Hollywood's Best Brows
Nyongo's relatively thin, yet perfectly sculpted set regularly acts as a canvas for the bold colors the actress’ makeup artist Nick Barose applies to her lids.
While an owner of perfect brows these days, the InStyle contributor recently admitted to over-plucking her brows as a teen. Gone a little pluck-happy? Kat divulged her tricks on how to disguise sparse brows in her latest installment of #AskKat instyle.com.
The actress, often compared to Audrey Hepburn, has brows to match the icon’s pair, with those that stop just slightly below the arch.
You too can have eyebrows like Brooke Shields! The owner of the single most famous pair of eyebrows recently collaborated with MAC on an “Icon” collection, complete with a brow liner and gel, providing us the closest thing to replicating that enviable pair ourselves.
Eyebrows have become the actress’ signature feature, even causing the star to pretend to have taken the tweezers to her full brows in exchange for a dramatically thinned-out pair, thankfully all in the name of April Fools.
Lorde favors minimal makeup, letting a bold lip (try MAC’s Pure Heroine ($16; nordstrom.com) and full pair of eyebrows set the stage.
22-year-old British supermodel Cara Delevingne made brows cool again when the relative unknown first debuted as a face of Burberry in 2010, quickly taking the industry (and beauty editors) by storm.
Shipka (aka Mad Men's Sally Draper) may have just turned 15, but ranks among Hollywood’s best brows, setting them as the focal point of her age-appropriate minimal makeup look.
Connelly’s been sporting the same thick pair, which contrast beautifully with her pale skin and hazel-green eyes, since her early days as a teen model in the mid '80s.
The entrepreneur of all-natural skincare line, Kora Organics, takes the same approach to her brows, opting for a full, yet perfectly-arched pair.
Brazilian-American actress Belle reminds us of a young Elizabeth Taylor with similar thick, dark brows that never veer out of the lines.
The mogul has been a longtime advocate of brow guru (and A-list favorite) Anastasia Soare, with Winfrey even allowing Soare to pluck her brows in front of a studio audience on Oprah.
Jolie's strong, yet delicate arch complements her strong facial features (and killer bone structure).
Like all things Queen B, the star’s eyebrows are otherworldly. Beyonce's oval face and almond-shaped eyes would work with a wide range of brow opportunities, with hers following the natural arch of the brow bone.
Alba’s brows are neither full nor thin, with a trimmed, fuller inner corner that extends to a relatively thin, straight brow.
From old Hollywood glam to edgy, the singer’s beauty choices are in a constantly state of flux, yet she remains true to razor-sharp brows, always a shade lighter than her hair.
Thin, with a high arch, Mendes embraces her natural brow shape, refraining from heavy powdering or over-plucking.
Another regular client of Anastasia’s, Lopez favors a thicker look than her pluck-happy days on In Living Color.
The Brit has notoriously withheld tweezers from her heavy, slightly arched brows, which act as the perfect complement to her dark, almond-shaped eyes.