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    • JEN22
    • By JEN22 16th May 18, 4:16 AM
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    Eye Brows and Lashes
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    • 16th May 18, 4:16 AM
    Eye Brows and Lashes 16th May 18 at 4:16 AM
    Anyone know of any product which makes brows and lashes grow?


    Someone said castor oil? Does it work?
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    • jaks111
    • By jaks111 16th May 18, 7:59 PM
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    Anyone know of any product which makes brows and lashes grow?


    Someone said castor oil? Does it work?
    Originally posted by JEN22
    I recently bought the pukka caster oil from Holland & Barrett 10 made no difference at all even though the reviews were good
    Boots sell no7 product for lashes 16 but I have not bought it...

    I have found a lady who has been recommended to me does HD brows I'm sticking with her regards eyebrows keeping regular appointments and not plucking them at all that is hard.....
    Otherwise have you thought about microblading ?
    • JEN22
    • By JEN22 17th May 18, 4:55 AM
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    don't fancy microblading as I don't like the harsh effect when its done, even though it softens
    • jaks111
    • By jaks111 17th May 18, 2:14 PM
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    don't fancy microblading as I don't like the harsh effect when its done, even though it softens
    Originally posted by JEN22
    I agree that's why I have found a lovely lady and going to try at least 4 appointments with her and not touch my brows but it is hard not to pluck the odd one
    I may buy the no7 item as they have no7 products on offer in boots.
    • Rahul123
    • By Rahul123 24th May 18, 3:06 PM
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    Hair Transplant is the best option for it. Via hair transplant you will get fast results with safe treatment.
    • Tara M
    • By Tara M 27th May 18, 3:23 PM
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    • 27th May 18, 3:23 PM
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    • 27th May 18, 3:23 PM
    I get my brows threaded and eyelash extensions every few weeks...
    • graschu
    • By graschu 4th Jul 18, 10:44 PM
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    • 4th Jul 18, 10:44 PM
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    • 4th Jul 18, 10:44 PM
    If you're interesting in some natural products or everyday ingredients that you can use to speed up your brows growing here they are:
    - olive oil
    - coconut oil
    - aloe vera gel
    - or castor oil.

    I never use any of this, but this is what I heard from my friends. I hope you'll find some of this ingredients helpful.
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    • By BigHead 7th Jul 18, 2:08 PM
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    Unfortunately I don!!!8217;t believe there is anything that has been proven to make the hair grow. I!!!8217;m sorry.
    • jenniewb
    • By jenniewb 7th Jul 18, 2:11 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 2:11 PM
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    I've heard about caster oil helping brows to grow and went ahead and bought a bottle when my mum reported it helping her brows...but it did nothing for me. Only left my skin shiney. I think maybe it works for some but not for everyone.


    I'm yet to find anything that works but keeping things in check with threading helps as I can then at least see more obviously the spaces I need to draw in.
    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 7th Jul 18, 3:23 PM
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    I'm currently experimenting with a mixture of castor oil and coconut oil daily and massaging the eyebrows for 5 minutes after doing that, in a clockwise direction.

    Wonder if that's the difference between the way your mother and yourself applied it? Maybe she massaged it in and you just dabbed a bit on and that was that?

    Time will tell whether it works or no.
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 7th Jul 18, 4:02 PM
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    don't fancy microblading as I don't like the harsh effect when its done, even though it softens
    Originally posted by JEN22
    It shouldn't look harsh after the healing time, unless that's what's been specifically asked for.
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    • jenniewb
    • By jenniewb 8th Jul 18, 2:14 PM
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    It shouldn't look harsh after the healing time, unless that's what's been specifically asked for.
    Originally posted by kerri gt
    to be fair, my sister had this done, and whilst it looked harsh for the first month it did fade to look normal.


    If you can spare the time for a vlog on this, a well respected beauty vlogger Nadine Baggot (think she's in her 40s or 50s so is very straight talking and honest and not swayed by brands as some of the newbie vloggers can be) she had this done and did report back on how it works.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzAZkPSSDw8


    The only thing I'd say would be check your therapists previous clients on this- if they are wonky or done badly it can really be a pain in the X to correct- microblading is not forever, but it is quite pricey and you want to get what you paid for.
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    • By donnac2558 19th Dec 18, 9:44 AM
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    I have marked elizadavis384 post as spam.


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    • madlyn
    • By madlyn 19th Dec 18, 11:33 AM
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    I have virtually no eyebrow hair and what I do have is very fair. After years of trying various eyebrow pencils and potions to make them grow I gave up, did some research and had mine tattooed on last June and I have not looked back.
    Initially the lady tried microblading but said I was bleeding a bit to much and the colour she was putting on would just bleed out, so she switched to a tattoo gun but with a special needle for the job.
    Dont be put of by the "bleeding" because you cannot see it, and yes, for about 4 days they do look harsh but once the dead skin drops off they are great, and yes, there is a small amount of discomfort.
    Do your own research and if you are worried about looking daft book sometime off work for after you have had them done.
    • JEN22
    • By JEN22 19th Dec 18, 2:52 PM
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    Why was it spam? Is it not genuine
    • elizadavis384
    • By elizadavis384 20th Dec 18, 8:13 AM
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    Exactly I was sharing my experience.
    • pennywitch
    • By pennywitch 22nd Dec 18, 12:33 AM
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    As a typical over-enthusiastic 1980s tweezer user, I don't have much in the way of brows. They're beginning to grey a bit, so what I've got left is less and less obvious as I get older. I've just used an eyebrow pencil up until recently, but I'm really impressed at the moment with a Technic wax/powder kit that I got a couple of weeks ago. Even more so since I found it in a discount beauty shop in town for 1.49


    With regard to growing brows back, I've never tried it, but I do remember reading something somewhere ages ago online about Vaseline promoting hair growth. This was seen as an unwanted side-effect rather than a bonus, with women pitching into the discussion to complain that they had acquired (barely visible) tashes as after years using it as a lip balm. I think women might eventually acquire barely visible tashes anyway, but since it's a product that most of us have around the house then it might be worth trying on your eyebrows for a while
    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 22nd Dec 18, 8:23 AM
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    I'm currently experimenting with a mixture of castor oil and coconut oil daily and massaging the eyebrows for 5 minutes after doing that, in a clockwise direction.

    Wonder if that's the difference between the way your mother and yourself applied it? Maybe she massaged it in and you just dabbed a bit on and that was that?

    Time will tell whether it works or no.
    Originally posted by moneyistooshorttomention
    The report-back on that is I don't know whether it would have worked or no - as I found that it gave me bad skin (all lumpy and bumpy/small spots) by my eyebrows. On reading that that is a side-effect of doing this that some people experience - then I stopped doing this.

    It took a couple of weeks but my skin got back to normal (ie I have pretty good skin).
    • yousuf22
    • By yousuf22 27th Dec 18, 5:51 AM
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    Yo, it is amazing. It gets amazing results but the only fussy part is that it gets into your eyes and makes everything blur. Now I use petroleum jelly ( vaseline) and it works really well as well. Not as bomb as Castor oil but it is effective.
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