are the curvy hair above the eyes, right on top of the brow bone. For some
people; their eyebrows are thick and aligned or unruly while others have it sparsely.
The main function of the eyebrows is to prevent dirt, sweat, and moisture from
falling into the eyes and also to protect the eyes from sunlight. They also
function in communication and facial expression like, amazement, sadness, and
are a major feature in a woman’s face especially for makeup and several methods
have been adopted to alter them like waxing, threading, and tweezing so as to
enhance or accentuate the face. The most common of the methods is the tweezing
where tweezers are used to remove or thin out the brows. Waxing makes use of
the wax heated, spread on the part of the brow that wants to be taken out and the
use of strip to pull out the hair from the root. Threading is where a cotton
thread is twisted over the hair to take out the part that is not needed. Tiny
scissors or razor blades are used alone or with any of the other methods to
make neat the hair that has been pulled out. The process of plucking could be
painful especially for first timers but after a while, the individual gets used
to it. Some women totally shave off their eyebrows and leave them bare then
they line them with a pencil or tattoo them, but this doesn’t look natural at
all because that arched hairy part above the eyes are the natural enhancer of
the entire look. The darker color of hair
women have over the brow area, the more prominent their look becomes. Sometimes
women have to strike with pencil or use an eyebrow shadow to fill up the brows to
make it prominent if they don’t have it naturally or full enough. Eyebrows act
as a vital part of the face. And can make a great difference between a
beautiful woman and a beautiful ape, so it shouldn’t be totally taken out.
has different shape of brows that is unique to them. The most common types of
Arched: This kind of
eyebrow looks very thick and broad. It is a combination of the angled and
curved shapes to create a softer feature than the angular eyebrows.
Angled: This eyebrow is
the most outstanding of all the eyebrow shape. It has an obvious angular feature.
Curved or round: This is round
shape of eyebrow. It has a slightly prominent arc. But the arch can be accentuated
artificially by shaping or grooming the eyebrows
Flat or straight: These eyebrows look
straight like they have no arch at all.
Sloping: This is a rare
feature, a number of people have it, and the eyebrows are downward sloping
towards the outer corner of the eyes. They have no obvious arc.
of the face mostly determine the shape of the eyebrow and in grooming eyebrows,
one should understand that there are different type of eyebrows that suits
different facial structures. For instance; A round face will go better with an
arched brow to create an illusion on a longer face, and a round or curvy
eyebrow will suit someone with a long or oblong face. But it is found out that
some of the time, round faces have the round features while long faces have
arched features. The apple shaped faces or oval shaped faces can have any form
of eyebrows because it suits them.
application of eye makeup products, to the eye area, it is essential to know
that for the Sloping and Straight eyebrow features, they have more narrow
eyelids, so less is required for them, because depositing too much colors or
different shades of colors will make the eyelid look too busy, thereby not
attractive. While for Arched, Angled and Curvy, one could deposit or play
around with colors (as much as blending is done) since the eyelid is wide
Tip: For all the shape
of the eyebrows, one can enhance the arc artificially when grooming the brows,
because the arc gives the face a ‘lifted’ outlook.
Tip: In grooming the eyebrows,
one should be careful not to make them too thin in the process of trying to get
them to look exactly the same. In as much as they should look the same, the
will never look exactly the same; they are only sisters not twins.
Fact: The eyebrows can
have dandruff and as with scalp
dandruff, flaking of the skin under the eyebrows can have many causes, from
fungal involvement to psoriasis. Using shampoos as on the scalp could help, or
a skin treatment prescription
eyebrows must also be well taken care of especially because they help to give
the face definition, recognition and a unique identity.