All nat­u­ral?

Glamour (South Africa) - - Beauty Flash Brow Down -

Use A brow crayon to sub­tly shade in gaps. TRY [5] Maybelline New York Brow Drama Po­made Crayon (R129.95) – it’s so easy to con­trol. Add A nat­u­ral smoky eye. This sexy, smudged­up eye brings glam­our to an oth­er­wise un­der­stated look. We love [4] Ca­trice Sand Nudes Eye­shadow Pal­ette (R99.99). Work the light­est shade un­der your brow to give a high­light while us­ing the darker shades closer to your lash­line. Top tip Draw small lines along your brow. Then brush it through with a spoolie brush to tame.

Here’s how to get it right ev­ery time.

DO seek help from the pro­fes­sion­als An ex­pert will cre­ate your de­sired brow shape. Then you can use that as the base to work from when you start do­ing your brows on your own at home.

DON’T look in a mag­ni­fy­ing mir­ror Hol­ly­wood eye­brow ex­pert Anas­ta­sia Soare says, “It’ll give you a false per­spec­tive of how your brows ac­tu­ally look.” In­stead, use a reg­u­lar mir­ror and fo­cus on how your brows ap­pear on your en­tire face.

DO ap­ply con­cealer to hide re­growth Ac­cord­ing to Anas­ta­sia, “Most peo­ple don’t re­alise that you should only wax your brows when the hair is at least an eighth of 2cm long. But if you have dark, small hairs that are start­ing to show through be­fore then, use an opaque con­cealer on them as cam­ou­flage un­til they’re long enough to pluck.”

use a ra­zor Thread­ing, tweez­ing and wax­ing are the most pre­cise ways to achieve brow per­fec­tion.

brush Once you have your de­sired shape, brush your brows up with a clean spoolie brush to cre­ate vol­ume and lift.

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