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ShawnaLeigh

Glasses to hide your caveman brow ridge?

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ShawnaLeigh

So I was looking at my eyes, eye lashes and tweezing my brows last night and my eyes are definitely sunken down under a fairly good brow ridge.  My eye lashes literally sit under and shelf.  LOL

I wear glasses on occasion, to read and see a tad more clearly at distance but not needing them to legally drive.   I could get away with wearing them full time if need be.  

I was wondering if this is something others do to sort of hide that caveman brow ridge?  Or is it pointless to try this?  Im not looking to get facial surgery any time soon either.

I would love to see some pics of those who have female glasses styles and how they look on you.  I realize I could just look up pics online too but Id love to hear from you too.

Thanks in advance.

Lot of Love

Shawna

 

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NB Adult  (Inactive)

Eyeglasses can hide a vast array of shortcomings, and I confess here...especially the bags that appear after an evening having cocktails. 

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Jackie C.

Still dressed for the gym, but these are my walking around glasses (they're trifocals).

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These are my working glasses (single lens, mid-range)

 

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I have a glorious pair of rose-gold sunglasses in the car, but it's cold and I'm wearing a racerback. Maybe later once I've warmed up.

 

Hugs!

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ToniTone

I actually kinda like my brow. But I wear plastic frames to frame my face, and for that sexy librarian look o.~

 

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VickySGV

I have deep set eyes and do wear glasses, although I have also learned some make-up tricks to distract from the brow-ridges.  One ethnic heritage shows itself in my eyes and cheekbones, but I have a good assortment of friends that share that heritage and it is really not a "thing" to worry about after a while.  The link is to one of my gallery pictures which is actually a "head shot" for my Chorus that we put out on Trans Day of Visibility two years ago.

 

https://www.transgenderpulse.com/forums/gallery/image/13421-vicky_tdov_01jpg/

 

Just a quick reminder on pictures, if you want "The World" to see them, go ahead and post them directly in the responses, but if you want some privacy and only show them to members, put them in your gallery and link they here.

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NB Adult  (Inactive)

Having very sparse, light eyebrows I once tried applying eyebrow pencil, but being visually challenged felt a need to wear glasses while doing it, which was an impossibility. One TG woman suggested buying two sets of cheap readers and remove the lense on opposite sides of each to facilitate applying eyebrow pencil. Good plan for us blind bats because it really does work well. Turns out that the upper rim of the frames coincided perfectly with the arch of my brows so I was able to trace that for starters. Thought this might be usefull info for others. 

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ShawnaLeigh

Thank you for your replies and pics.  It helps to just see how well frames do take away from the brow.

52 minutes ago, VickySGV said:

Just a quick reminder on pictures, if you want "The World" to see them, go ahead and post them directly in the responses, but if you want some privacy and only show them to members, put them in your gallery and link they here.

Im going to need some help learning how to do this here.  I have pics but have not set up a gallery yet.

 

I have been trying to figure out the whole shape of the face vs frame style thing you see online. How do you determine shape of the face?  I'm not really seeing my shape fitting anywhere yet.  

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ShawnaLeigh
43 minutes ago, NB Adult said:

Having very sparse, light eyebrows I once tried applying eyebrow pencil, but being visually challenged felt a need to wear glasses while doing it, which was an impossibility. One TG woman suggested buying two sets of cheap readers and remove the lense on opposite sides of each to facilitate applying eyebrow pencil. Good plan for us blind bats because it really does work well. Turns out that the upper rim of the frames coincided perfectly with the arch of my brows so I was able to trace that for starters. Thought this might be usefull info for others. 

I was having this issue trying to pluck my eye brows with glasses on.  I have some cheapy readers stashed here and there.  Guys versions and thin but still was in the way.  I'm like how the heck does someone who cant see things up close do this?!?!?!?

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NB Adult  (Inactive)
1 hour ago, ShawnaLeigh said:

I'm like how the heck does someone who cant see things up close do this?!?!?!?

 

Indeed!

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SaraAW

I wear glasses, but they’re boxy masculine frames. They at least somewhat cover up the dark circles I’ve inherited from my mom. Can’t wait until I feel brave enough and my insurance is ready to pay for another pair, this time a more feminine pair. 
 

As for hiding the brow, maybe some wispy bangs?  It’ll break up the forehead and brow somewhat. 
 

Using makeup and lash curlers, you can also really open up your eyes. With big beautiful open eyes, you might not even get people looking at your brow. 
 

*hugs*

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ShawnaLeigh
1 hour ago, SaraAW said:

As for hiding the brow, maybe some wispy bangs?  It’ll break up the forehead and brow somewhat. 

Not sure if this will ever be me unless I go to a wig.  

My hair is growing in thicker everywhere but not where I need it to. Which would be nn top and my bangs.   LOL

I still have hope that once I am on HRT and the continued regiment I am doing now will help get results.  The wig is Plan B.  

I too have male styled glasses but not heavy frames.  The half top side has a thin frame and the bottom and sides of each lens is a clear strand like a heavy fishing line.  They still do not say "female" to me but not to bad.  I too will go to a more feminine frame once its time for an upgrade...

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DeeDee

I wear thin framed unisex glasses all the time, but I have been blessed with pretty small fair brows.

 

I will want to shape them slightly, but at the moment I usually just darken slightly over what is already there as any shaping or plucking would be instantly noticed by the women around me, but I really like the stick on temporary natural lashes, with very little eye liner or eye shadow and a little mascara they will make a huge difference to your eyes. 😊

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Miseria

Hello all, I find glasses do conceal my brow slightly as bangs arent much of an option for my style. I find i cannot shape my eyebrows to save my life... that is without them resembling Nike signs... First photo is of reading glasses 2nd are large circular ones i bought from wish.

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Belle

I like the glasses look on you @Miseria!

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VickySGV

Looking good!!  I have to wear glasses or I cannot see as far as the end of my nose!!

 

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Susan R

Both sets of glasses look very good on you.  I like the top set (the heavier square-ish ones) with your facial structure a little better. They both feminize you’re face quite well.

 

Susan R🌷

 

 

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ShawnaLeigh
1 hour ago, Belle said:

I like the glasses look on you @Miseria!

Me too!   Nice look!

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MetaLicious

 @Miseria, both of those glasses suit you well!  I couldn't say if I liked one pair over the other, but I may be slightly biased toward the round frames, possibly because I wear round frames... 😉

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Jackie C.
37 minutes ago, MetaLicious said:

possibly because I wear round frames

 

Me too! It helps round your face out. They're really, really hard to find around here though. I feel fortunate that I managed to scrounge up what I did.

 

Hugs!

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