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Please help with my eyebrows?

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pumapants Mon 03-Aug-15 15:13:06

I have never really known what to do with my eyebrows, but I am newly single and want to make more of an effort to boost my confidence a bit.

I feel like having them threaded is a waste of time as they have no natural shape? I like them thick and I don't want them chipping away at them to make a fake arch shape if that's not what my eyebrows do naturally. Should I also get them tinted a shade darker? I'm naturally blonde but have dark eyelashes and dyed white hair at the moment.

(Please excuse oily skin and messy mascara!)

TheOddity Mon 03-Aug-15 15:16:26

I think they are a really nice shape and colour naturally. If you dye them they'll look thicker and then you'd be wanting to fake thin them. As it is, with those lovely dark eyelashes, they look great! Could you go have an eyeshadow lesson instead to learn what works with your eye colour/eyebrow colour and shape?

squoosh Mon 03-Aug-15 15:57:16

I'd tint them. It wears off after about a month so if you decide you don't like them dyed at least you won't be wedded to the colour for the foreseeable future.

Cheesymonster Mon 03-Aug-15 16:53:37

They're a lovely shape. I would just fill them in with powder so they standout a bit more. I'm blonde too and use a Maybelline brow pencil with a powder dabber type thing on the other end.

pumapants Tue 04-Aug-15 21:33:26

oddity that's a really good idea about an eye make-up lesson. I'm pretty clueless in that regard. A delightful school teacher told me my eyes are too big for my face so I've never been too keen to draw attention to them grin

If they put makeup on my eyebrows to make them slightly darker I might be convinced to tint them if it looks good.

GenevaMaybe Tue 04-Aug-15 21:37:16

Ooooooooh I can see exactly where the arch would be and what I would pluck. Man. I would pay you to pluck them

pumapants Tue 04-Aug-15 21:38:56

Geneva feel free to pop round wink are they capable of a natural arch?!

GenevaMaybe Tue 04-Aug-15 21:55:30

YES 100% and it would be beautiful too

pumapants Tue 04-Aug-15 22:02:40

Oooo should I find somewhere that will do them? Is threading best? I'm a bit nervous...

MsBojangles Tue 04-Aug-15 22:05:15

Definitely tint and shape - they have potential for greatness!

FoodieMum3 Wed 05-Aug-15 09:35:48

Mine are the exact same colour and I get them tinted brown. I started a few months ago and couldn't be without them now, I get them done once a month.bthe make such a difference to my face.
If you do decide to tint, then you might not like them, the first day. It can be quite a shock the first few times you see yourself in the mirror! You need a day or so to get used to it.

CopaBanana Wed 05-Aug-15 10:17:46

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pumapants Wed 05-Aug-15 12:37:09

So what colour am I asking them to be tinted? Will I not look silly with white hair and brown eyebrows?
I have a similar thing to that Benefit wand copa but it's a dark blonde colour and from Maybelline I think. I just use that when I rarely put foundation on because my eyebrows seem to disappear into thin air.
I really do need to start making more of an all-round effort to know what I'm doing sad

GenevaMaybe Wed 05-Aug-15 15:00:22

Where are you in the country? I could go to the eyebrow place with you for moral support. SW London

LondonHuffyPuffy Wed 05-Aug-15 15:14:36

Geneva I work in SW1 can you come and sort my brows out please?!

puma my brows were like yours until I started buggering about with them myself. I wish I had left them alone or got them done professionally. They're a bit patchy now

I use a Bobbi Brown eyebrow mascara thing to fill mine in, in the blonde shade

pumapants Wed 05-Aug-15 15:58:59

I'm SW18!

GenevaMaybe Wed 05-Aug-15 16:34:01

Puma you are KIDDING so am I!!!

pumapants Wed 05-Aug-15 16:48:45

No way! Well what are you waiting for, pop round with your tweezers! grin

MsBojangles Wed 05-Aug-15 17:07:31

Serendipity smile

pumapants Wed 05-Aug-15 17:12:37

Either that, or the universe really wants me to correct my eyebrows...

GenevaMaybe Wed 05-Aug-15 18:11:33

I will PM you :-)

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