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3 Summer Hairstyles Not to Miss!

Summer is a time for fun, letting your hair hang and feeling the summer breeze uplift your soul! Summer is about letting the good times roll and flaunting your summer styles, including your hair! We have three hairstyles that will uplift your summer vibe and mood!

Get your natural looking Flat Iron Curls with your Brilliance New York Flat Iron. The beautiful thing about using a flat iron when creating the curls is that it provides the most perfect looking natural wave in your hair and is simple to achieve! All you need to do is wrap 3cm (wide) hair around the flat iron and hold it for 20 seconds before releasing the hair. Once you have done all your hair, you can either let the curls naturally drop, or put your fingers through your hair to release the tightness of the curls.

Nothing says summer more than the most sensational Beach Wavy Looking Hair! Don’t you love stepping out of the ocean and watching your hair dry naturally to epic summer beach wavy hair? Let us show you how to achieve this in the comfort of your own home! All you need is a flat iron or curling iron and some salt water (which you can create yourself). Simply spray some salty water into your hair and dry it off with a blow dryer or let it dry naturally. Then, with a curling iron or flat iron curl tight curls (1-2cm bundles of hair). After you have curled all your hair, shake out the curls for a good 30 seconds. Easy as that!

If you aren’t into curls or beach waves then a classic straight look is just what you are needing! We are vibing the straight high ponytail look this summer, keeps a clean, yet practical look on those stifling hot days. Using your flat iron, start at the bottom of your hair and section off each section, ensuring that every strand of hair is being straightened and cared for. Once you have done your whole head, using plastic hair ties position your hair into a mid to high ponytail! You are now ready to head out.

Summer hair vibes await you, don’t let a bad hair day stop your vibe.

Brilliant Eyebrow Tips Explained Through GIFs
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16 Brilliant Eyebrow Tips Explained Through GIFs

If you were stranded on a desert island and could only take one beauty product, what would it be?

Many women would probably say their favorite eyebrow product.

It’s understandable.

Crisp and clean eyebrows make it easy to look put-together even with minimal effort in the morning.

At the same time, achieving the perfect brow isn’t exactly easy. You pluck, shape, and trim, but something just isn’t right.

Why can’t you achieve the perfect brow?

You can!

And we’re here to help you do just that with these eyebrow tips.

16 Eyebrow Tips Explained Through GIFs to Help You Achieve the Perfect Shape

Your method is extremely important when it comes to eyebrow tips, but so are the products you use.

High-quality products usually only cost about $10 more than drug store items so it’s not even a huge splurge.

Plus, these products tend to last a long time so you really get your money’s worth.

That’s why under each of these tips, we’ve included the best products.

From start to finish, this entire process should only take about 45 minutes max – as long as you don’t count the first step.

1. Don’t Touch Them



Most people over pluck their brows on a regular basis. Before they know it, they have thin sticks with a strange shape.

Before completing anything on this list – wait.

Give your brows about six weeks to regrow. Sure, you can pluck above your nose and eyes in the meantime, but for the love of all that’s holy, don’t mess with the shape.

Let those babies grow in nice and full before you give them a crisp new shape.

2. Start at the Right Time of Day


Always shape and pluck in natural light since you can see all the hairs a lot better. Otherwise, you’ll end up checking your face out in the car mirror later wondering why you didn’t notice all those tiny hairs around your eye.

Try to find a mirror near a window with lots of natural light shining through. A small standing mirror with a magnified option works great.

This LED vanity mirror from Amazon is only $25 and it lets you view your face from every angle.

3. Identify Your Brow Shape


You need to figure out what you’re working with.

Are your brows naturally round? Do they have a sharp arch? Do the hairs point in several directions?

Once you’ve identified your brows’ natural shape, you can select a shape from the image above that will work best with what you’ve already got.

4. Identify Your Face Shape


If your face is long and oval, a straight eyebrow can help even things out. If your face is round go for a sharp arch to add some angle. Heart shaped faces can get away with curved brows.

You want your brow shape to complement the shape of your face.

5. Cleanse the Area


Time to prep your skin for plucking.

Plucking your eyebrows is somewhat of a surgical process – there might be a bit of blood involved.

Apply some witch hazel or rubbing alcohol to a cotton ball to cleanse the area. You want everything to be nice and clean. You can also rub a fresh cotton ball over your tweezers and tools.

T.N. Dickenson’s Witch Hazel is only about $4 and it’s a gentler alternative to rubbing alcohol.

6. Lubricate


A little-known secret when it comes to eyebrow tips: applying some facial oil prepares the hair follicles for plucking.

This helps ensure you rip the entire hair out at the root rather than just pieces (so annoying).

Derma E. Radiant is only $19.99 at Ulta or you can treat yourself with this White Diamond Facial Serum for $75.

7. Find Your Starting Point, Arch, and End Point


Now we’re getting to the fun part.

Using a pencil, identify the beginning, arch, and end for your brows.

Your eyebrows should start at the same point as your nostril. Pivot the pencil over to the edge of your iris – that’s your arch point. Pivot again to the corner of your eye and that’s where your brow should end.

8. Fill-in Your Brows with a Pencil or Pigment


By filling in your brows in the right shape before you start plucking, you’ll be able to see exactly where you should remove the hair.

The Anastasia Brow Wiz gets the job done for $21 (and you can also use it for step 13).

Since most of this pigment will wipe away during the grooming process, you can also go with a regular drugstore brand for this step like this $4 pencil from Rimmel.

9. Start Plucking


Don’t cheap out when it comes to tweezers – they are not all created equal.

Higher priced tweezers are of a much higher quality: they have an excellent slant and a sharper point.

This ensures that you’ll be able to grip and remove the entire hair instead of pulling out pieces. You don’t want your brows to look like stubble.

These slant tweezers from TweezerGuru are reasonably priced at about $10 but still work with amazing precision.

10. Time for a Trim


Too many folks skip this part but it’s super important for avoiding bushy brows.

Using a spoolie brush, brush your eyebrows upwards so all the hair stands straight up. Take a pair of scissors and cut each hair individually to avoid giving your brows a straight-line appearance.

If your brows are particularly long, you will need to do this in segments. Don’t forget the ends.

This Sonia Kushuk brush is only $1.99 and these narrow-tip precision scissors clock in at $19.99.

11. The Holy Grail of Eyebrow Tips: Remove Extra Fuzzies with a Shaping Razor


You’re not done yet!

Using a shaping razor, clean up all the peach fuzz hairs that are too small to pluck.

Moving from your forehead downwards with the blade parallel to your brow, clean up all the fuzzy hair on your face just above your brow, in between your brows, as well as between your brow and eye.

This is how you get a super clean and crisp brow without waxing.

These razors are cheap: you can snatch a pack of 9 for $15. (They also work great for above your lips and under your ears.)

12. Apply a Cooling Cream


Now that the hair removal portion of these eyebrow tips is complete, you need to apply a cooling lotion to calm your skin.

Eucerine is a steal at $6.99 or you can splurge with this luxurious $40 Calming Cream from Après.

13. Fill in Your Brows with Your Pigment of Choice



You made it – time to apply your favorite pigment to fill in the gaps.

Even folks with full brows can benefit from using a pigment – it keeps the shape crisp.

Eyebrow tips beauty hack: use a darker pigment for the outer thin line and a lighter pigment for the wider portion near your nose.

This adds a little contour to your brow which makes the color look more natural.

Also, make sure you color-in your brows with quick and small strokes to mimic the shape of hairs and avoid creating a boxy look.

For pencils, Anastasia’s Brow Wiz is great or you can go for their cake powder at $18 and use a $10 angle brush for application.

14. Set into Place with Gel or Clear Mascara

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Time to set it in with a coat of clear mascara – just $5.99 from Maybelline.

If your brows are particularly thin, go for a pigmented gel. Anastasia makes a great gel in several colors with a $22 price tag.

15. Add Some Highlight


Now that your brows look great, you need to show them off.

High Beam from Benefit gives your brows a radiant finish and this bottle will last you forever.

16. You Now Have Perfect Brows


You’re all set: sit back and admire your beautiful brows!

Don’t Forget to Maintain Your Shape

Congrats: you’ve made it through all the eyebrow tips!

Now, you just need to maintain your perfect brows. Obviously, that’s a lot easier said than done.

Pick one day to pluck stray hairs, trim, and shape with a razor on a bi-weekly basis – just don’t mess with the overall shape of the brow too much.

If you pluck more than biweekly, you risk messing up the shape you worked so hard to create. Back away from the tweezers.

You’re ready: get out there and show off your beautiful brows.

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We’re hiring! Graphic Designer – Product Packaging

Brilliance New York- the original beauty powerhouse is hiring! We are looking for energetic and innovative creatives to join our team. Specializing in luxury hair tools, age defying skin collections, and nourishing hair care, Brilliance New York prides itself on using only the best of luxury ingredients for our customers. From the sketching board to the assembly lines, from ideas to final production, our dedicated team ensures that each decision and every step is influenced by our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.

Hiring – Graphic Designer: Product Packaging


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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, plus a Flash Sale for Fans

Why wait until Black Friday or Cyber Monday to find out about all the best deals? We’re giving you the scoop on all three – yes, three – of our sitewide sales, featuring up to 60% off our regular prices! We love our fans and this our way to show you some appreciation.

Starting at 8 am on November 28th, we’ll be kicking off with our Flash Sale, offering a hair or beauty product at a deep discount every two hours. Keep your eyes on our site and your favorite item might just be the lucky pick of the hour. Along with our Flash Sale, we’ll also be having a sitewide Black Friday sale featuring a 60% off discount on all of our products with free shipping. But wait, there’s more.

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Lincoln Road, Miami Beach FL

631 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone: 786-276-6389

When you think of South Florida, you probably think of gorgeous beaches, beautiful sunsets and incredible weather. If, in fact, those are the thoughts that come into your mind – we are happy to validate that you are absolutely spot on!

Museums, European style bistros and cafes, along with beautiful bike rides on the beach and a trendy nightlife scene have made South Beach, Miami a hotspot for tourists from around the world. Among all these amazing perks comes a gem nestled in the center of the famous Lincoln Road located in South Beach; the Brilliance New York flagship store. Sporting over 1,700 square feet of pure indulgence, the store is, hands down, the hottest destination in South Beach.

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