Posts Tagged ‘Bold Brows’

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Farewell, Warlock Brows: Sania’s Brow Bar Angled Mechanical Brow Pencil

Haven’t we all been there before? You try filling in your brows just like the makeup artist at the counter showed you and instead of natural-looking bold brows you end up looking like Hannah on Girls, or worse, like one of the models from Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2013:

Girls Bad Eyebrows

Hannah made the tragic mistake of allowing her co-workers to excessively pencil her eyebrows, morphing her once normal brows into the dreaded “warlock brows”

Marc Jacobs brows

Holy brows, batman! I know MJ was going for Edie Sedwick in his SS2013 Collection, but this is just plain scary.

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Celebrity Blind Beauty Item: Who is Taking the Bold Brows and Big Lashes Trends a Bit Too Literally?

Guess which former pop tartlet should start being a bit more “judge”-mental about the way her makeup looks on live TV?  Thanks to an overzealous makeup artist, this star’s face looks like a battleground between warring tar-coated tarantulas (her eyelashes) and tar-coated caterpillars (her eyebrows).  When I’m watching her show I can’t help but to be distracted by waiting for her to blink to see if her lashes will seal shut like venus flytraps or if her badly drawn brows are going to start bleeding down her face.

 

Let’s break down what she should be doing for her hot mess of a situation:

Tarantulashes: I’m sorry, but there are only two valid excuses for not having eyelash extensions 1. Can’t spare the cash 2. Super-sensitive watering eyes.  We know #1 isn’t a problem for her and judging by the amount of eye makeup she wears I’m assuming #2 isn’t an issue either.  She should get lash extensions on the top (I highly recommend Xtreme Lashes) and Lash Dip (It’s like a 2-week natural-looking mascara) or a lash tint on the bottom.  The gloppy mess on her lashes just isn’t okay. To learn more why I’m obsessed with lash extensions click here.

Warlock Brows:  I get that bold brows are in but let’s not be ridiculous. It looks like her makeup artist took a black kohl pencil and outlined slightly outside her entire brow area and then filled both shapes in solid with the pencil.  She looks like a cartoon villain.  What her makeup artist should have done — First choose a brow pencil like Anastasia Perfect Brow Pencil ($22) that matches our tartlet’s brows.  Then angle the pencil 45° and lightly feather hair-length strokes through the brows (operative word being lightly).  Then set brows with a clear gel like Anastasia Brow Gel ($21). Voila!

Can you guess who our offending pop tartlet is?  Leave a comment or email me and I’ll tell you if you’re right!  

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