The Best Brow Tools: What They Are And What They Do
Do you have full and luscious brows that just need a little (or a lot of) taming? Did you spend years rocking the super-slender 90s and need a little help filling your brows in until they resume their natural glory?
In this blog, we’ll highlight the eyebrow products that can make a huge difference in your look and how they can fill in your brows, thicken them up, and help you maintain a perfect arch all day long.
If you have sparse eyebrows that make you look permanently bewildered, brow serums are filled with nourishing active ingredients that can stimulate hair growth.
You use an applicator wand to apply it to your brow bone, where it is absorbed by your follicles and existing hair. The best products strengthen and moisturise each strand, encouraging growth in sparse areas and adding fullness to the hair you have. You can expect best results after 2 months of regular use.
Brow pomade is a cream-based and highly pigmented colour formula that you can use to give your brows more definition and fill in areas that have become sparse due to the aging process or overplucking.
To apply, outline the lower part of your brow and then, starting from the arch’s highest point, slowly draw individual strokes to resemble brow hairs. Go lightly in the arch and tail areas to make the result look more natural. The best pomades remain in place even if you have oily skin or live in a humid climate, so don’t hesitate to splurge.
Brow pencils are the iconic eyebrow beauty tool. They’ve been with us since Ancient Greece, when unmarried women used black incense to touch up their brows. Today, you can use a brow pencil to correct asymmetry, define tails, and fill in any gaps. According to Allure, they also create a great base for brow powder.
To use a brow pencil, select a shade that’s as close as possible to your natural brow colour. After sharpening it, use light, upward strokes to fill in any sparse areas. If you’re not noticing an appreciable difference, resist the temptation to press harder to deepen the colour, as you could weaken your brow hairs. Instead, find a brow pencil with richer pigmentation.
Brow gel is a lifesaver if you have bushy and unruly brows. A tinted gel can also deepen their colour and give the impression of a rich and healthy fullness.
To apply, follow the direction of your brow hair growth, moving the applicator upwards, and slowly continue until you come to the tail end of your arch. After the gel dries and sets, apply your eye makeup and you’re off!
When you have less than perfect brows, there is an abundance of tools available to emphasise your best features and compensate for any shortcomings. At ARDOUR brows & lashes, we can provide you with the guidance and styling you need to make your brows look their best- and keep them that way!