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Green Eyebrow Roundup: Comparison, Review, & Swatches

Green Eyebrow Roundup: Teri Miyahira Eye & Brow Pallette, Sappho Brow Pomade, Root Eyebrow Powder, Hynt Beauty Eye Brow Definer, 100 Percent Pure Green Tea Fiber Brow Builder, Glossier Boy Brow hellolindasau

Hello! It's been a minute since I talked about a natural eyebrow product so today I'm comparing and reviewing my entire collection of green brow powders, pomade, and gels! P.S. I don't consider Glossier a green nor natural product but I reeeeally wanted to try it after hearing many green beauty bloggers talking about it—also I wanted to use compare it to a natural brow gel I own!

Before we get started, I wanted to give you a little information about how I prep my skin prior to applying any eyebrow products. I always tone, moisturize my entire face with a light oil, then protect my skin with an oil-based SPF—yup, that's a whole lotta oil. Then I use a cream foundation and some light powder to set. This means my skin requires a long-wearing product that will withstand the nourishing products and my naturally oily skin.

Although I avoid coconut products on my face, some of these products contain coconut or coconut-derived ingredients. Luckily, I don't use the ones that are formulated with coconut on a daily basis so I don't break out from it as much.

Also, I love going for a straighter brow with a defined tail. I have sparse areas toward the end of my brows so I need something that can fill the gaps and last all day. I have natural, dark black hair with no warm undertones so I prefer my brows to be have an ashy undertone as well. My #browgoal is a pair of full, fluffy brows with a few strays at the tail while looking crisp and natural—see this picture for a better idea.

Teri Miyahira Expression Eye & Brow Pallete Review swatches natural makeup organic beauty green nontoxic hellolindasau
Teri Miyahira Expression Eye & Brow Pallete, $58
Ingredients: Mica, Kaolin, Jojoba Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Iron Oxides [CI 77491, CI 77492, Cl 77499]

This palette contains four matte shades (blonde, light brown, dark brown, and black) that can be used for the eyes, brows, and even for a nose contour. The compact is super convenient and contains a mirror as well.

The pressed powders are buttery smooth and adhere nicely to my brows—plus the shadows are fragile or prone to cracking, making it travel friendly. I use the black shade almost everyday which has a slight dark brown tone to it when applied with a light hand. I reach for this brow product the most because the powder is easy to apply and also very forgiving if you don't have the time to define and sculpt the brows. It doesn't stick to my sparse areas very well but when I add some water to my brush, I can get better precision and really create hair-like strokes.

Sappho Brow Pomade Taupe Grey review swatch natural eco green beauty eyebrow pomade hellolindasau
Sappho Brow Pomade, $30
Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil,* Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Stearic Acid, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil* and Calendula Officinalis Flowers* and Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile) Flowers*, Hectorite, Phenethyl Alcohol, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil*, Zinc Stearate, Tocopherol. *Certified Organic Ingredient.

When I want an extremely sculpted set of brows, I go for this pomade! It's available in 5 different shades and this one in Taupe Grey was the only one that matched my hair. Unfortunately, it's a bit too grey and can look unnatural if I use it like a sharpie marker (lol).

The pomade applies smoothly and evenly because of the cream texture. It's create hair-like strokes if you use a thin brush. The product itself lasts all day on my brows, even in my almost-bald sparse areas! I have to say though, it's very easy to over do it with this since it's so pigmented.

Hynt Eye Brow Definer Cream to Powder Black review natural eco green beauty eyebrow pomade hellolindasau
Hynt Eye Brow Definer Cream to Powder, $22.50
Ingredients: Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Ricinus Communis, (Castor) Seed Oil), Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil (Jojoba Wax). May Contain: Mica, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide

I love the idea of a cream to powder finish, especially for an eyebrow product because it leaves an impression of a natural looking eyebrow. The Hynt Brow Definer is available in 5 shades and I picked it up in the color Black which has a slight warm undertone to it which looks realistic & similar to the Teri Miyahira Brow Powder in Black.

The application, texture, and wear of this was not what I expected: it feels like a hard, airy cushion but once you apply it, there's hardly any color transferring onto the brows. It is very difficult to use this especially when you have sparse areas as it doesn't fill in the gaps. It's also impossible to layer or build up the pigmentation. For these reasons, I hardly reach for this product and would advise you to skip it.

Root Natural Brow Powder Pan Jet natural eyebrow product review swatch organic makeup hellolindasau
Root Natural Brow Powder Pan, $12
Ingredients: Organic Rice Powder, Mica, Boron Nitrate, Organic Jojoba Seed Oil, Zinc Stearate, Panthenol, Organic Oregano Leaf Extract, Organic Thyme Extract, Organic Cinnamon Bark Extract, Organic Rosemary Leaf Extract, Organic Lavender Flower Extract, Organic Goldenseal Root Extract. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide & Iron Oxides

Next up, we have a more affordable option from Root! These are available in 5 shades and I went with Jet which is meant for those with dark brown or black hair. As you can see, the color is a dark, ashy brown. I personally don't love this shade on me since it's too brown for my dark black hair.

The pigmentation and longevity of this one is perfect. I like mixing it with some water to carve the brows and to fill in the sparseness. However, when dipping a brush into the pan, the powder can get crumbly and powdery but it's not too big of a deal for me! I would recommend this!

100 Percent Pure Green Tea Fiber Brow Builder Soft Brown natural eyebrow gel eco green beauty organic makeup 100% pure swatch review hellolindasau
100 Percent Pure Green Tea Fiber Brow Builder, $22
Ingredients: Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Coconut Stearic Acid (Coconut Acid), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Fiber, Pantothenic Acid (Pro-vitamin B5) and Fucus Vesiculosus (Seaweed) Powder, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Passiflora Alata (Maracuja) Seed Oil, Extracts of Calendula Officinalis Flower (Calendula Hydrosol), Oryza Sativa Germ Powder (Rice Powder), Theobroma Cacao Extract (Cocoa Powder), Coffea Arabica Seed (Coffee Beans), Origanum Vulgare (Oregano) Leaf, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem, Passiflora Alata (Maracuja) Seed, Lonicera Caprifolium Flower and Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Vegetable Glycerin. May Contain Iron Oxides

When 100 Percent Pure first released these brow "mascaras" I was so excited! However, there are only two shades available: Medium Brown and Soft Brown (pictured here). I received the Soft Brown from Melissa of Guide To Wellness through her Instagram giveaway but still wanted to give the formula a try!

The brush applicator is small but not as tiny as Glossier's Boy Brow. I find that the product can splatter onto my skin when I brush my brow hairs and am not careful about keeping the brush away from my skin which is really annoying. The formula claims to thicken the brow hairs which it does to an extent but I can't get past how messy it looks when you layer it. Once it dries down, it does become stiff which helps keep the hairs somewhat in place. Overall, I'm not a fan of this due to the messy application and the lack of efficacy (also kind of upset that it doesn't help me achieve my #browgoal look of brushed up hairs).

Glossier Boy Brow Clear and Black review swatch hellolindasau natural eyebrow review makeup green beauty
Glossier Boy Brow, $16
Ingredients: (ugh, let's not talk about it.)

Of course I wanted to try these bad boys after hearing so much about them. Sadly, it was all hype to me. I found that the black shade helps define my thin brow hairs which was great but the clear didn't do anything. I was most disappointed that these didn't keep my brow hairs pushed up in place like the pictures on their website, argh! It also felt gross how the brow gel didn't dry up and still felt waxy after applying. But I am a fan of the tiny spoolie and the fact that the product didn't splatter onto my skin like the 100 Percent Pure one.


Have you tried any of these products? Or is there something I'm missing out on? Let me know in the comments!

1 comment

  1. I agree with you 100% about prepping your skin prior to applying eyebrow products! I learned that the hard way when I first started out because I had a hard time trying to not mess up my eyebrows, haha. I love filling my eyebrows because I have a lot of gaps.

    I definitely need to look into the brow palette because I've been using pencils these days. These are some great recommendations, as always! Sounds like you get better results with a higher price tag. Thanks for sharing!

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