Urban Decay Brow Box

4.5

95 reviews

85% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$$

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Urban Decay is a Cruelty-Free Subsidiary.

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on 3/22/2008 9:24:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Black, Kinky, Medium

Eyes: Brown

This box is tiny tiny.. the little brushes that come with it are too small to use really.
It comes with a dark shade and lighter one - latter I will never use as my brows are black so infact the light one is useless too.

The wax would come in handy to tame stray brows - but i've had this product a while and never used it because it's too fiddy to fit into my bag which leaves it useless really.

There's plenty of other things I can use to keep my brows in place - such as clear mascara - and that's quick and easy to use and very transportable.



on 3/13/2008 8:59:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Before this, I've only used a CoverGirl brow pencil to fill in my brows. I actually loved that CG pencil, but I just had too much to fill in for the pencil to look natural. I've been looking into the more pricey stuff at Sephora, but was having a hard time committing. I've been reading the reviews on all the big name brands for months, and then I happened upon the BrowBox at Sephora by chance. Immediately fell in love with the packaging and bought it on a whim. This is GREAT for brow beginners. I have naturally auburn hair that I dye a little more red (with fair skin and freckles) and I got this in Honey Pot. I LOOOOOOOOOVE this stuff b/c it looks very natural, it's a cinch to use with everything in the one compact, and it stays looking great all day. With my CG pencil, I'd have to worry about reapplying mid day b/c it would start to fade, but with this I'm confident enough to leave it at home. Now granted, I don't really have anything to compare this to b/c this is my first brow powder set, but I really enjoy it.


on 3/5/2008 1:06:00 PM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I am a sucker for cute packaging, and this brow box is the cutest darn kit I have seen in awhile, and it works great! Generally I have been using MAC's clear brow gel and then I fill in my brows w/ Studio Gear e/s in brown...all this after I tweeze of course.

While at ULTA, I was browsing down the ailes, and this UD Brow Box automatically caught my eye. It has everything you need to have perfect eyebrows; a mirror, mini slant tweezer, mini slant brush, 2 eye brow shadows, and one pop-out tray of setting wax. The packaging is so ingenious, I had to have it despite the $29 + tax price tag.

I am naturally brunette, as my hair is almost pitch black w/ minimal natural highlights, so I bought the brow box in Brown Sugar, which I might add is a perfect match, both brow shadows match beautifully, and you get a generous amount of product. The mini slant tweezers do really work, although it feels a tad awkward holding them as they are small, but it is for minor tweezing not a full tweezing. The mini slant brush works well also in applying the brow shadow, but again they are awkward as they are small, but workable. The neat part about this box is that is has a push-button that pops out a full tray of the brow setting wax...love it! It helps to keep my brows nice and neat throughout the day in which it does!

I keep this box in my m/u bag in my purse as I cannot tell you how many times I was sitting in my car waiting for my DS to get off school bus and I was inspecting my face in my mirror I notice "hairs" that escaped my morning plucking. You know, the ones you can only see in the sun light? I always wished I had tweezers with me, but now thanks to this awesome little brow box, I do! I generally to not prefer UD products, but this Brow Box is the BEST! I highly recommend it for everyone! Yes, I would repurchase again ;)

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


on 2/17/2008 1:44:00 AM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

Until seeing this product in the Sephora "Beauty as Art" catalog, I hadn't given much thought to doing anything but plucking stray hairs where my brows are concerned. I've always felt fortunate to have dark, nicely shaped, full enough brows. It seems like a more dramatic brow is popping up everywhere now and I decided that it was time to give my brows a little more though.

I chose the UD Brow Box after investigating a few different products. The cute packaging, relatively reasonable price tag ($29 for a great compact, 2 shades of powder, wax, tweezers and a mini brush), and range of shades drew me toward the UD Brow Box over Benefit Brow-zing, Anastasia products, and Too Faced Brow Envy.

I'm glad I waited to see the shades in person before purchasing because I was almost certain that "Brown Sugar" would be the only shade dark enough for my dark brown brows. It turned out that "Beige Betty" was a much better match. "Brown Sugar" also had a bit more red than I expected and the dark shade was darker when applied than it looks in the pan.

The brow powder is well-pigmented, very fine, and applies smoothly. It seemed to disappear into my brows. The wax keeps them in place without looking greasy. Tweezers would be fine for travelling, but not as useful as my $25 Tweezermans (not that I'd expect them to be, considering the cost of the kit). Brush is fine for touch-ups, but I think I'll be investing in a full-sized angled brush for better control

The real test of this product was on my 60 year old mother. She has very little gray hair naturally, so the Beige Betty shade worked for her too. She's frustrated with how sparse her brows have become with age and hates the painted-on eyebrow look that often comes with a pencil. She tested it, loved it and felt too guilty picking up another splurge item. I surprised her with it as we were leaving the store and her eyes lit up. As much as I think this is a fun product, I think it's a real boost to the way she feels about her looks. It fills in her brows, looks very natural, and makes her look a little more awake. She's always been quite beautiful, has never looked her age and defines the concept of "aging gracefully". I think this product helped restore one of her favorite features from her younger days without compromising her determination to be comfortable with her age. She absolutely loves the cute compact too.

18 out of 18 people found this review helpful.


Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Red, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

I've never really used brow products before other than tweezers, but when I seen this and how cute it was I had to have it. I bought HoneyPot, I love it! It makes my brows look polished, and the wax holds them in place all day. This really adds some extra oomph to my overall look.

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


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