GET THE BEST BROWS FOR YOUR FACE SHAPE
A gorgeous well-groomed brow does wonders. It opens up the eyes and helps define features.
But, many of us may be sporting the wrong eye brow shape for our face type. We talked with owner Malynda Vigliotti of New York Cityâ€™s Boom Boom Brow Bar, on how to get the right brow shape for your face type and ways to keep brows looking fab this holiday season.
â€œA properly groomed brow highlights the good and downplays the badâ€”itâ€™s the perfect non-surgical tweak you can do to brighten up and look younger,â€ says Vigliotti. There are so many options with eyebrowsâ€”thick, thin, dark, natural, arched and straightâ€”and the right shape can bring out your b
TAKINâ€™ IT TO THE STREETS: NYC BEAUTY CRAWL
Forget about bar or Santa crawls, a beauty bar crawl is the best new option for a girlsâ€™ night out since your mother told you to simmer down at a pajama party. Gal pal Beatrice Aidin and I hit New York City streets near Union Square for some hair, brow, and facial pampering, and, of course, female bonding.
First stop was DryBar at 4 West 16th Street. All blowouts here cost only $40, and the location is part of the â€œNo cuts No Color Just blowouts for only $40â€ phenomenon that has blown eastward from California, where the concept originated in 2008. The salons have a delightful formulaâ€”each location looks like a girlish lounge with whimsical mirrors, cute lights, a
MEET “BOOM BOOM,” FOUNDER OF BOOM BOOM BROW BAR
Malynda Vigliotti,Â aka Boom Boom, is a self-proclaimed eyebrow queen. She was educated at The Fashion Institute of Technology and has worked in the fashion and beauty trenches long enough to be considered an expert.Â She originally opened Boom Boom Brow Bar in Santa Rosa, California, but moved the business to New York City’s West Village in 2008, where Boom Boom and the Brow Bar have since been featured on The Real Housewives of New York City.Â She believes that the eyebrows are the most important feature on the face and sees no reason why everyone should not have thick, gorgeous brows. Boom Boom loves living in the Big Apple, and is proud to say that at the end of the day, her brow
FREE BROW WAX FOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
Boom Boom Brow Bar, the go-to spot for expert tweezing, plucking and waxing in New York City, wants to give breast cancer survivorsâ€¦and strugglers a boost. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, during all of October, the Greenwich Village shop will give FREE eyebrow waxes to women who have overcome or are coping with breast cancer.
â€œThese women are rock stars as far as Iâ€™m concerned, and itâ€™s the least I can do to help them feel their best brow-wise,â€ stated Boom Boom (aka Malynda Vigliotti), owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar.
In addition to brow care, Boom Boom offers a full menu of facial and body waxing treatments, makeup application, and brow and ey