eyebrows and moisturizer

11:35 pm - 09/01/2010

I have two questions for you guys. 

1. I've had an ongoing battle with my eyebrows since I was a kid (I'm 23yrs old). I've been heavily filling them in because I had them plucked so thin. Are they thick enough to get waxed without having to fill them in or should I wait and keep growing them out?




 (<full face; no make-up)


2. I'm recently using Equates absolutely beaming (knock off of Aveeno positively radiant). Instead of having great skin I have pimples and clogged pores like crazy. I never had it this bad with the others I have used (Olay complete sensitive spf 15, Eucerin Sensitive Skin SPF 15 , or Dove deep moisture). Anyone have recommendations for cheap (preferably less than $10) face moisturizer for dry sensitive skin?

dearshiori 2nd-Sep-2010 04:55 am (UTC)
I have dry, sensitive skin, and I use Neutrogena's oil-free daily scrub acne wash. I think it's about $5, or so. Neutrogena has never treated me badly.
miaoudeminou 2nd-Sep-2010 07:31 am (UTC)
Thanks for the rec but I'm looking for a moisturizer.
dearshiori 2nd-Sep-2010 07:34 am (UTC)
I must've misred; my apologies! Nevertheless, I can't recommend Neutrogena enough! I'm currently using a Clean & Clear moisturizer, and that's doing well for my rather evil skin, too.
mrsxalbright 2nd-Sep-2010 06:26 am (UTC)
I love Cera Ve AM moisturizer.
bananaa_boat 2nd-Sep-2010 04:34 pm (UTC)
have you tried threading? i feel like threading is a bit more precise than waxing and its good for cleaning up the eyebrow area.
miaoudeminou 3rd-Sep-2010 04:32 am (UTC)
I've only had my eyebrows waxed twice in my life. I've heard of threading but it isn't that popular where I live (a.k.a I haven't found any salons/spas that do it).
high_impact 2nd-Sep-2010 05:30 pm (UTC)
2. apricot or hazelnut oil.
mimicocopuffs 2nd-Sep-2010 06:25 pm (UTC)
Have you tried the Target brand of the Aveeno Positively Radiant? I've used that for a while. Target was out so I bought the equate brand. It made a huge mess of my face. Nothing like the Aveeno at all.

Cetaphil cream. I think it's around $8 for a pretty good sized jar.
miaoudeminou 3rd-Sep-2010 04:30 am (UTC)
I'll look into that. Thank you!
miaoudeminou 3rd-Sep-2010 04:29 am (UTC)
Thank you. I've been growing them out. I'm just more self conscious because they're thicker than what I'm accustomed to.
morningapproach 2nd-Sep-2010 08:57 pm (UTC)
I use an Avon facial moisturizer. Works great, no issues. Avon Basics Rich Moisture face creme. I can have very dry skin (dandruff-like near my eyebrows at times), and it works great.

For your eyebrows, I would wait a month and then go. Wait until you have a couple scraggly hairs.
xhollydayx 3rd-Sep-2010 05:16 am (UTC)
[1] I think that your eye brows look pretty good! If you want to get them waxed, I would wait a little bit longer... maybe 4-6 weeks and see where they are at.

[2] No real help, but I have not had any success with Equate ANYTHING. It always causes problems.
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