Your eyebrows aren’t just some extra facial hair that you can ignore. Not only do they protect your eyes, they also structure your face and play an important role in framing your expressions. Read on to know how you can take care of your eyebrows.
Average eyebrow has 500 hairs
And you thought you could neglect them? This furry bush with hundreds of hair protects your eyes from dust, dirt and shields them.
Mouse skin was once used to make fashionable eyebrows
We are not the only ones fussing about eyebrows. This pair of fur has always been an important consideration in grooming from the earliest civilizations. 18th century elite used mouse skin to accentuate the shape of their eyebrows, which often had the desired dramatic impact on their looks.
Vital to facial recognition
Researches from a study by the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) found that eyebrows were key to facial recognition. People had a tougher time identifying familiar faces without eyebrows. Don’t believe us? See below.
Eyebrows give you away
The human face differs from the rest of the body as it has a set of unique muscles used for facial expressions. Microexpressions (split second tics) are gestures that reflect our intentions to those who can read them. You can try as hard as you want to conceal the truth but your eyebrows have a high chance of giving it away.
The myth of unibrows
Joined eyebrows or unibrows were earlier thought of as a mark of a criminal. That’s only a myth. If anything, unibrows give you an intense and intellectual look.
Grooming your eyebrows
1) Shaping and grooming your eyebrows wouldn’t hurt your manhood. In fact, a pair of well groomed eyebrows will make you look more attractive and clean. The decision of how you want to manscape your eyebrows should be taken with some consideration as it’ll be a decision you have to live with, untill the time it grows out again.
2) You don’t have to remove a lot of hair or even shape them into arches and curves like the ladies. A simple clean up by removing excess, spread out hair is fine. Trimming with a good pair of tweezers to shape them in an even line will do.
3) Don’t do anything overly dramatic such as using Botox that will freeze your eyebrows into place and take away from your expressions that make you who you are.
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