Monday, 25 August 2014

An Alternative Use

I love me a Maybelline Colour Tattoo - On & On Bronze is one of my all-time favourite products. But, I just couldn't get on with Permanent Taupe. The colour didn't look right on me - it made me look really tired - and it creased after a few hours which hasn't happened with the others I've used. However, I've discovered an alternative use!




When I made my brow routine post a few months ago, someone told me that they use Permanent Taupe on their eyebrows. Curiosity got the better of me a few weeks ago and I finally tried it out. I was dubious that it would be a little too pale for me, but it is a great colour! It is similar in shade to Mac's Charcoal Brown Eyeshadow which I normally use, but a tad more grey toned.

I run a spoolie through my brows then apply this in little strokes with an angled brush, shaping the front a little as I always do. The spoolie goes through again and Benefit's Gimme Brow Gel in Light/Medium follows to add a little more dimension and hold - and voila!

Have you found any products that have unintended uses?
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5 comments

  1. I use this on my brows on a daily basis! It might have been me who told you lol!

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  2. I'd never have thought of using this for your eyebrows but it's probably the perfect colour for me! I've never bought it cause I always thought it was a bit of an odd colour! xx

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  3. It is a bit of an odd one, I bought it with the intention of using it as a base colour but alas I didn't get on with it! But I do recommend it as a brow shade (if it matches, obviously!) - it looks natural and stays put all day ^_^

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  4. I just checked and it was in fact you, haha - many thanks! ^_^

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  5. Hahaha! That's funny to hear, I still love it :) x

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