tarte cosmetics does eyebrows right!

There are many things that tarte cosmetics does well and that list definitely includes brows. They sent their Amazonian clay volumizing brow and hair powder ($25) and frame worker double ended brow powder brush ($21) to test and my eyebrows are very, very happy.

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The Amazonian clay volumizing brow and hair powder is full of mineral pigment, and it has the Amazonian clay that locks pigment in place and keeps the color vibrant and true. The brow powder comes in four shades: blonde, medium brown, rich brown, and grey. We were sent the blonde and grey to test.

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tarte grey volumizing hair and brow powder

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tarte blonde volumizing hair and brow powder

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grey and blonde swatched

While the grey obviously isn’t my shade, the blonde is surprisingly perfect for me and I have medium brown hair. A great tip for foolproof brows is to go one or two shades lighter than your normal brow shade. It looks very natural and it brightens the face and makes you look younger.

brows with tarte blonde volumizing hair and brow powder

brows with tarte blonde volumizing hair and brow powder

The brow powder is long wearing and doesn’t fade. It makes brows look full without looking painted or drawn on. The texture isn’t overly powdery; in fact it is quite silky and once applied it looks like natural hair.

This wonderful brow powder does double duty – it also fills in sparse areas on the scalp and covers gray roots. Another plus – these make for beautiful eyeshadows!

A fantastic partner for the Amazonian clay volumizing brow and hair powder is the frame worker double ended brow powder brush ($21). This brush is made from sustainably harvested bamboo and synthetic bristles.

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tarte frame worker double ended brow powder brush

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thin angled end

The thin angled end has just the right amount of firmness for filling in brows. Tap it into the brow powder, then angle it along the natural brow shape and use upward strokes to expertly fill in brows.

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thick angled end

The thicker angled end is fantastic for blending the powder into brows, or for filling in the hairline or thinning spots on the scalp.

I adore both the Amazonian clay volumizing brow and hair powder and the frame worker double ended brow powder brush, and I use them every morning. I give both products my highest recommendation for easy, elegant, and natural looking brows.   – Lisa

*sent for editorial consideration

Comments

  1. Very useful review! I honestly usually get my eyebrows dyed, it’s just easier for me, since it does take a lot to fill them in (because they are practically invisible).

  2. I need the grey shade!

  3. that looks awesome! I love that brush!

  4. I love the tarte brow mousse, but I haven’t tried these yet. They look nice!

  5. I love how Blonde looks on you!

  6. I have these and they are really great!

  7. ooh! I love how you can also use it to touch up those pesky roots! That’s an ongoing concern… and this looks like the perfect solution until I can get them touched up! (Being able to use it on your eyebrows, too, is an added bonus and makes it super-convenient for travel…)

  8. beautyin says:

    Natasha, I know, anything that turns into a multi-tasker is awesome in my book! And Phyrra, I would love to try the Brow Mousse, everyone raves about it.