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The eyebrows from the 1930s were very thin with a dramatic curve and were extended down towards the outer corner of the eye. Women would heavily pluck their eyebrows and then pencil them in a dark color to achieve this look. They were popularized by Hollywood actresses of the time; especially by Greta Garbo, Carole Lombard, and Jean Harlow. These extreme eyebrows framed their eyes and helped them to express their emotions in films of the decade.
1930s Inspired Modern Brows
A more modern approach to 30s eyebrows is shown on Charlize Theron. To copy her look, keep the brows thin, but not pencil thin. Instead of extending them to the outer corner of the eye, stop a little before you reach it. Trade the dramatic curve for an arch that accentuates your eyes. This creates a more natural look compared to the exaggerated eyebrows of the 1930s.