Thursday, May 9, 2013

Brow Help

I bet you saw the title of this post and thought you were going to read all about how I was going to help you in the eyebrow department. Well, sorry to disappoint, but it is me who needs the help. Let me explain a little.

When I was in my teens, thin eyebrows were all the rage. I plucked those suckers so thin that you could barely see them. I remember my mom telling me to be careful not to over-pluck because they might not grow back and I absentmindedly waved her off. What did she know? I was a teenager and knew everything. (Ugh, sorry mom). Well, dad gum if she wasn't right.

Here I am some fifteen years later and I'm still 'growing my brows out' (meaning, they still haven't grown back). I've been using a brow pen to fill in (a lot) but I'm ready for a change. I need my brows to grow back! I've been looking into different brow serums and I'm stumped on what to do. I don't want to shell out hundreds of dollars (or even fifty) for some janky product that doesn't do squat. I need your help. Have you tried anything with good results? I've listed a few products below and please tell me if you have tried them.

(Anastasia Brow Enhancing Serum Advanced)
The product says that it has been proven to grow back hair in the women who have tested it. At $45, I might be willing to try this one.

(Prevage Clinical Lash + Brow Enhancing Serum)

I just saw an ad for this Elizabeth Arden serum and was instantly intrigued. It is a lash + brow serum and says that it helps lashes and brows to become fuller in two weeks. It is $98 and seems to  have pretty good reviews as far as lash growth is concerned. One lady referred to it as a 'miracle in a tube.' Would I be safe to assume that it is awesome on brows?

(Talika Eyebrow Lipocils image via)

I've never heard of Talika Lipocils before so I found a review on this website and there seemed to be a few people that noticed a difference and some that didn't. It retails at $42 so it seems to be in the same ballpark as the Anastasia pen.

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27 comments:

  1. I have to say that I never plucked my eyebrows but always kept them natural. A single hair every now and then maybe. I just use a light brown kajal to fill a spot if necessary and use a brow brush from The Body Shop.

    Sorry, I am not much of a help...

    Annette
    Lady of Style
    now on Facebook

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  2. Girl... I am in the same boat and I've tried everything!!! Anastasia did NOTHING for me but her brow wiz pencil is awesome. And her powder...it's the only brand that looks natural. For serums, try LiBrow. It's awesome and I actually saw growth! Try it and give it about 5-6 weeks. Oh and try a brow wax...I mean wax you use to shape your brows. I never liked it but it holds and styles better than a gel and the pencil/powders last longer! :)

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  3. Oohh...great question Amy! I'm dying to know too:)!

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  4. I tweezed way too much also. I wish I knew the answer for you. I just use a Bobbi Brown shadow to fill in my brows. Good luck!
    xoAmy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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  5. I haven't tried any of these but will be very interested to hear how you get on - good luck Amy!

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  6. I have thin brows as well and would love to know. Will check back later.


    xo
    http://pinksole.com

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  7. Try Latisse- you need a prescription from the doctor, but it works the best from what I've seen (it works on lashes AND brows!)

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  8. I have supa thick brows because I have super thick hair unfortunately. Well, I guess that's good and bad. I don't know which product you should try! Do you have any other friends with thin brows so you guys can purchase two of them and then switch if one doesn't work?

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  9. Oh and I have friends who have used Latisse and their eyes turned brown (originally green) while using it. It DID work but I just thought I would tell you.

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  10. Maybe Ill try the middle since that lady said it was a 'miracle in a tube'.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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  11. I voted for the Anastasia product due to the cost and the fact that it got good reviews. Good luck with it!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    $50 PayPal Giveaway!

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  12. i did the exact same thing when i was little! actually people used to say i plucked my eyebrows so badly they looked like upside down nike swooshes. yup. awful. i go to a brow specialist now and she's done a pretty good job with mine but i do with they were a tad thicker. i've never tried any brow pencils or growers before but i just use clear maybelline mascara to make them look better shaped. good luck with whatever you choose!
    xoamy
    www.cupcakesncouture.com

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  13. I honestly have no clue. When you figure it out, let me know. I'm so lame when it comes to all beauty products!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  14. I have the same trouble.. My eyebrows were so thick when I was younger so I plucked the heck out of them. Now they are super thin and my mom keeps telling me to grow them out.. haha. If you find something that works.. please let me know!

    Kayla
    www.lovelucygirl.com

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  15. I wish I had tips for you, but I don't! I know you're not alone though–lots of friends of mine have gone through an over-tweezing period, and they never grew back!

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  16. I'm so not ant help, sorry. I used to be a manager at a makeup counter and the Adren counter was never busy, I'm kind of surprised they're still in business. If it was me I'd probably try the first one. Good luck!
    Ginny

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  17. Oh girl, I am so sorry. I don't have this issue so I am no help. I would go to Sephora and ask the girls there. They always seem to be VERY knowledgeable on the different products and I bet they can help you pick the better one. Good luck!! YIKES!!!

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  18. I have no idea, as I am clueless about these products, but I use eyeshadow to enhance my brows softly and it works! :) x

    Fashion Landscape

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  19. I did the exact same thing in high school and mine never grew back as full...I've been using the Sonia Kashuk brow kit for years though, and it fills them in discreetly :)

    xoxo,
    Andrea

    www.andreaeveryday.com

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  20. I have the same problem, not from over plucking but just genetics lol. Definitely want to hear which one you end up purchasing and your results!

    Xoxo
    Francy
    Fancy-francy.com

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  21. Seeing as I could barely shape my brows until now, I don't think I would know which one! But good luck sweetie =)

    - Che

    style-che.blogspot.com

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  22. I did the same thing! I thought I looked so cool... I stopped plucking for a looong time and have been lucky in the grow-back department. Good luck!

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  23. LiBrow for sure! You can get it at Couture Cosmetics next to Jason's Deli. I have been using the LiLash for almost a year and LOVE it! If it costs the same as the lash one, it will be $80, but if it gives the same results then it's totally worth it.

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  24. http://thesteezybrunette.blogspot.com.ar

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  25. It sounds great but I don't like the price... Great post! :)

    xoxo

    http://perlasancheza.blogspot.com/

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  26. I am lacking in the brow department too and thus far have just settled for filling them in. I've heard really good things about #1 and #2 but haven't come around to shelling out money to try a growth serum yet. Can you please post a review after a few weeks? I would love to see how they worked out for you!
    www.the-lifestyle-project.com

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  27. I've always had the hardest time growing my brows - tried Anastasia and Revitalash for brows and neither made a difference but I've been using latisse for my lashes and the residual on my brows and it's seriously working!! I'd love to know if you try one of the other products and get results though!

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