Rated 5 out of 5 by MJM1 Brow Prncil
I had a head injury when 6 years old and do not have enough hair on brows to use the powder. I have used pencils my whole life and have been waiting for BM to make this product. It is the perfect dimension, color, and consistency unmatched by other brow pencils. Recently, a fast food employee came to my table to tell me how pretty my eyebrows are. If you feather your stroke at an angle upward and out toward arch and within your brow line, the look is very natural. I love the product!!!
Rated 2 out of 5 by susanrnc brows
Please, please, please bring back the brow powder. I have found it to be THE best product for my brows. The powder makes my brows the most natural they have in many years.
Rated 1 out of 5 by MarineMomof3 Please bring back old powder eye brow product!
I didn't care for this new eye brow pencil, because I can't get a natural look like I could with the old powder brow product. Both my daughter and I used the old product and wish that you would bring it back again. It is the only brow product that I have ever used that I could actually get a natural looking brow.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Dancer Disappointed with this Product
I have used the complete line of BM products for over 5 years and been pleased with every product. That is until now. I went to a local retailer to purchase brow powder and was told the powder was discontinued replaced by a new brow pencil in two colors. They demonstrated the process for application and I read the instructions provided. I have yet to apply this product with a natural result. My eyebrows are thin and feathery strokes don't provide enough coverage. Heavier strokes and I feel like a clown or a child playing with Mommy's makeup. When I used the powder for brows, I had people comment on what nice eyebrows I had and when I told them I created them daily, they could not believe it. The various shades in the powder allowed for a better match to my hair color, which changes depending on the whim of my stylist. I don't mind trying new things and have continued to try various application techniques in hopes of achieving a natural look. I will not purchase the brow pencils again. I'm hoping to find a brow powder from another cosmetics retailer.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Emily924 Best Pencil for Fine Brows
I have very fine, light brows and this pencil grabs each fine hair, darkens and defines it. The brush blends beautifully. I will say that since the tip is very thin, they mean it when they say use feather strokes. I have not broken the tip by doing just that, using light, feathery strokes. That type of application also helps provide a more natural look. I use the lighter shade. BE - please don't discontinue this pencil!!
Rated 5 out of 5 by JoyceRenee No More Fake Looking Eyebrows
I am a make-up junkie. If there is a new product, I am going to try it. Lucky for me I found this eyebrow pencil. The spoolie brush is great to tame wild eyebrow hairs and helps to blend in the pigment for a natural look. The thinness of the pencil allows me to have super control. The application is easy. If you do not have a heavy hand, the product goes on smoothly and precisely. My only regret is that there is no auburn shade. I am sure that there are many redheads out there who feel the same.
Rated 1 out of 5 by MOUSEMASTER LOOKS CHEAP AND FAKE
PLEASE BRING BACK THE BROW POWDER. I wasted $15 on this terrible pencil. It's great for Halloween if you want to look like a ghoul or Mimi from the Drew Carrey Show! This is a terrible pencil. PLEASE BRING BACK THE BROW POWDER!
Rated 1 out of 5 by JudyJ Brow Styler
I am all about trying new products. BUT I am not pleased with this new product. I really gave it a chance but miss the powder. Why don't you sell both and let people decide which they want. I don't understand why you would discontinue it when obviously it was a very good product.
Rated 1 out of 5 by HorseMom Brow Pencil
This product is a disappointment. BRING BACK BROW POWDER. The reason I started Bare Essencuals was the Brow powder. Why in the world would you stop making such a wonderful product. The pencil does not give the same natural look.
I hope you will listen to your customers and bring the powder back soon!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Racerjudy I love love love it!!!
I am really amazed at all the women who refuse to give this new pencil a chance AND that they have been so abusive towards Leslie. I too was disappointed that the brow powder had been discontinued but life goes on and when I reached a BE salon I asked the stylist to show me how to use the new pencil and I can tell you that I was convinced from then on. I really believe in giving a new product a fair and open minded test and 99% of the time I like the new. So out with the old and in with the new. For all the negative people out there LIGHTEN UP and give it a real try!!!
Rated 2 out of 5 by Lula Dissapointing All Around
this product was offered to me as a substitute for the brow powder which has been discontinued. I am so sad. I loved the brow powder and have used it consistently for years. this pencil is hard to control and does not give the same natural look of the powder. I tried it for two weeks and I still want the brow powder back! if it doesn't come back I will be forced to look for it in a different label. this pencil is no substitute. I will be returning it to a store.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Pjean Bring Back the Powder
I guess I'll have to shop around for a new brow powder. This pencil is horrible! Used the powder for years, as did my sister and niece. Bye, bye to this pencil!!!!
Rated 1 out of 5 by CATE WHY?!
this product is very disappointing, only lasted me about a week compare to the brow powder that lasted me well over a year and costs less..this is not a product i will be buying again. PLEASE PLEASE BRING BACK THE BROW POWDER!
Rated 1 out of 5 by Shoefetish Why oh why?????
Why on earth would you discontinue the brow powder. It is a great product and I have used it for a very long time. Pencils DO NOT look as natural as this powder. Please bring it back just like it was. Do Not change it. It is perfect!!!!!!!
Rated 1 out of 5 by applegirl23 Very disappointing...
I ordered this because the powder product was no longer available. I was very disappointed when it arrived & I used it for the first time. The pigment does not transfer to your skin unless you apply pressure, but when you apply pressure the pigment breaks off, as it is very thin. Essentially every time I tried to apply this, the tip would break off and I would have to roll out more of the product. It lasted me only 4 days!! At 15 dollars plus tax & shipping, this was a horrible deal, and not what I have come to expect from Bare Minerals. More product testing should have been done, and this product should never have been released as it is now.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Gaelic Guess I can use it for Halloween!
I'm Very disappointed in the new brow pencils! What are these colors?? Not well suited for redheads! My brows are thinning, and these pencils make me look like I've been playing in mommy's makeup! For now I'm mixing Warmth with a little bit of dark blonde/medium brown brow powder I found in the bottom of my makeup bag. I'm playing with Warmth and brown shadows too. Please bring back the powders. They were the ONLY thing I could use during chemotherapy for cancer and come away from the mirror looking natural and normal! I shared that little secret with all of my "chemo chums" are we were(and still are) lovely! The powders look so much more "real". Please, please, please bring them back!!
Rated 1 out of 5 by Madge Very disappointing
Could not believe when I went to buy another dark blonde brow powder (perfect match) I was told it was discontinued! So I bought the brow pencil and what a disappointment. Difficult to apply and achieve a natural look. Color is not a good match. Also very difficult to know when a refill is needed until maybe too late. I had recently purchased a new pair of eyeglasses and was second guessing the color I chose. So I had a small amount of dark blonde eye brow powder left and realized it was the brow color that made the difference. Pencil is too harsh. Is it possible to have both the pencil and brow powder? Brow powder also had more shade choices.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Honu Definitely NOT a good idea, BE!
I was very optimistic about this product when I purchased it but after three uses, it was a HUGE disappointment. It takes too long to apply and doesn't look natural at all -- even after I resorted to using my brow brush to smooth out the color. It's also very fragile and breaks easily and often (because some pressure is required to get the color on to your brow). Fortunately, I have one remaining Dark Blonde powder and will continue using that until it runs out. The powder is far easier to apply and looks so much more natural. BE, please don't fix a product that isn't broken!
Rated 1 out of 5 by Fitz PLEASE bring back the powder !!!
I had been using the dark blonde powder for many many years and was shocked to learn it has been replaced by this awful pencil. I purchased it to try and would like to return it, for a refund. My eyebrows are blonde and I have to 'draw' and 'draw' with the pencil and cannot get enough color on the brow. It is also more time consuming. The powder applied so easily and looked very natural. Also, why was that great eyelash builder discontinued? If you want to add a new product, that is fine but do not take away the tried and true. Like the saying goes, "If it is not broke, don't fix it !!!" Leslie, what are you thinking? Someone is giving you bad advice.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jewels Bring back the Powder Please!!!!!!!!
This product is a waste of your money. The pencil is so thin it breaks, which causes you to lose part of the product. It does not go on easily. I returned this product to the store. Please Please Please bring back the powder!!!!!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Basia Easy to use
It was hard to believe but this product was the exact Color for me. I never used any product for my eye brows, but since they are thining I thought I would give it a try. I thought there would be several colors to choose from. But the light works great! Easy to use and looks natural. Try it.
Rated 4 out of 5 by OregonTrail48 Fuller eyebrows with ease
This product works great to fill in and add visible fullness to my eyebrows. My only complaint is that the stick is very fragile. I am learning to use a lighter touch!
Rated 1 out of 5 by FabFifty Bring back the powder!
I agree with Patty! This product does not work! This is for someone who wants to define only. Not for those who want to enhance and create fuller looking brows. First, the pencil is so fine is broke twice the first time I used it. I am a 50 yr old medium blonde and using the light version of this product makes me look ridiculous! After drawing on my brows and then using the brush, the results were awful! I looked older not younger! Those old lady draw-on brows were the result. If you keep brushing, the product comes off and looks uneven. Even when I put it on very lightly, there's nothing natural looking about it at all! BRING BACK THE POWDER!!!
Rated 3 out of 5 by Emiller Ehh...
I use the entire bare minerals line and have been waiting for a brow pencil for years! I wouldn't say this pencil is bad but it's very lackluster. I imagine if you have huge eyebrows that only need defining then this will suffice but I have rather small eyebrows naturally and this doesn't do much for me. I highly recommend trying this in store before purchasing...
Rated 5 out of 5 by BeautyGoddess Best brow pencil I have ever used!
So easy to use and impossible to mess up this pencil is a must have to frame your beautiful eyes! I was surprised that it stayed put all day until I washed it off. Looks very natural and wasn't too dark. I own this in universal taupe.
Rated 1 out of 5 by patty0612 Not Happy
As much as I love all of the bare minerals products, this one doesn't work well for me. I'm older and most of my eyebrows are gone. I loved the powder eyebrow product as it gave me good coverage and looked more natural. I've tried different angles with the pencil and it just doesn't look right. Could we have the old one back too? Please.
Rated 5 out of 5 by honnybear Finally! the search is over
For decades I have searched for a brow pencil that defines without looking like I used one. This is hands down the perfect brow pencil. I was hesitant about universal (I use light) but my eyebrows have never looked so perfectly shaped and clean. I hate shaping my eyebrows, have watched many videos for tips and still could never get it right. I use a spoolie then the pencil then the spoolie again. It just seems to tell me the perfect shape and I will use it before tweezing so I dont over or under tweeze. Cant rave enough about it and thrilled I tried it. Dont ever discontinue this please
Rated 5 out of 5 by CoachD Perfect Brows
For years I've had trouble finding the perfect color to fill in my eyebrows. This is it! I purchased the "light" shade and it's perfect. Use gently; tip is quite fine. Use brush to softly blend. My brows look natural and defined. In fact, you wouldn't even know I used a brow styler. I most certainly recommend this product.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mel76 Natural looking brows
I always preferred brow pencils over powders because of my unruly brows. This brow pencil gives me the most natural looking brows. The dark universal color is perfect for my dark brown hair but it is the spoolie that takes the product to a whole new level. Make sure after you pencil them in go over it with the spoolie to brush out the product for the most natural look. Application is quick and my brows never look harsh. I love it and hope that this will be part of the permanent line.
Rated 5 out of 5
by Ayndie Surprisingly Perfect For Me
I could wear this everyday even with no makeup on and look very natural. No kidding. Want to know something even better? The last time I've had my brows waxed was like nearly ten years ago. That's the only time I've had my brows done. I've used a razor to touch up here and there. But over the years, I guess stress, being overweight and being a mom too takes on a toll on the body. Lately, my left eyebrow looks as if it's not there compared to my right eyebrow. This pencil really does function like a powder...just like another reviewer mentioned. Her review had me sold on getting it and so I bought it. Very happy with it.
I included a before and after picture. I don't like using a SUPER heavy hand when doing my brows because I don't want to look overdone, but natural and clean. The before picture I was near a lamp in my room and it was really bright, but you can tell my eyebrows were just non-existent. But in the after, it looks natural. In both the before and after pictures I have absolutely no makeup on, no moisturizer and no primer. Not even a cocoa butter lotion or lotion on my face. I cleaned and washed my face so you can see me for me and what the brows look like by themselves. I wondered how it would be if I used a heavier hand than with my powder and surprisingly it just remained looking natural. I LOVE that. Nothing is worse than having a brow that's a little too dark. I'm 28 years old with a daughter turning 4 next month...I don't need to look like a diva lol! So this pencil works for me and I would probably get a second one just to have as an away brow filler for trips. Hope this helps!