Forget the pain of having bad brow days – we’re here to the rescue with the arch-raising products that scored at our Teenage Beauty Awards 2017! From pomades and powders to pencils and gels, these babies will have your #BrowGameStrong in no time.
Sephora Retractable Brow Pencil, $18
A dual-ended retractable brow pencil that contains a unique wing-shaped brow comb to tidy your brow hairs, this product has a fine pencil tip that’ll help you achieve natural, full-looking arches that won’t smudge out throughout the day thanks to its long-wearing and waterproof formula.
ZA Brow Liner, $12.50
A quick and easy-to-use brow pencil, it may be slightly tough to use when it’s brand new. But that is no biggie, just run it over your skin a couple times to warm up and soften its edges, making it a whole lot easier to apply. The spooley that’s attached on the other end helps sheer out the colour and smoothen out any hard strokes, giving you a more natural look. Thanks to its affordable price and easy-to-use nature, the ZA Brow Liner is perfect for beginners.
Maybelline Brow Tattoo Gel Tint, $19.90
The first of its kind in Maybelline’s extensive brow lineup, using a brow tint might seem intimidating to some but it’s actually surprisingly easy to use. Using its applicator, which is shaped like a lipstick brush, simply paint on a thin layer of product according to your natural brow shape. We recommend having an oil-based makeup remover and cotton tips handy incase you make a mistake. Then leave it to dry depending on how dark you’d like it to be – 20 minutes at least and two hours at most – and gently peel off afterwards. The gel tint stains your brow hairs and the skin underneath but you don’t have to worry about looking like Crayon Shin Chan; the brow tint lends a pretty stain that’ll gradually wear off and gives the “your brows but better” effect.
Benefit Cosmetics ka-BROW! Eyebrow Cream Gel, $42
A tinted brow pomade, this cream-gel tint comes in a pot with a built-in brush that allows you to either keep your arches natural or sculpt out an intense brow look. A little goes a long way with this waterproof formula, so you can definitely count on it to last forever – and through impossibly hot days. While Benefit already has a great track record with their brow products thus far, our Teenage Beauty Awards 2017 Judge’s Choice is definitely one to have in any makeup kit!
NYX Micro Brow Pencil, $16Need ultimate control over thick unruly brows? NYX Micro Brow Pencil will do the job despite its unassuming packaging. It has a waxier formula than the other brands on the list, and its fine tip will allow you to fill in your arches with fine brow-like strokes.
Skinfood Mineral 3-in-1 Hard Formula, $18.90This Skinfood 3-in-1 Hard Formula is unique because on one end, it features an oil-resistant, long wearing brow pencil on one end, and the creamy powder cushion applicator on the other. The former is shaped like a triangle which will allow you even greater precision to fill in all the angles, while the cushion end helps fill in sparse areas effortlessly. It also includes a third function – a screw brush that’s handy for brushing out harsh lines for a natural finish. Compact and functional, no brow is the limit with this multi-purpose product.
Billion Dollar Brows Brows on Point Micro Pencil, $25
As explained in its name, the Billion Dollar Micro Pencil features a thin tip that does not need to be sharpened to create super fine, hair-like strokes that’ll have you rocking great brows in no time. And it’s waterproof and it does not smudge like how powders or pomades do, which means your brows are guaranteed to be on point all the time.
Catrice Slim’Matic Ultra Precise Brow Pencil Waterproof, $5.50Those with sparse brows will love this product. It’s creamier texture glides on smoothly while delivering strong colour in one stroke. You won’t have to worry about your brows disappearing mid-day, because this baby will last all the way!
Kate Designing Eyebrow 3D, $20.50 The fan favourite of the lot, this eyebrow palette offers three varying shades to help you contour and design your perfect brow. Its powder formulas impart a softer appearance that can be easily turned into something more defined and contoured by building up more product, and its lightest shade is great for blending out any harsh edges.