NYX Micro Brow Pencil vs. Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz Pencil

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Some small differences but similar overall.

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*According to Cruelty-Free Kitty, Anastasia Beverly Hills is cruelty-free and NYX is as well (but their parent company, L'Oreal, is not). ABH is $21 and NYX is $10. Makeup Maven, Nitya, says: NYX's bristles on the brow brush were longer and more firm whereas Anastasia's were softer.  I used the darkest shade for both products and the pigmentation was very similar. Both looked nearly identical after application. I would recommend switching to NYX, which is half the price!

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Fully agree with Brandefy about the softer bristles. However you cannot beat the price with NYX. You get the same outcome. NYX is super easy to work with and to do detailed brows just like ABH.



I can’t seem to find a dupe shade for ABH - medium brown. The NYX supebwas a little too red



Works very similar. The shades are pretty similar as well



I agree with Kristen on the color being too red with the NYX brand I usually get the medium brown in Anastasia and I like the color and brush a lot more!



I found ABH more smoother and blendable. ABH taupe was perfect for me than NYX.



they’re not the same, nyx is very waxy and does not blend well



If ever I found a dupe, this is it! I’ve used the Anastasia and now the NYX in Taupe. Same color, same consistency, same wear...even both made in Korea. Same factory. I get two NYX pencils for almost half the price of one Anastasia! Woot!



NYX is Definitely Not better than ABH. NYX is to waxy and it smudges its also kinda creamy. ABH On the other hand is definitely a slightly more rough in the sense that it doesn’t glide on like NYX. The bad thing about ABH is the price! Also NYX looks shiny and ABH looks MATT. If you want QUALITY then definitely ABH!



Love this NYX dupe!

jovita Williams


NYX is just as good as Anastasia I use the ash brown and love it I especially love the price at least $10 cheaper

bl00dy M4ry


ITS SO SIMILAR. I’m sure there is absolutely no reason to choose ABH over NYX for this one. BIGGEST REASONING: ABH has a fraction of the product in it. I think I used it for two weeks before it ran out. The NYX version has lasted 3 months



I like the Anastasia brow pencil better because it glides on smoothly and I get more applications vs the NYX pencil which was much stiffer and too waxy. It too long to fill in my brows and I ran out of it sooner.com

Kaleigh Tess


Also agree with the bristle note. They are a bit stiff and scratchy but not a deal breaker. The formula of the NYX pencil is almost identical to the ABH and the colors are comparable. For the price point NYX is a no brainer.



Very comparable! I usually use the ABH in the blonde color which definitely has strawberry undertones. Tried the NYX version in blonde as well but it’s even more strawberry than the ABH. Otherwise, they are basically identical products for the money! I disagree with others who said the brush on the NYX version is harsh. It’s not at all. And it applied as smoothly as the ABH. I’m going to try the taupe color for the NYX version and see if I like the color a bit better than the blonde. But I won’t be wasting my money on another ABH!



NYX has easily become my go-to brow filler for my day-to-day look. Super simple and quick to use and good quality, definitely recommend trying!



This is totally a dupe! I have used the Anastasia Taupe shade and the NYX is the exact match! I would rather pay $10 over $21 any day!!



Nyx is really similar quality and a really good dupe except their colors are a bit off. The auburn was much too orange for me. Otherwise it’s a really good dupe

Brooke W.


I tried ABH on one brow and the NYX on another brow. There was no difference! The NYX went on smoothly and filled in my brows quite well. NYX is a total dupe and I am now a huge fan!



Yes, very similar. If you’re picky about your brows, go with ABH. The nyx pencil doesn’t have much pigment and takes a lot of pressure to get what you need. There truly is no comparison to ABH!

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