If microblading isn't in your budget (or you're not quit mentally prepared to take the permanent makeup plunge) you'll love these eyebrow makeup choices that offer a commitment-free option with serious...

By Kristin Granero
June 05, 2019
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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