I'm very, very wary of brow products. Pencils, waxes, gels, whatever--too often, I use them with a careful hand and still end up looking like Joan Crawford--or Groucho Marx.
So I asked the excellent brow artist, Rachel Gangemi of New York's Valery Joseph, which products create the most natural effect. Here?s what she said:
T. LeClerc Eye Brow Pencil. "Unlike a lot of brow pencils, this one's not waxy," says Gangemi. "Sharpen your pencil before each use, so the tip is fine enough to create hair-like strokes." $19.50.
Laura Mercier Brow Powder Duo. "It comes with coordinating colors, which I like to mix together," she says. "Blending the two allows you to get the shade that?s just right for your brows." $24.
Bobbi Brown Natural Brow Shaper & Hair Touch Up. "This colored gel is great for organizing long, unruly brows and keeping them in place." $19.
And remember, always start off with a small amount of product, and then add more if you need it. Too much of any eyebrow pencil, wax, powder, or gel can make it look like you used a Sharpie.
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