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19 Things People Without Thick Eyebrows Won’t Understand

* slightly overplucks eyebrows * * ruins entire life *

We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the worst parts about having majorly thick eyebrows. Here are the all-too-real results.

1. First of all, every time you go to a nail salon, waxing services are ~casually~ offered to you. Leave me alone, dammit!

—Christina Marie, Facebook
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—Christina Marie, Facebook

2. Having bushy brows means you have to make time to pluck and perfect them all the damn time.

—meganh40
ABC

3. And you need to trim them juuuust right, because one mistake will fuck them up massively.

—j4f
FOX

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4. People don't realize having thick brows also means hairy hands, feet, fingers, toes, lip, chin, and stomach, too.

—Lena Hoplamazian, Facebook
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—Lena Hoplamazian, Facebook

5. And all of that hair grows at an alarmingly fast rate.

—Lena Hoplamazian, Facebook
20th Century Fox / Disney

—Lena Hoplamazian, Facebook

6. People assume you’re joining the “trend” of having big brows, but you’ve always had them — they’re just cool now.

—study
BBC

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7. If your brows grow in patches, you face a daily struggle of deciding if you want to fill them in or let them be.

—Rachael Holden, Facebook
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—Rachael Holden, Facebook

8. Those furry bad boys have no mercy — they’ll sometimes grow down to your CHEEKS. SERIOUSLY.

—Jordan Christine, Facebook
Warner Bros.

—Jordan Christine, Facebook

9. Your brow hair is so thick, you can always see it out of your peripherals.

—annah45
Walt Disney Pictures

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10. Thick eyebrows often mean deep roots — sometimes, plucking them means drawing blood.

—Josie Knouf, Facebook
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—Josie Knouf, Facebook

11. And oftentimes, grooming means plucking your temple so your brows don't grow into your damn hairline.

—Jordan Cust, Facebook
MTV

—Jordan Cust, Facebook

12. You always had *fun* nicknames growing up, like "Groucho" or "Frida Kahlo."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses#/media/File:Groucho_glasses.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frida_Kahlo#/media/File:Frida_Kahlo_(self_portrait).jpg

—Jackie Cook, Facebook

13. And you used to pluck the shit out of them because big brows weren't "in style" — and you're still recovering from some brow mistakes.

—Brianna Jiménez, Facebook
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—Brianna Jiménez, Facebook

14. You always carry a brow brush, because no matter how much time you spend on them, they sometimes have a mind of their own.

—courtneeeyj
Complex / Via Twitter: @search

15. When you wake up, your eyebrow hairs are always facing a million different directions, like they were around an exploding science experiment.

—Casey Hansen, Facebook
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—Casey Hansen, Facebook

16. Even though thick brows are in, you feel like you can never get them to be perfect — they're always "too bushy" or "too thin".

—Kimberly Lewis, Facebook
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—Kimberly Lewis, Facebook

17. And getting them shaped and arched is fine, but only means that they’ll grow back a bit by the time you get home.

—kallib3

18. No matter how good of a day your brows are having, they still always end up looking something like this:

—Anna Hendricks, Facebook
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—Anna Hendricks, Facebook

19. But, you know what? No matter what anyone says about your fluffy brows, you ignore them — because you're proud of your facial furriness.

—Roxanne Marie, Facebook
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—Roxanne Marie, Facebook

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