Secret Tips for Perfectly Shaped Eyebrows

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As you can see, I’ve got one really fabulous eyebrow and then one eyebrow that is not so fabulous. In this tutorial, I’m going to share with you some eyebrow techniques that will blow your mind when it comes to filling in brows that you probably aren’t doing but should be doing. These techniques are very easy once you get the hang of them, and they work for everyone. It doesn’t matter what your eyebrows look like; these tricks will help you live your best brow life.

The only thing you'll need for this tutorial is an eyebrow pencil.

How to shape your eyebrows

The pencil I’m using is a Morphe eyebrow pencil in color Latte. This pencil is very fine-tipped, which helps you create realistic brow hairs, and it also has a spoolie on one end, which will come in handy later on.

Perfect eyebrow shape

Mark the beginning

You are going to mark three starting points for your eyebrows, almost like you’re creating a grid. To do this, take your pencil, and put it up against the side of your nostril. The tip of the pencil will meet your first brow hair at the front part of your eye. Take your pencil, and then put a little dot right there to mark where you want your brow to begin.

how to shape eyebrows for beginners

Mark the arch

Then you want to do your arch. Make sure you keep that pencil by your nostril, take it a little bit towards the outer corner of your pupil, and then create the little dot for your arch.

Tips for shaping eyebrows

Mark the tail point

For your third little dot, you want to keep the pencil at your nostril and then take it to the end of your eyeball, and that is where the tail of the brow should end. Mark your little endpoint right there.

Brush your brows down

Now you’re going to flip your pencil to the other side, and you’re going to use the spoolie. Take the spoolie and push your brow hairs downward. The reason behind that is because you’re going to expose the top side of the roots of your brows. 

Connect the dots 

Using the roots of your brow hairs, you’re going to start connecting them with little-bitty short strokes, starting with that first dot that you created in the front part of the eyebrow. You’re going to connect the roots of the brow hairs as they grow right up to that middle arch dot. Then you want to start connecting the hairs downward to where they go to the last dot on the outer corner of the eye. That creates the stencil on the upper part of your eyebrow.

Brush your hairs back and fill in your brows

A lot of women start filling in the eyebrow from underneath, but that lowers the brow, which looks kind of masculine. You want everything to look lifted, and that’s why I suggest always starting with the upper point of the brow. After you’ve joined the dots together, it will look weird to have your eyebrow hairs going downward, so you’ll take your spoolie and push upward, blending those hairs into the top line. Then you want to start going underneath with your pencil and connecting the underside of the brow hairs, and filling them in. Then just fill in any bare spots where you can see skin showing through.

Tip: If you make a mistake, no big deal, have some cute tips handy; they’re the best clean-up tool. You can use them right along the edge of your brows to give them a nice sharp and defined look.

And now I have achieved the ultimate goal: nice full, and tidy brows. Remember, ladies, your eyebrows, just like your eyes, are sisters. They are not twins. So do not get too caught up in making them look exactly alike; they do not need to look super-duper symmetrical. I hope that you try out these eyebrow tricks for yourselves because I promise you, once you use the two tricks, you’ll never look back, and you’ll never want to do your eyebrows any other way.

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  • Denise Denise on Apr 21, 2022

    Mind blown! 🤯 I used to not have to worry about my brows because they were full and fluffy I never needed to fill them in or anything…until chemo and radiation for breast cancer at 46 years old. When I lost my hair I lost my long eyelashes and great eyebrows. Bald head and bald face. I was so happy when it all started growing back in but it’s now been 12 years and my eyebrows never came back full and fluffy or even. So, for 12 years my eyebrows have been a work in progress. I think I’ve finally found a color that looks more natural to my eyebrows instead of being too dark or too light. Getting the shape has still been a struggle. This is the first time I’ve seen it done this way and I’m excited to try it!! 🤗 Thank you so much!!

  • Ggl49702908 Ggl49702908 on Apr 22, 2022

    Very good tips tks