Sheyla

By Sheyla

LifeBuzz Staff

‘History Of Eyebrows’ Video Will Make You Glad To Be Alive Today.

Eyebrows have more than one function. Their main purpose may be to keep dirt, sweat, and water away from the eyes. They have also always been an essential part of a person's beauty. That is why people like to keep them groomed.

Today, women are embracing a more natural brow, a blessing in disguise for many. Thank God for Cara Delevingne! Every decade came with different styles and preferences based on what was popular at the time. Let’s shed some light on the “eyebrow goals” of the last 100 years.

1890-1910: Delicately filled-in brows.

Eyebrow pencils were first introduced around this time. Its use was mainly focused on delicately filling-in the eyebrows. The arc was placed high on the brow bone for a defined and neat look. These framed the face and put more focus on the cheek bones.

1890-1910: Delicately filled-in brows.

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1920: Thinly pencilled brows.

Silent movies were a huge hit in this era. We begin to see the influence of movies on fashion. Clara Bow was the leading lady at the time and the biggest trendsetter. She chose to wax her brows and draw them thinly as it allowed her to give more visible expressions, which her devoted fans followed.

1920: Thinly pencilled brows.

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1930: The exaggerated arcs.

Removing brows was a staple in this era just like actor like Jean Harlow. The brows were extremely thin and dramatic mimicking the eye socket. The look was exaggerated and extremely theatrical in appearance.

1930: The exaggerated arcs.

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1940: Natural, low-maintenance brows.

With the rations and uncertainty of World War II, women resorted to low maintenance fashion. They grew their natural brows while defining their arches.

1940: Natural, low-maintenance brows.

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1950: Diva arches.

Celebrities like Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor went for a rather unique look. They customized their brows and soon it caught everybody’s attention, with female fans imitating the look.

1950: Diva arches.

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