Brows That Wow
Women's Health South Africa|September 2020
Beauty Truth: Well-kept arches will totally transform your face. And you can take matters into your own hands right now, at home. Consider this your diy guide to winning the grooming game
Kristina Rodulfo

Everyone remembers the moment they went too far with their brows. For me, it was when I let my aunt pluck mine for the first time at the age of 12. She transformed my naturally caterpillar-thick arches into two thin lines that were trendy at the time... But took me years to recover from. I’ve since tried every brow-grooming technique out there: waxing, threading, microblading, tinting, laminating, you name it. Yet I’ve found my best bet is DIY tweezing. It’s part laziness, part budget consciousness, part trust issues. No matter which camp you fall into, know that great brows are totally possible to achieve at home. Let’s get started...

FIRST THINGS FIRST – BROWS CAN GROW BACK.

Say you’ve already done the deed and pulled out one (or two or three, eek) too many hairs. Don’t despair! Fullness will return, but it’ll require patience. “Eyebrow hair grows slowly – 0.14 to 0.16 millimeters per day – so it can take four to six months for brows to regrow,” says Dr Jennifer Chwalek, a dermatologist who specializes in hair growth.

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