NYX • eyebrow marker • Brows

rated 3.8(18 reviews)

Average Rating.3.8
Would buy this product again.61%

rated 3 of 5 judithe on 2/19/2015 1:25:00 PM more reviews by judithe

Age: 56 & Over   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Grey   Eyes: Brown    

Women with oily skin are probably the people who have the most trouble keeping eyebrow makeup in place. So the new semi-permanent "marker" type eyebrow product has been a godsend because it does last longer than any pencil or gel and makes doing your brows super fast. However, because so few of these marker alternatives are available, so is the color choice. The NYX marker is a really good eyebrow marker, but I had to give it an average rating because it comes in only 2 color choices. The product performs very well. It allows you to easily draw in hair-like strokes for a very natural look and once it dries it stays put all day. The problem is that NYX (like some other brands, IT Cosmetics is one) seem to think that "red-brown" is a universal color. The NYX color option "Deep" is a sienna brown which looks VERY much like the red-henna color used for Indian hand decorating. I have medium-olive skin and salt-pepper gray hair. Red eyebrows are not flattering! I noticed that Anastasia of Beverly Hills has gotten the message and added a charcoal color called "Granite" (as well as an ash brown) because all her colors were also too red. So, if your're a redhead you'll enjoy this product, if not you'll have to stick with the labor intensive options of powders and gels.

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rated 3 of 5 msgreason on 2/12/2015 3:49:00 PM more reviews by msgreason

Age: 30-35   Skin: Acne-prone, Dark, Warm   Hair: Brown, Kinky, Coarse   Eyes: Brown    

The eyebrow markers worked okay, the product stay put for several hours but not long lasting. I purchased both light and dark brown and they did do a good job of filling in sparse areas of the the brow. I do like a pencil better to fill in my eyebrows, and for long lasting waterproof I prefer MAC pencil but overall this product wasn't bad. I'm not sure if I would ever purchase the product again maybe if the formula was more long lasting I would. I will recommend this product to someone who likes a more natural eye brow look.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* lfrueh on 12/14/2014 8:06:00 PM more reviews by lfrueh

Age: Unknown   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

Awesome easy brows and hard to overdo if you get a light shade. My new brow favorite.

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rated 5 of 5 ampalmer89 on 12/7/2014 6:02:00 AM more reviews by ampalmer89

Age: 25-29   Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Hazel    

this is a wonderful product! I have unruly natural dark & thick brows that I have finally gotten to a great shape after over plucking in my teen years! ! I just use to fill in a couple places where I have sparse brows. I have used a much more expensive "brow marker" & I like this one best. The color medium works great for me. it stays on all day compared to pencils I have used as well. I would definitely recommend! !

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rated 1 of 5 Ajulloa75 on 9/1/2014 10:30:00 PM more reviews by Ajulloa75

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I bought this item at CVS and got the EBM02 Deep color. Earlier this morning I put it on and hours later it turned like a greenish black color. I tried removing it with a make up cloth and it tinted my eyebrows and skin. It was horrible. I have combination skin and this product for me sucked!! Never again am I buying this brand!!!

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rated 3 of 5 mlthom123 on 7/10/2014 1:05:00 PM more reviews by mlthom123

Age: 56 & Over   Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I couldn't stop looking in the mirror! I was seeing brows as if I was in my twenties again! Uh, back then I foolishly plucked myself to death, and the brows never returned again to their original state. Fair-skinned Irish girls should not pluck.

TY to the mua reviewer who mentioned Milani. Will try that as well. July 2014 in PA, Ulta has BO/50, so going out for another brush. Don't know how long this will last as very fine tipped and can't see product in tube. They DO NOT have in light/blonde, but using a light touch. It's amazing how one little tweak can put a spring in our post-menopausal steps...I'll take it..

Edit: Oh well, the tube dried out within days making it almost impossible to create the fine brow hairs. Returned the second one I bought at Ulta as hadn't even opened. Tempted to try a permanent marker from Michael's but probably not safe for eyes. :(

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rated 4 of 5 bellamoma on 5/14/2014 3:07:00 PM more reviews by bellamoma

Age: 36-43   Skin: Other, Fair   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Green    

So close!! First let me say this is my first go at brow markers so I have nothing to compare it to, brand wise. I have used powders, pencils, and waxes. This marker is hands down my fave. You can sketch in "hairs" easily, can build a brow, darken too light hairs, and keep it as natural or as defined as you like. Downside- not water resistant, so I wouldn't trust it to a workout, rainstorm, or sad movie. It does seem to last in dry conditions though. The major issue that would keep me from buying again is that is pulls MAJOR RED on me. I have light to medium brown brows and have such a hard time with this! Seriously almost like auburn. I'm so sad.

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Elektraza86 on 2/26/2014 11:10:00 PM more reviews by Elektraza86

Age: 25-29   Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

Anyone who knows me knows I am big on brows. I have none (thank you mom for the genetics) I tattooed them on in brush strokes years back and it wasn't for me. I also use and love the Milani pen. In fact it's my favorite pen. I'm very tenured with brows and I brush stroke my brows every day. The look of a nicely drawn brow is an art and therefore requires a great quality pen.

This pen is nice and the color is great and even. It's got a perfectly precise tip.

This marker while its a color dupe for the anastasia marker it's only just that. This pen falls short on one big expectation I have for brow pens. This is long lasting but it's not water resistant which is very important when applying an ink. I went out in a bad rain storm and they leaked right off.

This is a cheap pen so I can't complain too much. It meets all my expectations except water resistance. I use this on dry days and if Milani we're ever gone off the earth (which would heart break me) I'd buy the Korean brand pens because they stay put. (which I have as well but they are pretty costly and the Milani one is cheaper, more accesible and the color is awesome)

Overall when this runs dry I won't buy again. I live in Vancouver and it rains pretty much everyday so this won't do.

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rated 5 of 5 makeyourself420 on 1/22/2014 10:22:00 PM more reviews by makeyourself420

Age: 19-24   Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Warm   Hair: Black, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

Loooove this!!!!!!!! Rate this so hard..Oh god.....Iam on chemotherapy and have lost quite a bit of my eyebrows but THIS... heres a tip if you have no eyebrows and draw them on from scratch, draw them on before doing anything else to your face (foundation, concealer) THIS WILL STAY ON FOR AGES! no more worrying about my brows smudging off! excellent payoff and foolproof!
Ive used other brands like Canmake and they just dont compare. Dirt cheap too!
PS i use the darkest shade, i have black hair and tan skin and it looks perfect. not harsh at all.

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rated 5 of 5 zombiesxomg on 1/19/2014 7:20:00 PM more reviews by zombiesxomg

Age: 25-29   Skin: Very Dry, Fair   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Blue    

Love this! Super easy to use... Great for filling in brows. It makes smooth lines. Dries fast, doesn't smudge when dry and looks natural. It washes off really easy when wet in the shower. Don't wear it on a rainy or humid day though, or it might wipe off. I live in Southern California so that's not really a problem for me.

***UPDATE 06/08/14*** Still using this product! Love it!

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