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To achieve a natural look, be sure to use the attached brush to really blend in the color.

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It takes more than a pair of tweezers to keep your arches looking polished—you also need a stellar eyebrow pencil. ybf’s Automatic Universal Taupe Pencil matches every hair color, from blondes to brunettes and everything in between. Plus the twist up design means you never have to worry about sharpening. Best of all, it also comes with a handy brow brush to add texture and make brows look natural.

How it Works

This creamy taupe pencil really does work on a wide range of hair colors. Depending on how much pressure you use, the color will change. If you have light hair, use a light touch; if you have darker hair feel, free to be more aggressive. Good news for redheads: this shade is perfect for you! The built-in brow brush is great for texturizing.

How to Use

To determine where your brow should begin, hold your brow pencil vertically against your nose. The spot where it hits your brow is where the hairs should start. Keep the pencil pressed against your nostril and tilt it so that it’s in line with the outer corner of your iris — that’s where your arch should fall. Now, angle your pencil a little further so it’s aligned with the outer corner of your eye. That is where your brow should end. Using these key points as the outline for your natural shape, fill in your brows with small, feathery strokes. Finish by sweeping the brush over your brows. Watch our video for more tips.

Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax (Candelilla Cera), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba), Ceresin, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Beeswax (Cera Alba), Ozokerite, Rhus Succedanea Fruit Wax, Octyldodecanol, Cetyl Esters, Beta-Glucan, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Triolein, Lecithin, Phytosteryl Canola Glycerides, Linoleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Oleic Acid, Stearic Acid, Tocopherol, Tocopherol Acetate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Phenyl Methicone, BHT. May Contain: Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499).

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Amazing
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I'll use this forever I love the brush on the end and the natural way my eyes look after using this product I'm always going to use it

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Perfect
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Love this pencil. I tried it bases on it's review and I'm glad I did. It's easy to use & a perfect shade.

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Excellent Tool
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I purchased this eyebrow liner a few weeks ago and really love it. It fills in your eyebrows so well and matches the color. It's very easy to control how dark or thick you want to go. I find it much easier than brow powder.

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Good but not Great
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I bought the full size of this eyebrow pencil but have not been 100% happy with it. It's hard to get it to go in less than a hard pencil line. I like to to wisp the color on and brush it up but this makes a bit of a harsher line to brush.

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This pencil is the best!
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This is the best eyebrow pencil that I have found. I have tried others and none have been as good as this one.

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Universal, indeed!
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What I like about this brow pencil is that you have completely control over how dark or light you want your eyebrows to be. It's also super easy to lighten up or correct a mistake if you accidentally got a little heavy-handed (the brush works wonders for this).

The pencil also allows you to create a very natural look--almost as if you are drawing/creating individual hairs. I really like that (and again, the brush is great for blending).

I also have found that the color stays all day (something I haven't had the pleasure of experiencing with brow powder).

My only complaint is that the actual pencil part can get a little dried out. I like the "twist-up" design, but I don't think it does a really good job of sharpening . For me, it always seems to be a fairly blunt end as opposed to a point. Nonetheless, it still works!

I have blonde hair and didn't want a pencil that made me look like Groucho Marx, and I'm very pleased that this does the trick!

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Love it! uper natural
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I absolutely love this pencil! It matches my eyebrow color and it looks super natural! Love it love it love it!

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Performs true to reviews
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I bought this pencil a few months ago based on the positive reviews on BB and am now placing my second order for it. At $12, I figured it was worth the gamble to see if it would live up to the reviews. A universal pencil? Yeah, right. Challenge accepted.
Surprisingly, it ended up being perfect for me, even though I have very light brows. I thought it was going to be too dark. But alas, the pencil performs as promised. All you hafta do is be cognizant about the amount of product you are applying and then blend. Great product.

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Great for anyone
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Let me start my saying I am just jumping on the tidy brows train. I have never done much except tweeze. I was recently convinced neat brows can really polish a look, so I started filling them in with a little eyeshadow, which looked fine, but didn't stay all day, and would smudge onto my fingers if I touched them. So I gave this brow pencil a try, and I am so glad I did! It takes me all of 20 seconds a brow to have them filled in and shaped, but even close up you can't tell I have anything on my brows, so natural looking. There is no smudging on my hands and it seems to last longer than any of the other make up I wear. Awesome product!

Note: My eyebrows are a shade or two lighter than black, really really dark brown, and this is a great color for me. I don't push on the pencil very hard, so if you have blond brows this might be just a tad dark, although the brow brush helps spread the product and lighten it up.

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very nice
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really good eyebrow pen. My only complaint is how fast I used it up. Too fast. I'll stick with my drugstore pencil.

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