For the most part, my brows are well-behaved and but they aren’t overly thick. Enter Benefit’s Gimme Brow Brow-Volumizing Fiber Gel, a product that I received in my Spark Sessions swag bag.
This is a new member for the Benefit family and like all Benefit products, it has a cute name and even cuter packaging. But does it work?
First, let’s establish what it’s suppose to do. Says Benefit, “This innovative brush-on fiber gel adheres to skin & hair…creating brows where before there were none. It builds easily for thick, lush arches, thanks to a tapered brush for blending & precision tip for shaping.” “
Creating brows where before there were none” sounds ambitious but at least on me, this is exactly what happened and indeed, the results were “natural-looking” and “long-wearing.” According to “Results observed in consumer panel survey:”
- 97% said brows looked fuller
- 100% said it was smudge proof
- 100% said it looked natural
- 94% said results were long-wearing*
Much to my surprise, this gel didn’t look weird or fake. I think this was largely due to the subtle colour of this product. It’s available in two shades, “light-medium” and “medium/deep.” I went with the “light-medium” colour and the results, as you can see below, are quite natural.
But while everything looks nice and normal, this product did initially leave my brows feeling a bit stiff and odd. Thankfully, that sensation only lasted a few minutes and soon after application, I’d forgotten that I was even wearing something on my brows.
Gimme Brow retails for $26 over at Sephora. While how much you’ll use depends on how sparse your brows are, I suspect that I’ll be tossing this product out for sanitary reasons before I use it all up.
Would I buy this product: Yeah, I might as it definitely works.
Should you buy this product: This is one of those “bonus” products that I think I lot of people could get away without using. However, it you have brows that are on the sparser side or if you just want a really polished, trendy look, you should look into picking this product up.