Why we’re hooked on eyebrow threading

August 3, 2020 / Editor's picks

If you’ve travelled South East Asia’s backpacker trail, you’ll almost definitely have seen the art of threading at its best – and probably in full view, on the beach. Underarms, legs, even backs – there’s nothing a bit of string can’t take care of. This centuries-old hair removal technique uses nothing but a piece of cotton and good old-fashioned hand power to get rid of hairs. It’s had a mighty big impact in Britain too. Here’s why.