Threading

What is threading?

Threading is a hair removal technique that has been practiced for centuries. Facial hair is removed swiftly yet meticulously from the most delicate areas of the face by knotting off thread and creating a trap that forces out hair by the root. It’s the best alternative to waxing and tweezing, especially for sensitive skin. Unlike waxing, threading does not remove a layer of skin, which can leave the skin on your face susceptible to sun damage. By far the least invasive method of facial hair removal, threading can target individual hairs to get the precise shape and smooth finish you want. You can even thread while on retinol and accutane. When you wax, you cannot.

What does threading feel like? Does it hurt?

Threading pain is comparable to tweezing or waxing. You may feel a pinching or light scraping sensation. Threading is increasingly being adopted as the preferred means of hair removal.

What areas of the body can be threaded?

    • Mustache 
    • Neck
    • Cheeks
    • Forehead
    • Fingers/Hands
    • Chin
    • Upper Lip 
    • Sideburns
    • Eyebrows

What are the benefits of waxing/threading?

    • Threading does not peel off a layer of skin.
    • The hair doesn’t grow back as fast when threaded.
    • The skin is less likely to get red and irritated from threading.
    • Threading targets individual hairs.
    • Hair only needs to grow just above the skin to get threaded
    • Over time, hair becomes finer and more sparse from threading.
    • Threading will pick up the finest hairs from the surface of the skin.
    • You can thread while on retinol and accutane as well. When you wax, you cannot.

How long does threading last?

Depending on your hair type and the area of the face, full re-growth can be anywhere from 2 to 8 weeks. Hair will start to grow back sparse and finer after repeated threading because hair is pulled out at the roots, which weakens it. You can get re-threaded as soon as hair grows just above the skin, whereas with waxing the hair needs to be at least two-eighths of an inch long before it can be removed again.

If I get my full face threaded, will the hair grow back darker?

No. Since hairs are being removed from the root they actually tend to grow back finer over time.

Why does the esthetician put the thread in her mouth?

The thread must be pulled tight in order to accurately and precisely remove each hair. However, the thread that touches the esthetician’s mouth never touches your face.

Is it okay to get threaded if you have sensitive skin?

Yes. However, depending on your sensitivity level, you may experience redness or minor bumps at site, but it should subside in 10-15 minutes. In rare cases, the area may remain red for an hour or two. If you tend to break out after treatment, we recommend you to wash your face with cold water. Refrain from using face products for a few hours until the area is less sensitive. If you develop a rash that does not subside, call your dermatologist. You only break out from threading if you touch your face, therefore it is best to avoid doing so. Most of the time, breakouts can happen as a result of touching the face on the top of your brows. You can even thread even if you are on retinol or accutane.

Can I specify how I want my brows shaped?

Yes! Before you begin, always consult your esthetician and let them know how you want your brows shaped and how thick or thin you’d like them.

My brows don’t have a natural arch, is it possible to get them shaped that way?

We can always create an arch line while removing the proper hair without making the brows thin. It is possible to create an arch as long as your arch line isn’t missing. The brow always ends up looking thicker when the right hairs are removed. 

I over tweezed. How long should I wait before my next threading appointment?

Although hair can be removed once it’s grown above the surface of the skin, we recommend waiting for about 2 weeks to give your eyebrows a chance to grow back in so your esthetician can give you the shape you want. You can come in anytime for a “clean up.”

What should I do to prepare for threading?

Let your hair grow just above the skin. If you want a new or different shape to your brows, let them grow a bit but do not tweeze them so your esthetician can see their natural shape before suggesting the best shape for your face. 

Is it safe to get threaded after cosmetic surgery?

Check with your doctor about the specific healing time for your procedure and inquire how long you should wait before you resume threading.

I over tweezed. How long should I wait before my next threading appointment?

Although hair can be removed once it’s grown above the surface of the skin, we recommend waiting for about 2 weeks to give your eyebrows a chance to grow back in so your esthetician can give you the shape you want. You can come in anytime for a “clean up.”

Is it safe to get threaded after cosmetic surgery?

Check with your doctor about the specific healing time for your procedure and inquire how long you should wait before you resume threading.

Is it safe to get threaded after cosmetic surgery?

Check with your doctor about the specific healing time for your procedure and inquire how long you should wait before you resume threading.

APPOINTMENTS

What is your cancellation policy?

    • A less than 24-hour notice results in a charge of half the service amount
    • A “no-show” will be charged full price for the service.

PAYMENT

Do forms of payment vary from location?

Forms of payment and fees vary per  state. See the booking section for more information.