Saturday, 30 July 2011


eyebrows



Tweezerman Minis, MAC Espresso eyeshadow & a Sigma E05

Its taken me years to get my eyebrows the way I want them, When I was younger I used to have the thickest eyebrows ever, like one big uni brow! I then started plucking around 14, I've only really been filling them in the past two years or so. I mainly started filling them in because of the style of eye makeup I wear, yanno, dramatic cat eye & big lashes! Meaning my eyebrows used to get a bit lost and look really blah! Since filling them in I've never looked back! I do change my brow shape from time to time, At the moment I really like the rounded front & then the elongated arch.

I get my eyebrows threaded once or twice a month and then pluck the stragglers as they grow back. I personally dont mind the pain of threading, Its quick and looks amazing when its done. I pay between £5 and £10 for this. I use a Tweezerman Mini's to pluck with, its hands down the best tweezers I've ever used. I know its expensive but its so worth it, I genuinely didn't believe the hype till I bought mine! I also use MAC Espresso (as you can see I use it alot!) and a small brush (one pictured is a Sigma Beauty EO5) to fill them in. I'm not going to video or explain how to fill your brows in because there are a billion Youtube videos already on it and I do mine in exactly the same way!

I am blessed with a decent eyebrow shape to begin with if I'm honest, I cant give any tips on shaping or growing them out as mine grow at the speed of light!

27 comments:

  1. gorgeous! my eyebrows sound like yours, they kinda bring down a 'dramatic eye' if that makes any sense x

    xo
    ramz and the flock

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  2. your make up looks so nice in that picture! x

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  3. I never realized eyebrow threading was so cheap, will definitely check it out

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  4. So jealous of your 'browzz :( haha. I'm so looking into these Tweezermans! xo

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  5. You look really pretty in that pic! I've always used a pencil but I think I'm gunna have to give shadow a go. I also do a winged liner, big lashes look every day and sometimes my eyebrows can look a bit 'meh' if not filled in properally!!!xx

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  6. I've only just started filling in my eyebrows & now I don't know how I ever went out without doing them!
    Your eyebrows are such a nice shape, might have to try using a brush instead of a pencil, because they look so natural.
    Rebecca x

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  7. They're the perfect shape. I really can't stand thin, over-plucked ones, and it's even worse when they're drawn on like the Maccy D logo, haha. x

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  8. I love your eyebrows! I like that you don't fill them in too much at the front, I hate it when girls have really squared-off "sharpie" brows, yours look like they're made of hair like they're supposed to! Definitely looking into getting Espresso x

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  9. Love your brows! I also tweeze mine myself and fill them in when I'm going out. I think filling them in makes the biggest difference.

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

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  10. Aye I've only just started a few months ago doing my eyebrows using my mums eyebrow pencil. A No7 one in 'black brown' its so misleading, more like hazel! No black whatsoever in it. Bought a lovely Ruby & Millie brush and a very dark brown eyeshadow and they look absolutely fantastic. Your shape is gorgeous they suit your face shape and makeup style so much. X

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  11. I love getting my eyebrows threading! It looks so precise and neat when it's done. Hurts like a bitch, but as you say, over really quickly. I'm getting mine done tomorrow :)

    B xo

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  12. Your eyebrows always too so nice! I personally use a Chanel light brow pencil, but I love the look of powder from time to time. : )

    http://elle-yeah.blogspot.com

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  13. I love your brows! Never fancied having them threaded but I might give it a try.. doesn't seem as pricey as I thought! x

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  14. Love your eyebrows Lily, I never thought of using eyeshadow! I use Benefit's Brow Zings which I suppose is the same sort of thing with the powder. I wish were thick but they're quite thin. I get them threaded once a month.

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  15. You have such nice eyebrows! My eyebrows are ridiculously pale. As you say, you're blessed with a good shape to begin with, and I agree with you on the threading line. As I'm getting it done, I'm cursing because it's so painful, but the quickness of it counts out the pain! xx
    Sirens and Bells

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  16. I get my eyebrows threaded also, i don't find it particularly sore, just a little weird feeling :) and i usually draw mine in with a pencil, but i like the way yours look with eyeshadow, i might try that :)!xx

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  17. massive eyebrow jealousy!
    beautiful photo
    ceeharvey.blogspot.com

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  18. ouch, ive seen people getting them threaded and i dont know if i could stand the pain...might have to try it though.
    LO
    www.lamaepa.blogspot.com

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  19. love strong brows; so true about natural brows with cat eye make-up as well!
    i've been watching lots of pixiwoo videos recently and they often use brow setting gel, which is something i'm considering using instead of my usual pencil, but yours looks great with just shadow!
    lovesx

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  20. Girls who had bushier eyebrows when they were younger are so lucky now. They can have the most beautiful arched brows. So jel! :/

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  21. i could literally pluck mine everyday, strays grow so fast. my eyebrows are so uneven it's awful ahahah i tried filling them today and it was so shocking, i looked so different

    kate obv x

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  22. hey, can u make a video on your makeup?! like show how u do your daily makeup? I love it! And it fits u perfectly!! :D..

    I were a little to excited weren't I?
    xx

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  23. Eyebrow jealousy!!! Very nice :)

    xo

    unpetitchatblanc.blogspot.com

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  24. yay! i've wanted to read something like this forevvvz!
    also, loved your graduation dress! xoxoxo

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  25. Thanks sooo much for this tuto!!!! I like show how u do your daily makeup?

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  26. Your make up looks really good. When you move to London you will be paying less than £10 to do your eyebrows I can assure you on that.

    http://www.lookwhatigot.co.uk/

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  27. They look great! :D

    ohyeahkeepcalm.blogspot.com

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