Avoid getting any lotions, gels, sunscreens, foundations, or moisturizers on or around the brow area. "These seep into the brows and cause hairs to fall out as well as prevent hair growth," Sania said. "We tend to treat the brows as skin, but they're actually hair follicles, and if we wouldn't put something on our scalp, why would we put it on our brows? Clients who are careful to avoid any lotions have noticed tremendous growth — it just takes patience!"
Bonus: she has advice for antiaging. "You especially never want to put creams on the eyelids because the lids don't wrinkle, they sag," she explained. "So by tugging on it and applying lotions, we are doing more harm than good."