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Information on Eyebrow Plucking
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Plucking is the best way to shape your eyebrows, although some women prefer waxing. But be warned: this is best done by a professional unless you want to wax off half an eyebrow! Plucking is extremely beneficial and it doesn't irritate the skin as waxing does..Eyebrow plucking tips to help you achieve beautiful eyebrows. It all starts with a good tweezer and an idea of what brow shape fits your face.

Which tweezer to use for Plucking Eyebrows

Choose a tweezer with a fairly sharp, pointy head and make sure that it pinches closed tightly. Get a pair of tweezers that can firmly grip the hair and won't be slipping every time you start to pluck. Without a tight grip, the tweezer will never be very effective grabbing unwanted hair.

Thin Tip: Good for grasping small, fine hairs, and plucking ingrown hair.
Slanted Tip: Gives maximum control.
Square Tip: Best used for removing coarse hairs or several hairs at a time.

When to Pluck Eyebrows

Pluck your eyebrows when your pores are open. This is either after a shower or after you have applied a hot face cloth to your skin for a few minutes.


The best time to pluck your eyebrows are after you get out of the shower. The pores are still open and it doesn't sting quite as much.

Eyebrow Plucking-Step by step

Before you start to tweeze, you may want to draw the desired shape with powder and eyebrow brush, or highlight the hairs to be tweezed by marking them with white eyeliner.

Step1: Make sure you have plenty of light in the room when you are plucking. Why tempt fate by trying this beauty trick in the dark?

Step 2: To pluck eyebrows, first apply an astringent such as witch hazel to anaesthetise the brow area.

Step 3:If the hairs are excessively long, it is perfectly okay to trim them with manicure scissors. Trimming them can make a big difference. Actually it is a good idea to trim before you pluck.

Step 4:Brush your eyebrows into place, . It's also a good idea to tautly hold the skin right above the brow as you begin to tweeze--that will slightly reduce the pain of plucking.

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