Review: Anastasia Beverly Hills Beauty Express for brows and eyes

 

What is it?

Beauty Express kit from Anastasia Beverly Hills containing brow wax cream, brow powder duo, eyeshadow duo, five stencils and angled brush.

Thoughts:

I really like the packaging, it feels sturdy and of good quality:

I received the brow kit in color Brunette (also available in Blonde):

Brow wax, two brow powders, and two eyeshadows:

Wax is great. It keeps brows (and color) well in place, brow powder colors are really nice, you can use either the lighter or darker color or mix them like I do. Eyeshadows are also good quality, but IMO they are so light that I don’t think I’ll be using them much. Sure the highlighter is a good highlighter, but the other doesn’t suit me.

There’s 5 stencils included: Full, Medium, Petite, Slim and High arch, and a really nice brow brush.

How it works:

First you select the stencil that fits the most to your natural brow hair through the cutout. Then you align the stencil so it’s in line.

..Not quite like this... :S

Then you use the brow wax so that the powder stays better in place, and then you take the brush and color the stencil’s open area:

Finally you take tweezers and pluck the excess hair if there is any. And your brows are ready!

Few looks done with “stencil brows”:

Overall Opinion:

I liked this set very much!

I don’t use this daily, just when I have a “bad day” with my brows, or I need to pluck them to shape.

Maybe the price is a bit high, but the stencils are re-usable, the wax and brow powders last really long AND it comes with a good brush!

Price:

$39.50

Where to buy:

You can get these kits from anastasia.net (they ship worldwide, yay!) or if you’re lucky to live near Sephora you can pick it up there or order it online.

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