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Natural and bold brows may be all the rage now, but it wasn’t so long ago that having boasting amazing brows meant keeping them thin and barely-there.
If you were one of those over-pluckers (along with Lena Dunham and practically everyone in this office) you’re probably paying the price for being so on-trend then with thinning brows. In fact, according to dermatologist Zoe Diana Draelos, over-plucking in our youth is the most common cause of eyebrow loss in maturity.
This is because each time a hair is plucked, there is a chance of permanent follicular damage and no regrowth.
It also doesn’t help that as we grow older, our brows thin out anyway, as hair conveniently starts growing everywhere we don’t want it. (We’re looking at you, chin.)
So what can you do about it? Don’t pick them out in despair, and instead consider one of these four options.
1. Eyebrow Extensions
Yes, these really are a thing.
First created in Australia last year by Final Touch Brows, brow extensions are individual hairs that are attached to your natural brow hairs to create a 3D effect.