Time for another review!
Today I will be reviewing something very new to my makeup bag: the Maybelline Brow Satin Smoothing Duo Eyebrow Pencil.
So, I’ve always been a bit nervous when it comes to brows: they’re the one thing you cannot afford to mess up when it comes to the application of makeup. So when my mum bought me this as a little pressie (Boots currently has a 3 for 2 offer on Maybelline products) I was a little apprehensive.
The brow duo consists of a wind up eyebrow pen and a filling powder that works in a very similar was to using eyeshadow to fill in your brows. After a bit of practice, I am LOVING this product. Here’s a bit more of what I thought.
So some of you may correct me, but I have never seen an eyebrow duo like this before. I have to say, I definitely prefer how this duo works compared to one with a brush, as the gel pen and the cream powder work so well together, giving you a great, lasting finish. The product is also easily removed with makeup wipes.
As far as eyebrow products are concerned, I found this one really easy to use. You may want to practice with it a little, but even brow beginners won’t find this product too much. I recommend only pressing very lightly with the pencil and again with the filling powder, as when I pressed too much I got a darker, harsher look which is not what the product is designed for. Maybelline have a really good tutorial for using this product up on Youtube, so I definitely recommend checking that out here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPuVLQ7xA9c
Natural, Lasting Finish
This product is designed to give you light definition, filling in gaps and bringing more focus to your brows without ending up with a quizzical look, or the dreaded scousebrow. This product is also really longwearing, which is fantastic.
Great Product, Great Price
So this product costs £5.99 in Boots, and I think thats an absolute bargain. It’s not often you get a good product at a low price, but I would say that this is a major rival for high end brands. Save your money and get this one!
Great Choice of Shades for an Eyebrow Product
Well done, Maybelline: your blonde eyebrow product is in fact blonde! No more invisible eyebrows for Beth! This product comes in four shades: Dark Blonde, Medium Brown, Mahogany Red and Dark Brown (you don’t need black, dark brown will do the job I promise!)
Shade Used: Dark Blonde
Price Range: £5.99 (Boots UK)
Hope you enjoyed the review everyone. Let me know if there are any products you would like me to review!
Have a great rest of the week