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Battle of the Drugstore Brows

I have a confession – I’ve fallen in love with two drugstore eyebrow products.

Many of us think that all eyebrow pencils are created equal, but in fact, different types of pencils can be used to achieve different brow looks. The Maybelline Define-a-Brow and L’Oreal Paris Brow Stylist Sculptor brow pencils are top-notch drugstore product selections that serve different purposes based on your brows and the look you are trying to achieve.

I’ve been reaching for the L’Oreal Brow Stylist on days that I just want to quickly fill in my brows, and I’m not concerned whether they are perfectly defined or not. On the other hand, I always reach for the Maybelline pencil when I have a few extra minutes to spare and I want a precise, defined brow.

I recommend that brow pencil beginners start with the Maybelline pencil solely because the fine tip is much easier to work with. L’Oreal’s pencil takes some getting used to since it is a thick pencil with a heavy wax finish; unless you are experienced with brow products and know how to use a light hand, this product can lead you to have heavier and fuller brows than you otherwise intended.

These products are dead ringers for both the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz and Perfect Brow Pencil, so I suggest that you try these products at the drugstore prices before spending more on the high-end products – you won’t be disappointed!