Your Comprehensive Guide To Achieving Perfect Brows

How to Fake Fuller Brows

"Skinny, barely-there brows can look harsh and actually add years to your look! Our brows ‘thin out’ as time passes, so a full, lush brow looks more youthful. Look at the fullest section of your brows, use that as your guide, and use natural-looking brow makeup to add volume where needed. Work with your natural can’t fight nature too hard! And as always, go with what looks good on you, not what the trends are.

For a quick fix, try using a brow volumizing product like Benefit's Gimme Brow—it's the fastest way to fake a more full and voluminous arch. It's a brow fiber gel that will actually mimic the look of real hair. It’s micro-wand applicator makes it super-easy to apply so you can get instant arches each and every time."

Assistant Digital Producer

When I was in the seventh grade, I accidentally shaved off half an eyebrow. In a panic, I took the razor to the other brow and was left with two archless stubs above my eyes. You see, they were reaching caterpillar-like lengths, and I was too embarrassed to ask my mom for a pair of tweezers. I spent the painfully slow growing-out process trying to convince harsh commenters that I had, in fact, shaved my brows on purpose.

I later went through an unfortunate phase of tweezer addiction, after which I vowed to once and for all let my eyebrows do their thing. They're now full and have reached a normal length, but after everything I've put them through, they're hardly flawless. For advice, I asked brow expert and Benefit Cosmetics' International Spokesperson for Global Services, Jared Bailey, to share his best brow maintenance tips. Click through above for eight foolproof ways to perfect and maintain your eyebrows.


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