Fall Beauty Trend: Bold Brows

08/16/2007 at 01:00 PM ET

Roger Karnbad/Celebrity Photo, Vince Flores/Celebrity Photo

It’s time to say goodbye to skinny eyebrows! Bold brows were all over the fall runways, and now stars like Camilla Belle and Hayden Panettiere are adopting this sophisticated look. To pull off the style, you do need to maintain perfectly groomed brows, which is not as much work as you might think. The first step is to clean them up by plucking stray strands. Try to stick with your natural shape; the point, after all, is to not over-pluck. The Tweezerman Go Green Mini Slant Tweezer, $10 at drugstore.com, is totally packable, making it perfect for on-the-go touch-ups. Next, add definition and fill in sparse patches with either a brow powder or pencil. Try Sonia Kashuk Brow Kit Arch Alert Palette, $10 at target.com, which comes with four different shades or the Brenda Christian Universal Brow Definer, $18 at brendachristian.com, a pencil that works on all hair colors. If you’re short on time, get a similar effect with a colored brow gel like DiorShow Brow Fixing Gel, $17 at sephora.com. Instant polish!

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Rose on

They aren’t NOW adopting them. Camilla Belle and Hayden Panetierre have always had thick eyebrows.

Elda on

loving both chicas eyebrows because they are more natural looking, my mother would always get after me for plucking mines to thin. glad bold brows are back in style!


i love camilla’s eyebrows, kind of has a 50’s 60’s feel , reminds me of the old hollywood actresses.

Rebecca on

Revlon’s Brow Fantasy is a wonderful product- one end is a pencil, and the other a light brush-on gel. It’s my new favorite brow filler!

Dorothy on

Mine have always been like this-I can not pluck them thiner because the hair is thick like Camillas and my eyes start pouring out tears every time I try to remove even the smallest hair.Two times I got stopped by Spanish women who thought that the eyebrows are too thick and offered to pluck them-never in a million years! I am soooooo glad that thick eyebrows are back!

Mel on

Those eyebrows are hideous! I don’t care what is in, all that style does is make you look like you look as if you don’t care.

dawn on

I don’t care what eyebrows are in as long as brooke shields 80’s look doesn’t come back in style.

Katy on

Loving Hayden’s brows. She is incredibly gorgeous and her brows look a lot less rough on her face. She looks stunning!

luaren conrad on

love hayden’s eyebrows.
love you hayden,
lauren conrad

andrea on

i love bold eyebrows both girls look so beautiful with their eyebrows bold.they would be in my winners circle.

Tammy C. on

I agree, Hayden’s are a bit thick but at least she has died them to match her hair. Camilla’s look to dark, like they are painted on. I myself LOVE the natural brow that has never really gone out of style. And since I cannot ever get my brows to match, I just spruce up the strays and leave them the heck alone.

Sarika on

Camilla´s eyebrows are beautiful…They make her eyes even more dramatic…..I do Not like Hayden´s eyebrows though-too short and too thick.

JLO on

I am sorry, thick eyebrows make you look like a man and sometimes just overpower women’s faces. I am not saying that thin eyebrows are pretty either, but a thinned out, nicely shaped eyebrow that doesn’t make you look permanently surprised and that doesn’t overpower your face is very feminine.

I do not find Brooke shields eyebrows attractive at all.

♥ Summer on

Only a few women can pull this off. Women with dark eyebrows can pull this off so long as they are maintained. However, Hayden’s eyebrows look fine because the shape flatters her face. Camilla’s eyebrows have always been thick. Have you seen them in “When a Stranger Calls” ? But Camilla is a very pretty girl and full brows suit her.

Tammy on

You’re right Rose. Camilla’s had them since When a Stranger Calls and they look great because they’re shapely. Not too crazy about Hayden’s though

Jenna on

I have really thin strands of eye brown, So i could not pull of Camillas eye brows. And i wouldnt want to even try to do mine like Hydens, the look way to think and undone.

m on

gee, i’m glad you’re all so perfect looking and your brows are better than 2 hollywood starlets. give them a break. neither of them look terrible, nor does brooke shields. we should all be so “unattractive.”

Kat on

Love the bold brow look, stunning and dramatic.

Jamie on

I don’t think they’re eyebrows make a difference! Both girls are gorgeous!

carissa on

rose is right they have always had thick eyebrows, hayden since remember the titans and camilla since her disney channel days

breona on

i think the girl with the brown hair has funny looking eyebrows they look way to thick!!

pumpsandgloss on

Dont like the brows. They can be thick, BUT please shape them!!!

Cj on

camilla’s are way too dark, darker than her hair!! too much of the brow pencil!!

Emilee ♥ on

I’m with Rose. Camilla and Hayden have always had thick eyebrows, this isn’t something they started overnight. I remember Hayden on the soap-opera “Guiding Light” {when I was younger I would watch it with my Grandma}, and she had thick eyebrows. Also, I’ve seen “When A Stranger Calls” with Camilla in {I own the movie actually} and she HAS thick dark eyebrows, and the movie came out about a year or so ago.

amoura on

Thick eyebrows come back every fall

Dani on

Camilla’s eyebrows are the perfect shape, though the color is too dark. As for Hayden, the color is fine but the shape is horrible.

Otherwise the girls look beautiful!


thank god that bold brows are back! i have huge eyebrows, adn everyone always tells me how beautiful they are… but they stand out SOOO much compared 2 everyone elses…. but not anymore i guess!

boyslikegirls on

hayden would look good either way. shes naturally beautiful.

Amanda on

Bold eyebrows are beautiful and Hayden wears them well.

Cori on

I think that eyebrows should be shaped to your face, it really should have nothing to do with whats in style. These girls look great because their eyebrows are shaped to their facial structures.

yvonne franceschi on

Love my bold brows these are my eye picture frame
never would use skinny brows, also hair is thick
like Camilla and both girls look lovely. yvonne

kat on

i like bold brows! i think anyone that can pull them off should embrace it. mine are thin though because i can’t pull them off very well.

Lola on

i love the thick eyebrow look! It looks so much more natural, beautiful and chik!

Juliana on

I think bold eyebrows look great. But I’d have to say, Hayden’s look much better. It’s a calming yet bold effect that is not too strong.

Virginia on


Virginia on

I get mine done…and I love the way she does them there full with an arch very natural looking!!

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