The Best Eyebrow Makeup If You're Just Not Ready for Microblading
Rodial Microblade Effect Eyebrow Pencil
This pencil from Rodial has an easy, creamy formula (meaning you don't have to use a lot of elbow grease to make an impact) and a wide, slanted tip for creating hair-like strokes. It also comes complete with a mini spoolie brush for a natural finish.
To buy: $35; SpaceNK
L'Oreal Paris Unbelieva-Brow Longwear Waterproof Brow Gel
This longwear, liquid gel from L'Oreal Paris glides on generously and, upon drying, literally does not budge. Stash it in the file of makeup products that you do, in fact, just have to see in order to believe.
To buy: $14; Target.com
Urban Decay Brow Blade Waterproof Pencil and Ink Stain
Use the Ink Stain on this double-duty 'blade' from Urban Decay to create precise, hair-like lines, then flip it around and rely on the waterproof pencil to fill in sparse areas and seal your look.
To buy: $26; Sephora.com
CoverGirl Easy Breezy Brow Shape and Define Eyebrow Mascara
Small but mighty, this magic wand from CoverGirl features a small, curved brush similar to what you'd get with a mascara for more defined application. It goes on light so you can customize and, while it should stay put, build upon if you want to up the ante throughout the day or come evening.
To buy: $9; Ulta.com
Gabriel Cosmetics Zuzu Cream Brow Pencil
This brow pencil from Gabriel Cosmetics (which has Target's clean beauty stamp of approval) goes on like a dream and stays put for hours. The spoolie is great for brushing brows out, as well as mid-day touch-ups.
To buy: $15; Target.com
Joey Healy Brow Lacquer
The gel-like, vitamin-rich formula in this 'lacquer' from Joey Healy hugs on to even the smallest of hairs and doesn't let go. The gentle, microfine brush is also great for creating a natural effect and tackling smaller (read: trickier) areas.
To buy: $28; Amazon.com
Milani Stay Put Brow Sculpting Micro Pencil
Sculpting comes easy with this slanted, budget-friendly stick from Milani, which comes in three shades and is designed to last up to 16 hours.
To buy: $9; Ulta.com
treStique Define, Sculpt + Set Brow Pencil
This slick stick from treStique is like a gel and pencil in one, and has nearly five stars from Amazon reviewers who've come to rely on it for its shaping, filling, staying powers.
To buy: $24; amazon.com
Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil Ultra-Fine Shape & Define Pencil
This ultra-fine retractable pencil has gained a cult following for its ability to deliver precision and coverage for up to 12 hours. With 11 shades, it also boasts a much wider spectrum of hues than many other brow product lines.
To buy: $24; Nordstrom.com
Maybelline Tattoo Studio Waterproof Brow Gel
If you've ever tried a product from Maybelline's Tattoo Studio line, you know they're not messing around, which is why we weren't too surprised to find this brow gel among some of our longest-lasting of the bunch. Scoop up a tube and never fear rainy days again.
To buy: $8; Target.com
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Color
This felt-tip pen from Stila's Stay All Day collection has racked up over 10,000 likes for its smooth, natural application and waterproof formula. Start with a light hand and increase pressure as needed.
To buy: $21; Sephora.com
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