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Benefit Cosmetics High Brow Highlight & Lift Pencil
Benefit gimme brow volumizing fiber gel
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on 10/21/2017 10:05:00 PM
More reviews by Uponthehill
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Grey, Wavy, Coarse
I used this product for about a year and liked the results. Pros:Easy to useGood coverageCons:Color range is limitedScent is quite strong, not a bad scent but annoyingDries out too quickly
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 5/15/2017 1:48:00 AM
More reviews by PaulaNC
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I'm impressed with this! My brows are thin and sparse. I received 2 samples of this in a break in half container from beauty boxes. The first one was great, the second, an epic fail. When I had 20% off from Ulta, I purchased the full size, color 3, medium I think. I apply lightly, change to the tip for the tails of my brows, and go back and do one more swipe over the wider section. Pressure is crucial-start lightly! I like to keep a q-tip on hand to clean up any random glops. Then, after a few minutes I brush through with a clean brow brush. So cool! It seems to last a long time, and although it's pricey, it's difficult for me to get a pretty, bigger brow from a pencil.
on 4/14/2017 1:15:00 PM
More reviews by knitsnbytes
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
I was unprepared to like this--being unimpressed when it came out of the package. A very brush and it seems pricey for the amount. I got Medium and was worried it would be too reddish but--it's a neutral mid brown and though I have dark hair and brows, because my skin is fair, I never use the darkest brow shade. Well, it's very natural looking. Rather than filling in with powder, which is my normal method, it left my brows thicker but you can see hairs, not powder color behind them. Very effective. The small brush lets me do the ends of the brow where it's thinner and you want control. All in all, beats many brow products and works well.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 2/18/2017 5:40:00 PM
More reviews by ellen1159
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I tried this in Shade 1 - Light (blonde, cool). The color was actually lighter than my natural brows (I'm blonde, NC25), which was a first for me. I've never been comfortable with too dark or heavy eyebrows, the Joan Crawford/Madonna look doesn't suit me (although I am a fan of Jenna Coleman's taupe caterpillars). I like this product because it does stick to the brow hairs, like the mascara-wand type applicator. It's doesn't smear or rub off. However, it just coats the eyebrows and colors them, it doesn't really make a brow where none exists. If you're happy with what nature gave you, this is a nice, if expensive, product. If you need a bit of fill-in, keep looking.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 9/1/2016 6:26:00 PM
More reviews by inmyopinion
Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Silver, Curly, Other
URGENT ALERT: 2017 This product has been voluntarily recalled by BeneFit cosmetics (this alert is posted on the FDA and Health Canada websites, so you know it is genuine). The product has been recalled from stores, which is why you can't get it anymore. My understanding is that some batches were contaminated, and although they are perfectly fine to use on eyebrows, there is however a danger if the product is misused on the eyelashes, where there could be a risk of infecting the eye if it were to be accidentally scratched.Kudos to BeneFit for the voluntary recall; they have a website where you can get reimbursement of your purchase. No mention of the affected lot numbers, though.I've always had nearly black eyebrows, so all I needed to do was tweeze them underneath to get rid of a few strays. Now I'm over 65, and a few random white hairs are appearing within the brows, but I don't want to pluck them...Perfect solution: Gimme Brows in Deep (shade #5), which has a little tiny fairy wand to deposit just the right amount of pigment onto the brows. One swipe and I'm done. If by any chance, my hand wavers a bit and I accidentally get the pigment onto my skin, it's easily removed with a Q tip, and a bit of water or micellar, and I'm off.....BTW Does not flake off or irritate in any way. Holy grail for me!
on 8/23/2016 2:36:00 PM
More reviews by smmalloy
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I like this product BUT only the way I've been using it recently: I use it over my Anastasia brow pencil to get the right shade (which, in my case is Soft Brown.) The lighter shade was too light and the darker too dark. I do have fairly sparse browns so I liked the thickening effect, just not the color So I fill in with the pencil, wipe off the Gimme Brow brush pretty well on a tissue and then sweep up & smooth slightly, blend with a spoolie. It sounds like a lot but is actually pretty quick & they look natural and younger.
on 11/25/2015 9:16:00 AM
More reviews by idigdirt
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
This is my go to brow product. It's quick and easy, the brush is the perfect size, the color (taupe) is a good match. The only drawback is after using for awhile (it lasts a good long time) is the fallout from the product when removing the wand from the tube. As it dries up around the top of the applicator it drops stuff all over the counter and on your face. This can be rectified by wiping it down. But I always have to do a final double check to make sure there isn't "confetti" left on my cheeks.
on 3/17/2015 2:23:00 PM
More reviews by daostoonces
I have tried many brow pencils, powders, tubes w/brushes & this is the only product I will ever purchase again. My brows look natural, not over done, love this product. The small brush makes it easy to apply.
5 of 6 people found this helpful.
on 1/16/2015 10:47:00 AM
More reviews by debbiee0310
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Not Sure
I was walking thru the makeup dept at a local store and a salewoman asked if I would like to try this product. After purchasing many products that I didn't like in the past, I said "sure, why not?" Boy, am I glad I did. This product darkened my brows and made them look like they did when I was in my 20's (I'm 63 now). You just brush it on,and your brows look sooo natural. They matched my hair color exactly, and when you look in a magnifying mirror you can't see anything but the hair. I will never use anything else.
8 of 8 people found this helpful.
on 12/15/2014 9:02:00 PM
More reviews by moonbeam11
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Cool
I've tried dozens of brow products looking for something quick and easy that makes my thin, light colored brows look better but still natural and not OTT. Other products required multiple steps or they didn't match my brows (too dark or orange). So far, Benefit Gimme Brow works best for me. The light/medium color is very neutral and blends nicely with my very light ash brown brow color. Con: the tube is overpriced for the tiny size and I doubt it will last very long. Nevertheless, I already purchased a backup as this works well for me.
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