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Eyebrow Trends Around the World

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When we think of eyebrows, we think of beautifully shaped and thick arches. While some have been born with perfect furry caterpillars, some are unfortunately still praying to the eyebrow gods for theirs to grow in. In the meantime, we are left with certain methods such as 3D microblading and brow penciling. Take a look below at some of the eyebrow shapes trending around the world. Maybe you can adopt one of these styles that works best for your unique features and complete the look you’ve always wanted.

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Shaggy eyebrow look

Number 1: Western Europe

The feathered look is found mostly in Western Europe. It gives off an effortlessly chic vibe. These feathered brows are simply combed up and out with a few short strokes of brow powder and topped off with brow gel.

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Middle Eastern well-defined eyebrows focus all the attention to the eyes

Number 2: Middle East and Eastern Europe

Traveling East, we will find more of the bold and angular type brow. In the Middle East, the eyes play an important role as the focal point of the face, and therefore, the eyebrows must stand out. This look is also very popular on Instagram among makeup artists.

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Korean eyebrow shaping with a straighter look

Number 3: Korea

In Korea, you will see that majority of the population is obsessed with straight brows. This trend has been going on for over five years and is still an ongoing style today. The straight brow look simulates that youthful look we’re all yearning to keep forever.

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Beach eyebrows from down under

Number 4: Australia

A trend that most likely started in Australia and is making its way to Europe, the “beach” eyebrow consists of lightening the shade of your eyebrows without bleaching them. The key to achieving this look is to comb your brows with eye primer to coat the hairs and then fill in with a brow pencil that’s a shade lighter than your hair.

Eyebrow Shaping Do’s and Don’ts According to Oprah and VarvaraBrows™

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DO’s:

Do: Invest in a visit to an eyebrow expert for an initial shaping.

Do: Use slant-tipped tweezers because they’re best for grasping tiny brow hairs.

Do: Fill in brows with pencil or powder one shade lighter than your haircolor. Taupe works well with most shades, but if your hair is very dark brown or black, choose a pewter pencil, says Sania Vucetaj, owner of Sania’s Brow Bar in New York City.

Do: Use brow gel to tame unruliness; to ensure you don’t apply too much, always scrape the brush against the opening of the tube before applying.

Do: Use pencil (or powder) to cover white hairs; plucking results in sparse brows.

DON’Ts:
Don’t: Tweeze hairs above your brows at home; pluck only stray hairs below. This will help maintain the shape.

Don’t: Use black pencil, unless your hair and skin are very dark.