My Quest for Cara D's Power Brow
One editor tries every method under the sun to bring her brows from wimpy to fierce
The Fix: Back to the drawing board I went for more expert advice. "If your brows are extremely sparse or over-tweezed, I suggest tapering your stencil use from the smallest size to your ideal size," says Soare. "For instance, on clients who have completely tweezed off most of their brows, or have very little naturally, I start them with the petite stencil. This way they have a more defined brow shape that is not an extreme change. As the brows grow in more and more and people become used to their new brow shape, I change them to the next stencil in the series." In other words there is no quick fix to thick brows unless you want everyone wondering how your brows doubled in size overnight. You still have to work your way up to the fullest shape slowly as you continue to grow in your own brows.
But in the meantime, I still couldn't draw on or fill in my brows with the too-dark pencils I've tried time and time again. For this, Soare recommends looking for a firm consistency and a slim tip to create the most natural looking hair-like texture. You should also look for a good balance between wax and pigment.
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