Does This Instagram 'Soap Hack' Really Give You Fuller Brows?

Given that the eyebrows can make or break your makeup look, it’s no surprise that many of us spend a fortune grooming them. Waxing, tinting, threading, tattooing, making them grow…it’s almost a full-time job! So, when we heard that beauty bloggers and Instagrammers were using soap to fill in their brows, we were all ears!
The premise is simple — you grab a dry, run-of-the-mill household soap, run a slightly damp spoolie through it and comb your brows in the direction you want them to go in (usually upwards) The result? Those full, fluffy, Cara Delevigne-esque brows everyone is obsessed with at the moment.
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Sounds great, right? Especially since bar soap is insanely cheap and something most people already have lying around the house. But does it actually work? I decided to try it out myself.

The verdict

I’m not really a ‘soap’ person (don’t worry, I’m not a total grub — I just prefer my vanilla scented body wash), so I used my boyfriend’s shaving soap. Sorry, babe! The beauty bloggers say to use Pears soap, but I’d argue that you could use pretty much any white soap.
The first time I tried it, I forgot the all-important ‘wet the spoolie’ step, so it did bugger all. But when I gave it a go the second time (with my slightly damp but not wet spoolie), this happened:

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Left: Before. Right: After.

Yep, it definitely gave me that ‘on fleek but also borderline Groucho Marx’ look. Personally, I prefer the first, less separated look (it helps that I’d had my brows tinted and shaped the day before). It also made my brows feel a little stiff. But different strokes (literally) for different folks, I guess! And honestly guys, this hack is so cheap and easy that you have nothing to do lose giving it a go!
Love a good beauty hack? Check out how to fix a broken nail here! 

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