Beauty: The difference a brow makes ...

Charlize Theron, recently promoting The Huntsman & The Ice Queen, here adopts a golden glow by higlighting cheeks and lips. For a similar look, try the Rosie for Autograph collection cream blush and lipstick in nude mink, both �14, at Marks & Spencer. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)
Charlize Theron, recently promoting The Huntsman & The Ice Queen, here adopts a golden glow by higlighting cheeks and lips. For a similar look, try the Rosie for Autograph collection cream blush and lipstick in nude mink, both �14, at Marks & Spencer. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)
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Eyebrows can change the shape of your face and make you look younger. As a training salon opens in Leeds, Stephanie Smith gets tips from the High Definition Brows founder. Plus our top beauty products of the week.

Eyebrow specialists High Definition Brows is opening a training academy in Leeds at Compass House, Rose Wharf on East Street – a new go-to for those in search of face-defining eyebrows.

Bobbi Brown Longwear Gel Eyeliner: In an amazing 17 shades including Bronze Shimmer and Caviar, this classic longwear eyeliner offers the precision of liquid liner with the ease of a gel-based formula, plus the benefits of 12 hours of waterproof, sweat and humidity-resistant wear. You need to apply with a liner brush (�22.50 at Bobbi) and the gel liner itself costs �18.50, on the Bobbi counters.

Bobbi Brown Longwear Gel Eyeliner: In an amazing 17 shades including Bronze Shimmer and Caviar, this classic longwear eyeliner offers the precision of liquid liner with the ease of a gel-based formula, plus the benefits of 12 hours of waterproof, sweat and humidity-resistant wear. You need to apply with a liner brush (�22.50 at Bobbi) and the gel liner itself costs �18.50, on the Bobbi counters.

High Definition was founded by Nilam Holmes-Patel, who has more than 20 years’ experience as a brow stylist, make-up artist and salon owner with an A-list client list including Nicole Scherzinger, Kylie Minogue, Amanda Holden and Rochelle Humes. Nilam launched the High Definition Brows brand in 2008 with Karen Betts and it has expanded to encompass a make-up range and the launch of High Definition Boutiques and franchises this year.

Nilam has the following advice for creating great brows at home: “Powders are easy to use and are so versatile, you can build up the colour pretty easily by adding more bit by bit. You can do this without looking shiny or like you’ve painted your brows on – and you can always use brow powders as eye shadows too.

“If you prefer a more natural looking brow, lightly sweep the powder into any sparse areas and fill the front and tails.”

HD Brows Eye&Brow Palette, £25, is an award-winning brow product and a favourite with make-up artists and celebrities. Nilam says: “If a dramatic brow is more your style, mix the powder with wax for a stronger, more defined look. If natural is more your thing, create brow hair strokes for a fuller, textured brow.”

Rosie for Autograph Miracle Concealer: 
The new make-up range by model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Marks & Spencer offers excellent quality and value products with the focus of great skin and luminosity. In two shades, the Miracle Concealer contains vitamin E, olive oil and coconut oill, so that it leaves the skin feeling hydrated and looking radiant, even and silky soft. It costs �14 at Marks & Spencer.

Rosie for Autograph Miracle Concealer: The new make-up range by model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Marks & Spencer offers excellent quality and value products with the focus of great skin and luminosity. In two shades, the Miracle Concealer contains vitamin E, olive oil and coconut oill, so that it leaves the skin feeling hydrated and looking radiant, even and silky soft. It costs �14 at Marks & Spencer.

Pencils have their place too, says Nilam. “Brow pencils are good to give a crisper line, as well as being brilliant when it comes to defining and faking the appearance of hair strokes – just fill in the gaps. Use a firm, sharp and non-waxy pencil to draw feathery strokes into any sparse areas, as well as sharpen any edges of the brow.” The Browtec is a retractable thin and firm pencil and the perfect tool to mimic hair strokes. It costs £16.

All products and details of salons and the new academy can be found on www.hdbrows.com.

Aveda Invati Exfoliating Shampoo
: Cleanses, exfoliates and renews the scalp with wintergreen-derived salicylic acid to remove the build-up of sebum and product residue that can clog pores and affect healthy hair. Nourishes dry, tight scalps with extracts from millet seed and milk thistle plus an invigorating blend of ayurvedic herbs, including turmeric and ginseng. It's �22 from Aveda stockists and on www.aveda.co.uk.

Aveda Invati Exfoliating Shampoo : Cleanses, exfoliates and renews the scalp with wintergreen-derived salicylic acid to remove the build-up of sebum and product residue that can clog pores and affect healthy hair. Nourishes dry, tight scalps with extracts from millet seed and milk thistle plus an invigorating blend of ayurvedic herbs, including turmeric and ginseng. It's �22 from Aveda stockists and on www.aveda.co.uk.

Essence Forbidden Volume Mascara
: There are three versions in this value mascara range by Essence. Each has been created to do away with the need for false lashes. The Rebel version, �2.99, has alternating short and long bristles to give instant volume, while the False Lashes version, �2.79, is enriched with fibres and can be used over any other mascara. At Wilko stores and at www.essence.eu.uk.

Essence Forbidden Volume Mascara : There are three versions in this value mascara range by Essence. Each has been created to do away with the need for false lashes. The Rebel version, �2.99, has alternating short and long bristles to give instant volume, while the False Lashes version, �2.79, is enriched with fibres and can be used over any other mascara. At Wilko stores and at www.essence.eu.uk.

Tokyo geometric printed dress, �895, from Amanda Wakeley at Harvey Nichols.

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