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Redheads have a favorite beauty topic: eyebrows. Most redheads have fair, coarse eyebrows and this makes it even more difficult to find the right eyebrow product. There are pencils, gels, pens, powders, palettes, pomades and many different tools (like spoolie brushes, highlighters, etc). So, it can be incredibly overwhelming to attain beautiful, shaped redhead brows.

Here is everything you need to know about getting gorgeous redhead brows:


The first tip is to find an eyebrow professional to help with shaping. You don’t want to over tweeze at home and a professional can help with the perfect shape for your face. Once you get the shape you want, it gets easier to decide which beauty product is best for you.

Listen to Episode 12 of the How to be a Redhead Podcast Titled: How To Shape Redhead Brows with Celebrity Makeup Artist, Damone Roberts


What to use it for: Filling in sparse red hairs and creating a brow shape.

How to use: 

‘Redhead Friendly’ Products:

Wet n Wild Color Icon Brow Pencil in Ginger Roots, $2*

Clinique Superfine Liner for Brows in Soft Auburn, $18

Glo Skin Beauty Precise Micro Browliner in Auburn, $20*

MAC Veluxe Brow Liner in Redhead, $22

Anastasia Beverly Hills Perfect Brow Pencil in Auburn, $23


What to use it for: Great for holding the hairs in place. We love penciling in our brows and locking in the look with a few strokes of the eyebrow gel.

How to use: 

‘Redhead Friendly’ Products:

Maybelline Brow Drama Sculpting Eyebrow Mascara in Blonde, $8

Lime Crime Bushy Brow Strong Hold Gel in Redhead, $18

tarte busy gal BROWS tinted brow gel in Taupe, $18

Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow+ Volumizing Eyebrow Gel in Warm Auburn Brown, $24

Bobbi Brown Natural Brow Shaper & Hair Touch Up in Blonde, $28


What to use it for: Similar to a pencil but looks like a liquid eyeliner; a brow pen gives your brow an effortless, natural look.

How to use: The key is to have a super light hand and do light strokes.


Lime Crime Bushy Brow Pen in Redhead, $20*

STILA Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Color in Auburn, $21

MAC Cosmetics Shape + Shade Brow Tint in Tapered, $22


What to use it for: Powders are very similar to pencils. They help fill in sparse hairs. It just depends on whether you want more control with a pencil or a brush.

How to use: 

‘Redhead Friendly’ Products:

e.l.f Cosmetics Eyebrow Kit in Light, $3

NYX Eyebrow Cake Powder, Auburn/Red, $6

Brett Freedman in Gingerella and Auburnista, $10

Damone Roberts Ginger Eyebrow Powder in Auburn, $20*

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo in Auburn, $23


What to use it for: Similar to powder but with a palette, you can mix shades to complement your skin tone.

‘Redhead Friendly’ Products:

BH Cosmetics Flawless Brow Trio in Light, $7

Too Faced Brow Envy Eyebrow Kit & Shaper, $25

Urban Decay Cosmetics Brow Box, $30

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Brow Artiste Kit in Auburn, $36


What to use it for: Pomade doesn’t lock in the hair like an eyebrow gel, but it does add some texture and definition to the brow.

How to use: A pomade works like powders. Grab your eyebrow brush, dab it in the pomade and start filling in your brow.

‘Redhead Friendly’ Products:

Elizabeth Mott Queen of the Fill Pomade, $15*

Benefit Cosmetics ka-BROW! Cream-Gel Eyebrow Color with Brush, $24

NARS Brow Defining Cream in Tanami, $24

EcoBrow Defining Wax in Rita, $26

It Cosmetics Build-A-Brow It’s Your Brow Perfector In A Pot! In Auburn, $24


Spoolie Brush

Eyebrow Brush 



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