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Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow

What it is: A brow-volumizing fiber gel. What it does: This innovative brush-on fiber gel adheres to skin and hair creating brows where before there were none. It builds easily for thick, lush arches, thanks to a tapered brush for blending and a precision tip for shaping. The fiber gel is water resistant, long lasting, and buildable for natural-looking brows.
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Questions & Answers for Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow

Question
Smell
I noticed that my tube of GimmeBrow has an unexplainably unpleasant smell, does anybody else have this problem with their tube?
asked 11 months ago
Anonymous
(Winnipeg, MB)
on Gimme Brow
9 answers
Answers
answer 1
No something is wrong return promptly for new one.
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 2
No not at all mine smells like rosewater. Somethings wrong with yours return promptly!
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 3
the smell goes away after a couple of uses, and doesn't smell after it dries on your brows. I have fiber mascaras that have the same smell, so it probably has to do with the chemical make up
answered 9 months ago
buckysworld
(Dallas, TX)
answer 4
I have never even noticed a smell, and I am highly sensitive to fragrance. Maybe you got a spoiled batch?
answered 10 months ago
serendipity1008
(Fairhope, AL)
answer 5
Mine is so much unpleasant but i can honestly say that it is a smell that most makeup does not have. I think it is just the ingredients used in the product but once dried it doesn't have the smell anymore so I'm sure it isn't much to worry about
answered 10 months ago
elissececilia
(New Westminster, BC)
answer 6
Am also a blonde with very light eyebrows. This product is very natural looking - and easy to use
answered 10 months ago
mstew
(Monroe Township, NJ)
answer 7
Yes! I just left a review for this product. Although I do like the product and it does what it promises, I can`t get past the smell.
answered 10 months ago
pshanee
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 8
You're right, it has an absolutely unpleasant smell. I stopped using it because of that-
I think the smell is just something a part of the product. You either get used to it or hate it so much and return it.
answered 11 months ago
fieldhockeygk11
(Princeton, NJ)
answer 9
Yes it's pretty gross, but it's not like you smell it all day.
answered 11 months ago
Nikki0x
(New York, New York)
Question
Color?
I have very dark brown/ black eyebrows..should i even consider buying this item? since it does only come in two shades, and im not sure if the dark color would work..
asked 11 months ago
Anonymous
on Gimme Brow
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes buy dark color
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 2
Yes buy the dark color.
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 3
I am the same way, I have very dark brown eyebrows but i still use the dark shade for my brows. I would go ahead and buy the item because it never hurts to fill the brows in because it will make them look very shaped and give them the extra lift. I always fill my brows in where ever I go and I have very thick brows but with this product you don't have to put too much which is great and you can still accomplish the perfect brow. :)
answered 10 months ago
elissececilia
(New Westminster, BC)
answer 4
Yes, the dark shade filled in my brows, which are dark brown.
answered 11 months ago
AnxiousOne
answer 5
I have black hair and brows and the medium/deep works absolutely wonderfully on me!
answered 11 months ago
veronicaing
(Toronto, ON)
answer 6
I have medium to dark eye brows and this works wonders... The fibers in the product latch on to existing hairs and (in my opinion) kind of acts like a chameleon blending with different colors of brows!
answered 11 months ago
whitneynicole07
(Pensacola, FL)
answer 7
I have black hair / black eyebrows and it works awesome!
answered 11 months ago
alexisarcher7
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
answer 8
I do not think it would look good on dark brown or black. I have medium brown eyebrows and it is a little light for me, color-wise. Good luck!
answered 11 months ago
sallyannev
(Thousand Oaks, CA)
Question
Is the light a taupe or more of a light auburn - most lights have too much red undertone for me.
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
geniebeanie
on Gimme Brow
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
No red tones- most eyebrow products look red on me too but this is great. I actually got it over Tarte's amazonian clay in taupe because it is even cooler toned than that
answered 2 weeks, 1 day ago
cocof7
(Virginia)
answer 2
It is a true taupe, no auburn
answered 1 year ago
Anonymous
(Houston, TX)
answer 3
the light shade is definitely taupe and ashy no red undertones
answered 1 year ago
jill0115
answer 4
I hate anything with red in it for my blonde brows. This is an almost gray taupe that is super-effective, natural and pretty.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
MerrilyRow
(LA, CA)
answer 5
Taupe, very light color - read reviews!
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
deborahdj
(So. Calif., CA)
answer 6
I would say that the light is more of a taupe. There is little if any red in the color.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
AllyKatVA
(Virginia)
answer 7
It is ash brown / dark blonde
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answered 1 year, 6 months ago
xtinami
(Grosse Pointe, MI)
answer 8
A light taupe.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
tierni
(Borden, Indiana)
Question
Does it cover gray brow hairs?
My mom has quite a few gray eyebrow hairs, but because she has sparse brows overall, she doesn't want to pluck them. She seems to be having luck with Anastasia Tinted Brow Gel in that it covers the gray well. Will Gimme Brow cover grays AND give the look of more volumized brows?
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
fhgarman
(Braintree, MA)
on Gimme Brow
7 answers
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answer 1
In a word, yes. It doesn't completely cover the gray hairs, but it adds enough volume that the gray blends in and the overall look is of the light brown (in my case).
answered 1 year ago
Anonymous
(Houston, TX)
answer 2
Def not. This is more for strays rather than color.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
GlamourT
(New York, NY)
answer 3
Yes, it does cover gray and fill in sparse brows also.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
charden
answer 4
It does really well with my white and grey brow hairs, mixed with my "original" dark brown brows. Get it for her! And tell her to blot the glop from the brush tip before she applies it.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
PNWgal
(Seattle, WA)
answer 5
I, too, have a lot of grey/white eyebrow hairs and this covers mine completely!
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
pammyren
(Scottsdale, AZ)
answer 6
I think this is a better product that the Anastasia clear gel. It cover my (premature) grays...
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
chanel5maier
(Mukilteo, WA)
answer 7
Yes. It covers mine. I use anastasia too.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
teemoney
(Houston TX)
Question
If I have dark brown hair and medium/light complexion, would I purchase the lighter or darker shade.
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
Quicksand
on Gimme Brow
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
Dark
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 2
I am also fair to medium skin tone with lighter brown hair... I am on my second tube of this stuff! (I use medium/dark) I have found with continuous use that the product acts like a buildable foundation. Use light strokes and follow the application tips enclosed in the packaging and you should be good! Add as much as you want until you feel it is closely matched to your natural brow color! Also: as part of my routine I brush this into my brows, filling them in extra where needed, etc. I allow the product to sit and dry while I apply mascara then use my eyebrow brush to go back and shape them. Brushing it after it dries helps the product to lighten up a bit and not be too harsh on my brows!
answered 11 months ago
whitneynicole07
(Pensacola, FL)
answer 3
The darker one for sure (med/deep). I also top off after the Gimme Brow dries with the Speed Brow which is a neutral.
answered 11 months ago
nlm1
(Nashville, TN)
answer 4
I would try the lighter color if I were you.
answered 1 year ago
Anonymous
(Houston, TX)
answer 5
I have very dark brown almost black hair and I got the darkest shade and its perfect. I am also very pale but it works great
answered 1 year ago
twirlgirl528
answer 6
It all depends on what your brow preferences are. The dark color would provide a strong, defined brow; the lighter one, a little softer and easier to build
answered 1 year ago
jill0115
answer 7
I would choose the darker shade if I had dark brown hair and medium complexion. You can always try it out in a Sephora store and see how it looks.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
wildstar
(Gilbert,AZ)
Question
Look Natural?
I have very fair skin. I am also a light blonde. When I use a pencil for my brows its always noticeable on me. Pencils just sit on my skin not my hair. Will this cling to just my hair or my skin? I am trying to find something that is really natural. 
asked 11 months ago
Bevxoxolove
on Gimme Brow
7 answers
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answer 1
Throw your pencils away. This is the only product you need. Get the light!
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 2
I too find that powder can look a little unnatural because you can see powders on the skin below your brows. I find that this product clings to your hairs and the fibers lengthen the hairs making your brows look more defined yet natural. Sometimes I do accidentally get the gel on my skin but find that it still looks more natural than powder.
answered 10 months ago
mstuckey
(Florida)
answer 3
the product will sit on the hair and the skin which makes the eyebrows look filled in but at the same time natural. What I would recommend is try using a powder. With powders because they are lighter and not as heavy as pencil or liquid, you can control how much or how little you want and you can concentrate it on places you want it. powder will stick onto the hair more than onto the skin.
answered 10 months ago
elissececilia
(New Westminster, BC)
answer 4
I always had the same problem. This is like a mascara for your brows. It actually colors your hair. For me about half my brow hairs are very light. This adds the color I need to make them all a little darker and help them to pop. I use the lighter of the two.
answered 10 months ago
Roxhannah
answer 5
This is amazing I'm also fair skinned and light blonde and this isn't noticeable in a bad way. It does tint your eyebrows just a bit but it isn't like black. Choose the lighter one of course though. I've actually gotten compliments on my eyebrows since I started using it. Good luck :)
answered 11 months ago
Blondiemandie
(Quebec,Canada)
answer 6
I have the same issues. i find this takes a bit of practice but doesn't sit on your skin as much as pencil does. I usually still run through my brows with a spoolie after I use this and if any has migrated to my skin clean up with a q tip. Also it took a bit of practice to realize a light hand was best.
answered 11 months ago
MichelleAndrew
(Kingston, Ontario (Canada))
answer 7
It clings to your hair and looks natural. I would never have discovered this on my own. One of the makeup artists applied it for me and showed me how easy it was. I'm hooked!
answered 11 months ago
smariee
Question
Product does not come out of tube onto brush
Do I have to remove the rubber part at the top on the tube? Can anyone tell me if this will make the product get onto the brush, or did i receive a defective product, I need to return.
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
iPhoneaddict
(Branford CT.)
on Gimme Brow
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Did you try going back and forth with wand a few times to get it going? If not may need to return for new one. Have never experienced that.
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 2
This works just like a mascara tube/wand (a tiny one). The color should be on the bush when you unscrew the tube. Sound like you need to exchange for a new one.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
MerrilyRow
(LA, CA)
answer 3
Sounds like you have a defective one. The product should come out much like a mascara tube. Not too much and not too little.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
heatherfn
(Chicago, IL)
answer 4
Mine also seems empty, purchased in Las Vegas, 2nd week of Dec. When and where did u get it?
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
deborahdj
(So. Calif., CA)
answer 5
You should not have to pull off the rubber stopper to get to the product. It is not supposed to clump onto the brush. However, if you are not getting product onto the brush, I would think it is defective and encourage you to switch it out. You may want to double check the new one at the store.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
tierni
(Borden, Indiana)
answer 6
I didn't have to remove anything. It doesn't produce a large amount of product on the wand when you pull it out. That would defeat the purpose of providing realistic results. It's subtle but can be built up if you want a stronger brow.

Hope this helps.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
divinem1
(Omaha, NE)
Question
Is the light/medium color for blonds?
I am currently using Perfekt Brow Gel in Champagne - it's a very good color for me. Can anyone let me know how light Gimme Brow is?
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
wynnwin
(Las Vegas, NV)
on Gimme Brow
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes use the light its perfect for blonds
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 2
I am a natural blond (light blond!). My skin tone is quite golden, and I have blue/green eyes. My eyebrows are literally invisible without using some type of product. I use the darker shade! I don't apply it heavily, but it is enough to define my brows. I tried the lighter shade and it was too "taupe" for me. It's all in the way you apply this product.
answered 10 months ago
mmmg
(naples, fl)
answer 3
My mom is gray and I am blond and we both use the light color and it looks great.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
MerrilyRow
(LA, CA)
answer 4
The Light/Medium is very light, read the reviews!
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
deborahdj
(So. Calif., CA)
answer 5
Gimme Brow light/medium is perfect for blondes!
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
Kelley
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 6
it is not terribly light. the dark is too dark for me and I am kinda medium...
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
maggie71
Question
I have naturally thin eye brows
If I have naturally thin eye brows, like width wise, would this product be ideal for me?
asked 1 year ago
MeeshiD
(Redlands, CA)
on Gimme Brow
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
My brows are very thin and light. I use the light shade to fill and darken age related white hair in my brows. Very natural and easy to use. It's also 'build able' and easy to apply.
answered 2 months ago
kathg
(new albany oh)
answer 2
No doubt this product would be fantastic for you. Thin eyebrows are what this product was made for.
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 3
Absolutely! This product is very build-able. Small brush isn't messy.
answered 1 year ago
MissMandyMay
(New York, NY)
answer 4
Yes the size of the wand is just perfect for thin eyebrows. I have thin eyebrows myself.
answered 1 year ago
kreysha07
(toronto,canada)
answer 5
Absolutely. My brows are thin, sparse, and overplucked. This is the perfect makeup--it actually looks like I have eyebrows instead of just pencil on my face.
answered 1 year ago
Anonymous
(Houston, TX)
answer 6
It does add a bit of bulk. Mine are thin towards the tail and it helped fill them in. If they are really thin, you can use a bit of brow powder first!
answered 1 year ago
chezni615
(Wilkes-Barre, PA)
Question
read all Q&A and still don't know color...
I am naturally strawberry blonde with blonde brows but I dye my hair medium/dark brown. So which color for me? Thanks!
asked 11 months ago
Anonymous
(Wildomar, CA)
on Gimme Brow
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Light definitely.
answered 9 months ago
bethdc7
(bedford ny)
answer 2
Lighter color is plenty dark for me - I have medium brown hair and medium skin.
answered 9 months ago
njkansas
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 3
If you have died your hair medium dark brown I would go with the dark colour for brunettes. This way it matches your hair colour and will make them look very natural. If you aren't comfortable with going to a dark colour, go into the store first and try both out, it is really all about your comfort level and which you feel looks better on you. hope this helps :)
answered 10 months ago
elissececilia
(New Westminster, BC)
answer 4
light-medium
answered 10 months ago
bkhan
(Victoria, BC)
answer 5
I would go with the lighter one.
answered 10 months ago
jackie93
answer 6
I'm a natural red head and I personally use the LightMedium colour. It's pretty versatile.
answered 10 months ago
8bitcake
(Ajax, Ontario)
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