How do we know? What do we want?symmetry and eyebrows completely plucked eyebrows that have been painted back on are the strangest type, stranger even than monobrows, which have a certain masculine savoir faire, especially on women
 

 

 

 


'm a perfectionist in every minor, useless, absurd detail. Especially in details, because perfection seems attainable there.

This morning I nearly achieved it. After twenty minutes of fumbling with tweazers, there it was: perfect symmetry. Still, it wasn't as satisfying as I'd hoped. Why? I gave this some thought and came to two conclusions:

 
  1. Focusing on details interferes with the big picture.

  2. It's hard to look serious without eyebrows.