Eyebrows are often called the "frames" of your face. A beautifully shaped arch can make a person look years younger while bringing out the beauty of their eyes. When done with care, shaping the eyebrows is a normal grooming process. However, overplucking can have dangerous consequences. Years of waxing and tweezing to shape and arch eyebrows can weaken the hair follicle causing eyebrow hair to stop growing.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- Castor oil
- Rosemary essential oil
- Sage essential oil
- Glass bottle for storage
Pour 2 tablespoons of castor oil into the glass bottle. Castor oil is a carrier oil used to dilute strong essential oils.
Add 5 drops each of rosemary and sage essential oils. Slightly shake the bottle to mix the oils together. Rosemary is a time-honoured homeopathic remedy to stimulate the hair follicle. Sage is a stimulant that increases blood flow and circulation. Both help to stimulate the growth of eyebrow hair.
Store the bottle of oils in a cool, dry place for 24 hours to allow the oils to mellow. This causes the essential oils to become more potent.
Remove any and all make-up from your face including anything you may have put on your eyebrows to make them darker. Pat your eyebrows dry with a clean towel.
Use your finger to apply a few drops of the rosemary/sage mixture onto your eyebrows or brow bone. Rub it in for about 20 seconds, and leave on overnight.
Tips and warnings
- Be patient--you will have to use this treatment for at least a month before you start to see results.
- Some people are allergic to essential oils. Test them on a patch of skin before using regularly.
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