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First things first: You have to know the shape of your brows. If you're not sure, begin identifying the shape of your arches by measuring up from your tear duct. This should be where your brow begins. Then measure from the corner of your nose to the outside of your iris to find your arch. Next, measure from the corner of your nose to the outer corner of your eye to find the tail. You can then start shaping and defining according to your unique measurements.
After that, fill in any gaps in your natural brows with small, light strokes to mimic the look of the hairs. Finish the look by brushing the products through the brow using a spoolie, which looks like a mascara wand, to tame any stray hairs.
Remember: Your pencil needs to stay sharp for that fine, hair-like finish every time.
Try: L’Oréal Brow Stylist Definer, $8.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
Powders offer a subtle way to fill in gaps. They often come in a palette with added wax to catch stray hairs and set them into the shape you want.
Try: Maybelline Brow Drama Pro Palette, $9.99, available at Target.
Pomades look similar to gel eyeliners (they also come in pots) and give you the freedom to reshape your brows like the makeup mavens on your social feed. But they require angled eyeliner brushes, so you'll want to invest in one first.
Pro tip: For extra-bold brows, go a shade darker than your natural color, but keep your hand light — no solid lines of color.
NYX Cosmetics Tame & Frame Tinted Brow Pomade, $6.99, available at Ulta Beauty.