If, to borrow a well-worn phrase, the eyes are the window to your soul, then your eyebrows are the window frames. One of the most expressive parts of the human body, these little tufts of hair play a key role in communicating a wide range of feelings, from happiness and sadness to “What the hell is my ex-girlfriend doing here?” and “Yup, I definitely left the stove on”.
More plainly, though, eyebrows let other people know whether or not you take care of yourself. Like nails and facial hair, kempt brows are one of those minor details that, individually, seem rather inconsequential, but together have a very real effect on whether the first impression you make is more “sophisticate” than “Mr Groucho Marx”. So, here’s a handy five-step guide to better-looking brows.