Whilst I've been really enjoying the Charlotte Tilbury range, I have come up against my first product that I am less than impressed with.
eyebrow pencil comes in three shades and I bought the lightest, Grace
(£22.50). One end has the triangular-shaped brow cream-pencil and the
other a brush to groom through the brows and eliminate excess colour,
then there is the additional inclusion of a sponge tipped shadow powder highlighter, this is meant to be used under the arch to give lift to the
Lets start with the actual pencil, it has a reasonably smooth
texture but is still a tad drying and I don't find it has a great wear time. The colour is too warm for me and can often look a bit
orange/yellow (I really think a lot of brands struggle to make good brow
pencils for blonde hair).
Next is the powder highlighter, it seems a bit gimmicky
and to begin with I just kept forgetting it was there. The colour is too
dark for me to use for its intended brow lift and used on the actual
lid, its a slightly warm champagne shimmer with a formula that is
nothing to write home about.
Finally the actual brush end, I find it a
bit scratchy and uncomfortable to use (the one in my Hourglass pencil is far softer whilst still doing a good job of brushing the brows
Swatched below with some other brow products, L-R:Mac Fling, Charlotte Tilbury Grace, Hourglass Blonde, Chantecaille Ash Blonde.
My first miss from the range, and I was doing so well, I
certainly think there are better brow products on the market.
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