Granny’s Seventeeth Pearl

Pearls of wisdom from an octogenarian who’s seen it all…

Drawn on Eyebrows 

I thought I had seen every possible eyebrow, but boy was I wrong.

Plucked, arched, thick, thin, fine, winged – pale into insignificance beside felt tip brow.

The brown or black scrawl halfway up the orange face. It’s as if somebody appended a couple of slugs to a persimmon and managed to persuade the young and clueless that this was attractive.

It’s not. It even frightens passing birds.

I have been sighing sadly, and putting it down to the folly of youth.

But wait. A (forty-plus by the neck) makeup ‘designer’ actually claims to have invented ‘the brow’. 

Ye gods…

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