A co-worker once said that saying to me and it’s stuck with me ever since! We all know by now how important eyebrows play in keeping your features more youthful looking. Over time we can tweeze too much, wax too aggressively and general aging can thin our brows out. In the past I’ve shared some of my tools, tips and tricks for keeping eyebrows full looking, shaped and filled in. I only go about every 4-6 months to have my brows shaped by a professional and the rest of the time I do it myself with tweezing, filling in with a brow pencil, trimming the wiry hairs with a scissors and coloring those pesky greys with a brow shaper and hair color touch up brush.
The other day when I was getting my hair cut by Charlie at Haus Salon, he introduced me to Edwin, the newest member of the Haus team. He’s an eyebrow specialist who has worked on brows for many years. Edwin looked at my brows and said they looked great, but when I was done getting my hair cut to come and see him as he just wanted to tweak a bit. I used to have a great brow person years ago and she has since moved to CA and I’ve yet to find anyone I can trust. They usually over wax and under perform. Sorry, I’m picky. So Charlie put me into Edwin’s hands with complete confidence.
Edwin gave me the best brow thickening tip I’ve heard in years – maybe ever.
Edwin asked me if I minded if he tinted my brows? Harmless question, right? I said sure and before I could hesitate or think why would I want to tint my brows, he was already answering the questions beginning to buzz in my head. He wanted to tint my brows (in the same color as they are now) so the “light colored” hairs (politely meaning greys) would make the brow appear more full. But, here’s the best part – those “fuzzy” hairs that are along the top of my brow line that I and most other brow so-called specialists want to wax right off, Edwin wanted to color those! He said those fuzzy hair when dyed to match the rest of the brows help to make your brows appear thicker.
He was absolutely right! Dyeing those hairs can make all the difference. I’ve used my pencil to fill in less and they definitely appear fuller.