Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Giveaway: The Eyebrows Have It

As part of the 3 year anniversary celebration of my blog (woo hoo!) I have an eyebrow palette to give away.  There will be THREE giveaways this week because I've been blogging THREE years!

Photo: St David's Official Photographer

As part of the recent BAFTA talk I attended, the make-up artist Jo Evans (above) did a spotlight on brows to illustrate just how important they are in creating an overall vintage appropriate look.  Her model was given a 'natural' brow look on one side (fuller brow, following the natural shape) whilst the other brow was given the 1950's look - the results were really quite striking, even from 6 feet away in the audience.  I don't have a photo of the resulting look, sorry!

To further illustrate the point, I would like to bring to your attention actress Joanna Vanderham, star of 'The Paradise' and also 'Dancing on the Edge'.  In the first photo, the Edwardian look needed for her part in 'The Paradise' called for the natural brow.  Compare this with the photo below of that, of her 1930's look in 'Dancing on the Edge', and below that of her in 'real life'.  It's really quite dramatic what a change the brows help achieve, isn't it?

We got to keep a handy brow reference chart.

I think my brows are a concoction all my own from looking at it!

I'm giving away a Kelly Brook eyebrow palette so that you can have a go at sculpting the perfect brows yourself at home.  I'm also throwing in a red nail polish.  To be in with a chance of winning, follow this blog and please leave a comment below.  ** Winner will be drawn Monday**


  1. What a fun giveaway! Please count me in!

  2. I was fighting with my brows before future cinema's casablanca just the other day - those slugs are a nightmare!

    Just found your blog - it is wonderful!

  3. My own natural eyebrows are woefully sparse and very pale (so much so that if I don't have make-up on them, I've been asked before by strangers if my eyebrows are missing!), so penciling them in a must for me. I'd love to win this wonderful giveaway and try a new brow enhancing product (and that gorgeous red nail polish). Thank you very much for holding such a lovely giveaway.

    ♥ Jessica

  4. I love your blog

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  6. Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. Thanks for this awesome chance!
    email: fitripiah@yahoo.com

  8. Would be delighted to sculpt some 30's inspired brows - fingers crossed x

  9. My eyebrows need all the help they can get! It is amazing the difference they can make, looking at those photos.


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