How to Grow Out Eyebrows When You’ve Overplucked

1st Apr 2020 | By

With the recent trend for full and fluffy brows, lots of us are left with brow envy after the classic at-home over plucking disaster. Growing back eyebrows sounds simple, but anyone who’s tried it knows it’s harder than you might think. If you’re used to groomed brows, it can be near impossible to resist the urge to pluck away those strays hairs. However, with us all being stuck at home for at least the next few weeks due to covid-19, there has never been a better time to grow back your brows. It’s the small wins that count now, right? No one will see you while you go through the messy re-growth phase.

Can eyebrows grow back?

For the majority, yes, your eyebrows will grow back. Hooray! It just takes time and patience to wait for those new hairs to come through.

However, hair follicles are very sensitive to damage. Repeated plucking over the years can cause permanent damage, meaning that the hair may no longer grow back. Stress and underlying health conditions, such as anaemia, thyroid disease and autoimmune conditions, can also cause thinning of the hair.


How long does it take to grow out eyebrows?

Just like the hair on our head, our eyebrow hairs go through a growth cycle. A full cycle is around 3-4 months, so ideally this is how long you’d want to give it to see the optimum results. If you’re really serious about achieving your bushy brow goals, eating a healthy diet, taking supplements and using an eyebrow growth serum will help to boost this process.

Should I use an eyebrow growth serum?

If you just can’t wait that long, an eyebrow growth serum can help to speed up the process. Our Brow Maximiser contains 3D brow enhancers to visibly improve brow volume and bioavailable lipo-oligopeptide to deliver the ingredients where they need to be with maximum stimulation. In fact, using Brow Maximiser twice a day has been clinically proven to increase brow density by over 60% in 4 weeks.


When my eyebrows grow back, should I DIY or visit an expert?

It was probably at-home plucking that got you into this position in the first place, so do yourself a favour and leave it to the experts. Brow shaping is about so much more than removing stray hairs; it’s an art that factors in getting the right proportions for your face shape, features and style. Book in with a highly qualified expert who can set you on a re-growth programme. Oh, and lock away those tweezers.

If you’re waiting for your brows to grow back in, hang in there. Great brows weren’t made in a day, but with some patience and enough willpower to resist the urge to pluck, you can absolutely achieve your brow goals.

Despite the uncertain and challenging times we’re facing, Team HD are committed to delivering the content you love. We’re here to entertain, inform and support all of our brow bosses, so if there’s anything you’d like to see, please contact us on Instagram @hdbrowsofficial. Stay safe, stay at home if you can and take care. 

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