I’ve not always been the biggest fan of NYX products up until now. You may have read my post a couple of years ago called “Is NYX a Fix?” This was my first experience of NYX products and unfortunately it was a negative one, having bought two of the lip crèmes that seemed to be the exact same colour. Nevertheless I thought I’d give them the benefit of the doubt, after so many of my friends having a good experience with their products.
I thought I’d try the Micro Brow Pencil out for size and ohhh mama this has redeemed NYX for me! It is the perfect dupe for the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz and just a fraction of the cost.
Everything about it is extremely similar to the Anastasia version from the pencil size to the spooly and makes doing my brows a sheer treat! I love a pencil personally and find it gives the definition and hair like strokes I desire compared to a powder or pomade. The nib of the pencil is micro like the name suggests and gets into little areas with precision. The pencil also isn’t too soft or waxy so you can apply pressure where you need to for areas needing a bit more filling in and lightly brush in hairs towards the front to look subtle and natural. As you can see, I'm a fan of a natural brow rather than a polished perfectly cut brow.
The fact that its just £8 in Boots blows my mind when compared to £22 for Brow Wiz at places like Cult Beauty and there are plenty of shades to choose from too. I went for taupe but it was god to see a blonde shade in their for fair haired ladies as well as darker ones for you brunette babes. To me it’s a no brainer to go for the NYX version and save myself £14 to use on other products (or towards the ever increasing shoe collection).
What d’you reckon to the Micro Brow Pencil? Are you a fan? And if you’re a NYX lover, I’d love to hear what products you like and would recommend!