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Eyebrows

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Hymnbook Wed 03-Jul-19 20:20:43

I would like to know which products to use to make my sparse eyebrows thicker and darker.

Bordersgirl57 Wed 03-Jul-19 20:28:02

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Marydoll Wed 03-Jul-19 20:30:03

Benefit Gimme Brow is good. A bit expensive, but works on my very fair eyebrows.
www.benefitcosmetics.com/uk/en-gb/product/gimme-brow-volumising-eyebrow-gel

Sara65 Wed 03-Jul-19 20:38:50

Clinique, I’ve tried others but always go back to that one

I too regret all that overplucking!

Doodle Wed 03-Jul-19 20:46:16

I have read that if you leave your eyebrows unplugged for 12 weeks they grow back. It has been 13 weeks and I have a few extra hairs.......they are all grey 😠 (rest of my eyebrows are brown)

NanKate Wed 03-Jul-19 20:56:51

I use a brown eyeshadow and a nice thin brush with a slant to it from Superdrug I think.

NotAGran55 Wed 03-Jul-19 20:57:18

Rapidbrow serum works to thicken and encourage re-growth.

Nannarose Wed 03-Jul-19 22:17:39

It's not necessarily over plucking - I have never plucked my eyebrows apart from the very occasional stray, and I had nicely shaped, good eyebrows until a few years ago - now they are very sparse.
I like Gimme Brow as well, but Clinique is quicker for everyday.

dogsmother Wed 03-Jul-19 22:21:17

I use gimme brow from benefit too, only when I’m going out of course..... I love it!

annodomini Wed 03-Jul-19 23:04:02

I have mine shaped about twice a year, using wax which has worked well in keeping stray hairs under control. I have a tint put on to disguise the white hairs. I've had to delay the treatment because of an accident I had in March when I got a nasty gash in the corner of my left eyebrow and it has taken time to heal.

leyla Wed 03-Jul-19 23:11:20

You can have them semipermanently tattooed back on. I think it is not too expensive. My Mil has it done. They look very natural.

Yorksherlass Thu 04-Jul-19 09:17:42

Brown eyeshadow for me ,very natural looking.

LaraGransnet (GNHQ) Thu 04-Jul-19 09:21:42

We've got this page on how to fix thin eyebrows in case it's helpful?

M0nica Thu 04-Jul-19 09:47:17

I have my eyebrows shaped and tinted, it works very well.

Daisymae Thu 04-Jul-19 10:16:30

I use benefit brow this way. Nice young man in boots did a demo. Worth the cost.

dragonfly46 Thu 04-Jul-19 10:20:40

Eyebrows - what are they?

Theoddbird Thu 04-Jul-19 10:54:53

I have sparse brows...I just live with them... I think I would look odd with brows now...

pen50 Thu 04-Jul-19 10:57:25

NYX Microbrow pencil. Comes in various shades, as a Clairol assisted mid-brunette I use Ash Brown.

Also look on YouTube for make up videos on how to do eyebrows.

lmm6 Thu 04-Jul-19 11:02:34

One thing I will say is that once I started tinting my grey eyebrows to a nice dark colour it made me look at least 5 years younger (I'd like to say 10 but I think I'd be exaggerating).

Rosina Thu 04-Jul-19 11:03:39

I had what was left of my eyebrows tinted and the eyebrow area tidied up with a small amount of waxing. What a difference! (WHY did we pluck them away - mine were quite decent!) I go every five weeks; it takes about ten minutes and isn't expensive, and in between I fill in the sparse bits with a soft pencil that has a small comb/brush on the end - Boots No.7. My brows have definitely thickened slightly which is probably due to my leaving them to the expert instead of plucking out a few strays and making the damage worse.

GinJeannie Thu 04-Jul-19 11:06:50

Thicker frames on your glasses! Works for me, my pathetic eyebrows hide behind the plastic!

newgran2019 Thu 04-Jul-19 11:27:17

I found Palladio's Brow Obsessed mousse with fibres (medium/dark) recently and it is excellent; they do not test any of their ingredients or finished products on animals either.

Coconut Thu 04-Jul-19 11:30:34

“Brows That” by Boots Seventeen range, my daughter found it for me !

Annaram1 Thu 04-Jul-19 11:31:52

My old friend in her 90s has no eyebrows any more, so she draws a long line from one side of where they used to be to the other. Looks like Marlene Dietrich. No eyebrows look better. I have not plucked mine for 50 years and still have lovely thickish ones.

Grandmabeach Thu 04-Jul-19 11:35:29

Never plucked mine but have lost part of my eyebrows through hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). Will definitely follow some of the previous tips.