Have you ever heard that shaving hair makes it grow back thicker? Or that if you arch above your brow you will ruin your natural shape? I have heard both and done both and I decided it was time to see if the rumors were true.
I didn’t start arching my eyebrows until I was in high school and I would get them threaded. My dad had me convinced that if I got them shaved the would grow back as caterpillars. However, through the years I have experimented with plucking, shaving, waxing and threading. (Treading is my personal favorite)
The pic above is me at age 3. Here you can see my natural un-groomed wild eyebrows.
And this is me 19 years later. in this pic I haven’t had my brows arched in a whooping 2 months. As you can see before the arch my eyebrow hair still has a decent shape and after the arch the hair goes crazy and grows every where, pretty much the same as when I was 3. My right brow also looks thicker in both pics.
My verdict? No, arching your brows won’t ruin their natural shape but I will warn my younger readers it is addictive once you start. I don’t remember how I ever left the house with those wild eyebrows. Don’t even get me started on the high I feel after just getting my brows threaded. It is definitely a confidence booster. In fact, my favorite part about have thick wild eyebrows is that they arch so nicely.
Oh, and some of you may be wondering how I have been going in public these pass two months. Let’s just say, I’m very heavy handed with the concealer 😉