LSU student: Eyebrow grooming is cultural appropriation, microaggression

LSU student: Eyebrow grooming is cultural appropriation, microaggression
Years of microaggressing dangerously. Cindy Crawford in 1987; Brooke Shields in 1984.

[Ed. – This poor kid.  She would have died an early death if she’d been alive in the 1980s, when white women REALLY went to town with the bushy eyebrows.  She obviously doesn’t know this, and thinks the world only started the day she was born.  But the point is, someone out there is just a poopyhead.  You know who you are.]

“Current American eyebrow culture also shows a prime example of the cultural appropriation in the country,” Lynne Bunch writes in a piece for the Daily Reveille, the school’s official student newspaper. “The trend right now is thick brows, and although a lot of ethnic women have always had bushy, harder-to-maintain eyebrows, it has only become trendy now that white women have started to do it.” …

If you want to paint your eyebrows to look thicker, fine! If you want to bleach them or dye them pink or shave one or both of them off, fine! Who cares?

Well, apparently Bunch does, and it’s not just thick brows that she has a problem with. In the piece, she also complains about women who bleach their brows or go for what she calls the “no eyebrow look,” because it’s offensive to women who have light or no brows “because of sickness, disorders or their natural eyebrow hair color [appearing] nearly invisible.”

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