Eyebrow Lamination – 2020 Eyebrow Trends
Eyebrow lamination is a process that uses a chemical to pull and straighten the hair upwards to create a fuller and more defined brow. It is one of the fastest-growing brow trends on Instagram. Eyebrow lamination started in Eastern Europe in 2019 and has spread like wildfire throughout Europe. Let us take an in-depth look at how the procedure is done.
Eyebrow lamination is usually done in three stages. In the first stage, the chemical is applied to the brows. The next stage and optional is a tint used to create a fuller effect. Although if you have a history of allergic reactions to hair dye than this step can be omitted. The last step is shaping any stray hairs using thread. This will give your eyebrow a smoother and more defined look.
Before starting any treatment that uses chemicals and dyes a consultation must be done beforehand. If you have any history of allergic reactions to hair dyes than you will be advised that the tinting stage should be omitted. The style and shape of your eyebrow will also be discussed beforehand to make sure you receive the look that you want.
A chemical is applied to your brows to lift and straighten the hair structure. A styling lotion is applied first to separate the bonds between the keratin clusters. This makes the hair easier to mold into a new shape. After this process is completed the fixing lotion is applied. This is the most important step of the procedure. It fixes the hair into its new shape.
Tinting Process (Optional)
If you would like a deeper and fuller look a dye can be applied to your brows. This process is optional and depends on how you would like your brows to look. After the tinting process, a keratin serum is applied to the hair. This process thickens even the finest of hair and creates a new voluminous brow. To find out more about eyebrow tinting read our blog post What is eyebrow threading?
After the lamination process is completed your brows could have a choppy appearance. This can be fixed with the removal of unwanted hair with thread. To find out what eyebrow threading is read our blog post How does threading work?