12 Tips on How to Pluck Your Eyebrows ...


12 Tips on How to Pluck Your Eyebrows ...
12 Tips on How to Pluck Your Eyebrows ...

If you have never plucked your eyebrows before, then learning how to do it can be a bit on the tricky side. I remember when I first started plucking my eyebrows. I had the tweezers but I didn’t know what to do! Then, I turned to the Internet and started looking up some tips and that is what I am about to share with you. Plucking your eyebrows is an acquired skill, and it will involve patience and creativity. It can make your eyes look bigger and give your face that clean, polished look. Would you like to know how to pluck your eyebrows so that you can have that clean, polished look? Then pay attention as I am going to give you 12 tips that I personally use.

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Plenty of Light

When you start plucking your eyebrows, you should make sure you have lots of light in the room. You should never attempt this beauty trick in a room that is dark! Natural sunlight is best, because then you can see all of the little hairs.


Apply an Astringent

Before you start plucking, you should apply an astringent, like witch hazel. This is to numb the brow area a bit. This way, you will not feel those tiny hairs being pulled out of your skin as much.


Trim with Manicure Scissors

Do you have eyebrow hairs that are very long? If so, then it is a good idea to trip them with manicure scissors. When you trim them, this can make a big difference. It is a good idea to trim them up a bit before you pluck them.


Brush Your Brows

Before you start, you should brush the brows into place. You should hold the skin above your brow when you start to tweeze. This will help reduce the pain.


The Tweezers

When you are plucking your brows, the tweezers are important. You should use a good pair of tweezers. You should also use a magnifying mirror and do it in bright light as I previously stated.


Upward Slanting Eyebrows

Did you know that eyebrows slanting upwards will make you look angry all the time? You need to be careful not to take off too much at the outer corners in order to avoid this.



If you would like both the bottoms and tops of your brows to be smooth, you should pluck the top and the bottom.



You need to take caution and make sure you do not over-pluck your eye brows. If you do over-pluck, then you can use an eyebrow pencil to fill in the holes and to make the one brow match the other.


Pull the Hair – Not the Skin

When you are tweezing your brows, it is important to make sure you tweeze the hair and not the skin. If you accidently grab the skin, it could create redness or bleeding. If redness occurs, rinse the face with cold water, then apply a cold eye mask in order to soothe the flushed skin.


Pluck below the Brow Line

It is important that you always pluck below the brow line. This way, the hair coming back will follow that natural arch of the brow.


Wash the Area

It is important to thoroughly wash the area, this way it is not oily.


Use Cotton Ball

When you are done, use a cotton ball that has been soaked in tea tree oil or witch hazel in order to soothe the plucked area.

If you are new to plucking your eyebrows or you need tips on how to pluck eyebrows, then you can utilize these 12 tips that I have just given you. With these tips and your own creativity, you will come out with beautiful looking arched brows. What do you normally do in order to pluck your brows?

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I wonder if all women have to pluck their eye brows, or are there some lucky ones who have them just perfect???? I had to pluck mine since teen years. Good thing is that now I really do not have to do much, since these hairs decided not to grow back.....yeah for me. There are a few stubborn ones that I still have to watch out for.

Number 7 is for me!! I had the upward slanting eyebrows pretty bad. I had to let my eyebrows grow out a bit, then re-pluck them. It was embarrassing. all my pictures looked funny. Great tips!! thanks (:

i love doing my eye brows in the shape I like. With some practice everyone can learn doing this by themselves. I didn't know about the Astringent. It's very good for who has a lot of hair to pull and want to shape it up. Thanks for the tips Mel!

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