It’s no secret that the internet is full of weird beauty tips and tricks.
Yes, you read that correctly.
Accidentally overplucked your eyebrows? No problem.
Wanting to get that eyebrow lion mane look that’s all over Instagram right now? Done.
And what’s even more bonkers? They’re actually surprisingly realistic.
Originally created for those suffering from alopecia or those undergoing chemotherapy, eyebrow wigs are effectively a temporary eyebrow tattoo made from real human hair.
Beauty YouTuber Jeffree Star first kicked off the trend when he tried out the wigs for his 9 million subscribers last year.
Putting Final Touch Brows to the ultimate test, the sassy internet star filmed a tutorial in which he attached the “100 percent human hair” fake brows to his bare skin and was “pleasantly surprised” by the “real results.”
Seeing as the wigs can be worn for up to seven days and then recycled every three months, Jeffree was full of praise and said it was “such an innovative, cool idea.”
But considering Jeffree has been shaving his eyebrows since he was in “10th grade” and applied them directly to the skin, these stick-on wigs might not be for those who are simply after a more bushy brow look.
Fellow beauty vlogger Natalie Alzante was less than impressed with the eyebrow wigs she bought off of eBay and filmed the tutorial as part of her “CRINGEY PRODUCT” series.
Criticizing the $13 product “made of real human hair” as being too expensive, Natalie filmed the extensive tutorial in which she had to cut the brows to mimic her natural shape and apply them using a “thin layer of adhesive” super-strength glue.
Unsurprisingly, the online star claimed the wigs left her brows “feeling suffocated.”
Although there’s no denying that the product left Natalie with Instagram-worthy bushy brows, the beauty fanatic concluded that they weren’t “worth” the hassle of extensive glue application.
Not to mention the painful removal which risks pulling out what hairs you have left… maybe we’ll settle for that eyebrow pencil after all.
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