Benefit and Elle Magazine are back with another exclusive freebie collaboration and this time it features the Goof Proof Brow Pencil from their new eyebrow range! I love my freebies so I had to buy this, try it out and of course blog about it!
I love the packaging of this product! Benefit are of course known for their quirky, fun packaging and this definitely follows through with this eyebrow pencil. How cool is the silver lid?! Eyebrow products also tend to be pretty plain and the packaging is usually the simple black, so it is nice that this is a bit different and fun!
On to the applicator, it’s almost diamond shaped and as it demonstrates on it’s outer packaging, this works as you can use the thinner end to outline / draw individual hairs and then use the wider end to actually fill in your brows. I have actually saw this before on a Kiko eyebrow product, as it is probably the same with many others – so it isn’t new but it works!
How did I get on with this product? Really well actually! It shows on the swatches above how the product comes out nice and even without being too heavy but I still found that when I first used it, I went in far too heavy and it just didn’t work out. I’m one for natural brows so the first use of it wasn’t great… Once, I understood it though, I really get on with it. I love how I can draw the shape and then fill nice and evenly. It’s just so simple to do and now, so so natural.
When I first wound the product to the top, my reaction was ‘Is that all?!’ as you don’t get much in the freebie (obviously). However, after having used it around 6 times now and seeing how little is actually used each time, it is a really good amount for a freebie.
I’ll be honest and say Brow Zings is still my favourite Benefit product as I really really like the setting gel on my brows and I just like using brushes on my brows as I have that bit more precision but I do really really like the Goof Proof brow pencil and would definitely recommend!
Another plus from Elle Magazine this month is this little gift card for a free eyebrow wax. Don’t get fooled like I did, you have to pay for an eyebrow wax first and then you get one free but I just think this is a really good little gift and who wouldn’t want a free brow wax?
In my opinion, Elle Magazine is definitely worth a buy this month to receive this little exclusive – it’s 100% worth and only costs £4.10 rather than waiting til the 24th for the full size product!
Have you tried any of Benefit’s new range?!