Top Steps to Have The Best Eyebrows

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Top steps to have the best eyebrows
The eyebrows act as a way of framing the face. It is very important to get this frame right otherwise you might end up with an unkempt look. There are many options to try when planning to shape the eyebrows. You could choose to go to a salon but then, you could also do it yourself if the unwanted hair is not too much. Here are a few steps that will help you maintain the perfect brows at all times.

How to determine the perfect shape for your eyebrow?
Determine the perfect shape for your eyebrow

Determine the perfect shape for your eyebrow

    Determinning the start of the brow and the distance between both the brows

  • Ideally, your eyebrows should begin from one inch above the inner corner of your eyes
  • Use your tweezer upside down,in such a way that the open end is pointing downward
  • Place it vertically alongside your nose.
  • Remove the extra strands that are in between.
  • If you follow this procedure the the distance between two bros is automatically determined.

How to Determine The length of the Eyebrows:

  • Pleace the same tweezer diagonally the open side at the bottom of the nose and the top towards the end of the eye extending towards the brow. This is ideally where your eyebrow should end
  • If need be use a pencil liner to extend the brow line.
Determining the thickness of each brow :
Determine the thickness

Determine the thickness

  • For this you need to know where the arch should appear. Go by the natural arch line
  • Use the tweezer and pace it on the outward brow bone where is has a natural peek
  • Find the peak point: Use a pencil to figure out where exactly your eyebrow should arch or peak. Usually this point is just towards the upper curve of the eye
  • Do not reduce the thickness in one sitting, decrease it naturally. Don’t trim your brows to make it very thin as thick eyebrows always look good
  • Other ways of determining ideal thickness of your eyebrows:

    Distance between brows and eyes

    Distance between brows and eyes

  • Match it with the thickness of your lips: There is secret thumb rule to achieve perfect eyebrows. That is to match it up with the thickness of your upper lip
  • Match it with the size of your eyes: If you are not satisfied with the brows being as thick as your lips, you can thin them down according to the size of your eyes. In this case, you have to maintain balance. So, if you have small eyes, go for thin brows and vice versa
  • Distance between brows and eyes: If the distance between your eye and your brow is too much then you need to go for fuller eyebrows to balance out the distance. In the same way, if the distance is too less, you should pluck out the hair and get a shape that is well kept and neat
  • Latest trends and your preferences: Find out the latest eyebrow trends and see if you want to follow them. It depends all on your style and individuality
Shape your Eyebrows according to the shape of your face

Shape your eyebrows with eyebrow pencil

Shape your eyebrows with eyebrow pencil


There are different shapes like circular and straight which can go well with certain face types. You can find out your ideal shape by drawing your brows roughly with an eye pencil or ask a professional to assist you.

Styling and maintenance
    Waxing and plucking
    Eyebrow waxing

    Eyebrow waxing


    You can either wax or pluck out the extra hair to get the eyebrows in shape. Before opting for any of these methods, ensure that you are comfortable with the same.

  • If you want to wax out the extra hair, you will have to wait for it to be at least a quarter of an inch long. Use small strips to complete the process as you pin back all your hair in place and brush up the brow hair for convenience
  • In case of plucking, tweezing or threading, you can look in the mirror and shape the brows simultaneously so that it is easy to maintain symmetry
  • You also need to be careful that you do not over- pluck or remove too much of hair as it would put the brows out of shape and too thin

Once you are happy with the shape of your eyebrows, you should also ensure that you maintain that shape otherwise, you may have to go back to square one and have to start all over again. Delaying regular plucking or waxing can lead to messy brows which are very hard to deal with besides lending an untidy look.

Eyebrow plucking

Eyebrow plucking

  • Your eyebrows will need a little bit of plucking every time you see unwanted hair growing back. This would help you in maintaining them in a better way
  • You can use eyebrow gel to keep stray hair in check
  • Brushing up your eyebrows with a little brow comb also allows a neat appearance
  • If you have lighter hair, you enhance them with a brow pencil which would add more colour and volume

Author Biography
D’ipanjenah Ali Ghoshal D’ipanjenah is an artist and designer from NIFT. Apart from painting and fashion, her appetite for creativity also encourages her to write poetry, blogs and papers. She also plays the guitar in her leisure time and loves reading. She is a traveller and coffee fanatic too. D’ipanjenah currently resides in New Delhi with her two year old cat!

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