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23 Things You Know If You Have A Monobrow

You learned the hard way that shaving in between your brows is a bad idea.

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1. Your unibrow was a pretty big part of your identity, whether you liked it or not.

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(You almost definitely did not.)

2. And you spent a long time wishing it away.

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That's you talking to your eyebrows.

3. Maybe you were blessed with fair eyebrow hair, so it wasn't too noticeable that you only had the one eyebrow.

But you still knew.

4. During the dark, hairless days of the '90s and '00s, you clung on to the celebrities who still had big eyebrows.

Björk and Natalia Vodianova will always have a special place in your heart. (That's baby Björk, btw.)

5. Your teen years were spent haphazardly trying to tame it.

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Like using the kitchen scissors to trim the long hairs at the front.

6. You might have even tried to shave in between to form two beautiful brows.

The '00s was a tough time for brows.

7. You longed for eyebrows like these:

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8. But there was no way you could actually achieve that, because you just ended up with sperm brows when you tried to make them thin.

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9. Or two eyebrows that hated each other so much they couldn't stand being near each other.

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10. Or you were just too eager and left yourself with nothing but a few hairs.

11. Maybe your parents just straight-up didn't let you touch your eyebrows.

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This may have led to more than a few tantrums.

12. You're well acquainted with all the associations that come with having a unibrow.

You've probably been called Helga at least once in your lifetime.
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You've probably been called Helga at least once in your lifetime.

13. Eventually though, you learnt how to look after them and shape them.

Or at least found a beautician you can actually trust with such an important job.

14. But it's a never-ending task.

A new hair sprouts up the moment you pluck one out.
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A new hair sprouts up the moment you pluck one out.

15. And then Cara Delevingne happened, and suddenly everyone who made fun of your brows is now trying to recreate them.

The bitches that used to make fun of me in school for having a unibrow are now the ones buying eyebrow extensions. @nadiaaboulhosn

They should pay you compensation with every brow product they purchase.

16. In fact, you might have even felt like your previously monstrous unibrow ought to be EVEN BIGGER.

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Sure, your eyebrows are thick – but why aren't they darker too???

17. Maybe you've even fully embraced the natural state of your brows and let them return to their unified glory.

After many years of '00s suppression, your eyebrows have come back in their full glory.
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After many years of '00s suppression, your eyebrows have come back in their full glory.

18. Sometimes you think about the fact that if you went in a coma, you would wake up with a unibrow.

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19. You feel great affinity and tenderness with anyone who also had a unibrow as a child.

I really miss my unibrow, it kept me grounded and humble

20. And great respect for everyone who lets their eyebrow hairs do whatever the hell they want to.

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21. It might have even been the basis of some friendships.

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"Wow, we have the same eyebrows! Let's form a strong brow club and be friends." – You to an equally hairy rando on a drunk night out, probably.

22. You sometimes think about how thin brows will probably eventually be fashionable again and feel mild anxiety.

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You won't fall for that shit again, though.

23. But, for all the Frida Kahlo comparisons, you know that growing up with a unibrow was character-building.