Countless beauty trends from 2015 have already reached their expiration date, but bold brows are definitely here to stay. We’ve already schooled you on the basics of a good eyebrow pencil, so this week’s Splurge vs. Save capitalizes on another secret weapon: brow powder.
Brow powders provide no-brainer ease and versatility you won’t necessarily find in another formula. They’re highly-pigmented, buildable, won’t budge even on oily skin, leave a natural soft-focus finish, and can even be used on top of other products to set your brow makeup in place. Plus, should you run out of eyeshadow for your favorite smoky eye, these powders work as a quick fix.

Achieve arch perfection his year with our top three picks below!

SPLURGE: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo, P1,688 Renowned as the unparalleled brow expert, Anastasia Beverly Hills is pretty much synonymous to perfect eyebrows. Besides their cult-status Brow Wiz pencil, their Brow Powder Duo is also a huge favorite. The two dark and light shades in each “duo” can be easily blended together to customize the color, resulting in groomed, natural-looking arches. These compacts come in multiple color combinations, so no matter what kind of brows you’ve got—bleached and sparse or brunette and bold—you’ll find a pair that fit you to a T. Worth it!

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SAVE: Dolly Wink For Natural Color: Eyebrow Powder, now on sale at P488 For a more affordable alternative, try Dolly Wink’s Eyebrow Powder, which goes for less than a third of the price! Just like Anastasia’s Brow Powder Duo, its versatile two-color palette adds plushness to sparse arches and blends easily to create your ideal color. You’ll never have to worry about your brows looking too garish or too washed out. The accompanying powder brush also makes for effortless application and touchups throughout the day. Read: kikay-kit friendly! Keep this bite-sized compact in your purse for brows on fleek, 24/7!

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STEAL: MeNow Eyebrow Cake, P170 If you want to keep both your brows and your wallet full, MeNow’s Eyebrow Cake will cost you next to nil at only P170! Wary of that low, low price? Don’t be. This brow-maker is a heavyweight in more ways than one. The pigmented powders effortlessly define and sculpt brows, deliver a soft and silky finish, adhere like a second-skin with no smudging, and come with two mini-brushes for easier application. Talk about getting the bang for your buck!

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What’s your brow weapon of choice: Anastasia’s bestselling duo, Dolly Wink’s mini brow-maker, or MeNow’s heavyweight steal?

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