Posts in Threading

Love Those Lashes Paddington Boutique

Last year I discovered threading as a form of hair removal and it opened my eyes to a [painful] world of perfect eyebrows and silky smooth skin. Since I last spoke about my threading experience I have had the treatment a few more times and I tried to maintain my brows by tweezing between sessions. However, when I got sick at the end of last year all my beauty routines flew out the window and I was left a hairy mess. I tried to pluck myself into order but it was hopeless, I needed a pro and luckily some had just opened up near my favourite cafe. Love Those Lashes is a boutique lash & eyebrow salon in Paddington, Sydney (and they also have a location in Melbourne) so I went along to see what they could do with my brows.

After my first attempt with threading I learnt not to wear any makeup because I get teary and it just ends up running all over my face, so apologies for the makeup-free eyes.  Continue Reading

When my birthday rolled around in April I started getting even more concerned with aging. I finally tipped to the other side of my mid-twenties and the looming 3-0 is not far off. While age is all but a number to some, for me it is one very large root in my tree of fears. I started to look into ways I could prevent the appearance of aging even more so and one thing that kept coming back to me was Threading.

I decided that facial waxing was no longer an option for me because there is now solid proof that it is traumatic for the skin. Eyebrows and lips are the areas I would wax and as it turns out, that is the where the most damage occurs because of the sensitive tissues in those areas. Common side effects for facial waxing is increased breakdown of collagen and loss of elasticity so around the mouth that means lip line wrinkles, and for eyebrows it means sagging skin. No thank-you! Continue Reading