Try These For On-Fleek Brows All Summer Long | CoolJapan

"To me, there’s nothing sadder than a brow that’s smooshed down," quipped model and actress of Instagram fame, Emily Ratajkowski, on her date night makeup tutorial for Vogue. And to that, we agree. As we navigate our way through the warm summer months, it’s imperative that we find the right product to keep our face framers in place amidst the sweltering heat. Nobody wants sad-looking brows but it's the horror of horrors when your brows disappear mid-day. So here are the brow products for summer you can always rely on to keep your brow game on-point.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo in Ebony, SGD40/~USD29 (

Makeup artists love it and with good reason. The light and dark shades of this densely packed, fine-milled brow powder enable you to add more depth and dimension to your brows as required. You can mix and match two hues to counteract any changes in colour (such as oxidisation or ashiness) brought about by the environment. 

Benefit Brow Zings Eyebrow Shaping Kit

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Benefit Brow Zings Eyebrow Shaping Kit in 01 Light, SGD56/~USD41 (

This handy compact provides all-in-one brow care for your arches. Highly pigmented wax gives brows shape and definition and setting powder locks them in place. Complementary brushes and tweezers enable you to define and groom your brows to perfection anywhere you go.

E.L.F. Eyebrow Kit 

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E.L.F. Eyebrow Kit in Medium SGD4/~USD3 (

Hands down the best drugstore option out there. Coloured wax helps define brows and give them shape while the complementary powder sets them in place. The double-ended Taklon brush has one end to arch up your brows and another to fill them in.

Glossier Boy Brow

Glossier Boy Brow in Clear, SGD22/USD16 (

Glossier’s cult formula features a soft, flexible hold that keeps brows in place without making them stiff or flakey. Oleic acid and lecithin condition brows to nourish them and give them a soft sheen while Atelocollagen helps strengthen hair fibres to encourage thicker, healthy-looking arches. P.S. We have a review on it here.

Kevyn Aucoin Precision Brow Pencil

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Kevyn Aucoin Precision Brow Pencil, SGD35/USD26 (

This award-winning brow pencil boasts of a smudge-proof formula for all-day wear. The ultra slim tip allows for finer, natural-looking strokes while the spoolie carefully separates the hairs and brushes them up for more volume.

K-Palette Real Lasting 24H 2-Way Eyebrow Liner

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K-Palette Real Lasting 24H 2-Way Eyebrow Liner in Natural Brown, SGD23.90/~USD18 (

If we’re talking brows that really last, we have to mention K-Palette. A bestseller in Japan, this eyeliner’s water-resistant, smudge-proof formula promises to stay put for an impressive 24 hours. The dual-ended pen features a fine-tipped brush on one end, which contains a translucent ink to help draw feathery-looking strokes, while the other end is a smudging brush with powder to help blend and set brows. 

(Cover photos from: @benefitcosmetics and @kpalette_sg)

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