Advanced search

Whether you’re a beauty novice or a confirmed fashionista, this topic is for consulting Mumsnetters on all things style-related. Plus, check out our Swears By page for the inside track on the next Mumsnet must-have.

DIY Eyelash tint kit recommedation?

(21 Posts)
Rollerbird Sat 17-Mar-18 18:58:45

I fancy having a go myself.
Is it easy?
Has anyone got any recommedations for a make? Or an avoid make?
Must be easy and foolproof and work amazingly!

SporkInTheToaster Sat 17-Mar-18 19:02:58

Avoid all the crap in boots/Superdrug. Go straight to Refectocil professional tints. You mix them with an oxidant developer and they work. There are different shades depending on what you want. I use the blue black. I buy off amazon

Bugjune Sat 17-Mar-18 19:18:22

Another vote for Refectocil.

lucy101101 Sat 17-Mar-18 19:19:09

Yes Refectocil - amazing - I use the sensitive one

Tantpoke Sat 17-Mar-18 19:23:32

I just use the eyelure dye kit which works fine for me. I use the black one and bought it from boots, it has everything you need in one box and is super easy to use.

JDSTER Sat 17-Mar-18 19:32:06

Yes refectocil. I buy on Amazon. It’s what professionals use and I agree with spork bypass Boots/Superdrug offerings which tend not to last as long.

Rollerbird Sat 17-Mar-18 19:34:27

Off to research refectofil!

SporkInTheToaster Sat 17-Mar-18 19:36:30

You need the 3% oxidant developer

Rollerbird Sat 17-Mar-18 19:55:46

Not daylight but do you think natural brown? Or dark brown? I would use black mascara but if i match the lashes and brows it might look better?
I have Grey and brown hair which is not showing on the photo. Not too much grey.
The kit? - At least i will get the brush and dish

JDSTER Sat 17-Mar-18 20:03:26

I definitely wouldn’t get natural brown for lashes. I’d suggest a darker colour, particularly since you use black mascara anyway. You really won’t notice the natural brown on your lashes. I’m blonde but still go for blue/black with an eyelash tint. I wouldn’t and don’t dye my eyebrows the same I hasten to add grin

ClaireFraser Sat 17-Mar-18 20:10:56

Can you use rectocil on brows too?

JDSTER Sat 17-Mar-18 21:09:25

Yes Claire

Rollerbird Sat 17-Mar-18 22:03:07

Ive ordered it.
I will be applying hopefully on Thursday and will report back with photos!

SporkInTheToaster Sun 18-Mar-18 09:35:40

I use blue black on my eye lashes and light brown (3.1) on my brows. They don’t ‘match’ but that’s fine. I don’t want them to. I’m blonde, I’d look insane with beetle black eyebrows.

SporkInTheToaster Sun 18-Mar-18 09:38:23

If you get any excess dye on your skin it can be removed with glycolic acid (like the nip & fab pads). Obviously don’t use those on eyelids though. Best for dye stains around brows. It won’t remove the dye from the hairs but will take the stains off the skin.

Rollerbird Sun 18-Mar-18 13:09:45

Do you vaseline the eyelid and under eye?

Bugjune Sun 18-Mar-18 14:10:16

I don't bother with vaseline, no. I do sometimes rub it into my brows afterwards if they're a tad too dark, it cleans the dye stain off the skin without the need to scrub.

SporkInTheToaster Sun 18-Mar-18 18:56:46

No, I don’t bother with Vaseline. I clean up over spill with a clean cotton bud before starting the timer to keep it as neat as possible and reduce risk of colouring outside the lines, so to speak.

Rollerbird Tue 20-Mar-18 10:42:07

It came early yesterday
I had a quick go this morning
Loads easier than i thought to apply.
I got brown for brows and black for lashes
When applying brows they didnt look very dark so i added a bit of black - they are too dark now but not horrible.
Lashes think i need to do another coat but still happy.
Thanks everyone
I love this stuff

Rollerbird Tue 20-Mar-18 13:47:51

Done lashes again

Bugjune Tue 20-Mar-18 14:49:09

Looks great!

Next time leave it on for an extra 5mins or so, I'm very fair and it seems to need a bit of extra time to develop fully.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: