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Sunday, May 31, 2015

NYX Brow Pomade Review!

This post is a review about the NYX Tame & Frame Brow Pomade! I'm trying my best to shoot as many blog posts as I can because I have several reviews to write up and I'm gonna be working more hours at work! Hopefully this is helpful to you! (All my reviews are NOT sponsored, unless otherwise stated by me!) 
I've been consistently using this pomade for about 2-3 weeks so I could really get a good idea about how I feel about it! I was using the well-known, Anastasia Brow Pomade (which is usually around $18-20) before I heard about the NYX version! Honestly, I was only using the Anastasia Pomade because I ran out of my favorite product from them, the Brow Wiz pencil! 
I find that pomades take some practice to get used to compared to brow pencils, and I was being a cheapskate because I really didn't want to spend $20 for the Brow Wiz at my local Ulta and they didn't have the NYX dupe of Anastasia's Brow Wiz pencil in stock! 
NYX priced their pomade at around $7, which I loved
Moving back on track, first impressions with the NYX brow pomade compared to the Anastasia Brow Pomade was pretty positive! Looking at reviews online, I found that my Anastasia color counterpart (Dark Brown) was really similar to the NYX color counterpart, Espresso! 
I, personally, found the NYX pomade to be creamier than the Anastasia pomade, so it was easy to get too much product on my brow brush (which isn't included with either pomades!!)
Funny enough, the NYX pomade has a bit more product than the Anastasia pomade and is 1/3 of the price! I thought that alone was enough to give the pomade a try.

I have fairly thin eyebrows that get wild and grow every which way if I don't trim/shape them on a regular basis, so I fill them in! 

Overall, I found this pomade to be a pretty good value for the price ($7)! The colors matched up quite well, the pomade stayed on for 9+ hour normal days, 5+ hour work days, rainy days, and super humid days after drying completely! (This pomade isn't so creamy that it takes long to dry at all! I found it dry a little under a minute after application!~)

There were a few things I found I didn't like about it, of course. Applying this pomade could sometimes be a hassle, especially since the consistency is so creamy! At times I accidentally got too much product on my brush, and in my attempt to smooth it out on my brow with a spoolie brush some of the product got brushed away, leaving a patchy, uneven look to my brow. 

Again, I think that it's a good value for the price that it's advertised at and is a good pomade to start with if you're a beginner at pomades or brow makeup! I, personally, don't like pomades as much as pencils (because I find pencils are easier to control), but I'm glad I gave this a try! It's a good substitute for the Anastasia Brow Pomade and if you love that, you should really give this a go c:! 

Rating: 7.8/10
Thank you for reading! 
If you have any questions, comments, etc. leave them below or send them here!~


  1. I don't spent a lot of time fixing my brows, since they are hidden under my bangs, but I really want to put more effort into them, and this post was really helpful since I'm not that experienced with eyebrow makeup! Thank you! c:


    1. You're welcome! c: And I get you haha! I cut my bangs above my brows so I always have to keep an eye on them hehe. Thank you for commenting sweetheart! ♡

  2. thanks for this review~ i have long bangs so ive been really careless with my brows lately LOL but i'm going to shorten them soon and i know ill have to pluck my brows and fill them in to look appropriate for humanity lmfao. i was going to bite the bullet and buy anastasia's but i didn't know nyx had one too! so ill have to take a look!


    1. You're welcome c:! Good luck hehe~!