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Hair Type: Wavy, Curly, and Coily
Hair Texture: Medium and Thick
- Curl Enhancing
- Creates Definition and Hold Without Flakes
- Adds Shine and Nourishes Hair Strands
- Promotes Hair Health
- Prickly Pear Oil: Contains fats which work to improve softness and elasticity.
- Pumpkin Seed Oil: Contains high amounts of zinc and vitamin E to address a flaky, irritated, and itchy scalp.
- Sweet Almond Oil: Improves the shine and strength of your hair.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: Forget about dryness and white flakes or a super crunchy hold on your curls, this rich moisturizing formula provides a medium hold that "freezes" your curl pattern in place. The gentle, protective cast envelopes the hair while it dries, leaving soft, defined curls for days.
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A brow-volumizing tinted gel with tiny microfibers that create natural-looking fullness and definition.
What it does:
Benefit’s Gimme Brow+ Volumizing Eyebrow Gel contains tiny microfibers that adhere to skin and brow hairs, creating natural-looking brow volume. The custom tiny, tapered brush provides an easy, mess-proof application, and makes it easy to tame, tint, and volumize the look of your brows. The buildable formula is also water resistant and long wearing. This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Start your look with Benefit’s bestselling Precisely, My Brow Pencil (sold separately) for expertly full and defined brow looks.
In a self-evaluation by 66 women after 1 week:
- 94% said brows looked visibly thicker
A clear gel for all hair colors that sets, defines, and holds brows in place all day.
What it does:
This long-wearing clear gel sets and defines brows without fuss. The soothing chamomile formula also conditions hair and offers a lustrous, natural look.
A tinted brow gel.
What it is formulated to do:
For those with thin, sparse brows, this unique, botanical formula gives the appearance of fuller, thicker brows. The combination of cream and gel effortlessly defines and fills in the look of brows while controlling and shaping without flaking or fading.
What else you need to know:
The non-greasy formula can easily be removed at night with a facial cleanser or makeup remover. Housed in a sleek, portable tube that allows for precise, no-mess application, Anastasia's Tinted Brow Gel is perfect for instant brow touch-ups anyplace, anytime. It's the must-have tool for any beauty-savvy woman.
Skin Type: Combination and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Oiliness
- Sunflower Seed Cake, Barley Extract, and Cucumber Fruit Extract: Help support skin’s barrier, improve its resiliency, and balance and retain skin’s moisture levels.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Acts as a natural moisture magnet.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also vegan.
What Else You Need to Know: This refreshing gel moisturizer delivers up to eight hours of oil-free hydration, slips on easily, and absorbs quickly. It helps support skin's moisture barrier, so more moisture stays in and skin looks healthier.