How to create the perfect arches

Bold brows continue to dominate runways and red carpets.

And it's no wonder — eyebrows can make or break your look.

When shaped properly, they open up a woman's face and accentuate her natural beauty, but when defined incorrectly, the outcome can be harsh.

To help you perfect your arches, beauty brand Illamasqua has given HELLO! Online their top tips on helping you achieve the perfect brow using three simple steps. 

Step 1: Measure

To measure the position of the brow correctly, hold the handle of a brush along the edge of the nose up to the inner corner of the eye — this is where the brow should start. Keep the brush on the side of the nose and rotate it to the outer edge of the eye — that is the position where the brow should end.



Step 2: Apply

Fill in the brow shape using Eye Brow Cake in your desired colour and an angled eyebrow brush. Start by drawing a line at the base of the hairs, starting from the inner eye up to the arch of the brow. Then apply a soft parallel line above the brow, and fill in between. Repeat the process from the arch outwards to the point you wish the brow to end.

With any product that is left on the brush, gently brush it through the front of the brow to create a softer, more natural look.



Step 3: Highlight and define

Create a natural highlight by applying concealer underneath the brow. Apply with an angled eyebrow brush beneath the base of the brow, pulling down to the outer edge of the eyelid to sharpen the brow edge. If desired, soften the concealer using a blending brush.