Who knew a crazy fall would mean I get two pairs of dope new glasses. Zang!
I was running down the stairs in my house to get to my room like I have always done for the past 18 years since we moved into this house, and my lovable and playful dog, Nya, wanted to come along. She always runs besides me as I make my way to my room so we can have some girl time and hang out--you know, stuff like that. But this time, she did some Matrix ninja dog trick, intertwining between my legs, and welp, I fell... A WHOLE FLIGHT OF STAIRS.
I woke up so sore, and with the worst bruises I have ever had (I will spare you the brutal imagery) but the saddest part of all this: my beloved and only pair of glasses broke in the whole debacle. Sad face.
I was more upset about my glasses breaking than the God-awful bruises that the fall gave me all over my body. I have been wearing glasses since I was seven years old. I absolutely hate to wear my contacts in the house, so even in my pain, I had to do what I had to do: get to the optician the next day to find a new pair of glasses. I am nearsighted AND farsighted, and without my specs, I am really useless.
With the help of topical relief (thanks Marci!) and ibuprofen, I was able to make way over to Borough Park to Minzers Optical. They may not have the glitzy showcase, but they have the talent; they know what they're doing and they do it for a fraction of the cost of what is out there in the market for the same service and same products.
I am a very indecisive person, and it takes me light years to make a decision about something. Since the optician has a very budget-friendly selection, I made the decision to get not one but two frames. This way, I can switch them out, and most importantly, have a back up pair should one of them meet their demise.
My biggest obstacle now is deciding how I should wear my eyebrows for each frame shape. I have my makeup routine for when I wear my glasses pretty down pat, but eyebrow shape can make or break your face.
Since these frames are the thickest I've ever had, I am unsure which brow shape will service both the symmetry of my face as well as the hefty frames. I'll be trying natural brows vs. fairly penciled in brows vs. thick arched brows. And I want YOUR opinion.
First up are my makeup-free, un-touched, naked eyebrows. Personally, I feel that with the thickness of the frame, regardless of which pair of glasses I choose to wear, my eyebrows need a little bit more definition to compete with heavy-set spectacles.
LIGHTLY PENCILED BROWS
Next up is how I typically shape my brows for the day to day.
Normally, I like to fill in my eyebrows very softly with a brown pencil. Nothing too heavy--just moderately shaping them to complement my features.
A giant step up from lightly penciling them in, here are eyebrows I would have in the totally awesome '80s. To achieve this look, I also used a brown pencil to but as you can see, these brows are not for the faint of heart.
So, now I turn to you: which eyebrow shape flatters my face more while wearing the hefty frames and for which frame shape? Help a sister out!