The Beginner's Guide To Filling In Your Brows
It's no secret that big, bold brows are in. Although it may seem foolproof to just grab any brow filler and start swiping away, many times you need a little direction if you're a newbie. So, we're here to help you out with everything from prep to those perfect finishing touches! Take a peek at some of the tips we've compiled over many years of serious brow DRAMA.
HOW TO PREP:
+ Don't overpluck your eyebrows! Trust us, it almost always seems like a good idea, then almost always turns into a disaster. If you're struggling to find a brow shape that works for you, or you want to transition to another brow shape you'll want to go to a professional.
+ Use using a spool or small brush to brush your eyebrow hair up and then down — this will help you find the natural shape of your eyebrow, decide which shape you want to accent, and call attention to any spots you might want spend extra time filling in.
THE PERFECT PRODUCT:
The Maybelline EyeStudio® Brow Drama® Pomade Crayon is the perfect product for beginner brow fillers because it has an easy application, four blendable shades, and can be found at your local drugstore for just $10! This little crayon will sculpt and tame as it colors. Forget worrying about a complicated multi-step process, you can master the perfect brow in one easy sweep with Maybelline's first brow pomade crayon!
HOW TO APPLY IT:
+ Step 1. Glide the tip from the inner brow to the brow tail.
+ Step 2. Repeat until the desired look is achieved.
+ TIP #1: Make sure your pencil strokes are matching the direction of your eyebrow hair.
+ TIP #2: Be careful when it comes to the center of your brows, you don't want the center to seem too harsh!
For more tips on application, you can watch our co-founder, Elizabeth, using the Maybelline EyeStudio® Brow Drama® Pomade Crayon.
+ Grab a highlighter to accentuate your brow bone and compliment the beautifully sculpted brows you just created!
+ TIP #3: Do your brows after you do the rest of your face makeup! Otherwise, you risk your foundation, concealer, or bronzer covering up all of your good brow filling work!
So, do you have any questions? Tips for first-time brow fillers? What are your favorite brow products?! Tell us all about it in the comments below!