If eyes are the windows to the soul, then eyebrows are the frames that highlight your beautiful face. While getting your brows professionally tamed and shaped might be ideal, it can also be expensive, time-consuming, and a little bit painful.
Even if you do decide to head to the salon for regular waxing, threading, or tweezing sessions, you will still need to keep up with stray maintenance in between your pro appointments.
Ready to shape and maintain gorgeous brows at home? Take matters into your own novice, but capable hands, to achieve fabulous brows. We have come up with a handy eyebrow shape guide for your specific face shape so you can up your brow game.
Got a heart-shaped face? Show it some extra love with a softer, more subtle arch that resembles the top curves of a heart. Fuller brows are also likely more ideal for you, so fill them in with a pencil or powder that is slightly darker than your natural hue.
Tip: Got thin, barely-there brows? Do not worry. Work with what you have got (even if it is not a lot!) with a volume-enhancing fiber gel. It has microfibers that stick to your individual brow hairs to create faux fullness that looks natural.
A square-shaped face has a lot of straight lines and sharp angles, so opt for a more rounded arch to balance this natural edginess. A gentle curve will give the illusion of a longer face, softening up your overall look. In terms of thickness, keep your brows clean and avoid the super full aesthetic.
Tip: Use a pair of slanted tweezers to help you easily grasp individual brow hairs.
On the other hand, a circular face benefits from a little more sharpness. A strong arch will provide lift and definition to your whole face, complementing the softness of your face shape. Like the square-shaped face, avoid thickness. You do not want your brows to dominate your round face.
Tip: After you have shaped your brows, trim extra long hairs to keep them tidy. Simply brush your brows in an upward motion, then cut along the top of the hairline of your brow with a sharp slated pair of scissors. This will keep their shape and make them look clean and well-kept.
Those with long oval faces are blessed with the ability to look fabulous with full brows, natural brows, arched brows, or sharper, angular brows. Overwhelmed by your options? Start with your natural shape, and edit from there. If you want to experiment, give them a bit of an angle, but do not stray too far from your original arch. You can likely pull off a lot of looks (lucky you!), but this is, generally, the best and safest bet for beginners.
Tip: Want to get rid of stubborn strays without the fear of over-tweezing? Try using a very fine facial razor. This hair-eradicating process can be scary at first, but as long as you use the right tools, show caution, and start slow, you can tame brows in less time with less pain. It is a win-win, really. While most estheticians recommend razoring brows with dry skin, beginners can try adding a little lotion to prevent redness and razor burn.
Learning how to shape eyebrows can be overwhelming at first. Luckily, practice makes perfect, and once you identify your face shape, you will have a much easier time figuring out how to get the right curve, arch, and thickness. If you take away anything from this guide, remember to use self-restraint, since you can always shape and pluck more. While your brows will grow back after an unfortunate session of overzealous self-grooming, keeping things more natural and subtle will help prevent any undesirable brow faux pas in the first place.
Feeling ready? Grab those tweezers, and get to work. Good luck!
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While summer still feels like it's ages away, you still need to think about protecting your skin from the sun. Even though the days are shorter, you shouldn't be slacking on the SPF.
According to the Skin Cancer Society, "snow reflects up to 80% of the sun’s UV light" making it even more dangerous than the sunlight you are exposed to in the summer. So if you plan on participating in any winter sports, you need to be even more careful.
We all love new beauty products. We fill our time researching them, opening countless article tabs, checking reviews, and then anticipate their arrival after we purchase until they finally end up at our doorstep. At which point we pry the boxes open, excited to use them. We want the best products. But we also look for affordable pricing, durability, and aesthetically pleasing designs. From groomed eyebrows and flawless, glowing skin to tamed, straightened beards, and wearing backless, sheer outfits, we want things that work. Below are five great beauty products that will aid in our everyday tasks, make them run smoother, and help us look and feel great in the process.
So, whether you’re looking for a product that will offer groomed eyebrows, flawless skin, a seamlessly styled beard, strong nails, or nipple covers, these will go above and beyond your expectations. Throw away your dull, old tweezers. You will be able to pluck those hard-to-reach hairs your current tweezers aren’t getting. Are you interested in trying a micro derma roller? The two-pack provides flawless, glowing skin and value compared to countless dollars spent for micro-needling sessions. Style your beard and keep your hair tamed in a matter of minutes. Provide salon-style nails without the price tag and wear that outfit. Find everything you want out of beauty in one place without going over budget.
Why you should invest in a humidifier to maximize moisture for your skin
No matter what kind of skin you have, the harsh weather and dry air of winter can do untold damage.
When the weather changes, it's important to adjust your skincare accordingly. Your routine for the winter should include a gentle cleanser, a moisturizing and balancing toner, a daytime and nighttime moisturizer, an exfoliator like Ornami’s sugar scrub and SPF. It might seem like a lot, but our bodies need all the protection they can get. That's why we want to introduce your skin to the benefits of having a humidifier.