Ashlie’s Aesthetic

Coloured Brows

Love love loveeeeeee coloured eyebrows. It’s a trend that I enjoy doing myself and all I use is eyeshadow that I have on hand…. AND there’s soooo many options. Check ’em out!

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Happy Monday Freshies!

As Praise mentioned on Saturday, she and I have embarked on a post-holiday eyebrow overhaul. We’ve committed to lay down our tweezers, and give our brows a chance to recharge, and regrow.

The importance of a good brow cannot be overstated. As this study done at MIT states, the eyebrow may play a more important role than even eyes in facial recognition.


can you recognize these stars sans-brows? how about without eyes?

A well-shaped brow can emphasize your features, while a poorly shaped brow can detract from those features and take your face hostage, as evidenced by these young ladies:

meow brow

cats may be en vogue these days, but they have no place on your face


i have no words

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very bad, no-good brows

According to the New York Times, brow hair grows on average for 30 days, and rests for a period of 3 months, whereas hair on your scalp has a tendency to grow for 2-6 years, while resting for a period of 100 days.  This means that if you’re attempting to plump those babies up, patience is key!

Paste some photos of brow-spiration in your bathroom to keep you on the right track! My ‘brow shrine’ is laden with images of Jennifer Connelly, Audrey Hepburn, Liz Taylor, and of course, Baby-Brooke.

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Grab a brow pencil, or cut a pair of eyelash-grazing, brow-concealing bangs, and join us in our quest for the perfect brow.

Post your favorite brow heroes or horror stories in the comments below!


the fresh perspective…

Photo on 2011-12-03 at 01.29I’m growing out my eyebrows.  I found this photo of me with a heavy bang.  A heavy bang is a great way to mask a hairy situation on your face. Depending how fast/slow your hair grows you may have a nice full look by the time you need a bang trim…

British Fashion Awards 2012 - Inside ArrivalsI’m using these women with thick brows as my inspiration.  I know my brows won’t look like any of these gals but it’s still nice to wish for something right?

Brooke_cp88337754_400Pascale has also joined me in operation ‘grow your brows’ and cut some sassy bangs last week to distract through the process.  Unfortunately for me, Pascale will probably be able to have Brooke’s (above) or Jennifer’s (below) brows.  Her hairs are thick, coarse and close together with a great rich brown color.   My eyebrow hairs are fine, sparse and my color is definitely not dark or rich…

490713-eyebrowsGrowing out your brows can be fun if you plan it out a little more.  Stay tuned for my eyebrow updates…


That’s the fresh perspective…