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

Tips for saving overplucked eyebrows.

Photo by Greg 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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