Did you know that the shape of your eyebrows might be communicating a false message about what you’re feeling?
I was reading an article on a study published last year in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, where researchers digitally altered a photo of a woman’s face to create different eyebrow shapes and showed the pictures to 20 people, asking them to what degree the various photos conveyed emotions like fatigue, surprise, anger, sadness, or fear.
“Even subtle variations in the brows had a significant effect on how the woman’s mood was perceived,” says John Persing, MD, a coauthor of the study and professor of plastic surgery at Yale University School of Medicine.
With only our tweezers, wax, and pencils, we could give different looks to our face such as energetic, outgoing, and poised.
Oh, there’s this one I really like that leaves you looking like you’re permanently surprised. Lol
MORE: learn how Get the Best Eyebrows for your Face Shape.
So ladies, what do your brows say about you?
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