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As a society, we’ve done a pretty good job of deciding which ’90s trends we’re going to revive and which ones are better left behind. Things like chokers, mini skirts, and the Backstreet Boys have all made a fairly acceptable resurgence in the last few years. Luckily, skinny ties and JNCO jeans remain in the past (so far).
Now we must ask ourselves: Are we willing to accept the comeback of the pencil-thin eyebrow?
On most occasions, we’d say, “Absolutely not.” But does it change anyone’s mind if Rihanna is sporting thin eyebrows on the September cover of British Vogue?
Rihanna scored the September Issue of British Vogue and its a high fashion dream come true.
Photographed by Nick Knight. pic.twitter.com/piM3HVfG1G
— IAMFASHION (@IAMFASHlON) July 31, 2018
Despite Rihanna being the supreme ruler of all things beautiful and good, fans on social media are openly resisting a thin eyebrow revival. One user quips: “I truly believe a return of thin eyebrows to popular fashion is a sign the planet would be better off incinerated.”
I love Rihanna and she can honest to god do as she pleases but I truly believe a return of thin eyebrows to popular fashion is a sign the planet would be better off incinerated https://t.co/mAYtDAcRgf
— shon faye. (@shonfaye) August 1, 2018
First they brought back sleeves with ruffles, and I did not speak out…
Then they brought back shirts with the shoulders cut out, and I did not speak out…
Then they brought back razor thin eyebrows, and I said, NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! pic.twitter.com/HK9Armf4eM
— Akilah Green (@akilahgreen) August 1, 2018
things we’re absolutely not doing: letting tiny pencil-thin eyebrows make even a whisper of a societal comeback. resist!!!
— maya kosoff (@mekosoff) August 1, 2018
Please please PLEASE do not make pencil thin eyebrows the new thing just because Rihanna did it for Vogue.
Most people do not have a face like Rihanna.
— Violet Doll sucks dick for millions (@VioletDoll) July 31, 2018
Honestly thin eyebrows seems like the most decadent court-of-Louis-XIV shit to me. I will face Rihanna and walk backwards into hell
— Shin (predominantly inattentive) (@sistersinead) August 1, 2018
Some may find these condemnations of thin eyebrows to be dramatic, but lest we forget…
Everyday I thank god that 90s eyebrows are a thing of the past pic.twitter.com/4N0bPLYkJV
— sandy cheeks (@brooke_squad) July 27, 2018
“Don’t do drugs, kids!” -Karen’s 90s eyebrows pic.twitter.com/Hhz6MKmW31
— My Favorite Murder (@MyFavMurder) June 28, 2018
But then again, if Rihanna thinks thin eyebrows are coming back, well, they’re probably coming back.
Kristina Nguyen is an editorial intern for the Daily Dot. She is studying journalism and American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She has previously contributed to Orange magazine and Silk Club's QUIET! zine.