Types of Eyebrow Wax

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Eyebrows can get a bit out of control and plucking them hair by hair can be time consuming and painful. Waxing is a good alternative, because though while it's painful, it's far quicker, and allows you to shape your eyebrows into the look you want. The only step now is to choose which method of waxing.


Sugaring, a process invented in the Middle East, consists of applying a sugar paste on the hairs you wish to remove on your eyebrows. This technique allows you to shape the sugar paste to be more precise in your hair pulling. When you put a strip over the sugar paste and pull it off, it pulls only the hair you wish removed. With this method, the skin is not as irritated after the hair is pulled, unlike other eyebrow wax methods.

Cold Wax and Strips

This type of eyebrow waxing allows you to be neat and precise. The wax is on strips that you cut to length and place over the eyebrow hair you wish to remove. Some people prefer cold wax for shaping eyebrows for they do not like the temperature of the hot wax.

Hot Wax

Hot wax is another method of eyebrow shaping. As the name applies, the wax needs to be heated before it's applied. Because of the heat of the wax, it adheres effectively to the hair and when the wax cools, it traps the hair inside it. When you place a strip on top of the wax and remove it, the unwanted eyebrow hair comes with it. The temperature of the wax means that you can spread it exactly where you wish it to go on our eyebrow, making hair removal precise.