Thursday, August 12, 2010


I decided to try and thread my eyebrows tonight.
A client of mine does it and said that it's really easy.  So, I looked up some tutorials on youtube tonight and gave it a try.

My hubby asked what I was watching and when I said "I'm learning how to thread eyebrows, I think I'm going to give it a try" he got a funny look on his face and said "well...I don't really have any hair on my face that I want to get rid of, but I suppose you could use my leg".  Hee Hee, the poor guy automatically assumed that I would practice on him,  I can't imagine what I must have done in the past to make him think that.

Anyway, I assured him that I was going to try it on myself.  And I did.
If you're not sure what eyebrow threading is, a quick google search will fill you in.
Basically you twist in a loop of thread several times until it looks like the picture. By running the twists along your unwanted hairs, they are grabbed and pulled out.  

I just cleaned up my brows a little and it really wasn't that painful.  I'm not confident enough to go as close to the hair I want to keep as the chic in the picture above.

After cleaning up my brows I decided to try my lip....Woah! That hurt.  I was like a lip wax in slow motion.  It hurts more like plucking about 3 hairs out at once, not a nice feeling.  I tried to persevere, but then decided against needless torture.

So, I'm converted to brow threading... anyone want to let me practice on them?!


  1. Don't even think about it! I thought that was your beautiful eye.

  2. Ahh . . . No, I think I'll pass, but thanks for asking.

  3. I'm amazed that no one is rushing to my door to have this done ;)

  4. Um, I'm afraid I'd end up with a bald brow. There's nothing worse, so I think I'm going to pass. I would, however, allow you to practice on me. I'm much more trusting of other people than I am of myself. Maybe I just like having someone other than myself to blame. ;-)



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