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I Overplucked! How Can I Make My Eyebrows Grow Back Faster?

Tips for saving overplucked eyebrows.

By Alexandra Gonzalez Repetto
Blonde model tweezes eybrowsGreg Broom

“I overplucked my eyebrows!”

Kathy Jo Osman, via Facebook

The fix: To fake fullness convincingly, line up a brow stencil over your own brows. (Pick your best match from a set of five arches; $20, anastasia.net.) Using a brow pencil that’s a shade lighter than your natural color, fill in sparse spots with feathery strokes, then blend with a (clean) soft toothbrush, says Sania Vucetaj, the owner of Sania’s Brow Bar, in New York City. And don’t worry: Your plucked brows will return in about a month. You can even speed up the process by applying a growth-stimulating peptide serum, like European Wax Center Restore It ($20, waxcenter.com).

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