How To Identify And Prevent Hair Loss On Eyebrows? April 4, 2015

Eyebrows are one of the most important features on our face. Our face is framed by them, and our appearance and facial expressions depend on them to a great extent. When there is a loss of eyebrow hair, there is a noticeable change in our appearance and it can be somewhat embarrassing at times as people tend to stare. Before attempting any remedy to treat eyebrow hair loss, it is a good idea to see a doctor to make sure that you are not suffering from any serious condition that is causing this problem.

Causes of Eyebrow Hair Loss:

For the effective treatment of hair loss on eyebrows, it is important to find out what is causing it. You will be surprised at just how many things can cause you to lose your eyebrow hair. Here is a quick look at some of the causes of this problem:

  • Over-plucking and excessive use of cosmetics such as eyebrow pencils, tints and dyes
  • Insufficient nutrients for hair growth and overall support of the body system
  • Chemotherapy
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Hansen’s Disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Trauma
  • Aging

How to Stop Eyebrow Hair Loss?

There are many simple ways to prevent losing the hair from your eyebrows. You do not need to go through expensive treatments to have thick and beautiful eyebrows. Here are a few tips for you to remember that will help you prevent eyebrow hair loss:

1. Eat a healthy diet:

Your body needs a diet that is well-balanced in order to promote hair growth. Include foods that are rich in folic acid, proteins and Vitamins A, C, E and B3. These nutrients will promote healthy hair and your eyebrows will always look fabulous!

2. Use cosmetics gently:

If your eyebrows need a touch of make-up such as an eyebrow pencil, always make sure that you are gentle while applying it. You need to avoid hair breakage or hair fall. You should also always remember to apply the pencil in the direction of the hair growth.

3. Brush your eyebrows:

Eyebrow hair growth can be stimulated by brushing your eyebrows every day. You can use an eyebrow brush or a Q-tip to gently brush your brow in the direction of hair growth so that you do not cause any damage to the hair. Treat your eyebrow hair just as you treat the hair on your head with love and care!

[ Read: Eyebrows For A Round Face ]

4. Use warm oil:

Coating your eyebrows with warm oil can do wonders for hair growth. You can use castor, coconut, almond or olive oil. Warm the oil and apply it on your eyebrows every night before sleeping. You are sure to see some amazing results!

5. Try out home remedies:

If the warm oil treatment does not work for you, you can try other home remedies to promote the growth of your eyebrow hair or prevent it from falling. These remedies include the juice of a fresh onion, coconut milk and fenugreek seed and water paste. They may sound a little strange but many people have sworn that they are extremely effective.

6. Treat skin conditions promptly:

You must be guessing what this has to do with eyebrow hair loss. Well, many skin conditions cause itchiness and often, you are unable to refrain from scratching the affected area. If this area is around the eyes, chances are that you will scratch your eyebrows and damage the hair.

While eyebrow hair loss can be a major problem, it is possible to treat it. Once your doctor has ruled out any serious medical complications as the cause of hair loss, you can try out these remedies to get your eyebrow hair growth back.

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  • Vaibhavi

    I already have a thin eye brow and i simply cannot afford to lose anymore! Thanks! both the sections on causes and prevention are so helpful.

  • Maanasi

    @vaibhavi Thanks for stopping by and am glad my post was of help to you.