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PUR Wake Up Brow Double-Tipped Brow Pencil, Brown
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on 5/2/2016 2:53:00 PM
More reviews by Shireenlouwill
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I personally didn't get on with this. The pencil is lovely when it's sharpened. But gets blunt very quickly even with light use, and as iv had to sharpen it every use almost.. the whole pencil had almost disappeared within about 3 weeks... doesn't last for the price.
on 9/1/2015 10:44:00 AM
More reviews by ReenOma
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
This pencil is really waxy and goes on easily and smoothly. I have a very light hand so putting on too much is not a problem for me. That being said, a lot of product is being used when I am doing my eyebrows. I can see this pencil being gone in about a month or even a little less if I used this pencil everyday. It's just way too expensive for this price if this pencil goes away that quickly! 2 uses and I already have to sharpen the pencil.Also, there isn't a good range for the shades the offer, it's pretty much between black or white..The medium shade is a bit too light for me while the deep is a bit too dark for my taste.Though the spooly at the end does a great job of grooming and blending.
on 7/17/2015 2:36:00 PM
More reviews by cvtngy
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I've gone through 3 sticks of this brow pencil to absolutely ascertain that it is not great. The consistency of the product is very creamy and applies too much pigment for my taste. Also, application of the pigment tends to not be very uniform or even. I often have patchy parts that I have to fill in more, or parts that are too dark that I have to blend out with the spoolie. Because I used the spoolie so much and the product was so creamy, the spoolie ended up getting gunked up quickly from the excess product I would blend out.There is also not a great range of shades. I have black hair, but find the black color (I believe it is called 'Ebony') to be too harsh while the next lighter color (a brownish color) has too many red tones. At $22-$23 per pencil, there are much better alternatives out there.
on 1/19/2015 7:45:00 PM
More reviews by porscha69
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Great eyebrow pencil, and I've tried quite a few other ones. Goes on easy and softly, i like the medium shade its perfect for me as I have blonde hair and brown eyebrows but not dark brown, so medium is a great in between brown. its the perfect shade for my colouring...
on 9/30/2014 12:53:00 AM
More reviews by mybeautycravings
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
This is an absolute disappointment and a big pain in the S.4 Reasons why you should skip Benefit Instant Brow Pencil1. A Real Big Hassle2. Not value-for-money3. Color is too light4. Brows are not definedFull review and photos at: http://bit.ly/1BELsWF
on 4/23/2014 1:02:00 PM
More reviews by flappergirl35
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I definitely should have checked the reviews here before wasting my money on this pencil! It's soft and waxy, and constantly needs to be sharpened. Like, every. Single. Time I use it. It's extremely frustrating. I bought this in medium, because the SA told me that's what I needed. I find that it makes my brows come out flat and fake looking. The shade is too gray for me, and doesn't look natural at all. I have blonde hair with blue eyes, and fair skin.
on 3/2/2014 4:30:00 PM
More reviews by dangerbob
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Really an awful eyebrow pencil. I can't believe how much I paid for this. It's soft, yet somehow waxy at the same time. The pencil disappears so quickly, but I'm not sure where all the product is going?? I have to resharpen after every use and it wastes so much product. It is useless for definition because it's so soft, but I can't use it for filling in because it looks very heavy and crusty on my eyebrows.I got this pencil in light, but I am now using Rimmel's soft kohl eyeliner in taupe for my eyebrows, which is a similar colour, but it is less orange than this one. Rimmel's pencil is also very soft, but it is not waxy at all and there is no pulling like this pencil. And it's only 6 bucks.
on 11/22/2013 2:41:00 PM
More reviews by StupidUserNames
This pencil is wierd and too soft. I got it in the color deep and I must say its so ashy that it looks gray. Also you have to keep sharpening this pencil all the time I just bought it a month ago and I'm already half way through it :(... My method of application is I prime with my urban decay primer and let that set on the brows it stops the waxiness from sliding all over my face this method actually haves me liking this pencil but I won't repurchase!
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 9/12/2013 3:56:00 AM
More reviews by Lochinvar
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I bought this as a treat for myself. It cost $39 at the Myer Benefit counter (Australia), and I thought that by purchasing a high end product I'd get a better product. I have it in medium. yes it is easy to apply and to use. I find that I put it on, then use the little last brush at the end to brush it out for a more natural look, and its very easy to overbrush and remove it all.it does wear very quickly, doesn't last that long and frankly using an angled brush and a brown neutral eyeshadow produces a better a result.I will use this until its all gone, but I won't repurchase simply because of the outrageous price (what was I thinking?)
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 9/7/2013 7:40:00 PM
More reviews by MissNolasco
Skin: Combination, Olive, Neutral
My honest opinion on the Benefit Instant Brow pencil is that it is too expensive for its quality. When I first started using it I thought it was the best thing in the world, but it runs out so easily that it is too expensive to replace on a regular basis, especially for those of you that are still at school and on a tight budget. Overall I give this product 3 out of 5 stars for great packaging, a great spoolie at the end of the pencil but too wet of a consistency and a high price.
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