Now that we have masks covering half our faces most times, let them brows do the talking.
The bushy kilay look will never go out of style, thanks to OG beauty icon Brooke Shields, as well as of young personalities such as Cara Delevingne, Blythe, Lily Collins, and Janine Gutierrez who are best known for their natural brows. It’s no secret that our brows have been through a lot, especially for the 90s and 00s babies who once plucked their brows ala early aughts Christina Aguilera. But whether you’re blessed with thick brow arches or just not convinced to do microblading yet, the best alternative is to use a brow gel/pomade. Not only does it add dimension and shape to your brows, but it leaves a feathered texture that makes the kilay look more natural, lifted and yes, we couldn’t help but say “on fleek.” Scroll down below for 8 brow gels and pomades that you should try now.
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1. THE GOOD BROW’S BROW SOAP
For a local brand that isn’t older than three years, The Good Brow has created quite a stir on social media. Their brow soap has grown to be one of their best-selling products, and comes with options in either clear or their colored pomades. While you’re at it, cop their brow + lash growth serum, too!
Where To Get: The Good Brow website, Shopee
2. THE BROW BIZZ’S BROW BAR
Aside from the stellar, scratch-proof packaging, The Brow Bizz takes pride in the Browbar. It’s long-wearing, the colors are not overwhelming, and they don’t leave a gooey feeling on your brows.
3. THE SUNBEAM FACTORY’S BROW SOAP
Don’t you just love beauty brands who try to be as inclusive as possible? The Sunbeam Factory created a few more shade ranges for their brow soap line especially for those brows with gray or red tints.
Price: P180 – P200
Where to Get It: The Sunbeam Factory site
4. ISSY AND CO’S BROW REFINER
Most people are unaware that the smaller the spoolie brush, the better and more controlled the application is. Take it from Issy & Co’s Brow Refiner.
Where To Get: Lazada
5. STROKES BEAUTY LAB’S BROW COLORIST
Strokes Beauty Lab has always been known for being ahead of the brow game in the Philippines ever since their beginnings. They continuously innovate their products which is probably the reason why most makeup artists have lauded their brow kit. Their Brow Colorist is for those who want more tint, while the Brow Fixer is for the instant gel.
Where To Get: Strokes website, Lazada, Shopee
6. BENEFIT’S GIMME BROW VOLUMIZING GEL
One of the go-to products in the brow biz, Benefit’s Gimme Brow+ is water-resistant and comes in 10 stunning shades. They also have their brow micro-filling pen that’s designed to mimic hair-like strokes.
Where To Get: Sephora
7. TEVIANT BROW GEL
For when you feel like lightening or adding a bit of warmth to your brows, Teviant’s got you covered. Their brow gel comes in three shades from light to dark gray.
Where To Get: Teviant site, Lazada, Shopee
8. ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS’ BROW FREEZE
A brow product list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the queen of kilay, Anastasia Beverly Hills. If you loved their brow dip, then you’ll love the Brow Freeze, too. With a bougee packaging like that, the Brow Freeze made sure that the product is long-wearing.
Where To Get: Sephora site, The Beauty Bar