Bleached brows makes a comeback this fall. Alexander Wang A/W 2014 presented a balance between light and shadow by pairing barely-there brows with very light foundation and slightly contoured cheekbones and lids. Then Pat McGrath created an “otherworldly and surreal” look at Givenchy with sculpted eyes and cheeks contrasted with bleached-out eyebrows and crimson tapes on the temples. At Marc Jacobs, François Nars created real-life mannequins by giving models a matte, porcelain complexion with frosted metallic silver lips, chocolate creases and brows that were bleached and dyed to the same shade as their wigs.
While the bleached look may appear cool on the runways and in photo shoots, it is often too harsh for everyday. For a faux bleached brow that is more wearable, block out brows with a liquid concealer (try Make Up For Ever Full Cover Concealer) and lighten them with a tinted brow gel like MAC Brow Set. To instantly get softer, lighter brows, simply opt for powders, which tend to be softer, instead of pencils when filling them in.
So what do you think of the bleached look? Do you dare to wear it?