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Posted in: Threading Blog
September 26th 2018

Introduction to Threading

Let us introduce you to the ancient method of hair removal – Threading.


Commonly practiced in Asian countries, threading has now become very popular here in the West due to its efficient and longer lasting effects.

Known as Bande Abru (“Abru” means eyebrow, and “Bande” is the thread) in Persian culture, the process is extremely sanitary as nothing but the thread touches the skin and it uses no form of chemicals.

Nialla Latif, the therapist uses a thin cotton thread to twist through the unwanted hair which when pulled plucks the hair at the follicle level. This treatment will last up to 5 weeks. Rather than plucking individual hairs, entire rows of hair can be removed making the process much quicker!

Best Areas for Threading: 


Upper Lip: Removes the hair from the upper lip

Chin/Neck: Removes the hair from the chin and neck

Eyebrows: Removes the hair to create a neatened and well suited eyebrow shape for you

Side of Face: Removes the hair along the side burn area

Full Face: Removes all unwanted hair from the face


As the hair is removed by the follicle it is a reasonably long-lasting hair removal technique. Repeat visits are usually after 3-4 weeks as a standard. For women who prefer a more natural beauty regimen threading is a popular choice as there is no use of chemicals (or other products at all!). Depending on skin type we may use an astringent after the threading.

If properly performed then threading will not harm the skin at all and should not leave the skin red or irritated for more than a few minutes after the session.

Does not peel off a layer of skin

Lengthens the time taken for hair to grow back

Skin does not get as red and irritated

Individual hairs can be pulled out

The hair being removed does not need to be as long, but just above the skin

No additional hair will be produced and existing hairs will not get stronger

The finest hairs from the skin surface will be picked up

Skin is left smooth


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