Last Saturday I went along to the Shavata brow bar in Cardiff House of Fraser for a brow shape*. I was particularly excited for my appointment after learning that Shavata are the brand behind the eyebrows of this years X Factor's contestants, and the team are exclusively in charge of transforming this year’s hopefuls from raw unknowns to perfectly arched A-listers groomed and ready for their TV appearances.
The Shavata brow bar in House of Fraser Oxford Street
As soon as I arrived I was whisked in to my seat and the lady consulted me about how I felt about my brows and what I would like to change if I could. She even spent some time studying my brows, and in the end we decided to keep the natural shape but take more from one of the brows tail than the other as one of my eyebrows tail was thinner than the other. I was incredibly impressed with this, because most salons don't even ask what I want they just plonk me on the chair and get to work with the wax. I had been unhappy with how uneven my brows looked for quite some time and I am very pleased to say that they now look much more like sisters than cousins after my experience at Shavata! Whilst an appointment at Shavata can be a mix of waxing, threading and tweezing my personal appointment just consisted of mostly threading and then some tweezing to tidy up. I was very happy with the results - I think I may prefer threading to waxing now because I feel like the results are just much more precise and sharp.
Another thing to note about my experience is that the whole atmosphere is incredibly professional. There was no awkward chat like you get at usual salons, "going out tonight? ready for Christmas?", which I usually hate anyway. The lady was so concentrated, I felt like she was working on a piece of art haha.
Overall, my experience was incredibly pleasant and I am thinking of booking in again with them next month - I'll keep you guys posted!
*the Shavata brow shape I received was complimentary. all thoughts and opinions are my own.