Thinking back to before I got into makeup, the biggest thing that makes me cringe is the fact that I didn’t do anything with my eyebrows. In my opinion, brows are *the* biggest thing that can makeup on impact on your face and pull a whole look together. I live and die by good brows (not to be dramatic or anything). I have naturally light and fairly sparse brows so when I fill them in, it makes a huge difference. When you first start doing your brows, there is a bit of a learning curve. Trying to figure out the shape you like, what tool you want to use, and the dreaded part of attempting to make them identical – brows should be sisters not twins ya’ll!
As my makeup preferences have shifted, so recently has my brow routine. I was a very loyal user of the Loreal Brow Stylist definer for years. I don’t even want to know how many of those I purchased. I became an expert at filling in my brows and trying my best to emulate the Cara Delevigne look, but make it ~natural~. Lately however, I have shifted to preferring a more laid back approach. Maybe its just because I’m lazy and don’t want to spend 10 minutes making my brows look perfect. But it’s also I think that when I filled in my brows it was, well, obvious. Not that it looked bad, I still like that look when I do a full face. But for the day to day, I’ve been very much liking just adding a tint with the Benefit Gimme Brow gel.
This transition took a bit of time getting used to. I was so used to filling in every spot that I kept looking in the mirror and trying to get perspective on whether or not my brows looked good with just the gel. As I got more comfortable with it, I have been really liking this more muted vibe. Yay for changing up makeup routines!!