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16 Photos That Will Help You Take Your Eyebrows To The Next Level
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Published: Aug 12, 2015

We’ve all been the victim of unfortunate eyebrow catastrophes. Usually it starts with plucking a few of the wrong hairs. Then plucking some more to over correct that, and before you know it, two balding caterpillars occupy the location where your brows once lived. Don’t fret. These photo tutorials will help you raise your brows to the next level easily at home.

1. Identify what your brows need: is it time to tidy them up? Did you get tweezer-happy and over-pluck? Or maybe you just need to add more definition.

Source: Beauty Hows
Source: Beauty Hows

2. Determine your face shape, as this will help you find the most flattering brow shape.

Source:  Blickers
Source: Blickers

3. Here are the corresponding face shapes and ideal brows in real life.

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Source: The Source | gettyimages / Frederick M. Brown | gettyimages / Jim Spellman | bciusa / Hubert Boesl | gettyimages / Elisabetta Villa | gettyimages / Alberto E Rodriguez

4. Assemble your tools. You will need brow scissors, a brush, and a good pair of tweezers.

Source: Beauty4Pros | Mary Kay | Mubashra
Source: Beauty4Pros | Mary Kay | Mubashra

5. Map out your face. To start, begin your brow so it lines up with your nostril (A). The arch should peak above your pupil (B), and end at the edge of your eye (C).

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Source: jane iredale

6. Here’s a close-up look.

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Source: Tweezer Man Social

7. You can use concealer to help guide you. Put three small dots where your brows should start, peak, and end.

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Source: Indian Vanity Case

8. Tweeze stray hairs that fall outside your dominant growth pattern.

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Source: YouTube / Drew Disaster

9. Find the perfect, natural shade to help you fill in patchy brows.

Source: Matte to Metallic | Anastasia Beverly Hills
Source: Matte to Metallic | Anastasia Beverly Hills

10. You can use a brow pencil, tinted gel, powder, or a brow pen for filling in.

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Source: TamiraHamilton

11. The bottom of your brow is typically where you find gaps in hair growth. Take the time to fill in this area, but don’t overdo it.

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Source: MODEttE

12. Trim, tweeze, groom, measure, repeat.

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Source: The Beauty Department / Justin Coit

13. If you aren’t sure about going freehand, you can use brow stencils. They’re like training wheels for your eyebrows.

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Source: glo Beauty Blog

14. Brow stencils also work well for thinner or over-plucked eyebrows.

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Source: Beautylish

15. Using a brow pencil can add extra definition for a more angled brow.

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Source: She Look Book

16. Use concealer to clean up the edges of your eyebrows and make them pop.

Source:  Make-up By Dee & Dal
Source: Make-up By Dee & Dal

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