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Best budget eyebrow pencil/powder/kit for a complete novice?
I popped to a Chanel counter on the weekend to try some liquid foundation, and the lady kindly popped some powder on my brows. They looked so much better, but I can't afford their stuff, and as I've never used brow pencils before I'd want to start with a cheaper set to see how I get on first.
I have highlighted dark blonde/mousy hair, and light brown eyebrows. I think she said a powder was less harsh than a pencil? But not to just use eyeshadow as it'll be sparkly!
Do any of you know of a budget (£10ish) option I could try please? I don't want to end up with Scouse brows or the drawn-on look! Thanks.
You could use a matte eyeshadow - that won't be sparkly.
Revolution, freedom, MUA in superdrug are all cheap and good. Rimmel do a good pencil or brow mascara for cheap. On ebay/amazon there is a brow pencil made by 'Laval' that is less than £2 and very very good. - waterproof!
I use one from super drug, collection I think it is and is £3.99. There are 3 different shades of shadow and a clear brow mascara. The brush it comes with isn't very good so I just use a separate slanted eye liner brush I bought
Catrice do a brilliant budget option, a little rectangular box with two powders, a mini tweezers & an angled brush. It's fantastic. Not sure if there's a catrice stockist near you, but if there is, give it a look.
Update! Bought the Sleek kit on Saturday (it was £8.49, but on 3 for 2 offer in Superdrug). Tried it yesterday and was scared I looked like a clown, but friends and family said it looked good. Don't think I'd use it every day, more for a night out.
Have attached a before and after pic - no make-up at all in first pic