I’m the first to admit that I don’t know what to do with my eyebrows. Which doesn’t really need to be said if you’ve actually seen me IRL. I like to think I’m a low maintenance kind of girl but I also believe that a good brow helps your face. And by help your face I mean that if you’re not wearing a stitch of makeup but have nice brows, you tend to look put together. Fight me on this.
I used to get my eyebrows waxed. That is until I realized you could see where they also removed the peach fuzz from my forehead when I put on foundation. Also, waxing hurts so like why would I put myself through that.
My friend also took me with her when she was getting her eyebrows threaded. So I was like, okay I’ll do this too. It was very weird to be that up close and personal with another person while they used strings to pluck your eyebrows.
Needless to say, I now only rely on myself to keep my brows in shape. And I’m mostly failing.
For one, I have curly brows. They’re constantly doing the wrong thing and I can’t be bothered with keeping up trimming them.
Also, I wear glasses 95% of the time so you can’t really see them anyway.
Despite these things, I have an enormous collection of cheap eyebrow products to make it look like I’ve got my life together. But it’s clear that once you look at my eyebrows I’m just trying to fake it until I make it.
But I just realized my problem.
It’s the cheap products.
I love a deal. I love a dupe. I can’t stomach spending my hard earned dollars on all this fancy makeup. But I have seen the light.
Two words: Game. Changer.
I’ve realized you get what you pay for.
I’ve always been an eyebrow pencil kind of girl. I’ve dabbled in eyebrow mascaras too. But I usually found that my brows would smear or melt off my face. And because of my thick, curly brows, I’d go through the products pretty quickly.
With the pomade, a little bit goes a long way. And thanks to the quality bristles on the brush, precision is pretty easy to achieve. I’ve been able to keep my brows looking like brows all day without any smearage or meltage. Which are both technical beauty guru terms, I swear.
Now I’m not going to claim that they have made me something people would call #browgoals, but it’s a step in the right direction. Now I just have to find my Holy Grail mascara and a medium coverage tinted moisturizer that I love and I’ll finally be able to reduce my makeup routine to just a base, brows and lashes.
*I received these products complimentary for review. All opinions are my own.*