HIGH BROW

I recently tried eyebrow threading, which I’ve been wanting to try for a while now and the particular brow bar I visited was Ottoman3 in Melbourne Central. Eyebrow threading is a form of hair removal which is done most commonly on the eyebrows, but can also be performed on other areas of the face. The rise in popularity of eyebrow threading is mainly due to the precise finish that can be achieved. It is also relaxing to come into a beautiful salon and have a professional beautician perfect your brows for you.

As far as eyebrow salons go, Ottoman3 is at the high-end, however their prices are surprisingly affordable. The overall day-spa experience you receive at Ottoman3 and the additional mini-tutorial you receive on the management and upkeep of your brows is priceless. You really notice the luxury and class in the way they look after you. The brow technicians at Ottoman3 are all fully qualified and highly experienced. The one who looked after me was amazing! She was mindful that it was my first time and that I was a bit apprehensive, so she listened to me and made me feel at ease. As a result I walked away feeling relaxed and pampered. I was actually surprised at how much difference having your eyebrows threaded can make. You can see from the before and after photos that it has completely lifted and framed my face. My new brows made me feel like I had a whole new face!

The Ottoman3 salons are beautifully designed in their signature aqua, white and gold. Their aesthetic is strong and unwavering, which only adds to the luxurious experience.

Inspired by the great architecture of the Ottoman Empire, we decided to design our Brow Bars around the luxury of that time. With Byzantine and Persian influences, Ottoman3 used the colours of Gold reflecting the indulgences, the Blues for the flow of water and White to represent cleanliness and purity.

The eyebrow threading appointment takes about 15 minutes and your brows will last you approximately 3-4 weeks. As well as the threading treatment, you also receive a mini-tutorial on how to apply eyebrow makeup to complete your look. I loved this part of the appointment, as I’m hopeless when it comes to makeup regimes! This additional service that Ottoman3 offers as part of your appointment meant that I could go home and try to recreate what the brow technician showed me.

When I met Mini Latif, the founder of Ottoman3, I loved hearing how she has spent years developping the perfect eyebrow tools and makeup products. The luxurious quality of her products is unmistakeable. With each piece designed beautifully in white and gold, you will want to treasure these tools (they are almost too pretty to use!) Mini’s passion for her profession is crystal clear. The thought and care she puts into her business is evident from the presentation of her salons, the professionalism of her staff, right down to the remarkable quality of her make-up products and tools. You can tell she genuinely wants to offer her customers the best possible experience, but not have to pay a fortune for it. I really love this aspect of Ottoman3 because when you know that the person behind the business is this passionate, it definitely makes you want to go back!

Now for some exciting news… Ottoman3 has decided to gift STYLEBK readers with $20 off all online purchases over $60, so essentially you are getting $60 worth of products for only $40. This offer is valid for 2 months only, so get shopping! Our personalised promo code is stylebk, which you can enter at the online checkout. To start shopping, click here.