April 21, 2016

Review: Maybelline Brow Drama Pomade Crayon

Maybelline Brow Drama Pomade Crayons in Auburn and Soft Brown from Influenster

Although you can't always see my eyebrows since I have bangs, I assure you I do still fill them in regularly because wind exists. Influenster sent me the new Maybelline Brow Drama Pomade Crayon in a couple different shades, Auburn and Soft Brown, to try out and share a review with you.

The eyebrow crayon is supposed to be an all-in-one, one-step brow product. So essentially it's color and rogue-eyebrow-hair-taming wax in one stick. Overall: it did a good job! The product is very pigmented, soft, and really does keep my eyebrows in place. 

Cons: The crayon doesn't give the most precise application. I think it'd be perfect for people who already have pretty intense eyebrows, but mine aren't that thick and I definitely had some issues keeping the outline sharp on the tail end of my brows. I'm going to try applying with an angled brush for a more precise application. I recommend combing the color through with a spoolie brush to distribute the color more evenly too.

Soft Brown and Auburn Swatches of the Maybelline Brow Drama Pomade Crayons on Light Skin

I loved both the colors I tried out and wore both of them in the picture below. (Now you know I have eyebrows!) On the left, I'm wearing the Brow Drama crayon and on the right I didn't apply anything. These days I tend to use a cooler, lighter brown shade on the inner part of my eyebrows and a darker, reddish shade on the tail end. I could pretty much replicate my usual eyebrow look with these colors. The Soft Brown, although cooler than the Auburn color, still leaned pretty warm though. 

Redhead Wearing Auburn and Soft Brown Mayelline Eyebrow Crayons
Packaging for the Maybelline Eye Studio Brow Drama Pomade Crayon in Auburn and Soft Brown c/o Influenster

Price: It looks like it's retailing for $9.99 but since it's a drug store product, wait for a sale and pick it up at a discount.

The bottom line: The product itself is great - long lasting, creamy, and pigmented. However, precise application is difficult using just the crayon itself, particularly if you don't have the thickest brows in the land.


Adele said...

love the side by side comparison of each shade- and your eyeshadow! so pretty!


Cara E said...

Oh this sounds great! I used to use a Maybellind brow gel a while ago, I really must check this out :)

Laura. said...

I've never heard of a crayon for your eyebrows before! I don't know if it'd work for me but I liked reading your review all the same.

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Priya said...

Oh this is perfect, I was JUST saying on my beauty round-up how I've been experimenting with brow products and looking for the best one (there's so many options out there that I didn't even realize!) I think this is a great point- the tip of the crayon does look fairly wide. Then again, I have pretty "full" brows, so it might be worth a shot. Sometimes I don't like the waxy consistency as much though. Anyway, thanks for sharing!

♥ perfectly Priya

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