Precision Brow Gel
Precision Brow Gel

We haven’t had much newness from Illamasqua lately so I’m really happy to see the new Illamasqua Precision Brow Gel. I guess the advantage of a gel is the precision result you can get – if you’re good with a brush then you will always be able to get a natural looking result by replicating individual hairs. I’ll put my hands up right now and say I am NOT good at this! Personally, my preference is always for a mascara wand type applicator to take the precision element out.

Precision Brow Gel
Precision Brow Gel

However, I’ve given the Illamasqua Precision Brow Gel a go and while my results aren’t perfect (because I’m rubbish at it, basically), I can see how good it can look. I used Strike which is for brunette brows and it did an excellent job of darkening and defining my brows without making them feel crunchy! I do like the colour selection here, particularly the inclusion of grey (Stare) and auburn (Glimpse) – not everyone has a variation on brown! There’s also, as you can see, one for blondes.

Precision Brow Gel
Precision Brow Gel

The colours do seem to come out darker on application than they appear in the pot – I was a little too handy with Strike so I’d advise going cautiously at first and then building up to a density that you like. I’m really impressed with the finish – nobody would know it wasn’t my natural brow colour.

If you want to ‘fine stroke’, Illamasqua has their Fine Liner Brush (£19), but otherwise, a slim, flat edge brush is fine.

The Illamasqua Precision Brow Gel is £18.50 (I can see this lasting nearly forever because you need so little) and launches on 12th February.

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