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Thick brows were not invented by your favorite Instagram star

What’s up with eyebrows?

Eyebrows take up such a small part of our bodies but hold a special place in our hearts. They also make up a multimillion dollar industry.

Women of color have always had varying forms of thick eyebrows, but now it's suddenly seen as a new thing?

We visited Urvashi Beauty Salon and Spa and Hina Beauty Salon in Kent to prove that girls with melanin can sport hot brows. Our eyebrows have been on fleek for centuries.

This is the latest of KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media stories created in our Intro to Journalism Workshop for young people age 16-18. You can stay in touch on FacebookTwitterand Instagram, and subscribe to the RadioActive podcast to hear all of our stories.