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What is going on with these massive eyebrows?

(33 Posts)
Ruprekt Mon 03-Mar-14 20:13:01

Wtaf is going on?


A lovely teacher, stunning and naturally pretty arrived in school with enormous drawn on, painted eyebrows.

Utterly ridiculous. Why?

Do you lot do this? shockshockshock

coffeeinbed Mon 03-Mar-14 20:17:09

I find them hideous.
Also the long thick fluttery fake eyelashes.
Esp. at 8:30 in the morning on the tube.

Ruprekt Mon 03-Mar-14 21:08:07

Fluttery fake eyelashes and huge caterpillar eyebrows look ridiculous especially for work on a Monday morning!

NationMcKinley Mon 03-Mar-14 21:13:43

They are awful. We went to Bluewater at the weekend and they were everywhere. They look like they've been drawn on with a marker pen hmm

AfroditeJones Mon 03-Mar-14 21:15:56

Link or photo please.
Have been reading about them on MN lately but can't understand what people are on about?

StealthPolarBear Mon 03-Mar-14 21:18:57

AfroditeJones Mon 03-Mar-14 21:22:11

Never seen a real person wearing this in RL.

Parliamo Mon 03-Mar-14 21:22:18

Ooo so weird when I read about life on mumsnet before I see for myself. Spotted my first pair of painted on eyebrows this weekend at Dds ballet class of all places. It meant I could say aha! to myself instead stare gormlessly.

Thankfully some posters go out in the world so I don't have to

StealthPolarBear Mon 03-Mar-14 21:23:28

I see them all the time
Along with the spider lashes and those impractical flat shoes that are barely there

Facebaffle Mon 03-Mar-14 21:25:10

I've just been to a gym class where 2 girls turned up sporting these "things". I was hoping that they would melt once they got sweaty and leak down thier faces but disappointingly they stayed put. Must have used a sharpie to draw them on.

HerdyHerdwick Mon 03-Mar-14 21:25:12

In my area it's teens who are following this trend, haven't seen it yet amongst older women.
It looks awful.

WeAreSix Mon 03-Mar-14 21:26:13

I've seen loads of ads lately for 'HD Brows', which look like a bad tattoo to me!

And brow extensions! You can have extra hair glued on now! I just can't see why, other than to fill in gaps from over plucking. But not to make them into huge caterpillars.

AfroditeJones Mon 03-Mar-14 21:29:46

I must pay better attention to the public when going out tomorrow.

StealthPolarBear Mon 03-Mar-14 21:33:05

Look like slugs rather than ceterpillars to me

SirChenjin Mon 03-Mar-14 21:34:10

Oh god yes - the marker pen eyebrows and the eyelash extensions which look as if the wearer has spiders on their eyes. Urgh - not a good look, especially when teamed with fake tans and huge buns or backcombed hair.

coffeeinbed Mon 03-Mar-14 22:10:54

Are they painted on or are they tattooed?
Are the real ones underneath or are they plucked?
So many question.

Coumarin Mon 03-Mar-14 22:51:49

Damn, I thought you'd taken a picture of her. grin

I'm pale with naturally dark full shaped eyebrows. I get a complex that they're borderline Scouse brow. I'm 98% sure they're not. wink

<puts the eyebrow powder down>

Ruprekt Tue 04-Mar-14 17:48:41

Had another look today......grin

Drawn on with a really thick eyebrow pen.

She looks ridiculous!

BillyBanter Tue 04-Mar-14 17:59:38

I for one welcome this new fashion which celebrates and apes the ample-eyebrowed instead of minimally-haired women, again.

I say that as someone who hasn't actually seen any yet....

paisley256 Tue 04-Mar-14 18:06:33

Benefit do them like this and everyone has them where I live...and I mean everyone.

MrsCakesPremonition Tue 04-Mar-14 18:12:25

They are everywhere and they make me sad because my brows used to be big and bold when I was young and thin bows were fashionable, now fat brows are fashionable, my ageing brows are getting sparse.

justanuthermanicmumsday Tue 04-Mar-14 18:14:52

If remember as a kid it was normal to see normal eye brows. Now it's always shaved off and lined pencil thin or plucked to an 1/8" of the skin. I always found it an unnatural look. Yes manly eyebrows may need slight removal but I don't like unnatural looking brows.

Neither do I like what appears to be a mush on a girls forehead that seems to be what pencil heads are doing to create the thick eyebrow look

justanuthermanicmumsday Tue 04-Mar-14 18:15:34

Jinx mrscakes didn't read all messages.

MistressDeeCee Tue 04-Mar-14 18:28:27

I can't stand HD eyebrows, theyre just too coco-the-clownish.

I saw a young woman with them yesterday, in Tesco's. I had to force myself not to burst out laughing keep looking at her. She was talking to a mate and her eyebrows appeared to have a life of their own. Big black slugs on her forehead. Truly terrible looking, most women look prettier without them. Whats wrong with drawing a nice line with eyebrow pencil, if one wants more definition?

WildThong Tue 04-Mar-14 18:30:59


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