Monday, June 27, 2011

Review: Skinfood Black Bean Eyebrow Pencil #3

Okay, another 'super late' review(´∀`)
My review list is piling up, you can check it on 'upcoming review' section. I have a lot of time now,  so before I started a fulltime job I want to set myself fully into blogger =) yay!
So now (it's super late, 5.26 am and I was supposed to be sleep) I'm gonna reviewing my old skinfood black bean eyebrow pencil that I bought in 2010. This is my first eyebrow pencil I've ever bought.



My friend help me pick the color, cuz I really have no idea what color I should buy ((*。_。) I'm torn between black brown or gray brown, ended up buying it in shade 3 black brown. What I like most is this eyebrow pencil comes with a brush too! This is really convenient, I don't have to use separate eyebrow brushes, I use it to even-out and blend the color for more natural look.

the casing itself is so vintage, with non-refillable catridge that can be tuned in and out (the stick length is 2.4 cm). Now for the swatch:



the harsh color blends naturally after a few stroke with the brush. It's really helpfull and makes all the eyebrow shaping process becomes incredibly easier.

Color: Perfect shade for me and lucky me I don't have to roaming from brand to brand and shade to shade in order to find the color that matched  (^▽^) the color blends naturally on my eyebrows.
Texture: a hard crayon like texture
Waterproof: yes

Overall Rating: 4/5

What I don't like: Nothing! I'm not going to complain about anything here, I like the product


sorry for my wide ass face! and the swatches looks ugly on my sparse eyebrows, I haven't shaved my eyebrows for one week and this is how they look after I swiped them (softly) with the pencil. Well, I don't really know how to shape and shave my eyebrows properly, is there anyone here want to help me shaping my eyebrows? (≧∇≦)/

Speaking about my eyebrows....
I have a broad, sparse, super STRAIGHT, and FLAT eyebrows line. And what I want is a full but natural looking, I DON'T want to shape it to be more curvy with tapered arch at the end. But my problem is, as you can see here, I'm not that skilled in making such a FULL straight eyebrows. I've never been able to draw a perfectly shaped eyebrows in my life, and everytime I tried to apply more swipe... it would end up giving me very harsh and unnatural & FUNNY look, just like I'm having a caterpillar sticked above my eyes! totally stupid looking >.<

So what a newbie like me did is gently fill the empty sparsed space with gradual and soft sweep. Hm...maybe I should try to shave it and draw it to be more tapered and fine at the end? awee.... NG! !(;`Д´)≡⊃
I have to learn and watch eyebrows-shaping vids a lot!

Well, that would be all, thanks for reading and I'm really going to sleep now! acck.. 6.41 in the morning! Bubbye~

L.K

25 comments:

  1. GAh...eyebrow shaping...I suck at it, too. I've been shaving them for years and started to let them grow last year...now I can't achieve a proper look and wtf idk...I should try such a pencil..or shave part of them...idk ==

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  2. Glad that the skinfood brow pencil worked for you!

    I have a hard time grooming my brows too. =/ I think we have similar types of brows...so I totally understand you. -sighhh-

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  3. omg half of my brows one one eye is gone and half ont eh other is half gone.. its soo weird soo i always have to draw them in every day even if i dont apply any other makeup which i should cuz i have major scaring that im waiting for them to heal!! but anyways thats for the comment i would lovee to get dslr but im starting to thing its way too big to carry out for casual date or date with girls.. and taking my silly pictures soo a digital cam is probably best for me... =P following =]

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  4. we have the same brow problem too, and type
    nice review :D although i dont know where to get this here in philippines

    My Blog: http://amz88.blogspot.com/

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  5. Oooo ive been looking for a decent eyebrow pencil i'll have to give this one a try :)

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  6. glad to hear that this is a good brow pencil! I'm currently using the Integrate one and love it. Gonna have to try this one when mine runs out!

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  7. Hah! My original brow is all over the place. So far, easiest way for me to shape is by using a blade. Somehow I make a lot of mistakes if I pluck =_= Still trying to get the perfect shape.

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  9. I've been looking for a good eye brow pencil. I find it quite hard to search for the correct color. Most brands only have either black or brown and I'm in between. But your review was really helpful. Thanks! ^^

    I'd want a brow shape that's more flat and straight but mine are curvy by nature and it would look weird if I so against nature on force. Tried it in the past and it didn't suit me at all that's why I leave them curvy.

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  10. I've recently bought my first eye brown pencil too. I'm rather satisfied. Nice review.

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  11. hahaha! we the same eyebrow pencil! I'd say I like this product! I don't know if I've done a review about that too...I'm late on reviewing every product that I use...(^_^)

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  12. Thank you for visiting! =)
    LOVE your blog, beautiful! ^^

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  13. nice review! i've always liked skinfood more than etude house, especially their nail polish
    never try their eyebrow pencil though, but i might buy one soon!
    LOL i think your eyebrows are fine :)


    Castor Pollux

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  14. i think your brows already have a really nice shape!! along with skinfood's eyebrow pencil, they look great ^^ great review, kinda makes me wanna buy it now!

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  15. shy & sad to admit this but i'm realllllllllllllllllllly bad when it comes to my brows. so i just have my bangs down & never really take the time to make it look pretty T-T

    but i have to admit, eyebrows really make a difference!
    thank you for this post & i'll try to do something with my brows XP
    - Coco

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  16. i love skinfood! they have amazing products!

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  17. Ahhh! I really need some sort of proper eyebrow lightener ors omething n__n ! I'm so bad at doing my eyebrows eerkahsoifhas ! They look absolutely horrible but I have no idea how to fix them myself xD well eheh but yours look fineee ! And review is awesomee <3 !

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  18. huuuu i have a big problem with my eyebrows, it's like.. scattered all over :(( I'm not even sure if products like this can remedy my eyebrow problem ._.

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  19. Oh!! Thanks for comment!! >w< And thank you so much for follow my tumbrl!! *O*!
    Thanks you~ >//O//<!
    I don't use eyebrow pencil unless I'm cosplaying or dyeing my hair :3!
    xoxo!

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  20. Glad to hear you bought the right shade. The pencil reminds me of an Estee Lauder eyebrow pencil I owned.

    I dont think you have sparse eyebrows! Mine are sparser than yours and I want full eyebrows too :/

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  21. the color looks so natural and nice, probably will check this out!

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  22. ahhh I'm so bad at eyebrows!!~ haha & my mom shaved off like 1/4 of my left eyebrow and it grew back so sparsely >< I really want full & natural eyebrows too!!

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  23. I really love skin food products, and this review was interesting! Thanks for the review! Now makes me want to get one but sadly there isn't one here in Australia :(
    I think your eye brows look fine and don't look like a caterpillar at all!! I think they are pretty and natural!

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  24. I have the exact eyebrow pencil! Mine is in the shade #2.. it's a little too dark though, I'm going to purchase a lighter shade =D

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