There are so many new and varied eyebrow products on the market and as brows are highly fashionable at the moment, I thought I would try a few out. I have never really used anything on my brows as they are quite thick, only occasionally using a pencil to fill in any gaps. In a recent Birchbox was “More Brows”, which having tried, I am now a total convert. I have tried and tested all the products here and was pleasantly surprised by some and disappointed by others.
MAYBELLINE BROW DRAMA
This was the first product I tried, and I have to say it was disappointing. The applicator is an unusual design and I found it awkward to used – I used my own spooly to apply the product. However, it flaked and looked pretty bad in a short time. It costs £4.99. www,maybelline.co.uk.
COLLECTION DEFINE AND PERFECT
This product is a liquid that dries to a powder. I found it quite dry and does not apply easily. Quite disappointing at £4.19. http://www.collectioncosmetics.co.uk.
STUDIO 10 BROWLIFT PERFECTING LINER
This is a double ended pencil, one end for brows the other end for highlighting. This pencil is very hard and especially the highlighter. I found it too harsh. Costs £22. Definitely overpriced in my opinion. http://www.studio10beauty.com.
L’OREAL BROW ARTIST GENIUS KIT,
This little kit uses a wax and powder. This is a different type of eyebrow application and it may take me a little while to get used to. I did like it, but found the application brush a little too small, so I used my own. Cost is £9.99. www.loreal-paris.co.uk.
SOAP AND GLORY ARCHERY 2 IN 1 BROW SCULPTING CRAYON AND SETTING GEL
This has an angled crayon on one end which I found to be too hard on my skin and on the other end is the setting gel, which I did like. Costs £10.00. http://www.soapandglory.com.
MODEL CO MORE BROWS
This I love. It applies easily and stays in place all day. Costs £13.00. http://www.modelcocosmetics.com.
SEVENTEEN BROW’S THAT! BROW KIT
This was a surprise. I thought that I wouldn’t like this, but in actual fact, I thought it gave a really good result. Again, the brush is too small so I used my own. Firstly, you apply the wax in smooth strokes to shape and define brows. Then apply the setting powder. There is also a highlighter which is very smooth and blendable. There is also a pencil for filling in gaps. I will definitely be using this again. Costs £5.99 http://www.boots.com.
Just a little footnote – the eyebrow brushes I use are Bobbi Brown’s small angled brush and Eyelure’s small angled brush and spooly.
There are loads more products out there, I would love to hear of your experiences with other eyebrow gels, powders and pencils.
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