Do your brows have the WOW factor? For many of us, eyebrows are an afterthought. But perfectly shaped eyebrows can transform your look and take years off your face – like a eyelift with a tweezer.
“For eyebrows to look naturally beautiful, you have to work with the brow shape you were born with,” says makeup artist Tonya Crooks of L.A.’s Mirror Mirror Beauty Studio. “Most brows are either an arc, like Madonna, an arch, like Eva Mendes or straight, like Natalie Portman’s.”
Tonya suggests that you have brows waxed professionally to determine the best shape. Then accentuate with light strokes using a brow pencil or brow powder. To help you add pizzazz to your eyes, take a look
Valerie Sarnelle is a makeup artist who grew her passion for beautifying into a thriving destination in Beverly Hills and a complete line of makeup products. For the past 25 years, the Valerie Beverly Hills salon, now located at the corner of North Canon Drive and Little Santa Monica Blvd., has transformed some of Hollywood’s most famous faces for VIP events, wedding, photo shoots, TV appearances and film premieres. Some of the bold faced names that frequent her salon included Nicole Kidman, Terri Hatcher and Pamela Anderson, as well as scores of local and bicoastal socialites. As a young girl, Valerie’s love of beauty, glamour and femininity coinci
Trim it. Shape it. Tweeze it. Say hello to perfect brows! Chella launched its new Brow Full-Fillment Conditioning Treatment and Brow Beauty Tools Kit with celebrity makeup artist, DeeDee Marcelli, last week in NYC. I must say I was never obsessed with my eyebrows until DeeDee got a hold of them with Chella. Hello fuller, stronger brows in under ten minutes!
THE ART OF THE TWEEZE
Tweezing your brows can accomplish two critical missions: achieving beautiful eye opening arches and tidying up strays. For eyebrow maintenance in between professional shapings or to keep the shape that flatters, the grip is the most important. If the tweezer doesn’t grip the finest hairs strongly, you will end up making multiple attempts to pluck out tiny hairs which can end up nipping your delicate skin and causing redness and irritation. Tweezer tips can be pointed, rounded, or slanted, depending on your personal preference. Choose a pair of tweezers that can grip your hairs well enough to tweeze each strand, especially for hard to reach areas. The best type of tw
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