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The Best Brow Gels for a Laminated Look

MIRA BEAUTY • updated Jan 18, 2021
The Best Brow Gels for a Laminated Look

Lift and laminate your arches with these brow gels

You’ve heard of microblading, but what about brow lamination? This trendy technique is relatively simple - and involves smoothing out unruly brow hairs while slicking up the others for a lush and laminated look. But what do you do when your go-to brow expert is still on leave, and you need a glossy and gorgeous set of brows for a FaceTime first date? You invest in the best brow products for a laminated look, of course. These waxy formulas will take your brows to new heights while taming wild hairs, producing an Instagram-esque set of arches that’s comparable to an in-spa treatment. A beautiful set of brows will never go out of style, and you can give yours an upgrade with the best brow gels on MIRA BEAUTY for a laminated look.

Clear Brow Gel by Anastasia Beverly Hills, $22

Clear Brow Gel by Anastasia Beverly Hills
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If we had to pick just one brand in the beauty world that really knows brows, it would be Anastasia Beverly Hills. Come on, the CEO and founder Anastasia Soare has even launched her own universal Golden Ratio brow shaping method… and you can lock in your laminated brows with the Clear Brow Gel. This translucent formula lifts up your brow hairs and locks them in place all day, without the “wet” or stiff feeling that often comes with gels. Glossy, glam, and gorgeous brows are only a couple swipes away… as that’s the real Anastasia Beverly Hills way. If the testimonials from countless beauty influencers wasn’t enough, the MIRA reviews speak for themselves. One guest says, “I’ve tried so many clear brow gels and the only one I really love is this one by ABH!” Another says “I use this everyday, it really keeps them in place throughout the day.” Give your brows the ultimate lift and lamination effect with this cult favorite product that 90% of MIRA guests say is volumizing, and 99% agree is long-lasting.

KUSH Fiber Brow Gel by Milk Makeup, $20

KUSH Fiber Brow Gel by Milk Makeup
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KUSH Fiber Brow Gel is ultra-innovative and ready to revamp your style, in true Milk Makeup fashion. It’s formulated with Tinted Heart-Shaped Fibers that “lock onto brows in each direction for long-lasting fullness, filling the hollow fibers for added volume” - which is exactly what your laminated look needs. And as the name suggests, this brow gel also contains Hemp-Derived Cannabis Seed Oil to condition the brows and fuse the fibers for an all-day, lifted effect. Talk about trendy. You’re already obsessed with the KUSH Waterproof Mascara and KUSH Liquid Eyeliner (one of the best beauty launches of 2020!), and your best laminated brow looks will be complete with this flawless brow gel.

24 Hour Brow Setter Clear Brow Gel by Benefit, $24

24 Hour Brow Setter Clear Brow Gel by Benefit
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You probably loved using this brow gel by Benefit for your feathered brows, one of the biggest fall 2020 makeup trends, and now it’s back to upgrade your 2021 style. Laminated brows are here to slay with the 24 Hour Brow Setter Clear Brow Gel, with a flexible formula that takes your arches anywhere you’d like. Up, down, sideways, but mostly up… because again, laminated brows. The dual-sided wand has short bristles to sculpt and shape hairs into place, while the longer bristles evenly coat and gloss up your brow hairs. And your brow effects last all day, of course! Benefit is another beauty brand that really understands your brows, and you’ll be fully covered with this brow gel that our MIRA community loves.

Inked Longwear Brow Gel by Urban Decay, $26

Inked Longwear Brow Gel by Urban Decay
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If you thought 24 hours was a long time, just wait until you see this 60-hour (yes, really) brow gel by Urban Decay for your most luxe, laminated arches. The flexible formula lets you shape your brows with ease, taming even the most uncontrolled hairs while brushing up the rest for a DIY brow lift - no needles required. Thanks, angled brush! The laminated look will look flawless with your 80’s pastel eyeshadow looks (a 2021 makeup trend!) from the best Urban Decay eyeshadow palettes, and our MIRA guests are obsessed with Inked Longwear Brow Gel. 98% say that it’s long-lasting, 90% call it waterproof, and 100% agree that it’s pigmented and delivers precise application.

Boost & Set Brow Mascara by L’Oreal, $11

Boost & Set Brow Mascara by L’Oreal
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You know how much you love your angled, skinny felt tip brush when applying liquid eyeliner? It works just as beautifully with this clear brow gel from L’Oreal - delivering precise application and laminated brows with just a few upward strokes. And you don’t even need to worry about getting your wing right! The skinny tip lets you brush up and groom every inch of your brows, even the hard-to-reach spots, and seal in color for both simple and glam makeup looks. Even if you were blessed with flawless brows from birth, and you definitely know who you are, a clear brow gel is a must-have for the days you want to look put-together with minimal effort. That’s the whole point of laminated brows, are we right? And you can’t get much better than this $11 gel mousse formula from L’Oreal.

Arch Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel by Hourglass, $28

arch brow volumizing fiber gel hourglass
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This microfiber-infused formula by Hourglass creates a boost of color, volume, and all the lamination. Like the Benefit gel we told you about earlier, Arch Brow features a dual-sided brush to get every last hair and gloss up your brows - providing the perfect home stand-in for your cancelled brow appointments. Sure, you’re used to incorporating this Hourglass favorite in your glam makeup looks, but the formula goes far beyond the blocky Instagram brows. You can go from Insta-brows to feathered to laminated in just a few short strokes, which stay put all day for your natural, everyday makeup looks. Or your first going-out looks post-quarantine, or anything in between. No matter your mood, your brows will always be feeling lush and laminated with Arch Brow.

Natural Brow Shaper & Hair Touch Up by Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, $29

Natural Brow Shaper & Hair Touch Up by Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
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There’s many things to love about the Natural Brow Shaper & Hair Touch Up by Bobbi Brown Cosmetics - which is definitely one of the best luxury makeup products that you need to splurge on in 2021. For starters, the cream-gel formula will define, lift, and shape your brows like a dream for a natural, laminated look that never feels stiff. It’s also packed with wheat protein and provitamin B5 to condition your brows, as haircare isn’t just for the strands on your head. Bobbi Brown has all the best makeup products to help you keep up with the trends, and you’ll do just that with one of the best brow gels for your laminated arches. Need more proof? 100% of MIRA guests say that Natural Brow Shaper is long-lasting, 93% call it volumizing, and 92% believe that it provides precise application.

Brow Blowout Fiber Gel Brow Definer by KAJA, $16

Brow Blowout Fiber Gel Brow Definer by KAJA
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“As cute as it is good,” the KAJA slogan that’s very fitting for this brow product. You love the Mochi Pop blush for your everyday makeup looks for Zoom school, and now you can top them off with Brow Blowout. This gel is ideal for creating a natural brow effect - whether feathered or laminated - that adds dimension and enhances your features. Brows are the most important feature on your face, after all, and a few swipes from Brow Blowout will produce a lifted, laminated look that’s ideal for any occasion. KAJA is one of the best K-Beauty brands that you need to try in 2021, and our MIRA guests agree that this brow gel is a top product. 100% say that Brow Blowout is pigmented, long-lasting, and delivers precise application!

Mister Brow Groom Universal Brow Setter by Givenchy, $30

Mister Brow Groom Universal Brow Setter by Givenchy
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If the packaging of this brow gel looks super fancy, that’s because it is. And Mister Brow by Givenchy is one of the best brow gels to give your arches a lush and laminated effect. It’s only available in one hue, Transparent, and will groom and gloss up your brows to perfection. How so? The curved brush definitely helps, along with the fact that you can use Mister Brow either alone or with your favorite brown or blonde brow gel to seal in color. Define and create just the right amount of drama with this brow gel that you’ll never want to put down. You know it will last you all day and night once you’re finally allowed to go out again, as 100% of MIRA guests call it long-lasting!

tarteist™ clear brow gel by tarte, $19

tarteist™ clear brow gel by tarte
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Seriously, what can’t tarte do? This makeup-skincare brand will always bring out your best features, and laminated brows are only a few swipes away with the tarteist™ clear brow gel. This clear formula gives your arches a sleek and sophisticated look, helping to shape them up without the dreaded stiffness that comes with other products. The Instagram arches you’ve created with pomade or pencil will be carefully locked and laminated with this vegan formula, ensuring that they stay looking flawless (not flaky!) and no unruly hairs will appear in your selfies. We love tarte’s eyeshadow palettes, moisturizers, and lipsticks as much as the next person… but this under $20 clear brow gel is an underrated gem that any minimal makeup lover needs in their bag.

Lash & Brow Gel Mascara by essence, $3

Lash & Brow Gel Mascara by essence
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If you love e.l.f and the brand’s under $5, high-quality beauty products… you also need essence in your beauty routine. This drugstore brand carries one of the best eyeliner pencils (that’s also only $3!) on MIRA, and your eyes will be enhanced even further with the Lash & Brow Gel Mascara. Even when you’ve filled in, shaped, and fluffed your eyebrows to perfection, it can all go to waste after just a few hours when you don’t lock them into place. And this clear gel by essence does all the work for you by laminating the brows and giving your lashes a much-needed lift. Just a few swipes keeps both features looking voluminous, luxurious, and laminated - on a budget!

Shop all the best brow gels for a laminated look on MIRA.