These Are The Only Tweezers You'll Ever Need

Many would say that barely-there brows were a little too trendy in the early '00s, but that doesn't mean we've sworn off brow grooming all together in 2017. Although over-tweezing may be behind us — hopefully, that is — there are still plenty of reasons to keep one of the most tried-and-true hair removal devices on hand: the humble tweezer.

After all, facial hair is predictable in the sense that you know you’re probably going to find a dark, curly chin hair at a time when you’d rather not find a dark, curly chin hair. And when you do, you may feel a sudden urge to pull that sucker out. The problem is that hair, especially the kind that grows on your face, is all a bit different. From pesky peach fuzz to coarse chin hair, tweezers are a necessity almost all of us want to have around.

For all of you sick and tired of getting strays with that old, rusty, dull set from high school, we've rounded up the best tweezers for every budget and need. Now, with great product comes great responsibility, so don't go tweezing like it's 1999. Out top picks, ahead.

For Easy Eyebrow Grooming...

Coated with diamond dust — yes, that's a thing — these tweezers grab even the finest hairs hanging out around your eyebrows in a snap. Bonus: The added brush is a major space saver.

Benefit Cosmetics Grooming Tweezer & Brush, $20, available at Sephora.
For The Tweezing Novice...

These tweezers are tried-and-true (they've been around since 2001) — and for good reasons. The sharp, slated tip allows for a strong root grip, plus, the neon pink from Tweezerman's Color Sensation Collection will definitely stick out in your makeup bag. (No more missing tweezers!)

Tweezerman Slant Tweezer, $23, available at Tweezerman.
For Travel...

You'll be glad you stowed these in your makeup bag when you catch a glimpse of an annoying sprouted follicle in the airport bathroom mirror on your way out of town.

Sally Hansen Mighty Mini Slant Tip Travel Tweezer, $3.99, available at Target.
For Fine, Thin Hairs...

These pointed tweezers are perfect for thin, short hairs — or stubble! Bonus: They prove pretty handy for splinter extraction, too.

Tweezerman Point Tweezer, $24, available at Nordstrom.
For The Anti-Minimalist...

If you prefer your tweezers conveniently stowed alongside highlighter and powder palettes for brow definition, look no further than this compact, which makes the cutest (and most affordable) companion pack.

Milani Brow Fix Brow Kit, $8.99, available at Milani Cosmetics.
For Meticulous Groomers...

We get it, you like to be thorough. Luckily, these metal tweezers are heavier than the average tweezing tool, giving you more precision. This unique shape also provides a wide and stable base for a comfortable hold, while the slated tip gives a super precise grip, making it a cinch to snag even the finest hairs.

Laura Mercier Tweezers, $23, available at Laura Mercier.
For Ingrown Hairs...

A word to the wise: You should only be doing ingrown hair extractions at home if you really, really, really know what you're doing. Yes, even if Dr. Dimple Popper makes it look incredibly easy. That being said, this is your absolute best tool to get the job done if this is your thing.

Tweezerman Ingrown hair/Splintertweeze, $18, available at Tweezerman.
For Thick Hair...

This new model from Sephora was designed to provide maximum strength tension, making it the go-to tool for big jobs — or really stubborn stray hairs.

Sephora Collection On The Mark Precision Tweezers, $16, available at Sephora.
For Applying Fake Lashes...

Many people use slated or pointed tweezers to apply fake lashes, but these are far easier to maneuver for novices. They help you to precisely hold and lay faux lashes directly on the lash line, so you don't have to mess with multiple application attempts.

Tarte Tarteist™ Pro Little Lash Helper Lash Applicator, $14, available at Sephora.
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