If there is one facial feature that can completely transform your look, it's the brows. Even if you haven't yet experienced it for yourself, you know its true. I bet you've even seen it in action. Maybe on the pages of Allure? Or perhaps on What Not To Wear? Carmindy is famous for her WNTW brow makeovers. So, have you become a master of your own brows?
Lancome "Modele Sourcils"
Available at: nordstrom.com
Eager to see what a few real world women think about the prospect of brow grooming and enhancement, I asked the Stiletto Jungle Girl Talk panel to spill their daily brow enhancement routine. From minimalist, to maximum impact, here's how they get their brows on.
"I absolutely love filling in my brows. I used to think it was a pain, but then I learned how to do it from a friend-- now I'm hooked," starts 24-year-old Kim M., a resident of Del Mar, California. "Ever since I dyed my hair dark brown from blonde, I realized the difference a little brow filling can do. The difference is major. I think it pops out my eyes and defines them much more. The brow filling tends to enhance my overall look, and makes my eyes look bigger. Eyebrow filling can also help if you over pluck a little-- its a temporary fix.
I use two different types of eyebrow pencils, one is made by Lorac and the other by Lancome. The Lorac one matches my eyebrows perfectly, but the Lancome eyebrow pencil comes with a liquid side that you brush through your eyebrows. So you use the pencil to fill them in, brush them, and then finish by brushing through with the brown liquid. It gives my eyebrows a clean finish. The best part about the Lancome eyebrow shaper is that it lasts all day long."
Lorac Creamy Brow Pencil
Available at: Beauty.com
I agree with you on the one-two punch when it comes to eyebrow products. I fill first with Benefit Brow Zings wax and powder compact, then set with Benefit Speed Brow wand. The finish is flawless. But, it does take time, which isn't for everyone. A polished look can be achieved with minimal products. Right, Pearl?
"I do use Maybelline Great Lash clear mascara on my brows to keep them in place," offers 29-year-old Pearl, who is based in glammy LA. "The brand isn't anything fabulous, it's just cheap and does the trick. I think a thicker, styled brow really accents the eye shape and the whole face."
Maybelline Great Lash Clear
Available at: drugstore.com
From multi-step products, to the simplest of simple routines, there's a brow enhancer that fits your lifestyle. Give it a chance and you might just get hooked yourself.
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