By Bamidele Kolawole
The eyebrow is an area of thick, short hairs above the eye that follows the shape of the lower margin of the brow ridges of some mammals.
Their main function is to prevent sweat, water, and other debris from falling down into the eye socket, but they are also important to human communication and facial expression.
The beauty of eyebrows is to define your arch to make it pronounced. Your eyebrows is the beauty of your face that is the reason why some people cannot do without drawing their eyebrows.
It is common for people to modify their eyebrows by means of hair removal and makeup. Between our teen tendencies to over pluck, the sea of confusing eyebrow products out there, and our complete lack of artistic ability.
You can take your time filling in and blending where there are any sparse patches. All you need is a thin, angled brush and you’re well on your way to becoming your very own brow artist.
Too much weight at the front of the brow, followed by a thin tail, isn’t flattering for anyone. It is an odd balance which tends to make your brows the main focus of the face for all the wrong reasons.
‘The starting point is to see whether or not your hair still grows around the brow. To do this, you need to leave them for about 6 weeks. Infuriating but so worth it.
Use a brow conditioner, morning and night, to encourage fuller looking brows. If all else fails, it could be worth looking into micro blading.
For the arch, hold the brush at the corner of the nose and angle it through the centre of the eye, This is where your brow should arch. If it arches in the right place, your eyes look wider and bigger. Mark the point.