Read Lyn's article
"Threading: An Ancient Technique,
in a Modern Setting"
in May's Dermascope magazine.
"An ancient method of temporarily removing vellus hair, threading has been popular for centuries in Arab countries, as well as Indian cultures. Traditionally, it is a hair removal technique for the entire face, including the upper lip, chin, eyebrows, sideburns and even cheeks. Recently, eyebrow threading has reappeared as the more popular location causing this method of hair removal to pick up momentum in the western world."