If you are determined to do eyebrow shaping yourself without asking the help of a pro, you need to learn how to do it properly to avoid failures. Remember that your eyebrows frame your eyes and balances your facial features so you got to pick the right shape to complement your face.
It’s hard for starters to do it themselves but you will get used to it after several tries. Here are some information’s on how to shape your eyebrows all by yourself.
- In doing eyebrow shaping, the first thing that you have to do is make sure that you have the perfect tools. The wrong tools will only result to unsatisfying results and failures. Decide whether if you want to shape your eyebrows by waxing or plucking.
If you are just a beginner, the better way to do is ask the help of a professional. Waxing your brows is really risky especially if you are not an expert in it. There is a great possibility that you will accidentally remove the hairs that aren’t supposedly to be remove and end up bald. However if you can’t help learning about how to do it yourself without any help from others, plucking is always a better choice for starters because you have a better control in it. All you need is a pair of good quality tweezers, a full length mirror, an eyebrow brush or mascara wand and a dark eyebrow pencil.
- To begin with eyebrow shaping, cleanse your face first and pat it dry. For starters that are usually not used to the pain, numb the area by rubbing ice or a benzocaine tropical ointment. Be careful not to get it in your eyes. Look at yourself in front of a full length mirror, not so close so that you can see your facial features and know what shape best complement your face.
- Decide what shape you desire. Afterwards draw a line through your brows following the shape you desire using an eyebrow pencil. Look at the line and see if you got your desired shape, if not wipe it clean and start drawing another. If you finally achieved it, grab the tweezers and pluck the hairs outside the line that you have drawn. Pluck selectively and work your desired shape into it.
- Always start plucking from the nose going the ears. Once you’re done with the plucking, wash your face and pat it dry. Now you can see your brows taking shape. Brush it upward with an eyebrow brush following your desired shape. If you feel any sting after the plucking, apply a soothing balm like tea tree oil.
In applying your make up define your eyebrow or fill in between gaps by stroking a line using an eyebrow pencil. This will create an illusion of symmetrical eyebrows with dimension and volume. Once you are finished you are all set for a date or a party. Your face will look sophisticated and elegant by those well defined brows, framing your eyes and facial features and you didn’t even seek help from a pro! Start learning do it yourself eyebrow shaping now.