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Study Says This Is Your Most Important Facial Feature

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By Christine Schoenwald

Everybody is obsessed with their eyebrows. We pluck, wax, shave, tint, and thread them, and some women even get eyebrow-hair transplants.

Brows are huge now, and rightly so, as they're the often overlooked, but crucial, key feature of the face. In fact, we recognize people more by their brows than their eyes, nose, or mouth.

In the study "Facial Expressions: A Study of Eyebrow Movement During Conversation," researchers speak about how much we communicate with just our eyebrows: A raised or lowered brow can show a full range of emotion and attitude.

Our brows also convey a sense of humor or doubt, and sometimes we don't even have to say anything to communicate how we're feeling.

Check out these crazy photos of celebrities without brows.

1. Cara Delevingne

Lush brows highlight her eyes, but her eyes are intense even without eyebrows.

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2. Lilly Collins

Luckily, she didn't inherit her brows from her famous musician dad.

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3. Sarah Hyland

This Modern Family star shows why everyone needs beautiful brows to complete their gorgeous look.

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4. Miley Cyrus

Miley without eyebrows is her most shocking look yet.

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5. Selena Gomez

Now you see 'em, and now you don't.

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6. Allison Williams

Bye, bye brows!

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7. Taylor Swift

Don't shake off your brows, girlfriend.

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8. Beyonce

Sasha Fierce is extra-fierce without any eyebrows.

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9. Charlize Theron

Brow-less, but still a badass.

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10. Julianne Hough

Her brows are dancing with the stars.

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11. Rita Ora

She ROCKS this no-brow look.

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12. Sofia Vergara

Beautiful without brows, but crazy beautiful with them.

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13. Kim Kardashian

Kim can make anything look good.

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14. Brooke Shields

She became famous as a child actor, partially due to her brows.

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