The Best Eyebrow Pencils

Eyebrow trends come and go, but a perfectly maintained arch is always in style! Create the perfect shape and perfect your natural brows with the best eyebrow pencils on the market.

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I love watching the trends come and go, from the super-fine brows of the 00s to the extra bushy brows of the 10s, to the middle, manicured ground we’re in for the 20s so far. But the key with perfecting your brows is finding exactly what works for your face. Once you have, when it comes to achieving the perfect brow look, a high-quality eyebrow pencil is an essential tool in your daily kit. But with so many options on the market, where do you start with finding the right one? Here are my picks of the best eyebrow pencils of 2024.


6 of the Best Eyebrow Pencils

VICTORIA BECKHAM BEAUTY | BabyBlade Microfine Brow Pencil 

If you find the right fine eyebrow pencil, you can create absolutely any look you want, whatever trend you’re tapping into. The Victoria Beckham BabyBlade pencil is one of the most precise on the market, perfect for adding volume and shape to your arches.


The Charlotte Tilbury Brow Cheat is a highly-pigmented pencil that delivers rich colour in each stroke, creating a natural, hair-like effect. The precision tip allows for easy application and the creamy formula goes on smoothly without dragging. It offers a long-lasting, waterproof wear that stands up to smudging and humidity. Meanwhile, the refillable component reduces waste, making it a more sustainable option. It is also available in eight true-to-tone shades, so there’s a perfect match for every brow.


The Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer is a creamy, pigment-rich pencil that comes in 12 shades and two sizes for versatile application. It’s a great choice for on-the-go touch-ups. The formula creates natural-looking, hair-like strokes that blend seamlessly while the spoolie end helps brush and shape brows for a polished finish.

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E.L.F. COSMETICS | Ultra Precise Brow Pencil

The e.l.f. Brow Pencil is a great budget choice. There’s a sturdy, precise tip that makes application easy, and the formula is long-lasting and highly pigmented. The retractable design means no sharpener is needed and it’s available in five shades.

MAYBELLINE | Buildabrow

This two-in-one product is meticulously crafted to help you attain fuller, more defined brows in just two simple steps. The waterproof Build-A-Brow pen allows you to mimic natural hair strokes, blending with your existing brows, while the clear sealing gel then locks your handiwork in place.

BBB LONDON | Ultra Slim Brow Definer 2.0

If you like a super precise application, the Blink Brow Bar Ultra-Thin Brow Definer offers a fine hair-like tip that makes it easy to create a natural-looking definition. The spoolie end blends the product for a flawless, undetectable finish, so it’s great if you like a natural, precise and defined brow.

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