The Power of the Eyebrows
What is it?
Eyebrow hair is terminal. The hair shaft consists of the protein keratin, and dead tissue or rather dead cells that have hardened and been pushed out of the hair follicle. The growth rate is about 2-6 weeks (it varies among individuals) and can grow 0.16 mm a day.
They protect the eyes from debris and liquids such as rain water and sweat. The shaped arch and the slanted hair shafts help move the latter to the sides of the face preventing a stinging sensation from the salt in sweat.
Eyebrows are a nonverbal way of communicating. They signal emotions such as empathy or anger and even express a direct message such as suspicion or flirting. It begs the question, how many times have you tried lifting your one eyebrow to purposely hint at something?
The eyebrow shape aids in recognizing people’s faces. Police work crucial to face identification. Sometimes eyebrows can describe gender or personality.
Aim: Embrace your eyebrows