This ‘braided brow’ trend is probably a harbinger of the apocalypse

Unusual eyebrow “beauty trends,” in addition to being intricate and incredibly tedious to execute, are essentially proof that we have just a bit too much time on our hands. From “barbed wire” brows to the more recent “wavy brows,” I’m starting to wonder if people everywhere aren’t simply funneling their collective despair into their eyebrows?

As if I needed any more proof, a new brow trend has reared its unwelcome, hairy head on Instagram: braided brows.

I’m not even sure how such a thing came to be, but the simplest explanation is that we are all doomed, because people are braiding their damn eyebrow hairs.

And if the appearance weren’t off-putting enough, check out how time-intensive the actual process is:

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Some women seem to be creating the optical illusion of braids, while others seem to actually be braiding their eyebrow hairs with some sort of clear eyebrow gel.

I mean, credit where credit is due, the result is … impressive?

And hey, maybe we do need an excuse to focus on something simple, like eyebrows, while the world is becoming engulfed in flames and hurricanes.

If braiding your eyebrows makes you happy, then more power to you. May your fingers be swift, and your eyebrow hairs sturdy.

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