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Find Out The Real Reason Why Your Eyebrows Are Thinning

The face is the very first thing most people notice when they see us, it is basically one of the most important parts of the physical being of a person. Which is why it is only right that people make sure they actually look good not just from within but also from the outside.

Some people focus on their lips, cheeks, eyes, wherein they would try to enhance these features especially if it is what their best feature is. However, most people, especially women, tend to focus on their eyebrows more nowadays.

Hence there is such thing as “eyebrows” on fleek. Over the years, the shape of the brows has changed so much, nowadays, the fuller and more natural it is the better. Just like American actress, Lily Collins, who has always been known for domination the brow game in Hollywood for her naturally thick brows that everyone aims for.

More and more women are looking into brow gels, brow pomade, eyebrow pencils and pens, so they could actually achieve the kind of brows they want to have.

ro-loaing is the most common way of eyebrow filling today

It is very common nowadays to simply watch tutorials as well as some tips and tricks on YouTube when it comes to what are the proper ways to shape your eyebrows and fill them in so they would be “on fleek” all the time.

Then again, there is this thing called microblading, which is actually a procedure wherein they would not just fill in your brows for you, but they would actually tattoo it on your face. The main goal for this is so that you wouldn’t need to do your brows every single morning, which could definitely save so much more time.

It is a procedure that is done not just for women who has a goal of saving time getting ready every day. It is also for people who are unfortunately losing more and more hair on their eyebrows. Some people pluck their brows to shape them, some shave it and then some have it threaded, but none of these are the cause of thinning brows.

Thinning Brows Causes

More and more women have been complaining about their brows becoming thin, this is then are giving them a really hard time shaping them, hence they are turning to microblading to do the job for them instead. Then again, there are of course causes as to why exactly your brows are thinning, and here are some of them.


Nutritional Deficiencies

It turns out that the body really does need enough nutrients since it would affect literally every single part of it. Just like how a nutritional deficiency can affect how the brows grow as well as making it thin. Having an eating disorder or not having enough iron may actually be one of the few causes of your brows thinning.

Most likely, if your brows are thinning, your hair does too. According to clinical dermatologist Rajani Katta from the Baylor College of Medicine, eating the right kind of foods at a proper time may help your brows grow and be healthy once more. This of course usually happens in extreme cases, but it is always best to see a doctor to be sure instead of just assuming.

Aging and Hormones

Another cause of thinning brows is aging, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, the hair follicles also age and so this is what causes the hair to be thin. With aging, the hormones also change, especially with women. Hair loss from the scalp as well as from the brows may be caused by menopause. More and more women are actually experiencing losing the hair on the brows and the hormones may be the culprit.

However, thinning brow hair may also be a cause of thyroid deficiency. According to Dr. Sanusi Umar of the U Hair and Clinic in California, it is always advisable to get your thyroids checked.

Improper Care

Last but definitely not the least is that you may actually be the reason why your eyebrows are thinning. That is because most women don’t actually realize that overgrooming your brows may actually affect its growth. Too much tweezing, waxing, or shaving can make your hair follicles suffer and they would then die permanently, and so as much as possible, try to be extra nice to your eyebrows.

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