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I Tried Eyebrow Wigs And It Really Didn't Go According To Plan

"I look like Eugene Levy."

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Hello! I'm Caitlin, this is me. I'm super interested in ~beauty~ but I'm also very lazy and terrible at anything makeup-related.

I can't be bothered learning how to do nice makeup so, as a result, my routine is about 5-10 minutes and my going out look is the exact same as my everyday look.
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I can't be bothered learning how to do nice makeup so, as a result, my routine is about 5-10 minutes and my going out look is the exact same as my everyday look.

But being lazy AF doesn't mean I don't want to look good. So when I heard about a lil' thing called eyebrow wigs, I was immediately intrigued.

Eyebrow wigs are exactly what they sound like: wigs that go over your brows. They were originally created for those suffering from hair loss, but they later resurfaced within the beauty community as a "new" trend.
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Eyebrow wigs are exactly what they sound like: wigs that go over your brows. They were originally created for those suffering from hair loss, but they later resurfaced within the beauty community as a "new" trend.

I thought hell yeah, SIGN ME UP. My dream goal is to achieve perfect brows without having to actually do anything.

But as you can see, I have pretty thick eyebrows, so I wasn't sure if these wigs would work for me. Also, full disclosure: I normally do nothing to my brows, so the only way from here is up, really.
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But as you can see, I have pretty thick eyebrows, so I wasn't sure if these wigs would work for me. Also, full disclosure: I normally do nothing to my brows, so the only way from here is up, really.

I purchased some wigs online that were described as "re-usable lace eyebrows with human hair".

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Yeah, nah, not creepy at all.

The brows looked promising when they arrived: The shape and colour were spot on, but they didn't feel like human hair at all.

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The bristles were WAY too stiff for me to believe the hair was human, which is honestly fine because I don't think I really want to wear someone else's hair on my face anyway.

My first attempt at applying the brows was... interesting.

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They were pretty easy to put on, I just had to put some adhesive on the back of the brow and stick it on my face. The only problem was that the adhesive truly stunk and felt like cheap-ass school glue.

I stuck the brow wigs directly on top of my natural brows, and it honestly just looked like I had massive caterpillars on my face.

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Cute caterpillars though.

So I decided to channel my inner drag queen by gluing my natural brows down.

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This meant I also had to put foundation and powder over my glued brows, which I think we can all agree is a LOOK.

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I'm the definition of glamour.

And my second attempt was WAY more successful.

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The brows actually looked semi-normal. Sure, you could see the clumps of glue up close, but from far away they actually looked decent.

Even though I thought my new brows looked OK, my colleagues weren't really feeling it...

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... like, at all.

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True though.

- These wigs really aren't made for people like me who have thick brows. But if you really want to try them, I'd suggest gluing down your natural brows first because that definitely worked best.- Even though these didn't work for me, I think wigs would obviously be a great option for people who don't have facial hair and/or very thin hair. - These could also be really fun for Halloween costumes. As a Halloween fiend, I could definitely see myself using some brows in ~crazy~ colours, or just if I wanted to dress up as Eugene Levy.
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- These wigs really aren't made for people like me who have thick brows. But if you really want to try them, I'd suggest gluing down your natural brows first because that definitely worked best.

- Even though these didn't work for me, I think wigs would obviously be a great option for people who don't have facial hair and/or very thin hair.

- These could also be really fun for Halloween costumes. As a Halloween fiend, I could definitely see myself using some brows in ~crazy~ colours, or just if I wanted to dress up as Eugene Levy.

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