Auburn Hills, MI threading

Hair removal method raising some eyebrows

Web-posted Mar 16, 2007

Special to The Oakland Press

AUBURN HILLS For people who get to see Panne Petel on the job, it’s a first-time fascination prompting curious questions like “What is she doing?” or “How does she do that?”

In fact, explaining what she does has become about as much of a cultural exchange as it is a business.

The Great Lakes Crossing District 4 vendor is a seven-year veteran in the art of threading, a facial hair removal method that originated in the East involving rows of hair being rolled away with the twists and turns of a cotton thread anchored in the teeth of the threader.