Kajol rocked the '90s unibrow look in almost all of her films. However, that trend is long gone. Some people love their natural features and some wish to tweak them up a bit. Grooming your eyebrows in appearance works if you get that additional dose of confidence because of it. Unibrows or monobrows, like most other aspects of appearance, are genetically transferred. That means they are even more difficult to get rid of. There may not be any trick to make them go away permanently.
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However, here's a list of a few tricks to make that unibrow disappear (at least for a while).
Perhaps the most obvious of the lot, plucking is the most used method that helps you separate your brows. It is also the most recommended way being the cheapest one as well. Use a plucker to get this work done. The best time to do it would be right after a hot shower. Hot water opens up your pores thus making the plucking process easier. Use one hand to stretch your skin and the other to pluck the hair out. Ensure that you are plucking in the direction of the hair growth and not in reverse. The plucking might cause the skin to redden/swell. Apply ice cubes, moisturizers or a lotion to the area.
If you have thicker hair on your brows (and great pain endurance), waxing may be your best choice. Apply hot wax (not the candle one) on your unibrow. Then attach a wax strip to the area, and proceed to apply slight pressure on it making sure it sticks. Then rip off the sheet in one swift motion. Waxing is a great way to remove your unibrow as it gives long-lasting results. However, be cautious during the application process. If the wax is too hot it can cause burns. Rip the sheet off in the direction of your hair growth and not against it or it may cause ingrown hair and small red hair bumps. The best way to strike these cons off is to visit a professional. Salons and any grooming places offer this service.
Pretty self-explanatory, shaving the space between your eyebrows can give you two clean brows. There are special razors available for the unibrows and the face that aren't as sharp as your normal razors. Applying a shaving cream on your unibrow and wait for a few mins. Take your clean razor and shave (in the direction of your hair growth), wash off excess cream and use tweezers to pluck the stray hair out. Apply a gel or a cream to prevent inflammation. Shaving is probably the safest solution to getting your unibrow removed. However, it is very temporary and hair growth is very rapid as the hair is shaved off as opposed to getting plucked from the root.
If you get your eyebrows done, you probably know this method already. It is preferable to get your eyebrows threaded by a professional as the process is a little tricky. Make sure you watch enough tutorials before you try this one yourself. It gives long-lasting results like shaving or waxing.
5. Laser removal
You may have heard of getting your body hair removed by laser. This is the same method but just for the unibrow. This is done professionally and we recommend you not do it otherwise. A strong beam of laser is directed at your unibrow. It damages the hair follicles in that area thus preventing the hair from growing for a particular amount of time. It takes more than 12 or so sessions to get the unibrow removed permanently. Laser removal of hair is costly and causes scarring if not done with care.
We advise you to consult your dermatologist before opting for any of the hair removal techniques.