Whether you’re low maintenance or you’re the type that can’t leave the house without your game-face on, having on-fleek brows are a MUST!

One aspect of nailing your eyebrows is picking the right shade to suit your hair colour and for our hijabistas, pairing the correct shade with your hijab.

We have scoured our resources and tried & tested experiences to share some useful tips to guide you when you are looking for an eyebrow pencil!

How to match your eyebrow pencil shade to your hair colour

In the past, most people would try to match their eyebrow shade to their hair colour but truth be told, not everyone is born with matching eyebrow and hair shades so stick by these rule of thumb:

  • If you have dark hair, go for brow pencils that are one or two shades lighter. Whereas a light hair colour, will suit darker shades of eyebrows since it frames your face better.
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(Credits: mizub.wordpress.com)
  • If you have unique hair colours such as blue or lilac, stick to light to medium brown shades.
Ariana Grande's silver locks are matched with a medium grey brown shade. (Credits: weheartit.com)
Ariana Grande’s silver locks are matched with a medium grey brown shade.
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  • If you’re not sure if a cool tone brown or warm brown would suit your hair colour, check your skin’s undertone.
  • We mentioned earlier that matching your hair colour to your eyebrow shade is not recommended but if you have red hair or black hair, it could actually work!
Jada Pinkett Smith and Angelababy goes for a soft shade of black to match their hair. (Credits: hairworldmag.com)
Jada Pinkett Smith and Angelababy goes for a soft shade of black to match their hair.
(Credits: hairworldmag.com)

How to match your eyebrow pencil shade to your hijab

Similar to how you would match your hair colour to your eyebrow pencil, but with even more options from patterned to solid colour and textures so you can experiment even further.

  • Dark coloured hijabs call for medium to light brown shades while light coloured hijabs will let your dark brown eyebrow shade to pop even further.
Neelofa wore a dark brown eyebrow shade to match with her light coloured hijab. (Credits: www.xtra.com.my)
Neelofa wore a dark brown eyebrow shade to match with her light coloured hijab.
(Credits: www.xtra.com.my)
  • If you are wearing a patterned hijab, see which colour of the design that you want to emphasize. If the colour is bright, go for a light brown shade to keep your look natural.
Vivy Yusof matched her eyebrow shade to her hijab's red tinged pattern with a reddish brown shade. (Credits: www.gincugula.com)
Vivy Yusof matched her eyebrow shade to her hijab’s red tinged pattern with a reddish brown shade.
(Credits: www.gincugula.com)

Now that you have an idea on what eyebrow shade will match your hair and hijab, you and your purse are in luck because this new brow pencil might become a staple in your makeup routine!

Maybelline Define & Blend Brow Pencil

Making its debut in Malaysia today, 15th March 2019, Maybelline’s new Define & Blend Brow Pencil is not only affordable (it’s RM25.90), you don’t have to worry about sharpening it since it’s retractable!

Maybelline Define & Blend Brow Pencil

Maybelline’s Define & Blend Brow Pencil also comes in 4 natural shades (Natural Brown, Grey Brown, Light Brown, & Red Brown) so you can keep all the shades in your makeup drawer to match it with your changing hair colour and hijab shade.

Maybelline Define & Blend Brow Pencil

The smooth, blendable crayon helps you get that perfect, natural brow easily.

Maybelline Define & Blend Brow Pencil

It’s also perfect for those on-the-go since it has a spoolie brush attached at one end to blend and diffuse while the slim, angled pencil tip let’s you draw precise strokes effortlessly. Here’s how to get flawless brows in 3 easy steps:

Maybelline Define & Blend Brow Pencil

On-fleek brows are not a thing of the past anymore, thanks to this!

Maybelline Define & Blend Brow Pencil

Pick up your own Maybelline Define & Blend Eyebrow Pencil today from pharmacies near you (i.e. Aeon Wellness, Guardian, Sasa, Watsons), or get them delivered to you via online purchase (i.e. Hermo, Lazada, Shopee)!

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