First let me start out by saying I do appreciate certain things about my eyebrows. Also my husband says if I write another complainy blog post I’ll be firmly in Andy Rooney territory. And even that crankypants didn’t write about his eyebrows, as wiry and renegade as they were.
So, starting on a positive note, I’m told that the fact that I have relatively bushy eyebrows is a good thing. “You’re lucky,” my eyebrow plucker Alexis said to me as she yanked hairs out of my face that probably weren’t even in the legal eyebrow zone; they were more like rogue nose hairs that had fled their country of origin. “Most women your age hardly have any eyebrows left.” I love when the person on the other side of the microscope-glasses says women your age.
I’ve watched over the years as bushy eyebrows have come in and out of fashion. There are a select few women who can rock some serious eyebrow volume through it all, and yes, I’m talking about Brooke Shields. [Read more…] about Ups and Downs With Eyebrows