Eyebrow Threading vs Waxing: Which Is Better?

Eyebrow Threading vs Waxing: Which Is Better?

 What is Eyebrow Threading?

Threading is an ancient form of hair removal that uses a cotton blend thread to remove hair from the follicle. A piece of string is wrapped around a follicle of hair and then twisted until the hair is pulled out to remove the hair.

What is Eyebrow Waxing?

Eyebrow waxing is a method of removing unwanted brow hair, either as a cold or hot wax. Cold wax strips are pieces of pre-waxed and ready-to-use muslin or cellulose strips that are pre-cut to different sizes according to the areas where they are meant to be used. Hot wax is the most popular method of removing body hair and is also used on facial hair. The hot wax is applied to a small section of the skin with unwanted hair and in the direction of hair growth. As the wax cools, it melts onto the top layer of the skin and grips at each hair strand. Once the wax is applied, a cloth strip is placed over the wax and pressed down firmly. After two to three seconds, the cloth strip is quickly pulled off in the opposite direction of hair growth.

Which Is Better? Eyebrow Threading vs Waxing

When it comes to eyebrow threading vs waxing, we always suggest threading. Threading is the most precise form of hair removal, it gives the best results for shaping brows, is gentle and ideal for sensitive skin, and removes hair from the follicle for longer-lasting results.

Benefits of Eyebrow Threading

There are many benefits to threading eyebrows. Many clients prefer this method of hair removal because it is fast and not as painful as any other form of hair removal. Other benefits to threading include:

  • No chemicals are used during a threading service
  • It is less expensive than other hair removal procedures
  • Results can last up to 2-3 weeks

When it comes to choosing between eyebrow threading or waxing, you should consider your pain threshold as well as your skin sensitivity. Some people think threading hurts less than waxing, while others can tolerate the sensation of waxing but not of threading. The best way to find what form of hair removal you prefer is by trying both methods for experience and results.

At Ziba Beauty, we offer consultations to help guide you on your brow journey. Our skilled beauty artists work with you to determine the best hair removal and brow shape for you. While we do recommend appointments to avoid long wait times, we’re glad to service you as a walk-in as well.

Ziba Beauty, Eyebrow Threading & Waxing Services in California

Ziba Beauty is considered the pioneer in the threading category, having introduced threading to the U.S. in 1988. Throughout our 14 California-wide studio locations, we offer The Art of Threading®, which is an ancient hair removal technique where the hair is removed using a thread and skilled hands. As part of our signature line of services, we also offer The Art of Waxingand are the leader in The Art of Mehndi®. Our collection of brow beauty products were developed specifically to complement the proprietary services that Ziba Beauty is renowned for.

Our Promise is that each client receives unparalleled service, superior artistry, and the highest standards in our clean modern studios. We welcome you to learn more about Ziba Beauty and to explore our full list of services.

Having shaped over 1 million brows and counting, Ziba Beauty is the best choice for Eyebrow Threading Service in California. Book your appointment online to your nearest Ziba Beauty studio, today!


All of our 14 studios, which closed on March 13th, will remain closed until further notice. We are a 33-year-old-run small business, and our Ziba team and community are always the leading factors in our company-wide initiatives.

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