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    People Are Tweeting About Their Eyebrow Journeys, And It's Making Me Feel Way Less Alone

    "Maybe she's born with it, maybe she used too much pomade," aka story of all of our early twenties.

    Earlier this week, Twitter user @cakefacecutie posted this joke about using a very specific, very — ah, let's say potent — kind of eyebrow pomade...

    My eyebrows when I first started wearing anastasia dipbrow

    ...and for everyone who's ever struggled to do their brows, it struck a VERY sensitive nerve.

    Naturally, tons of people chimed in and tweeted photos of their "eyebrow journeys"...

    @cakefacecutie i had the hollister bird for eyebrows 🤭

    @cakefacecutie i thought my brows were MAD cute two years ago

    ...and dear sweet Maybelline-wearin' Jesus, we've all come so far.

    @cakefacecutie really bc wtf 🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️

    @cakefacecutie swear this the last time I expose myself

    @cakefacecutie I can not show anyone the photos from when I got engaged to my now husband because this shit is hella embarrassing.

    Honestly? I'm just glad we can all laugh about it now...

    @cakefacecutie & nobody could’ve changed my mind either 😭😭

    @cakefacecutie OMFGGG EWWW FR.. like why didn’t anyone stop me :(

    @cakefacecutie I think about this a lot

    @cakefacecutie this is when i was 17 and finally had enough money to buy that shit and all have to say is that my eyebrows have been on a long journey.

    Because for a while there (aka before we were blessed with all those YouTube and Instagram tutorials)...we really were on our own.

    @cakefacecutie @cutcreaser Omg😭😭. We had ZERO instructions. This was really a trying time. A rite of passage if you will.

    And some of us had to get a little creative...

    @Sayoricent @cakefacecutie @glambylauren I used to do this with mascara......on my brows. Yeah......I know.

    Like, really creative...

    @cakefacecutie @glambylauren 😭 back in the day i put my spoolie into the brow pomade and i apply it on my brow

    Until finally, we all figured out what worked best for ourselves.

    @morgynnnn @cakefacecutie i’ve EVOLVED! i use pencil now and they’re better 😪

    Because, look: Maybe some of you have naturally perfect brows! Maybe you had a fairy brow-mother to teach you how to navigate (and use) the thousands of eyebrow products available out there. Or maybe you just don't care about eyebrows, period. But for the rest of's been a ride.

    @cakefacecutie @babysnitchery Lmfao it got worse before it got better

    And you know what? At the end of the day, it was pretty comforting to chuckle along with these tweets and realize almost none of us came out of that early brow period unscathed. Memo to 2016 me: You are not alone.

    BuzzFeed / Delia Cai

    Though now that I think about it...I'm not sure 2019 me has got it entirely figured out, either! So send me all your tips / remember to groom your brows wisely, my friends!