Eyebrow Threading is an ancient hair-removal technique, practiced for centuries for women of Asia and the Middle East. A thin cotton thread is doubled, twisted then rolled over areas of unwanted hair, plucking the hair at the follicle level. Unlike tweezing, where single hairs are pulled out one at a time, threading can remove short lines of hair and gives more define shaped of your eyebrow. Unlike waxing, it does not remove a layer of skin or burn your skin.
Advantages cited for eyebrow threading, as opposed to eyebrow waxing, are that it provides more precise control in shaping eyebrows and is more gentle on the skin. By far the least invasive method of facial hair removal, this method creates a graceful brow with clean, well-defined edges that frame the eye.
|Waxing, Tweezing, Razor||Advantage of Threading|
|Waxing tends to burn, peel and irritate the skin around eyes||Threading is more precise and the hair grows back thinner and slower. There is no burning, peeling or irritation and is good for getting rid of in-grown hairs.|
|Repeated waxing increases the chance of wrinkles, especially around the sensitive eye area||Threading can help pull of specific individual hairs.|
|Tweezing and using razors increases the chances of in-grown hairs and cutting of the skin||Facial Threading is good alternative to waxing and tweezing, especially for sensitive skin who are on Retin A and accutane|
|Waxing, Tweezing and razors make facial hair grow back thicker and faster||Eyebrow threading not only removes unwanted hair around eyebrows but also helps to get a precise and defined eyebrow shaped|