12 yr old eyebrows. Too young to thread?
Lilliput · 23/01/2015 20:26
My dd has heavy eyebrows like mine. I plucked mine horribly as a teen but thankfully they are pretty good now and I have them threaded in superdrug.
We had a chat this evening because I had mine done today and she hates her messy brows. Is she too ypung for threading?
Loveleopardprint · 23/01/2015 20:28
I don't know about threading but my 12yr old DD plucked away half of her eyebrows this week. So I would say take her to get them done!!
Noimaginationfornewname · 23/01/2015 20:29
I don't think so. If she is self conscious threading is a natural way to keep eyebrows tidy, plus it avoids the temptation to over tweeze and be left with patchy brows. I think it's an ok age
PrincessOfChina · 23/01/2015 20:30
I would be happy to do this if my DD required it. Like other posters say, it saves the possibility of over plucking.
Seriouslyffs · 23/01/2015 20:35
Let it come from her. I have mine threaded, its a great method but I have heard beauticians who possibly have a vested interest say its dreadful for the skin around. Waxing may be gentler.
SilentBob · 23/01/2015 20:38
My daughter is heavy of brow, thanks to her dad. She was desperate for plucking or waxing from the age of about 10, mainly due to peer pressure. I have a good friend who is a beautician who was okay to thread her from the age of 12-ish onwards but not before that. (Probably loads of people going to come on and vilify her and me now but hey ho.)
Anyway, it actually changed my daughter's life. She altered so much within about 3 months and it was the best thing we ever did for her (well, probably not THE best but it's up there) the only downside is that she is now almost 17 and has her brows HD'd and I am her temporary beautician in the interim. Still, every cloud eh?
littlenicky61 · 24/01/2015 19:42
My daughter is 12 and after her asking me for a brow tidy up I took her to get them threaded . I asked the lady to just tidy them up without any extreme shaping etc and after a couple of goes my daughter found it too painful so the lady waxed them for her which was fine . It looked very natural and no one even noticed except my daughter who was thrilled. The surrounding area around the brow looked red ( obviously ! ) but after hour or so was back to normal .
Gunpowder · 24/01/2015 19:57
I think a natural tidy up is fine! YY much better than her plucking them badly herself. like I did
HelloItsStillMeFell · 26/01/2015 13:54
If they are very strong/dark and are meeting in the middle and she's self conscious about it I see no harm in letting her have them lightly threaded, in a soft, natural shape. She'll do it of her own accord soon enough anyway, so why make her stress over it for longer than necessary?
HelloItsStillMeFell · 26/01/2015 13:56
I used to have mine waxed but since I discovered threading I wouldn't go back to waxing.
the threading will only hurt a lot the first time, if she keeps on top of it regularly the pain will be less each time. It's not agony anyway, just a bit eye-watering, like plucking.
jaykay34 · 03/02/2015 11:03
I would say it's fine.
I first had mine waxed when I was 12...back in 1992. Big eyebrows were really unfashionable then and I got teased, so my mum (who was usually very old fashioned) used to take me to have them waxed.
I regret it so much now as I have thin 1990s brows and they won't grow back properly.
My 12 year old daughter also has big dark eyebrows (and natural fair hair) but she thinks she looks like Caa Delevigne so she loves them .
Nimo13 · 04/02/2015 22:49
My DD is eleven and had eyebrows that met in the middle. I took her to a beautician and she waxed them keeping a lot of the shape and still quite thick. Made her very happy and she looks more grown up.
Mrsjayy · 04/02/2015 22:54
Dd has bern getting hers waxed since she was 11 was a tidy up at first then shaped as she got older she goes a bit clammy at the thought of threading waxing she says it looks sore waxing takes seconds let her get her brows done if she wants
NaughtyRed82 · 24/02/2015 10:17
My daughter who's 12 has had hers threaded a few times but to look natural and to tidy them up. Had them waxed the once cuz she wanted to try but she was very sore for ages after, plus very red obviously and on the one eyebrow her skin had caught where could see had torn and was then stabbed up for days after, not good at all so never wax then again. Threading is just like plucking really
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