August 18, 2011

Have You Tried Eyebrow Threading? I have!

Ahh . . . eyebrows. A frame for the face.

When I was in high school, I remember tweezing my brows and making my parents so upset as they thought I had beautiful eyebrows.

With Brooke Shields as my eyebrow idol, I have always liked fuller brows.

Back in 2001, before Anastasia, there was Eliza Petrescu.At the time, she had a salon at Trump Tower and since I was working across the street, I decided to book an appointment.

5 months! That is how long it took to get an appointment with her. When I arrived, in her Russian accent she asked me, "Why are you here? You have beautiful eyebrows."

After waiting 5 months, she better pluck something!

Althought she gave me a beautiful eyebrow wax, I never went back. It was over $50!

So, on the spur of the moment, after leaving my hair salon last week, I saw a tiny Indian woman threading and decided to give it a try.

It was amazing! I am awestruck and will never, ever go back to waxing!

Less painful than waxing, electrolysis or laser hair removal (I have tried all).

I did feel the string pulling out the hairs but it took less than 5 minutes and the shape is amazing and still full.

I am hooked and will definitely go back to her. And, it was only $10 !!!!

Have you tried threading?

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TracieD said...

Hi, I live in Australia and had heard that threading was great. While away on a holiday I went to get my waxing done and the Indian lady offered me threading for my eyebrows instead. I jumped at the opportunity to try it!! Needless to say I LOVED IT!! Since coming home I havent found anyone who does it but I soon as I do there will be no more waxing for me.

I absolutely agree with your post! Its the best.

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage Designs said...

I have been wanting to try it but haven't yet ~ You have totally given me that little push that I needed ~

BerryMorins Bits & Tips said...

I'm considering giving this a try too. I'm all for no scaring and being less painful.

Good Girl Gone Green said...

I have heard of threading but never trie it. I almost did last year but didn't. i think I might try it now after watching the video! Thanks for sharing!

BellaVida said...

It's fantastic, I love the even shaping.

Elana said...

I used to do it all the time when I lived in NY. I found it way more painful than waxing (tears streaming down my face) but it's more precise and lasts longer.

New follower from the Thursday hop.

ana-maria said...

very nice! FYI, Eliza Petrescu is either Romanian or Moldavian, but not Russian :)

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