Cool or Creepy? Barbed Wire Brows Are the Latest Badass Trend to Hit Instagram

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In case you thought you were fresh out of ways to style your face, there's a new revelation in the too-cool-for-spool saga. Enter: Barbed wire brows, the badass cousin of the recently-hatched feather brows (opens in new tab).

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Makeup artist Athena Paginton (opens in new tab) first shared her devil-may-care creation on Instagram, further proving that the days of the picture-perfect, pencil-chiseled arch will soon be behind us. And who's complaining? Any trick to disguise those rogue morning hairs (or the undeniable wreckage the week before I see my brow guru) is welcome here.

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Tap some clear gel on your fingers, then twist a few sections of each brow in opposing directions. Annnnd done—no three-piece kit required.

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Taylore  Glynn

Taylore Glynn is the Beauty and Health Editor at Marie Claire, covering skincare, makeup, fragrance, wellness, and more. If you need her, she’s probably roasting a chicken, flying solo at the movies, or drinking a bad Negroni at JFK.