Quick eyebrows

If you’re one of those people who skips filling in their eyebrows, or feel as if you don’t have the time to pay attention to them in the mornings, then think again. You’re missing out on one of the most important features!

I’ve been wanting to share my knowledge on eyebrows for a while and I can’t begin to stress the impact they have on any face. Yes, they frame your face, but if you’re anything like me, it’s one of the first things that draw your attention, especially close up! So even if you haven’t shaped your brows for a couple of weeks (or in my case, a month 😮 !!!) you can still make them look pro!

Take for example my #nomakeupselfie below and compare it to the makeup selfie on the right. Notice how neutral the face is both with and without makeup, just by enhancing the eyebrows, they can instantly lift the face 🙂 .

eyebrows

No eyebrow filler vs filler

So here is how it’s done….

You’ll need:

Concealer

Concealer brush

Eyebrow powder / eyeshadow (cream pigment / loose)

Small flat angled brush

Clear eyebrow / lash gel

(Optional) highlighting powder / liquid / shimmer

Please note, I have not applied any makeup, this is purely so you can focus on the eyebrows only.

1) PREP- It’s important to conceal around your brows to even out skin colour and to make them noticeable for the final look. I’m using my favourite, MAC studio finish concealer in NW30

concealing eyebrows, mac

Conceal brows

2) FILLING – Using your flat angled brush, dip into the product and follow your hairs, gently feathering out towards the end of the tail. Make sure you’re filling in the eyebrow as you’re going along. The trick is to go softly and blend at the same time so no harsh lines are visible

 

Flat angled brush

Fill in brows using flat angled brush

3) FINISH -Take your clear brow / lash gel and comb through your brows. This blends out the product so the brows look natural.

 

clear wand to comb through lashes

Comb through

4) CORRECT- If you’ve spotted any imperfections, go back to your concealer and tidy up around the edges

concealing and correcting

Correct imperfections

5) If you’re happy with the final look you can leave them as they are, or if you’d like your brows to stand out some more, take your highlighter and dot a small amount underneath the arch

eyebrows

Final look

What do you think? Do you fill in your brows any differently?

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4 Comments

  • Reply acasualbeauty March 30, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Looks good! I never used to do anything with brows but now that I do it would be hard to go back!

    • Reply Simi March 30, 2014 at 9:17 pm

      Thanks! It’s something us women can’t live without doing now :)!

  • Reply beautysins April 1, 2014 at 4:30 am

    They look very natural! Great job =)

    • Reply Simi April 1, 2014 at 9:07 am

      Thank you!

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