Beautifying the brow

NEW YORK — Bold brows are hot, as evidenced by the beauty looks at spring 2012 Fashion Week and the sales data at retail. Looking to spring 2012, Maybelline New York has introduced its new Master Shape Brow pencil. The wax pencil features subtle color pigments for a natural look, and the groomer brush adds the finishing touch. It comes in blonde, soft brown, deep brown and auburn, and has a suggested retail price of $7.99.


Sales of eyebrow makeup at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) rose 5.9% in the 52 weeks ended Nov. 27, according to SymphonyIRI Group.