2014's Greatest Eyebrow Moments From Month to Month — Because '90s Over-Plucking Is Definitely a Thing of the Past

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As a species, we've always been drunk with eyebrow love. Ancient Egyptians painted them dark out of respect for the gods; medieval women plucked them thin out of respect for their queen; flappers elongated them out of respect for themselves and their own sexual liberation. Today, we’re no less beholden to the brow — even male soldiers stationed in Afghanistan found the time and inclination to shape their arches last year. But it was in 2014 that our above-the-eye obsession reached new heights (or should I say "new thickness"?) thanks largely to girl-crush-worthy Cara Delevingne, who has solidified her position as the best bushy-brow ambassador of all time. All hail the untamed!

So as the year draws to a close, we bring you the Year of the Eyebrow. From the funny to the strange to the iconic, here are the biggest big brow moments of the past 12 months. Enjoy, and may your tweezers rest in peace.

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