So you have recently dyed your hair and your eyebrows are now a totally different color! *gasp* Before you start freaking out, take a look at British it model Agyness Deyn and singer Gwen Stefani. With their light blonde hair and significantly darker eyebrows, they are living proof that you don’t have to match your eyebrows to your hair color completely to look cool. The key is to make sure your eyebrows are a shade or two darker than your hair color. An exact match would look too matchy-matchy and fake.
How To Lighten Your Eyebrows
This can done with facial bleaching creams, eyebrow dye tints and some people even apply the same hair color they use on their hair with a mascara wand. Whatever you use, make sure you pick the right product and be very precise with the timing and the application (you are going to be applying this close to your eyes and you don’t want any mishaps!) If you are a beginner, please go visit a salon and get them done by a professional instead.
* Eyebrow Powder/Powder Eyeshadow
Powders give a more natural effect so if your eyebrows are not really that dark to begin with, try changing the color with an angled brush dipped in an eyeshadow or eyebrow powder that matches with the color you want. I do this all the time with Jane Magical Mushroom eyeshadow whenever I dye my hair brown.
* Eyebrow Gels/Tints
Eyebrow gels and tints are more suitable for those with darker hair. I love T’estimo Eyebrow Mascara (~$10) for a more dramatic effect and MAC Brow Set in Beguile ($13.50) for a natural look.
Extra Tip: Try getting your eyebrows threaded or giving them a tweeze before you lighten them. It is a lot harder to change the color if your eyebrows are dark AND bushy.