Nothing comes between a beauty-lover and their eyebrows. While brow products may seem simple to some, they are a crucial element to any good makeup look. CBA tester Emily says she never used eyebrow products until she tried one of the top five below. Now, she’s incorporated it into her daily routine. Whether you’re hoping to laminate your bushy brows into place, or you have sparse areas you’re looking to fill in, there’s a product for you on this list. The Her Campus College Beauty Awards testers tried various eyebrow formulas to select the best brow products of 2022.
The tester favorites below include a super fine marker that’ll flawlessly mimic your natural hairs, long-lasting gels that’ll lock your shape into place, and essential tools for carving out your brows with precision. These top five eyebrow formulas are reliable and easy to use. Whether you’re sculpting thin ‘90s brows, hopping on the fluffy soap brow bandwagon, or trying any look in between, the products below will be your new best friends.
Trio Beauty Brow Swipe Pen
Before discovering this Brow Swipe Pen, Emily didn’t use eyebrow products. Now, she loves this ultra-fine tip marker to fill in any sparse areas of her brows. When the pen’s formula dries it looks like real brow hairs, blending in perfectly with your natural shape. $16.
Benefit Cosmetics 24-Hour Brow Setter Clear Brow Gel
When Benefit said 24-hour they weren’t kidding. This clear brow setter will keep your eyebrows in place all day long. Kyra loves how this formula lifts her natural brow shape and defines her hairs. Layer this gel atop filled-in brows, or use it solo to lock in your preferred look. $18.
e.l.f. Brow Lift Applicator Brush
When it comes to brow brushes, it’s hard to beat this budget-friendly pick from e.l.f. Cosmetics. Its spoolie side is perfect for fluffing eyebrow hairs, while the flat end precisely sculpts your brow shape. $4.
e.l.f. Brow Lift
Pair the spoolie brush above with this second budget-friendly winner from e.l.f. Cosmetics for the perfect brow duo. The Brow Lift gel locks your eyebrows into place, giving them an elevated, laminated look, Zoë says. Dorilyn notes that a little goes a long way with this long-lasting favorite. $6.
Tweezerman Slant Tweezer
The Tweezerman Slant Tweezer precisely grabs hairs to achieve expertly-shaped eyebrows. Zoë, Eboni, and Kyra find the tool’s comfortable weight and slanted tip make it tough to beat. An added bonus: The tweezer comes with a convenient holder to keep your cosmetics bag extra organized. $20.