The separate but equal policy is perfect for eyebrows!… But the slightest inequality in eyebrows is noticed by others. Then they reveal the inequality as if it is the most life-changing revelation and there is nothing more important than it. Remember that eyebrows are sisters, not twins…
Scientists have discovered a new element that makes people raise their eyebrows. Yes, they are calling it the element of surprise. Eyebrows are not only meant to raise when you are surprised but they have functions to perform. The main function of eyebrows is to prevent sweat, dust, dirt, and debris from entering the eyes. The eyebrows catch the dirt, dust in them, and direct the way of water, sweat away from the eyes. They are also used for communications, facial expressions, recognization, and sympathy.
What Causes Eyebrow Scar?
Japanese women and men started shaving, plucking, and coloring eyebrows in the 8th century. Since then as a part of culture demands made on women’s body hair, fashion in eyebrows shape and size has changed regularly throughout ages. In the 1920’s thin eyebrows, eyebrow piercing became famous and was more rigorously practiced. Several methods exist to thin your eyebrow in the desired shape like threading, waxing, tweezing. It is quite common for men to thread their brows in western society.
Jared Bailey, the global brow expert, says that doesn’t let anyone with bad brows tell you to shit about your life. Thus in addition to communication, facial expression, and beauty your eyebrows also give a sense of perception about you to others. Imagine walking into a room remember the old saying “first impressions”. As you enter superficial judgments begin formulating. Are they fashionable?, Are they equal? do they look clean?. Your personality is filtered through all these impressions.
But the slightest of errors make things complex and a scar on eyebrows is like a mole on a skin. The scar in the eyebrows is more readily visible making things uglier for you.
What Is A Scar?
It can be defined as the body’s response to injury. If the skin has been punctured, burnt, or cut the body lays down collagen and form a scar to heal it. Except for minor injuries, most of the wounds leave a scar.
Causes of the scar include…
Skin burn causes the skin cell to die. As a responsive action body secretes collagen to heal itself. As it heals the skin becomes thickened, discolored, and irregular forming a scar. The burns are of three types first degree, second-degree, and third-degree know details about them HERE. Some scars are permanent while others fade over time.
2. Eyebrow Piercing
Most eyebrow scars are caused by infections. Thus in the first place prevent any infection to eliminate the chances of scars. Make sure that you are paying extra attention to the hygiene of your brows after piercing.
Puffed-up blemishes caused by clogged pores due to dead skin, excess oil, debris, usually result in acne scars. When the swollen pores break deep in the follicle wall causes the spill of infected material in the surrounding tissue. The skin tries to heal itself by the formation of collagen. This healing process forms a scar. Thus preventing the formation of pimples In Eyebrows is key to eliminate the chances of a scar.
4. Insect bites
If you have extremely sensitive skin already prone to spots. Then avoid scratching your skin after an insect bite because it can infect the skin and scar.
Surgery often results in highly visible scars. Regardless of the location of surgery that involves incision of the skin layers, it results in scars. The skills of the surgeon also cannot prevent scar formation. But a good incision scar can reduce how badly one scar.
Once you Tattooed yourself, you get more prone to getting scared. Some get Tattoo scars due to complications in the tattooing process and others after removing the tattoos.
7. Chicken Pox
Excessive scratching of chickenpox blisters wounds the skin. To heal itself the skin forms a tissue that is thicker than skin. This forms a scar that is sunken and irregular in shape.
Causes Of Hair Fall Of Eyebrows
Similar to the Hair Loss of your head, the eyebrow also can have hair fall. You may have experienced thinning of your eyebrows. Know all the possible root causes given below…
It occurs when the glands secretes either too much or too less of its thyroid hormone. This disturbs the bodily process which also includes hair growth.
Increase the intake of Iodine in your diet.
It is a autoimmune disease in which the immune system recognizes the body parts as foreign bodies. It also tagets the hair follicles causing hair fall outs
There is no cure for alopecia areata. The doctors treat it by prescribing an inflammatory drug.
Human body requires nutients, vitamins, fibers, minerals to keep the hairs follicles active. A deficiency in any of them causes hair fall.
Increase the intake of vitamins, iron, omega-3 fatty acids in your diet.
It is a autoimmune disease in which skin cells build up causing a thick red painful patch. This blocks the hair follicles stopping growth.
1.Reduce sugary foods, alcohol, red meat.
Stress And Anxiety
Stress causes hormonal imbalance that pushes the hair follicles in resting phase and also leads to hair loss.
Doing Meditation, deep breathing, yoga will help you.
It is this time in which a woman has wild fluctuation of hormones in her body. This fluctuation disrupts the hair growth and cause hair fall.
It become normal after childbirth.
Seborrheic dermatitis involves dandruff in eyebrows that causes hairfall.
Using Rosemary oil will reduce the dandruff.
Overuse Of Makeup
Harsh products when used for long hours stop the gowth of hair on that spot.
Make sure the products you use suits your skin.
After an age the level of sex hormones in both men and women falls causing thinning of hair.
Eat more protien, check your vitamin and iron levels.
Why Does Piercing Scars?
Getting pierced is imposing a controlled wound on the body. As the body heals a wound by the formation of collagen it forms a scar. Thus with any wound, you get more prone to scarring. Though when piercing preventive measures are taken to avoid scarring. But factors like genetics and aftercare practices increase the chances of scars.
Do Eyebrow Piercing Cause Permanent Scars?
Eyebrow piercing is different from nose and ear piercing as it is a flat surface piercing. It tends to get rejected after some time and its chances are high to get migrated. So it heals differently than other areas like ears or nose. The slightest cut to the skin heal by giving scars. Here the more piercing is abused the more it increases the chances of visible scars. Make sure that you remove the piercing when it starts growing out or migrating, as it will further result in permanent scarring. Otherwise, the scars remain temporary and fade with time.
Is It Possible to Get Pierced In Scar?
Yes, It is possible though it is not recommended. Getting pierced through a scar is painful as the nerve endings are more sensitive. And at times it won’t get through the scar plus it will take more time to heal.
How To Deal With Scars On Eyebrows
Healthy skin contains active hair follicles, oil glands and that’s why it sprouts. On the other hand, permanently scarred tissue has lifelong damaged hair follicles and so doesn’t have hair directly over it. Usually piercing scars are small as compared to those due to burns or surgery though sometimes noticeable. Thus there is a chance of outsmarting the scar either by growing hair around the scar or by activating the intact hair follicles. The two scenarios depend upon whether the hair follicle is permanently or temporarily damaged.
1) Permanently Damaged Hair Follicle
If a hair follicle on skin has closed, disappeared, or has not generated new hair in years. Then a new hair won’t be able to grow. The only thing you can do here is nourishing the skin around the scar. So that the hair around the scar covers it. Use the below-given remedies to keep your eyebrow grow full and long.
Castor oil is full of vitamin E, nutrients, and proteins that boost blood circulation making your hair follicle sprout long and thick hairs. Make sure you massage your eyebrows with cold press castor oil. You can also apply the oil using a massacre wand.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil keeps your hair healthy and moisturized aiding in the growth of hairs. Take a few drops of tea tree oil on your fingertips and apply it on brows and leave it overnight.
Redensyl is the first hair care cosmetic active ingredient based on regenerative medicine researches. It targets hair follicle stem cells called outer root sheath shells. This way recently helps your hair follicle to favor hair growth. Take a few drops of oil on your fingertips, massage it on the brows, and keep it overnight.
2) Temporary Damaged Hair Follicle
Researchers say that it is possible to regrow hair if the follicle is still intact. If the hair follicle is intact then the scar will sprout thin hair. The health of this thin hair can be improved by using the given remedies
It is considered an excellent supplement for reactivating hair follicles. This is taken orally either as berries or tea, capsules.
The antifungal, antibacterial, and cell rejuvenation properties of rosemary oil help in hair growth. Mix a few drops o rosemary oil with eucalyptus oil and apply it to the brows.
Ginger And Garlic
Add ginger and garlic juice to cooking oil and gently apply the mixture to the scar. Though it will take time but will give the desired results.
Jamaican Black Castor Oil
It increases the blood supply and gives valuable nutrients to the hair follicles. Take a few drops of castor oil on your fingertips and massage in small circles on your brow scar. It thickens, moisturizes, and rapidly increases hair growth. You can also use cold-pressed castor oil.
It is a topical colorless solution being a vasodilator it increases the blood flow and facilitates hair growth. Apply it on the scar twice a day.
A hair transplant is never a go-to solution moreover it is permanent. You will be helpless if you didn’t like the results. In many cases, the follicles have failed to sprout after hair transplant. Though the above remedies are not quick-fix but will gradually work. Thus the above-given remedies are worth giving a try before you turn to a transplant. The key is to keep calm and have patience.