 1:
Use a dropper to apply some Castor Oil on your brows.
Step 2: Massage it with your finger tips and leave it on for 20 minutes.
Step 3: Dip a cotton ball in micellar water and wipe off the oil.

2. Almond Oil

Why: Almond Oil is packed with Omega-3 fatty acids which are quick at stimulating hair follicles for thick eyebrows.

How:
Step 1: Take 2 drops of Almond Oil with the help of a dropper and apply on your brows.
Step 2: Use your fingertips to massage the oil onto your brows.
Step 3: Leave it on overnight and wipe off in the morning.

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3. Onion Juice

Why: Fenugreek Water is rich in folic and nicotinic acids, along with other vitamins, which help treat follicular problems and stimulate hair growth.

How:
Step 1: Soak a quarter cup of Fenugreek Seeds in water overnight.
Step 2: In the morning, grind it into a fine paste and spread it on your brows.
Step 3: After leaving it on for 30 minutes, rinse with warm water.

4. Fenugreek Water

Why: Almond Oil is packed with Omega-3 fatty acids which are quick at stimulating hair follicles for thick eyebrows.

How:
Step 1: Take 2 drops of Almond Oil with the help of a dropper and apply on your brows.
Step 2: Use your fingertips to massage the oil onto your brows.
Step 3: Leave it on overnight and wipe off in the morning.

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Products for your Brow Goals

 Eyebrow Powder

1. Nykaa Take A Brow! Eyebrow Filler Powder

The Nykaa Take A Brow! Eyebrow Filler Powder, with its thick-to-thin brush applicator and silky powder formulation, blesses your brows with instant definition. A few feathery strokes with the brush can help create the desired shape, while not veering away from a natural look. We’re talking eyebrows on fleek!

2. Faces Canada Ultime Pro Eyebrow Defining Pencil

The Faces Canada Ultime Pro Eyebrow Defining Pencil comes with an easy-to-glide formula that doesn’t smudge or transfer. It’ll take you through the day – from the morning conference till your evening date. Guess this is what Godsend sounds like. The pencil helps in precise filling and defining of your brows. We’re already obsessed with it. Join us in the brow-mance, will you?

Eyebrow Pencil
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3. Inglot Brow Shaping Mascara

The Inglot Brow Shaping Mascara is a waterproof gel based brow mascara that helps you deal with thin eyebrows by making them appear lush. The creamy lightweight texture gives your brows a natural finish while taming them in the desired direction. Sensitive much? Good thing it’s hypoallergenic.

4. Maybelline New York Tattoo Brow Gel Tint

Say yes to power brows! The Maybelline New York Tattoo Brow Gel Tint gives you fuller-looking brows (don’t let them die a dream) and are formulated to gradually peel off. The results last for as long as 3 days. Besides, this eyebrow gel is enriched with Aloe Vera and Royal Jelly to keep your arches conditioned and lush.

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Eyebrow Correction Treatments

It’s 2020 and you don’t have to let unruly eyebrows win the negotiation. Get your brow problems to bow down with the help of two treatments that are in vogue right now.

Microblading Eyebrows

1. Eyebrow Microblading

The brow world and its moods can be intimidating but when you’ve got just the treatment that won’t spare even the sparsest of brows, you need not sweat it. The microblading treatment involves tiny needles fill the gaps in your natural brows by tattooing hair-like lines, while inducing minimal pain. It helps add definition, fill in bald patches and add a darker tone. The results are not permanent though and require regular touchups.

2. Eyebrow Tinting

Tinting is all about adding a semi-permanent dye (closer to your natural brow hair color) to existing hair. What you get are fuller-looking brows with defined structure that last longer. The treatment is less time-consuming and a great way to reduce the time spent on eyebrows in your daily makeup routine. Although the results are immediate, the dye only deposits color and doesn’t work on filling patchy spots.

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FAQs

1. What are the best eyebrow pencils in the market?

  1. Miss Claire Waterproof Eyebrow Pencil
  2. Kay Beauty Brow Pencil
  3. Wet n Wild Ultimate Brow Retractable Brow Pencil

2. What are some popular eyebrow palettes?

  1. PAC SuperBrowww Palette X4 - 02 Brow Binge
  2. Nykaa Wow My Brow Eyebrow Palette - Chamber Of Secrets
  3. Incolor Delicate Eyebrow Palette

3. How long does an eyebrow tattoo last?

There is no definite time period for how long an eyebrow tattoo can last. It entirely depends on how well your skin can hold the pigment and the diligence with which you follow the aftercare instructions. However, it can range from 1-3 years.

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