Tweezing Tips

When is the best time to tweeze?

Typically the best time to tweeze is after taking a hot shower or using a warm washcloth to open up your pores and soften your skin. This allows you to grab the hair at the root while minimizing irritation. Be sure to always tweeze on clean skin free of lotions, oils, and makeup.

How can I be sure to get the best shape when tweezing my brows?

Before using tweezer to shape brows, make an outline of your desired brow shape with a brow pencil.

Is there anything I should do to my skin after tweezing?

We recommend rinsing with cold water to close the pores after tweezing.

How can I be sure to remove the hair from the root when tweezing?

When tweezing, be sure to use the tip of the tweezer to isolate each hair, and then pull it swiftly, removing the hair straight from the root. 

How can I minimize the pain while tweezing?

Applying a numbing gel to the tweezing area can help minimize the pain while tweezing.

How can I access those hard to reach hairs?

Using a magnification mirror will give you a close-up view of the tweezing area, making it easy to access hairs that would normally be difficult to see.

How can I keep my brows looking natural?

For natural-looking brows, be sure not to over pluck or make the arch of the brow too high.

Should I do anything after tweezing to ensure my brows look great?

After tweezing, you can style your brows using a brow brush, gel, or fill them in to make sure they look their best.

If I over plucked my brows, how long should I wait before tweezing again?

If yours brows have been over plucked, wait at least three weeks before tweezing again to allow them to grow back in.

What is the best tweezer for cosmetic tweezing?

Slant Tip Tweezers are the most popular tweezer for all around cosmetic tweezing. They are both versatile and easy to use. The tip is both flat and pointed so you can easily isolate and grab hairs without poking yourself with a sharp tip. The flat edge can be easily angled to run parallel to the skin, enabling you to grab even fine hairs, and to pull them out more easily in the direction of the hair's growth.

Which type of tweezers are best for grabbing below the skin's surface?

Pointed tipped Splinter Tweezers are best for grabbing below the surface of the skin, and are ideal for situations requiring extreme precision, such as the removal of ingrown hairs, splinters, glass fragments or anything just below the skin's surface.