Having undyed East Asian hair means your brow pencils need a strong grey tone to make sure your brows don’t look like face paint. I’ve been using The Face Shop’s Love ME:EX Design My Eyebrow pencil exclusively because it’s next to impossible to find a brown brow pencil in-store in Australia that’s affordable and doesn’t pull red (Korean brands have some affordable and nicely coloured brow pencils, but shipping takes a while). I was super excited when Face of Australia launched their new Precision Brow Pencils, which are are based on a similar concept to The Face Shop’s version.
These are wind-up pencils with firm triangular tips that you can angle to draw thin lines, or fill in large areas quickly. They also have a spoolie on the other end which lets you groom your brows, rub out mistakes, soften dark parts and blend out harsh lines.
There are two shades available – Blonde (left) and Taupe (right).
I was most excited about the taupe shade, which was a brown colour that didn’t pull too red. Here’s a comparison with some Asian “Gray Brown” brow pencils: