This Not That: Eyebrow Enhancers

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Over-tweezing, aging, and disease are some of the reasons why many women are left with sparse eyebrows. Eyebrows frame your face, so when they go missing or become very thin, it feels like something is out place. There are many beauty products you can use to create or enhance the appearance of eyebrows like eyebrow pencils, eyebrow, powders, eyebrow waxes, and eyebrow gels.

All of these different products will help you achieve fuller looking brows, but eyebrow mousses, pomades and gel crèmes have the most staying and will last through anything. These kinds of eyebrow products are preferred because they are waterproof. This means, when you’re working out and you wipe your sweat, you won’t wipe away your eyebrows.  Two of the best eyebrow enhancers are Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse and Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse(image via)

Tarte makes highly pigmented easy to use makeup products with natural ingredients and their Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse is no exception to this rule. It cost $28 and is available at Ulta and Sephora. It comes in 3 shades taupe, medium brown, rich brown and includes a double ended eyebrow brush.  The active ingredient in this product is Amazonian clay which absorbs the excess oil in your eyebrow hair follicles and keeps the pigment in place all day. It may take some practice to get used to using this product. Once you mastered it, your eyebrows will looks flawless in fewer than 3 minutes. Here are some of the pros and cons of Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse.


  • Approved for use by vegans and vegetarians
  • Last over 12 hours
  • Made with natural ingredients


  • Only sold at a limited amount of retailers
  • Need the brush to apply it
  • Only comes in three shades

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade(image via)

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade is one of the many brow products made by eyebrow whisperer Anastasia Soare. Her brand specializes in eye brow products and focuses on creating natural looking brows. The Dipbrow Pomade cost $18, it is sold at Sephora and Ulta. It comes in 4 shades auburn, chocolate, dark brown, and ebony. To apply the pomade you will never to purchase a small stiff angled brush. This may cause skin irritation because it contains synthetic waxes and parabens. Let’s review some of the pros and cons of Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade.


  • Has a shade for women with red hair
  • Comes in 4 different shades
  • Used by professional makeup artist


  • May cause signs of irritation or a rash
  • Is not made with natural ingredients
  • Is usually out of stock

The Verdict: The Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse is our favorite, but the shades may not work for those with red hair or light blonde hair. The Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade has more shades, but it also could possibly cause a rash.

What’s your favorite eyebrow enhancer?

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