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TREATMENT REVIEW: HD BROWS

So, after hearing several people talk about HD Eyebrows I decided to give them a go myself and, following the treatment and it’s fab results, I have now started offering this in my bridal shop, Epernay Bridal! Since having this initial treatment many years ago I have added a new post as the results were significantly different and I am now an HD Stylist. Click here to read this now.

Initially I didn’t have a clue what they were, but I’ve noticed more and more people who are sporting an impeccably groomed set of brows – all thanks to this new treatment. Just look on the TV at the Coronation Street, Hollyoaks and X Factor girls.

I generally maintain my eyebrows myself as – after a few bad experiences which involved me only having half an eyebrow left on two occasions – I decided I would never trust anyone with my brows again. So agreeing to go and have the treatment done was a big decision in itself. There was also the cost aspect. Now, I’m not tight, but I did feel that paying £35 for my eyebrows done was quite steep. I was very intrigued so still decided to give it a go. 


I searched high and low to find specific information about the treatment to no avail, so hopefully this blog will help others in the same position.  

Here’s a picture of my eyebrows before (sorry about the quality):



I arrived at the salon and was taken up to the treatment room. I then asked the beautician to make sure that a) I still had eyebrows left at the end of the treatment and b) they weren’t too thin!
I was asked how dark I wanted my brows to be dyed. They are already dark and I didn’t want too much of a dramatic change so I decided on just a few shades darker to match my hair. She did advise me that I could go darker on the next treatment if I wanted.
She then took to trimming my eyebrows which I must admit was daunting considering I didn’t want to go much thinner! This was followed by a short tinting process.
Then came the waxing! Not painful at all and with lukewarm wax which was unusual. Each strip was positioned precisely in the right place and a tool was used to pull out all of the hairs which she didn’t want to remove. This took quite a while and the overall treatment took about 45 minutes. There was then some plucking and a general tidy up and I was passed the mirror…
Now, I wouldn’t say that it seemed too much different to a standard eyebrow treatment, however the results were completely different! My brows genuinely looked thicker, much more groomed and perfectly in place. I definitely think it was worth the money! They were slightly red (as normal with any treatment) and a mineral make-up was then applied to hide the colour.
I left very happy and went to meet my friend. The first thing she said was that my eyebrows looked great and asked where I’d had them done.
I then went into a client’s office (which is primarily full of men) and received several comments asking if I’d changed my hair as it looked nice! I figured that them noticing any type of change was good. 
So, I’ve added a picture of my brows now – again, I know it’s not great quality but I hope it helps! I would definitely recommend the treatment to others!


If you have any questions about the treatment I’d be happy to help and please feel free to leave any comments if you’ve had, or are thinking about having, the HD Brow treatment. I am delighted to let you know that my bridal shop, Epernay Bridal, which is located in Gosforth, Newcastle is now offering this treatment so please do contact us on 0191 236 8760 or via email at info@epernaybridal.co.uk if you’d like to make an appointment. 

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6 Comments

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    someone who knows
    20th June 2012 at 12:45 pm

    i have been looking for this info for ages!!
    getting this treatment done tonight and was on the fence but i'm going to give it a go for sure! i posted about my trials and tribulations with brows this morning on my blog and will update it after the treatment!! thank you, i feel a mention on my blog is due! XX

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    Anonymous
    20th June 2012 at 12:45 pm

    I was under the impression that threading was also part of the HD Brow treatment but you do not mention that in you write up? Was threading a part of the overall treatment? and how long does it last ?

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    madeleinemmm
    20th June 2012 at 12:45 pm

    Hey ! i was wondering if the follow up treatment is essential?? Or can i just maintain the result myself?

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    Jerri Murtagh
    30th July 2012 at 11:21 am

    You could probably maintain it for a little while after however I think you would still need to keep going back to get it done.

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    Jerri Murtagh
    30th July 2012 at 11:23 am

    The treatment lasted around 45 minutes. Threading is part of this however I didn't require it as my eyebrows don't grow in too thick. I've had a similar treatment at Serenity in the City and they used threading – the result was extremely similar to the HD Brows too.

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    Rachael
    15th January 2013 at 11:50 am

    I've linked this post to my blog. Thanks for the inspiration.Rx

    http://sandersonsmithstory.blogspot.co.uk/

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