The quick-fix guide to perfect brows

Follow our step-by-step guide for perfectly preened brows

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The trend for brows right now is to take a soft approach. Think fluffy, natural-looking brows with a subtle arch to offset the fresh-faced beauty trend spotted on models at Narciso Rodriguez and Michael Kors’ AW15 shows. It’s a brow trend that suits everyone and, best of all, it’s easy to master too.

Find out the perfect eyebrow shapes to suit your face in our guide.

How to go about it? Simple. Follow our quick-fix guide to creating perfect brows:

Step 1:

Start off by brushing clean, dry brows upwards with a mascara-style brush or toothbrush to see if there are any gaps.

Step 2:

For professional looking brows, it’s best to use tweezers which will give you controlled, precision shaping. But when dealing with a tricky ‘unibrow’ or flyaway hairs, our go-to gadget is the Braun Face, using its high-precision, epilator-head attachment. It’s 200 times faster and more thorough than tweezing, and lasts up to four weeks – plus it doubles as a sonic cleansing brush, too.

Step 3:

Next, fill in any gaps with a soft brow pencil or brow powder. Use a shade close to or slightly darker than your hair colour and apply the pencil in short dash-like strokes to mimic your natural hairs. For an express method, opt for powder and use an angled brow brush to comb the product through your hairs until evenly distributed.

Step 4:

To enhance fullness, brush your brows upwards and set the shape with a lightweight clear or tinted brow gel.

Step 5:

Finally, brush a little highlighting powder above and below your eyebrow to accentuate the framing effect and draw attention to those sparkly peepers.

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