Why Brows? Part One

30 Jul

Studio Brow

By Gunner Glam

You may have wondered, “What is the evolutionary significance of a pair of eyebrows?”

There are sources which suggest eyebrows are more than just hair follicles above humans’ eyes, but also express emotions that come before words.

Studio Brow would like to share some insight on why eyebrows are significant beyond just hygiene and cosmetics.

Eyebrows are a major facial feature. Cosmetic methods have been developed to alter the look of one’s brows, whether the goal is to add or remove hair, change the color or change the position of the brow.

From the eighth century, many Japanese noblewomen practiced hikimayu, which is shaving or plucking the eyebrow hair and painting smudge-like ones higher on the forehead.

In an online article, by Judy Rong, called “Chinese Face Reading: Your Eyebrows and You, Foreshadowing in the Eyebrows,” there is wealth of information of how much people’s eyebrows can…

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One Response to “Why Brows? Part One”

  1. Studio Brow: The Cosmetic Ultralounge July 30, 2012 at 12:55 pm #

    Thanks for posting! =)

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