Trim Your Eyebrows with Scissors

Edited by Kara, Doug Collins, Dougie, lucypride and 4 others

Hi, you are watching VisiHow. My name is Kara and today I will show you how to trim your eyebrows. You probably don't want them to grow too long or be too bushy. Even with my eyebrows, which are naturally too thin, there is the tendency of growing too long. In this video, I will show you how to cut the eyebrow hair in the right way so that it looks good. Let's start.

Was this helpful? Yes | No
Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas0.jpg
Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    When you trim your eyebrows, you need to pick the right scissors
    .
    For example, you cannot use the cuticle scissors which you would normally use on fingernails because they are curved. Scissors for the eyebrows need to be perfectly straight. If you use cuticle scissors you will end up with some parts of the eyebrows longer and some shorter and it will be a mess.
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas48.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  2. 2
    What I'm doing now is using a brush, which is at the end of an eyebrow pencil, to brush my eyebrows
    .
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas67 026312.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  3. 3
    The next thing I am going to do is to lift the eyebrow up just a little bit so that the ends are visible on the other side of the brush
    .
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas80 126312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  4. 4
    Run the scissors directly above the brush and cut the excess hair
    .
    Make sure that you keep the scissors horizontal. Can you see how long my eyebrows actually are? Even though they are not the thickest eyebrows in the world.
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas85 226312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  5. 5
    Do the same thing for each section of your eyebrow until it is finished
    .
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas92 426312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  6. 6
    Now, brush the hair downward and trim the excess hair
    .
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas128 426312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  7. 7
    Again, do this for the full length of your eyebrow
    .
    You do not have to go to a salon to get your eyebrows trimmed when you can do it yourself at home.
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas140 326312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  8. 8
    Wipe the hair off of your face
    .
    At this point you may want to wipe any hair off your face. A blush brush works well for this. Having trimmed eyebrows, even if you use makeup for the eyebrows, helps to make them look nicer and better cared for.
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas149 526312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  9. 9
    Trim the eyebrow above your left eye
    .
    Again, use the same technique to gently lift up the eyebrow hair so that the excess is sticking out on the other side of the brush. Then, keeping the scissors horizontal cut off the excess. It is harder to cut the hair on the left side, for me, because the hair grows in the opposite direction and I am right-handed.
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas184 326312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  10. 10
    Brush the eyebrow hair downward and cut off the excess
    .
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas241 326312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  11. 11
    Again, use a blush brush to wipe any eyebrow hair off your face
    .
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas269 526312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  12. 12
    Check to make sure there are no missed spots
    .
    As you can see I have missed a spot. I am going to change to my Anastasia Beverly Hills eyebrow palm made brush. This actually works better. Oops, I think I just accidentally trimmed my brush.
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas296 526312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  13. 13
    Thank you for watching me trimming my eyebrows
    .
    If you have any questions or would like any more tips on beauty and makeup, please leave your comments and questions in the section below. Thank you, bye-bye
    Trim your eyebrows with scissors.mp4~canvas335 725.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
    Advertisement

Video: Trim Your Eyebrows with Scissors

Questions and Answers

How to trim eyebrows? Will this make them less thick and more thin and can I use cuticle scissors?

I only have cuticle scissors at the moment, so could I use that to trim my eyebrows as they has a very long hairs and are hard to groom when I do my eyebrows each day. I'm also worried if I trim my eyebrows will this make them thinner I would love my eyebrows to be strong and thick while trimmed without making them thin?

Was this helpful? Yes | No

Trimming your eyebrows will not make them thinner but waxing does. You could use cuticle scissors if that is all you have available to you but if they are dull they may pull the hair out instead of trim the eyebrow and they also are curved so they are not the best option. You should wait until you can purchase a proper pair of scissors.

Was this helpful? Yes | No

How can I do it on my own? I don't know how?

Trimming your eyebrows is difficult to me.

Practice makes perfect. With all make up and grooming applications there is some sort of learning curve. Go slowly and step by step trim your eyebrows. Do not cut as short as you want at first so that if you mess up it will be less noticeable and easier to fix.

Was this helpful? Yes | No

I'm 14 a boy and I just want to give my eyebrows some shape because they're a little thick?

That's it in the your question box. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: I'm not sure

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : Makeup & Cosmetics

Recent edits by: Maria, adeogo, Eng

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 12,974 times.