Facial Spa Secrets: How to Shape and Maintain Eyebrows

We see them every day, whether it’s somebody walking down the street, at the bus stop or maybe even somebody you know suffers from this problem, but it has to stop. The problem is bushy and unkempt eyebrows. Your eyebrows are a very important, though often overlooked aspect of your face. Not only do eyebrows frame your face but they also define your look.

If you allow your eyebrows to become outgrown, bushy and unkempt it can often relay to others that you’re either lazy or are apathetic about your appearance. What’s worse is when two equally unkempt eyebrows join together as one large and unfortunate uni-brow.

Problems also arise at the other end of the spectrum as well. If somebody overdoes it with their eyebrow grooming, their eyebrows can often become too thin or over-plucked which can look just as unpleasant. There is a middle ground when it comes to eyebrow grooming. Eyes

Here are some salon services approved tips to follow when it comes to properly shaping and caring for your brows.


Rather than shaping their own eyebrows by plucking, many women prefer to make an appointment with a facial spa for a professional brow waxing. If you prefer to conquer your brows yourself, try it after taking a warm shower. The steam and heat will help to open the pores. You may also want to swipe an ice cube across your brows before plucking to help numb them.

Brow Shaping

Brush your brows to their natural shape with an eyebrow brush.  To determine where your brows should begin, place a pencil alongside the nostril, where the pencil falls is where the eyebrow should begin. From this spot place the pencil on a diagonal on the outer corner of the eye, this indicates where your brow should stop. The arch should appear at the outer edge of the colored part of your eye, this spot is where the brow’s arch should be the highest. Pluck according to these indicators.


Regular maintenance must be adhered to in order for brows to remain clean and sculpted. All hairs below and outside of the brow shape should be plucked and never pluck above the brow. If any mistakes are made during the shaping process, an eyeliner pencil the color of your brows can be used to help color in any spots.

If the idea of plucking your own brows makes you nervous, contact your trusted local Fort Collins spa. The eyebrow experts at Athena will ensure that your brows are shaped and maintained to perfection.

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Sarah Wozniak

Staff Writer, Page1 Online Marketing


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