11 of the Best Eyebrow Pencils for Faking Full and Feathered Arches

By Ellie Child - 8 months ago | Updated
woman combing eyebrows

The popularity in sporting a flawless set of brows has skyrocketed over the recent years, with trends swinging between sleek ‘n’ neat arches to full ‘n’ fluffy brows. With there being such a heavy focus on nailing the perfect arch, finding a professional eyebrow pencil has become somewhat of a crucial mission.

Whether you’re looking for a fool-proof, budget-friendly formula or something a little more luxe, our eyebrow pencil section has just the solution. To get you started, we’ve compiled a list of our all-time favourite eyebrow pencils that ensure full and feathered arches. From the iconic Maybelline Tattoo Brow Pencil to everyone’s favourite Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil, we’ve tried and tested some of the internet’s most-searched brow pencils to help you find your perfect match.

We also recommend checking out our page on The 7 Best Brow Pomades You Need for Fluffy Brows!

Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil

Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil


We’re kickstarting our list with a real cult classic. It’s no surprise that Benefit have stolen the top spot with their epic, ultra-fine pencil, helping us to achieve a naturally flawless arch within seconds. Providing tiny hair-like strokes, this pencil builds up a natural-looking brow that can be worn sheer or bold for more dramatic results. The best part? It boasts up to 12 hours of long-lasting wear!

NYX Professional Makeup Micro Brow Pencil

Sculpt your brows with complete ease with the NYX Professional Makeup Micro Brow Pencil. Delivering an unparalleled level of precision, this brow pencil creates a natural-looking finish that provides the illusion of fuller brows in a flash. Choose from a variety of different shades to find your perfect match!

Fenty Beauty Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow

Fenty Beauty Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow

£15.30 £18.00 (15% off)

If we’re taking brow advice from anyone, it’s going to be RiRi. The makeup mogul has answered our beauty prayers in the form of a multitasking brow pencil that delivers natural-looking arches. And, as with every product in the Fenty archives, the Fenty Beauty Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow arrives in a versatile shade range to ensure a match made in heaven.

Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil

Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil

£10.97 £11.05 (1% off)

Sparse brows getting you down? Not to worry, benefit have got you covered with yet another top-tier brow solution. The benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil is an award-winning solution that fills in the gaps with its ultra-fine nib. It also features a built-in spoolie brush to make blending out even easier than before!

Anastasia Beverly Hills Perfect Brow Pencil

Anastasia Beverly Hills Perfect Brow Pencil

£13.20 £24.00 (45% off)

Filling in your brows should be a simple task for both beginners and experts alike, which is why finding the ideal tool is imperative. Luckily, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Perfect Brow Pencil transforms brows in a flash to provide the appearance of thicker, fluffier brows – all without any faff.

HD Brows Pro Pencil

HD Brows Pro Pencil


Made using a delicate blend of skin-loving waxes, the HD Brows Brows Pro Pencil glides effortlessly on to impart a hair-like stroke that stays put, creating a feathered effect that defines sparse-looking brows. Choose from six neutral shades to find your perfect match!

Maybelline Tattoo Brow Micro Ink Brow Pen

Okay, so technically this one is a brow pen but it’s so good we had to feature it (...it would be a disservice not to). The Maybelline Tattoo Brow Micro Ink Brow Pen is the perfect tool for those that lust after a long-lasting finish that stays put throughout the party season. Its fork-like tip allows for a fool-proof finish that thickens up brows without any smudging.

MAC Veluxe Brow Pencil

Humidity and sweat cramping your style? Take back control with the MAC Veluxe Brow Pencil. This smudge-resistant formula contains a powdery texture that adds professional definition to your brows, bestowing controlled and precise hair-like strokes that fill out your natural arch. Their dynamic shade range also promises to match your natural brow colour!

Morphe Micro Brow Pencil

Discover the travel friendly, retractable Morphe Micro Brow Pencil. This must-have tool is made up of a hard-wax formula that glides on with minimal tugging, ensuring smooth flicks that mimic the appearance of a natural hair. After you’ve applied the pencil, brush your hairs into place with the included spoolie for a professional-looking finish!

Clarins Eyebrow Pencil

Clarins Eyebrow Pencil


Work your way up from a soft finish to a bold look with the Clarins brow pencil.

This highly pigmented pencil helps your achieve fuller, thicker and sculpted brows. The formula is also dermatologically and ophthalmologically tested, so is suitable for sensitive skin. And if that wasn't enough, it stays put for hours on end, leaving you to confidently rock a bold brow in style.

Charlotte Tilbury Brow Lift

Charlotte Tilbury Brow Lift


Charlotte Tilbury is here to make our styling sessions even easier with her 3-in-1 brow pencil. This arch-perfecting makeup essential combines a spoolie wand together with a highlighter and a creamy pencil to lift, shape and contour your brows. Working its magic on blondes, redheads and brunettes, the pencil smooths effortless on to deliver fast and flawless results.

Looking for more tips and tricks on how to get thicker brows? Give our fool-proof guide a read through to discover the insider secrets that fluff up those arches!

Ellie Child

Written by Ellie Child

With five years’ experience under her belt, Ellie has worked alongside a range of highly regarded makeup artists, giving her a real insight into what consumers should be spending their money on.

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