When it comes to makeup and what features to accentuate, eyebrows are the most important. That means that find the best brow products for you is the most important when it comes to makeup. There, I said it. Yes, everyone has their personal preferences of what to highlight, but when it comes to a single feature that will do the most work, it's brows every time. Whether you prefer an Instagram brow, crescent moon brows, or just a good 'ole strong brow, there are some things you need to know before you get styling. First things first: Are your brows the right shape for your face? The shape of your brows is extremely important because they frame the face. This means they draw attention to the rest of your facial features and even have the power to make your eyes appear too far apart or too small.
Once you're rocking the best shape for you, make sure to fill in those bad boys. Properly filled-in brows will take your makeup game from zero to Cara Delevingne or Kendall Jenner (if that's more your style) in a matter of minutes. But what are you using to define your brows? The product(s) you choose can make a world of difference, and some will work better than others depending on the type of brows you naturally have. So whether yours are sparse, full, or just wild and unruly, here are the products to consider to have the strongest brow game around.
Brow pencils are the most universal as they are beneficial for both those with sparse and those with full brows. Short strokes will help fill in any sparse areas, and the pencil form offers more control for defining a brow shape. If you're a beginner, a brow pencil is the way to go.
If you're comfortable with a pencil but are looking for natural-looking fullness more so than definition, try a brow pen. These also have the most staying power, so if you have oily skin or are prone to accidentally touching your brow area, brow markers will not budge.
For bold yet natural brows, powder is the way to go (you can even use a matte eyeshadow). The application takes longer than pen and pencil products, and you'll need an angled brush, but it will allow you to define and fill in your brows for a full yet soft effect.
Pomade is to powder what pen is to pencil. That is, it provides basically the same benefits as its counterpart but with more staying power. Of course this means pomades will adhere to skin better, so it requires more practice than powder to not overdo it on the product. But if your brow styling game is strong, pomades offer an all-in-one kind of package because along with the filling, defining, and staying power, you also won't need a gel to keep hairs in place.
Tinted gel products are best for those with fuller brows. Because gel only really clings to hairs that already exist, it won't do much for those with sparser brows. However, anyone can go over already filled-in brows for a little added fullness and to help set brows in place.
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