Monday, January 26, 2009

Your Main Tweeze

www.leichic.comYou learned it the hard way: too much (or not enough) plucking and waxing are your arch enemies.

But you have an ally in eyebrow guru Rene Rodriguez. He reshapes brows to make subtle – but noticeable – changes that can make your eyes look more open, emphasize your best features and even make your face look a bit younger.

Rodriguez approaches brow shaping like a haircut (which it is, essentially) and has his clients sit upright in a chair as he wields tweezers and mini-scissors with precision. Before he starts, he’ll sketch out the arch shape he’s aiming for. He plucks and snips, and often stands back to size up the progress like a painter standing back from a portrait.

He’s so painstaking, the sessions take about an hour to achieve two perfect brows.

So cancel the wax appointment.
Looks like your pluck’s about to change.

Eyebrow shaping by Rene Rodriguez, Image Beauty Emporium & Salon, 31 N. King Street, Chinatown, 808.392.3976.

Posted on Monday, January 26, 2009 in Permalink

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Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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