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Highbrow Eyebrows

Brows can be an unruly thing. Leave them alone and they look bushy and wild. Overpluck and they start to look thin and splotchy.

For those of us that could use a little at-home help with our brows, Bobbi Brown has put together this fabulous all-in-one mini compact for $35.

This pocket-sized lifesaver contains two shades of shadow for filling in brows (one for blondes, another for brunettes), a mini brush for applying the shadow, and mini tweezers.

To see some tips from Bobbi Brown for perfect eyebrow maintenance,

Bobbi Brown suggests these tips for perfect eyebrow maintenance:

  • Begin by shaping and cleaning up area in between brows. Use tweezers to pluck stray hairs. Be careful not to remove any hair beyond the inner corner of the eye.
  • Brush brow hairs upward and into place with the Brow Groomer Brush. This toothbrush-style brush is designed to comb brow hairs into place for a groomed, polished look.
  • Define brows using a powder Eye Shadow (match it to your hair color) applied with the Eye Brow Brush. Use the Eye Definer Brush if you have sparse brows. To apply shadow, begin at the inner corner of the brow and follow its natural shape using light, feathery strokes.
  • Use a Creamy Eye Pencil in conjunction with a powder eye shadow to fill in the brow when the eyebrows are sparse or when there is no hair on the brow area.
  • The Natural Brow Shaper is the easiest way to groom brows - and can even be used for quick hair touch-ups between salon visits. Soften too-harsh brow color by pressing loose powder onto brows with a Powder Puff.

Just think how much you'll save on salon visits if you learn to do them yourself!

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yayita yayita 9 years
Sailor threading comes from India and other Asian countries. Basically they pluck your eyebrows out with thread, its an ancient tradition in India an dits how women there remove their body hair. Here is an article for you to enjoy :) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Threading_%28epilation%29 http://www.hairfacts.com/methods/threading.html
SailorMarie SailorMarie 9 years
LOL, JK, I do find myself buying super cute products for the sake of having them...and presentation is everything, I'm a sucker that way!!!
SailorMarie SailorMarie 9 years
I'm in the dark on threading, what is that??? I do the same Jennifer, I have them waxed and just maintain them as much as I can for as long as I can...
PrincessPixie PrincessPixie 9 years
Im like the hairless wonder. seriously. i cannot pluck or wax my eyebrows cos there is not enough eyebrow. also have like 3 armpit hairs and every other bit of body hair falls out the minute i get stressed. how do you get more eyebrow?
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
Mal - My compromise is this: I have them professionally done. Then, I pluck the little growing in hairs every morning when I wash my face. After a while, I let them grow in for a few weeks then have them done professionally and start all over again.
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 9 years
But I would definately buy this as it would look so cute in my makeup bag.
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 9 years
I am growing my out at the moment because I got over excited with my tweezers...I am not a fan of plucking anymore as I have my eyebrows threaded because it lasts a lot longer and you don't get those unsightly bumps.
malibu-stacey malibu-stacey 9 years
i like the pros to do it but sometimes i run out of time and can't get in to get the appt... there's probably a compromise in there somewhere...
Adriana42 Adriana42 9 years
that model needs to pluck not add even more
sanD13 sanD13 9 years
Is it me or does the model look better with her natural eyebrow? The left side looks like Angelina Jolie's eyebrows when she had those scary dark sharp eyebrows.
FaeMuse FaeMuse 9 years
Threading isn't bad, and waxing is only worth it if you have a good stylist. Communicate with her and spend the extra $5 to get a skilled, experienced person. It can make all the difference in the world. It's possible that a really bad wax job can affect how your eyebrows grow in afterwards! Eek! But a good wax followed up by clean tweezing is usually one of the fastest facial pick me ups out there. :) The best route is supposed to be getting tweezed by a professional, and I recommend it for first timers. :)
yayita yayita 9 years
Love love love Threating! I used to get it done in thsi little place on 34th street in Manhattan it is awesome! It hurst but it goes by so fast and the relief is faster than with wax. I highly recommend it.
team_aspartame team_aspartame 9 years
i like mine threaded ... its hurts like helll ... but i dont wax to rip out my whole eyebrow .. it happened to a friend of mine ... her eye brow was weird lookin ... coz the dresser was new and she used way tooo much wax!!!
yayita yayita 9 years
Madrid sucks, Ive been here for almost 6 months and have yet to find a decent place. People here are so half assed, Spain is kinda third world to me.
crazylady crazylady 9 years
I found some great stencils at Sephora that I use to keep them the way i like. But should I use a brow pencil too. They're not too sparce and look fine. What's it supposed to do for anyone who hasn't tweezed their brows to death? I was always afraid they'd look too dark if I used a pencil too.
ethiopian_princess ethiopian_princess 9 years
Have someone good wax it. Some DIY brows look tragic, i.e. mine when I do them. Spend the $10-$20 and save yourself the angry look.
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