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Brows disappearing fine thin hair

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TrendyNannie6 Wed 22-Jan-20 10:10:31

Anyone here suffer with thyroid probs, since having underactive thyroid for last 20 years I’ve noticed that at first brows weren’t as thick losing ends of brows, hair has been getting thinner too

jaylucy Wed 22-Jan-20 10:20:22

I don't think the loss of your brows is much to do with a thyroid problem - apparently thinning brows and losing the tail is part of the aging process! As is thinning hair.
I have one eyebrow a lot thinner than the other after I had a fall and split my forehead open from my brow to hairline over my left eye.
I have invested in a decent brow powder to balance it out and use a caffeine based shampoo that seems to be working.
I have heard that smoothing on a small amount of castor oil along your brows at night is supposed to thicken your brows, but haven't tried that yet!

Luckygirl Wed 22-Jan-20 10:21:32

Can I do a swap? - I have dark brown rampant eyebrows like a gorilla's!!!!!

jaylucy Wed 22-Jan-20 10:21:35

Sorry, should say the shampoo is for my thinning hair, not my eyebrows!

Riverwalk Wed 22-Jan-20 11:17:47

TrendyNannie are you not on medication for the hypothyroidism?

kittylester Wed 22-Jan-20 11:59:22

Could someone please explain the term 'eyebrows'.

Hetty58 Wed 22-Jan-20 12:02:40

What with the 'thin lips' post - I'm imagining some really odd looking people out there. Thank Heavens for make up!

TrendyNannie6 Wed 22-Jan-20 14:47:28

Yes I certainly am Riverwalk levothyroxine

TrendyNannie6 Wed 22-Jan-20 14:49:27

Hetty58 love it

sharon103 Wed 22-Jan-20 14:54:53

smile Hetty58 What would we do without make-up.

Liz46 Wed 22-Jan-20 14:59:30

TrendyNannie, I met a lady on holiday a couple of weeks ago and complimented her on her lovely eyebrows. She told me that she has thyroid problems and her eyebrows disappeared so she had them tattooed on.

She also had her lips outlined but said that was painful. She looked good though!

MerylStreep Wed 22-Jan-20 15:00:52

Get your B12 checked out. When my hair started thinning rapidly ( and I mean rapidly 😱) my Doctor said I had no B12. I had an injection once a month for a year and now by monthly. It's stopped falling out but no new growth 😭
Still, I've still got me teeth 😄