One thing I try to schedule before shooting a season of I'll Take That Dare (particularly a season that involves one of the Real Housewives) is an eyebrow appointment.
My eyebrows are pretty sparse, so I can generally handle them on my own. However, I go to a "master brow aesthetician" when I'm going to be on camera and get the Hollywood treatment, because ordinarily she makes my brows look amazing.
This time, though? Well, you just have to see it to believe it. Click through to see the photo I took immediately following my appointment.
During the appointment, my aesthetician was really taking her time, so I felt very special. I lay back in the chair imagining that my brows were going to look flawless.
When she sat me back up and handed me a mirror, I can only imagine the look on my face was something like this:
To say I was shocked is an understatement!
It didn't help matters that the woman who was waiting to get her brows done after me literally gulped when she saw me sit up.
I tried my best to smile and say thank you, and I avoided all mirrors as I headed out the door. I had to run a few errands after the appointment and I was terrified that I'd be the laughing stock of Nashville!
When I got to the parking lot of our local mall, I took a picture for posterity, then began trying to rub off all the brow makeup. Luckily, it came right off, and underneath my brows were perfectly, flawlessly arched.
THE DAY WAS SAVED.
In fairness, these bold brows are appearing right now on runways around the world. My aesthetician was probably just trying to make me look fashionable. However, I'm not sure this look translates well from runway to real life.
The lesson learned from this experience is that it's probably a good idea in the future for me to discuss what I want with my aesthetician before letting her go to town on my eyebrows!
What do you think? And what would you have done if you were in the same situation?
Image via Horia Varlan/Flickr