The Power of the Brow Did you know that the brow is the strongest feature of the face that connects the eyes and lips? This is why it is so important to have your brows in order. What I like most about getting your brows done is that it is an investment toward a polished and well-groomed look.
This blog post addresses the history of threading; the technique; the benefits of threading; the pros and cons of waxing vs. threading; and to provide a spotlight on one of our local Chicago businesses as a Brow Salon in the Bridgeport community.
History of Threading
The majority of people believe threading originated in India over 6000 years ago and spread throughout Asia, the Middle East and in recent times Europe. The Arabic word for threading is ‘Khite’; in Egypt it is also called ‘Fatlah’. It is truly an art in mastering this technique.
In threading, a thin (cotton or polyester) thread is doubled, and then twisted. It is then rolled over areas of unwanted hair, pulling the hair out of the hair follicle. On the contrast of tweezing, where single hairs are pulled out one at a time, the threading technique can remove short strands of hair.
Benefits of Threading vs. Waxing
• Threading does not peel off layers of skin and does not cause skin to sag.
• Hair does not grow back as fast as waxed hair. Better than waxing!
• Skin does not become red and irritated. Great on sensitive skin!
• Threading can pull out specific hairs for a truly unique design or arched affect
• Threading does will not produce more hairs or make hairs stronger. No in-grown hairs either.
• Threading will remove even the finest and the smallest hairs from the surface, leaving your skin smooth. Threading lasts longer than other techniques.
Salon Spotlight: Brows Threading- Threading & Temporary Brow Tinting
Hours of Operation: 10a.m.-8p.m.
Location: Bridgeport – 606 West 31st Street, Chicago, IL 60616 (Wallace and 31st Street)
• Eyebrow shaping-$10
• Upper Lip-$5
• Side burns -$8
• Full Face-$25
*Be aware that prices are subject to change, when I featured this blog, that was these were the prices.
Eyebrow Tinting This service provides the semi permanent tinting of your eyebrows. It darkens, deepens and enhances pre-existing or natural color. The color application lasts approximately 4-6 weeks. Seasonally, brow tinting lighter shades are used during the Spring & Summer seasons and darker shades are used during Fall and Winter months.
Henna Tattoos Come visit Brows Threading to get henna tattoos for your special event or party. Henna tattoos are all natural and completely temporary. The paste is made from a plant and does not cause any interference with the skin. Henna tattoos can last anywhere from 2-4 weeks, depending on your skin type and location of application. Most tattoos cost between $5 and $20 and many different shapes and images are available.
The Threading Experience Stop by Brows Threading today to experience the art of customized hair removal that will last for weeks! While you are there, make sure to get a henna tattoo to show off to your friends.
Education Discounts We know that you are staying on top of your studies…getting your brows threading may not be in your budget, but still want to look your best. Discounts for IIT Students: Any IIT student with an Illinois Institute of Technology ID card can receive a discount.