I love that bold eyebrows are in right now (thank you Lucy Hale and Lily Collins!), because mine are generally quite thick and unruly – I don’t do much except pluck strays and occasionally see the local Indian beautician to get them threaded. And after having my makeup done professionally recently, I began to appreciate the art of filling in my brows – but a proper brow kit seemed like too much work. So when Ash blogged about the new Australis brow tint, I had to get my hands on it. An easy way to have fuller, more defined brows? Yes please!
The ‘Tint My Brow’ comes in three different shades: Blonde, Light Brown and Dark Brown. Given that my eyebrows are black, I went with the Dark Brown. It’s pretty much a mascara-style spoolie brush, as you can see in the photo below, and you simply swipe it over your brows. it provides colour, coverage and control, with the formula setting your brows into place – and they last an entire day, even in 34° heat!
I find that it balances my face, especially when wearing lipstick – and it has fast become my favourite beauty product. I tried leaving the house this morning with bare brows, but I just couldn’t. I mean, it’s so damn easy to use that there’s really no excuse to leave the house without applying it.
Just look at the difference it makes – it grabs even the smallest hairs, emphasising my arch and making everything more defined. I also feel that the colour adds another dimension to my sparse, black brows; they look warmer somehow.
I’m not sure if the formula is too runny, or if the suction is too weak when you pull the brush out, but you end up with quite a lot of product on the brush. This can make it difficult to apply because you end up with more tint on your skin than on your actual brows. I have to scrape excess product into the tube, and then apply very gently.
And the packaging:
I love that it’s a simple mascara design, and the tube is the perfect size for my makeup bag – however there is no mention anywhere of capacity, but I’m going to say it looks like no more than 10ml. Which is fine for the bargain price of $9.95 – especially when Benefit’s comparison product, ‘Gimme Brow‘, is going for a whopping $32.00!
And while I understand that they were going for the whole ‘Pimp My Ride‘ thing with their ‘Tint My Brow’ logo, it’s hideously daggy and almost put me off buying the product completely.
The fine print:
Australis ‘Tint My Brow’ Brow Tint in Dark Brown
RRP $9.95 (purchased from Priceline)
What’s your favourite brow product? And do you prefer thick or thin brows?