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Gimme brows

(23 Posts)
nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 16:55:22

I am thinking of getting my brows sorted. They have gone all weird but I am a wimp and lazy. How dificult will it be to maintain them? And this product - Gimme brow by Benefit - has anyone used it?

nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 17:01:21


thecherryontop Sun 09-Feb-14 17:36:03

I really want to try it but didn't think it was released in the uk til march 1st?
At the minute I get mine threaded and tinted every few weeks, I always think brows are best left to the professionals when it comes to shaping them. Interested to hear what gimme brows is like -I use brow zings in between tinting and it's brilliant!

nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 17:52:00

What's Brow Zings? Mine don't need tinting. They are dark but scanty at the ends.

Hopefully Sun 09-Feb-14 17:59:42

Brow zings is a fab product, I used to use it all the time. Not sure why I stopped, now I think about it, might buy it again!

1974rach Sun 09-Feb-14 18:01:15

I saw gimme brows on QVC a couple of weeks ago. I have to admit that I love brow zings and their speed brow and because they last such a long time it'll be a while before I get to try it.

It looked great though. Might be worth a try at the counter.

1974rach Sun 09-Feb-14 18:05:50

sorry I forgot to say that brow zings is a powder which you use to define your brows, and a wax which you use to shape and sculpt your brow.

Lasts for ever.


scornedwoman67 Sun 09-Feb-14 18:09:24

I bought some eyebrow stencils from Amazon. They were really cheap. You put it over your natural brow and brush over the stencil with a matching eyeshadow. Very effective & simple!

nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 18:10:30

I have never done any of these things. I am totally confused. Totally. I think I will make an appointment at some brow place though they look terrifying. But my eyebrows have gone and I miss them.

Lj8893 Sun 09-Feb-14 18:17:11

Threading is amazing.

Get them threaded and they will neaten them and shape them for you, then you can pluck the stray hairs to maintain the shape in between threading sessions.
Then buy yourself an eyebrow pencil and follow your eyebrow shape with soft feathery strokes which will define the brow, filling in any sparse gaps and you can add on bits at the end if your brows are short (like mine).

Failing that get hd brows. That's my next big beauty splurge.

nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 18:19:02

Okay. So, get them done once and then maintain? HD brows?

ilikebigbutts Sun 09-Feb-14 18:27:22

I've been using the Maybelline Brow Drama thingy...looks like a mascara but has a weird shaped little brush. Good choice of colours which for once I can use - normally it's a nightmare to find one when you're very pale blonde. And the best part for me is that once it's on it stays on, unlike the powders which always wore off during the day. Only £4.99 in Boots.

Lj8893 Sun 09-Feb-14 18:59:50

Scrap the hd brow idea, too much for a brow newbie I think!!

Get them threaded and then maintain, I pluck my eyebrows as part of my daily make up routine. Then I get them threaded when I think about it/have the time. Maybe once every few months.

nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 19:12:33

I've just looked at pictures of HD brows and that is the look I want. Slightly arched, a bit bent in the middle, very thick.

nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 19:13:15

My natural eyebrows are caterpillars but they seem to have gone thin. I wouldn't mind the old brows back. I like thick brows but they are sparse.

CambridgeBlue Sun 09-Feb-14 21:25:27

I like the look of Gimme Brow - does anyone know if they're definitely releasing it over here?

OP I like the Clinique brow shaper or for a cheaper option MUA (Superdrug) do a good one.

nkf Sun 09-Feb-14 21:28:08

There is no way I will use a powder and brush thingummy. I know myself and I just won't. I am low maintenance. I just can't get away with being so low maintenance. But there's no way I am going to take up a powder and brush morning routine. I can probably handle a pencil. That's a bit like drawing on brows right?

Mrswellyboot Sun 09-Feb-14 21:28:53

I haven't HD foxy kit, it is fairly natural p, unlike getting them done as salon. I love it.

thecherryontop Sun 09-Feb-14 23:15:20

Cambridge -gimme brow is def being released in uk -it's in the latest version of the free asos magazine

PinkandTwinkly Mon 10-Feb-14 06:44:09

Yep, Gimme Brow is a QVC exclusive until March and then will be available everywhere.
Had a play a the Beauty Bash and it looks fab, its more than just a tinted mascara for brows it actually seemed to add more brow.

The tube is weeny tho

madmomma Mon 10-Feb-14 08:15:51

what are hd brows please?

Helpyourself Mon 10-Feb-14 09:16:20

Anyone tried the eyebrow growth stuff linked to on here last week?
I'm tempted as mine are sparse, but in the wrong place, but its £££.

CambridgeBlue Mon 10-Feb-14 09:32:42

Brilliant, thanks cherry smile

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