The Best Brow Tools

For amazing arch support, try one of these neat picks (out of 50 tested).


Best Powder


Smashbox Brow Tech Shaping Powder
Brow powder beefs up brows with a natural, matte finish. This one clings to a felt-tip wand, so you can fill in gaps with precise strokes that won't leave you looking like Wooly Willy. In four shades.

To Buy: $25;

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Best Fiber


Milani Cosmetics Easy Brow Tinted Fiber Gel
Fiber formulas contain hairlike strands suspended in gel to mimic hair and add bulk. This one didn't flake (unlike some others tested), and it shimmers to replicate hair's shine. In five shades.

To Buy: $7;

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Best Pencil


Flower Draw The Line Eyebrow Pencil
This waxy, smudgeproof do-it-all stick has a built-in sharpener on one end and a grooming brush on the other. "It covers my bare spots without looking fake," said a tester. In three shades.

To Buy: $7;

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Best Marker


Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Color
When you need brows that won't budge, this has a tip like a paintbrush to create feathery strokes instead of harsh lines (the way some felt-tip markers do). "The color and formula are so light and natural—it's foolproof," said a tester. In six shades.

To Buy: $21;

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Best Gel


Lancôme Sourcils Styler
Designed to grip hair, not skin, the diamond-shaped comb delivers just enough formula, which means you never end up with clumps. "It does everything—comb, tint, and hold—in one swipe," said a tester. In four shades.

To Buy: $26.50;

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Best Kit


L'Oréal Paris Brow Stylist Prep & Shape Pro Kit
A tinted sculpting wax, setting powder, spoolie, angled brush, and tweezers (!) all fit in this credit card–size mirrored compact so you can groom on the go. In two shades.

To Buy: $11;

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