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April Newsletter
In This Issue:
:: The Meaning Behind Thick, Bushy Brows
:: More Eyebrow Personality Clues
:: Macadamia Peptide Eye Cream
:: Eyebrow Design
:: House for Sale
:: Here, There, and Back Again
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The Wisdom of Your FaceI read a very interesting book over the summer called The Wisdom of Your Face: Change Your Life with Chinese Face Reading! by Jean Haner. It was so fascinating!

Basically the book talked about what different parts of your face mean, and how you can learn to read people better.

I thought I would take pieces from the book and share them over the next few months. It's a little hard to give you the bits and pieces of Chinese Face Mapping but it's so neat. I'm going to enjoy sharing what I learn with you.

Since I am partial to brows, I'll start there. I've always had a thing with brows and it drives me crazy when technicians make super thin brows, or people get carried away with the tweezers.

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The Meaning Behind Thick, Bushy Brows

According to the book, the eyebrows have Wood energy. Wood energy is strong and upward moving. It is like spring, the morning, childhood and when you are born. It is all about being alive, growing and birth.

Thick, bushy brows mean that you have strong Wood qi. You are ambitious, confident, have drive as well as a tendency to be impatient, frustrated or a tendency to get angry. This does not mean that you are an angry person, just that you most likely get easily frustrated, and tend to be reactive and impulsive when stressed out (...hmmmm wonder who that might sound like! Hahaha). People with larger brows tend to forge ahead with projects or may fly off the handle if they feel like people are not getting things done.

Bushy Brows

If you have very bushy eyebrows or a "unibrow", the tendency towards anger is very high and something you will really have to be aware of and work on.

Your brows also show how well your liver is doing and if you have strong brows your liver tends to be strong and can deal with toxins better and powerful emotions.

"Thick eyebrows tend to be an issue for women in our culture because they're not usually considered fashionable. So many women pluck them, sometimes making them very thin. It's interesting that eyebrows are a sign of the level of drive, confidence, aggression, and anger, which are all considered 'masculine' attributes in our current times. So women are basically sending the message to the world: 'Don't worry - I'm not a threat!'" (pg 108)

Jean recommends that women not overpluck too severely, so that you don't feel disempowered.

I always find it interesting people's definition of thick brows. I feel that I have thick brows. They are thinner than they were 15 years ago. When I went to work for Aveda, they told me I needed to wax my brows - I told my boss I did. She said they were still too big. You could only use 2 colors on my eyelid - there was not space for contouring. (See the more colors you can put on your eyes the better your sales will be. If you use four colors then customers will most likely buy 2 or 3. If you just do 2 they will usually only buy 1. Just saying!)

So I did eventually cave and have them shaped a little more. Seems that my hair dresser had been patiently waiting for me to ask her to do them! I thought I would die when she yanked off literally half my daggone eyebrows! It took me a while to get used to them being so "thin".

I know people who think they have thick brows and I am always amazed because to me they are super thin and if you made them any thinner you would just be taking them off!

For those ladies that have pencil thin brows or who have eliminated their brows completely, that can actually reveal that they have a huge anger issues. They may be trying to hide it from themselves and others.

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More Eyebrow Personality Clues

Long eyebrows are a sign of extra Wood energy and they are often a sign of the ability to have a lot of friendships. You usually can deal with more different personalities then most.

If you have shorter brows you can still have many friends you just might not be as involved in their lives. You are usually less likely to ask for help, because then you feel like you have to pay that person back.

The space between your brows shows how well you "play with others". If there is a wide space between your brows that shows you can get along with a wide range of people. You would do well in teams or in a corporate environment.

Wide space between brows

The smaller the area the less likely you will do well working with different kinds of personalities. If you have a supervisor you tend to feel that you are being micromanaged. You would rather work by yourself! Yep - that is very true for me.

Narrow space between brows

If the inner part of your brows comes close to the corner of your eye you tend to be very hard on yourself and you have very high standards.

If your inner ends are higher than your outer ends you tend to be more critical of others. Senator Joseph McCarthy, who led the "witch hunt" in the 1950's, had eyebrows like this.

If your brows tend to be low and close to the eye overall, you have high expectations of yourself and others. You might have a tendency to judge yourself based on how other people perform. You have a tendency to be overinvolved. The good side of this brow shape is these people are with you for the long haul.

Curved eyebrows tend to mean you have a pleasing nature. Strong curves are called "Concubine's Eyebrows". In ancient China, concubines would shave off their brows and draw on a very exaggerated curved brows. This was a way for the ladies to say that they were welcoming and very eager to please.

For brows that are more straight those people tend to think things through before they react. They tend to take longer to make a decision but once it is made there is no holding back.

Straight Brows

If your brows are arched and have a peak you tend to be a person that likes action and tend to make decisions quickly. Maybe a little too quickly sometimes.

Arched brows

If your brows grow straight up, you will hit the ground running, and you get carried away quickly. You might do well to have a trusted friend who is more grounded to help you slow down and be more practical.

Brows that grow up

The Brow Bone usually more prominent in a man because it relates to the testosterone level. This shows your need for control and to be in charge. A larger the brow bone of either sex the greater the need to be in charge and they tend to have a problem with authority. This can be a sign of a powerful leader and also a sign to be very cautious if this is a person that you are thinking about dating!

The area in the center of the brow bone is called the "Seat of the Stamp" or "Father's Blessing" and is also where the "Third Eye" is located. This is located on the brow bone between the eyebrows. The bigger this area the more likely there is for power and authority in your life. If you were loved and supported by the person that held the most authority in your younger life this area will be larger. If it is smaller, you may have issues around personal authority.

If your brow bone is broad, smooth and protruding a little, and has no lines, discoloration or indentations, it's a sign that you are in balance with your Wood Energy.

The 2 vertical lines that people tend to get between their brows is from making that "angry" look. When you get upset or think to hard you squint your brows together and make those lines. This usually means that you have a lot of inner tension that should be worked on to soften those lines.

A small single line in the middle of the brow bone is called a "Hanging Needle" - you may let others take advantage of you. You might not feel very assertive.

The Hanging Needle

If you have a deeper line called the "Hanging Blade", you may have the same challenges as the "Hanging Needle" but even more so. Potentially you do not have a good relationship with your father or the person that was the main authority in your life. They may have had an anger issue and they may have been emotionally or physically unavailable. You may have problems with frustration, impatience, anger and are quick to react. There is work to be done but you can learn to access your full power.

The Hanging Blade

Since this is the area of your "Third Eye", working on your issues can have a profound influence on your well being.

Dark discoloration in this area indicates stagnation, this could be an issue with your liver, with anger or maybe with both. Shadows mean this is a long term problem, redness means current and often repressed rage. The redness might only come when you are speaking about the person who is pushing your buttons. This area also correlates with the years 28 and 29. Did something major happen in your life then?

Brows are just one piece of the puzzle to understanding people better. But you will find yourself looking at people differently.

All pictures from The Wisdom of Your Face: Change Your Life with Chinese Face Reading! by Jean Haner.

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Macadamia Peptide Eye Cream

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How to Use:

Morning and evening, pat gently under eye area with ring finger from outer to inner corner of eye. Use as directed.


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Regularly $50 for 2 oz pump - Experience a facial in the month of April and purchase the eye cream for only $25 (half price!) or save $15 when purchased alone.

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Eyebrow Design

Put Your Best Brow Forward! Your eyes are the window to your soul and having your brows correctly shaped will draw attention to your spirit. Your brows are meant to be a frame for your eyes. They should fit your face, style and personality. Brows that are shaped properly enhance your beauty and make your eyes stand out.

Guide to Brow DesignIt is really best for your brows to be professionally shaped and groomed. It is very difficult to wax or tweeze your own eyebrows. A professional will measure your brows and design them with the help of a pencil before they wax, tweeze and/or thread. This allows you to see what they are going to remove and to get an idea of what the brows will look like. This is very important particularly the first time you have your brows shaped, having a new person grooming them or think that they need to be reshaped.

The basic idea is to have about one eye width between the brows. Having the brows start too far in make your eyes look too far apart. This guideline applies to hair removal and if you need to fill in your brows.

Brush your brows upwards to show the natural line of the brow. This can be accomplished with a mascara brush or toothbrush.

Hold an eyeliner pencil, point up, from the corner of your nose to the inner corner of your eye and make a small mark on the brow line. Generally speaking, this is where your brow should start.

Lay the pencil top at the corner of your nose to the outer edge of your eye, make a mark. This is where your brow should end.

The perfect arch is the hardest part to get right. You should place the pencil point up again and measure from the outer edge of the iris, then make a mark. If you are doing this yourself do not move your eyes! You could have a very funny arch! This is why it is better to have a professional design your brows for you.

It is not always recommended that you remove hair above the brow line but sometimes it is necessary for a nice clean look. It really depends on your hairline and how your hair grows.

Brows do not need to be pencil thin; I think fuller brows are more flattering; sometimes we get a little carried away tweezing!

There are some great products on the market today that really make your eyes stand out. If you have very light brows you may want to consider having them dyed. This will really draw attention to your eyes. Generally speaking, you will need to have them dyed every 3-4 weeks depending on the skincare products you use. Powders are great at filling in sparse brows. I personally like using a powder versus a pencil; I think it looks more natural. A brow gel is another great item to help tame those unruly brows or to simple create a very well groomed appearance.

Our Professional Eyebrow Design is $15.

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House for Sale!House for Sale

I am looking to move to Greenville, so I need to sell my house in Fountain Inn. Below is a link with all the information.

If you can help spread the word I would really appreciate it. Thanks!

Great house for the money!

If you love trees and landscaping this is the right house for you.

Quiet Neighborhood and Nice Neighbors. Realtors Welcome.

  • Qualifies for 100% USDA Rural Financing
  • New roof installed 2011
  • Fully landscaped front yard with mature plantings
  • Backyard has patio, fire pit, hammock, and garden shed
  • No carpeting - laminate in living room, dining room, hallway and master bedroom; ceramic tile in bed rooms, parquet in kitchen and vinyl tile in bathrooms - great for reducing allergens!
  • ALL Appliances Stay - GE Front Loading Washer and Dryer, Dish Washer, Stove and Refrigerator.
  • ALL Window Treatments, Shower Curtains, Carpet/Rugs in Bedrooms and Light Fixtures Stay.
  • Recently Painted
  • 1 Car Garage with Opener
  • One year home warranty included

JUST A REMINDER - This is a For Sale by Owner House - Real Estate Agents, please do not contact me in regards to selling this house or other spam emails. I will happily work with a Buyers Agent.


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Here, There, and Back Again

If for any reason you are unable to make your appointment please call me 24 hours in advance so I may offer another client your time. Take a minute to add me to your phone - 864-271-2710, then I will always be at your fingertips!

Remember this is NOT my texting number. If you would prefer to text me just let me know and I will be happy to give you my cell number.

I am in the shop on the Sundays April 7th and 21st and also on the Mondays April 8th and 22nd.

In May I am working the Sundays May 12th and 19th and the Mondays May 6th and 20th. Yes I am working Mother's Day so be sure to book your Mom a relaxing hour with me soon!

I will be out of the office April 12-15 and May 3-5.

This summer will be very busy, I will be gone after June 29th and returning to work August 5th. Please plan accordingly! I will be in Ecuador getting my Teaching English as a Second Language Certification through www.English-ForLife.com.


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