Eyebrows accentuate the eyes and play an important role in your facial expressions and appearance. Many of us take our eyebrows for granted until we notice they are no longer as full or shapely as they once were. There are many possible causes of eyebrow hair loss, which can significantly change your appearance. Here are seven of the top causes of eyebrow loss and how Sara Justice can restore lost eyebrows with cosmetic tattooing.
1. Over-Plucking and Aging
There were many decades when the preferred eyebrow style for women was thin, arched eyebrows. To keep eyebrows thin, plucking and waxing were prevalent. After years and years of removing eyebrow hairs, the extracted hairs may eventually not return. As you get older, it is common to grow less eyebrow hair and have minimal or no eyebrows.
2. Hormonal Changes
Hormones play a large role in hair growth. Certain hormone fluctuations may result in facial hair loss, including the eyebrows. Thyroid diseases commonly cause hormone changes that can result in thinner or non-existent eyebrow hair.
3. Medical Treatments
Medications and medical treatments can result in the loss of eyebrow hair. Most notably, chemotherapy and radiation used for cancer treatments can cause hair loss all over the face and body. Other medical treatments that can result in eyebrow loss include medications used for skin conditions and seizures.
4. Skin Conditions
Skin disorders can affect the eyebrow hair follicles. Atopic and seborrheic dermatitis can cause itchy rashes and eyebrow hair loss. Psoriasis is another skin disorder that can result in eyebrow loss. Various types of skin cancer can affect the eyebrow area and cause eyebrow hair loss.
5. Poor Diet
The food you eat can affect your hair, including your eyebrows. Nutritional deficiencies can result in eyebrow hair loss. Some nutrients that are needed for healthy eyebrows and skin include biotin, fatty acids, and zinc.
Alopecia is best known for scalp hair loss, but it can affect hair follicles in other areas, including the eyebrows. Alopecia aereata and frontal fibrosing alopecia can both results in eyebrow hair loss, which may not be reversible.
7. Burns and Other Injuries
Facial trauma can destroy the hair follicles and cause permanent eyebrow loss. Burns from chemicals or fire can remove eyebrows. Lacerations can remove portions of the eyebrows, changing their shape and appearance.
Restoring Lost Eyebrows with Cosmetic Tattoo
If you are one of the millions of people living with thin or non-existent eyebrows, there are options beyond drawing them on with a pencil every day. Sara Justice is a premier cosmetic tattoo artist who can create natural-looking eyebrows with advanced shading and stroke techniques. The micropigmentation Sara Justice uses to restore eyebrows can last up to three years. To learn more about restoring lost eyebrows with cosmetic tattooing, call the office of Sara Justice in NYC.