Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review This is by far the BEST e
This is by far the BEST eyebrow applicator I've ever used! I used Fling and it matched PERFECTLY! I have naturally thin eyebrows so this was perfect for applying an accurate thin shape towards the end of my brows. Highly recommend and didn't smudge one bit while running around working!
Most Helpful Critical Review frustrating!
This is a strange product. I purchased the shade in Taupe took it home and hated it. Like many other reviews the powder side is just fine--pigmented and blends nicely. It's the pen side that is difficult to work with--the color when it first comes out is so sheer! You have to go over the same area in your brows over and over to get any color payoff at all which defeats the purpose of being able to make hair like strokes. I went in store thinking maybe I got too light of a shade and swatched the display ones--they were SO MUCH MORE pigmented! I showed the sales lady mine and asked if maybe I had just gotten a bad one. She agreed and told me to just exchange it-- I noted the displays were sitting upright with the pen side down--I even asked the sales lady maybe thats why mine wasn't working because I didn't store it pen side down. She told me that shouldn't matter because customers come in all the time and play with them and they get put back which ever way all the time. So I exchanged my pen for a new one--took it home and it is the SAME! I'm going to store it pen side down tonight to see if maybe that does in fact make a difference but honestly if you go to travel with this product you won't be able to store it upside down like that. I'm beginning to think this may not be worth the trouble...
Reviewed by 169 customers The only brow tool you need
LO from Cincinnati, OH
I'm no expert when it comes to brows, I'm actually quite intimidated by how many products are available. However, after having my makeup done professionally where this was what the stylist used, I've never been more confident in doing my own brows! Easy to use, looks very natural!! Love this product so much!!
Pass on this
tjlambert from Virginia
Too light and the lines are far too big and creates a smudged mess.
Not the best eye brow product
O.F. from LA
I bought it because I like trying new things. But I least like the sponge on the opposite end. If I ever use it, I use a separate brush to set the liquid.
Very light color and doesn't create fine lines
Karla from Augusta GA
I purchased the liner in Lingering and the color is almost transparent. It was hardly noticeable, and didn't create a fine line at all. Very disappointing.
Did the formula change?
kmarie from Knoxville, TN
I'm wondering if the formula changed. I remember this being subtle in color, but my new marker is very, very sheer. I still love the color for my dirty blonde hair, and it's perfect for how I use it. I like to apply the fiber brow gel and then use this to build out any bare patches or areas that need more structure because I have one brow tail that needs a little TLC. But if I was using this as my only brow product, I don't think I'd love it.
Lifesaver if you overplucked your eyebrows!!
IG20 from New York
Due to stress/anxiety I overplucked my eyebrows. Really badly. Long story short - I started looking like an alien... my fav pencils couldn't help, everything looked fake and weird at that point, until I tried this brow tint! I'm dirty blonde and Fling seems a perfect match! It's darker than pencils so what I do is keep it upwards, not upside down, and don't shake it before use. Then, apply it super gently, just doing short light strokes. Took a bit of practice, but completely worth it! It looks so natural it's incredible!! Bonus, it doesn't smudge so I can shower in it and even keep it on while sleeping, next morning I still have eyebrows and don't look like an alien! It completely saved my life! So happy! Won't ever want to be without! My eyebrows are now growing back without me fussing over them, as the tint corrects and blends in everything naturally. What an amazing product!!
Day a from Minnesota
I bought this and was so excited to use it. Got home and the tip had no color on it. I shook it for quite a while thinking that the color would come down into the brush hairs but nothing happened. Went to Ulta to return it and all of them were clear like that. The Mac representative said she would look into it but sounds like this is a common problem.
kristy from michigan
when this works right, its great! but....I got the darkest color, stud. and its not so dark more like an ash brown. maybe I got a bad batch but because the color isn't pigmented, I have to go strokes over strokes and then the product starts to lift and completely remove itself. )):
Kevi from Houston
Love this brow pencil! It gives realistic hairs vibes with each stroke. I even came back and ordered two more.
Really helps thin brows!
Y the older lady from Northridge
Easy to use, helps thin skinny brows look fuller.
My staple product
FC ARTISTRY from Napa,CA
As a makeup artist I have used a couple brow products and had my fair share of textures and what I find works best with who. This is one of my favorite products to have in my kit if I'm ever looking to make a brow from natural to dramatic. The wax on one end allows to shade in any parts of the brows that struggle to take color while the felt tip brush let's me draw in the desired shape. Also, they are very smudge resistant and they last a long time ! Great product
It was great until it wasn't
Dee from Miami
So the first time I bought this. I was HOOKED. It was amazing!!! I have now purchased 6, (all in July) and have had to return all of them. Like other reviewers have stated it is hit or miss with the batch. The past 6 I have purchased DONT do the hair strokes, it seems to be very faint and also when you try to the strokes on the brows it doesn't come out like it should. It'll come out almost watered down if it even comes out. There is definitely something wrong with this batch. I'm so sad because the first one I bought was so AMAZING, so much so that 5 months later I am still using it with such amazing precision hair strokes, but unlike before when I was using it every day now I only use it for special ocasions😭 because I don't know if MAC will ever have another good batch. Please fix this MAC so we can all go back to loving it again
Best brow product I have used
Amanda from South Carolina
If you have sparse or light-colored brow hair like me, this product is perfect. Yes, the pen goes on very light, which is what you want so you don't want a heavy, fake drawn-on look. You are creating a natural-looking shadow beneath your brow hairs, one stroke at a time. Then you go over it with the powder to set. I purchased the color Taupe and it is the perfect darkness and shade for me.
LH from Florida
I really liked the first one I bought. I bought another one a couple of months ago and finally opened it to use it. The color payoff is completely different. It's so light compared to the first one I purchased. I understand different batches will look slightly different, but it looked like two completely different colors. Pretty disappointed.
Cuts my brow routine down to two items
Meg from Tucson, AZ
While I used to use a micro-pencil, powder and tinted gel, I can get away with only using this product (sometimes I use soap or a clear gel for a special occasion). The powder side is surprisingly great! It almost gives a dry shampoo effect to my brows, giving volume and hold due to its slight waxy texture. The pen side is very nice but it does lose steam if you draw over other makeup such as foundation that hasn't been set. To get around that issue I do my brows before anything else and the pen keeps juiced during application. I use Stud and find it leans almost grey, similar to Granite from ABH.
Too transparent/not enough pigment
Mia from Utah
So disappointed in this product.Very light grey tint. Doesn't look natural on brows. Bleeds slightly making lines look very unlike hairs. Would not recommend.
Teasa B. from Inver Grove Heights, MN
I bought this product after watching a YouTube influencer demo she was right this is a great product, you can go as light or dark as you want depending on how much pressure you use with each stroke. My new favorite brow pencil.
Brow goto for a while now
SAM from bend oregon
The only reason this isn't 5 stars is because a pencil or even spooling at the other end would be better than the powder in my opinion. Otherwise it's the best brow product I've used
DI from Michigan
By far the best brow pencil I've found! I've been looking for a liquid point like this one since the one I've been using, with another brand, was discontinued! The filler end was definitely a bonus. I prefer this brush tip with my blonde hair so my brows look more natural and less chalky and thick! This is the one product I don't go without!
Sky from Orange, ca
Love this product!!!
The color is nothing like it says.
Linda from New Jersey
I wasted my money ordering medium brown and it's like a dark blonde. I wouldn't even consider it a brown.
Not the same
SoFlo from Florida
I've used this for a couple years, but the last one I bought was not visible when I tried to apply it and a week later it completely dried up. Don't know what happened to such a great product.
D from West Hollywood
L Russo from California
Difficult to see color.
BarbG from St. Louis MO
This color was too dark for me, I passed it onto a friend.