Eyebrows are a pivotal part of beauty trends and facial recognition. Take one look at the blog Celebrities Without Eyebrows and you’ll see that without eyebrows people register as less human. Aside from that brows shape our face and can help us pinpoint where in space and time iconic celebrities were because just like everything else physical, eyebrow trends come and go. I love a good eyebrow, it’s basically the reason I watch Game of Thrones (Arya Stark, The Khaleesi and Cersei Lannister—fierce!). From the 1920s to today we’ve outlined a brief history of iconic celebrity eyebrows that are as gorgeous as they are unusual.