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The Best Brow Pencils For Redheads

MIRA BEAUTY • updated Jan 6, 2021
The Best Brow Pencils For Redheads

Give your auburn hair a boost with these brow pencils for redheads

Who doesn’t love their redheads? From your childhood best friend to A-listers like Jessica Chastain, these fiery-haired beauties are simply gorgeous - and deserve the right makeup products to do their hair justice. And we’re not just talking about the hair on their heads. Ginger brows are always beautiful, and it’s never been easier to find the best brow pencils to shape, fill, and volumize. If you’re a natural redhead, you likely need a copper shade that adds definition, without looking too overwhelming. For the natural brunettes who chose to dye their hair a crimson hue, you need a tinted color that makes your brows match your new locks. The options are endless, and you can give your red hair the love it deserves with the best brow pencils for redheads below!

Brow Wiz in Strawburn by Anastasia Beverly Hills, $23

Brow Wiz in Strawburn by Anastasia Beverly Hills
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“One of the BEST brow products in the bizz. It stays on all day and lasts through the facial oils and sweat. It’s also fantastic for recreating little realistic hairs when you need to fill in the gaps.” It’s not just MIRA BEAUTY reviews that sing the praises of Brow Wiz by Anastasia Beverly Hills, it’s the entire beauty community. This cult makeup product isn’t just one of the best eyebrow products in the makeup world, it’s also great for redheads! This slim, retractable pencil features three ginger-friendly shades - including Strawburn for light red hair with a warm undertone, Caramel for a light undertone, and Auburn for red hair with a dark undertone. Each one delivers high color payoff and easily fills in sparse areas, defines the arches, and creates the naturally exquisite brows that Anastasia Beverly Hills does best. 96% of MIRA guests agree that Brow Wiz is longlasting and volumizing, while delivering precise application.

Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow Pencil & Styler in True Red by Fenty Beauty, $20

Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow Pencil & Styler in True Red by Fenty Beauty
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You can always count on Fenty Beauty to be inclusive, especially since Rihanna has rocked just about every shade of red hair you can imagine. Bright red like Ariel, auburn, cherry… and all of these hues are covered with the Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow Pencil & Styler. The shade called Soft Red is just that, designed for those with strawberry blond or very light red hair. Those who color their hair should try True Red or Dark Auburn, which gives brows a red tint to match the mane. Brow MVP has a creamy formula that’s waterproof, smudgeproof, mega-longlasting and designed to take your brow game to Rihanna levels of glam. It has an ultra-fine tip on one end to create perfectly matched arches, along with a built-in paddle brush to style and smooth. Make your red hair stand out with this Rihanna-approved brow pencil for redheads!

Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in Auburn by Hourglass, $34

Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in Auburn by Hourglass
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What makes this brow pencil by Hourglass stand out? The buildable formula combines all the benefits of powder, wax, and pencil… creating a long-lasting and natural brow effect that works with any makeup look. We’re talking about everyday makeup looks for Zoom school, glam makeup for the virtual holiday party, and everything in between. The triangular tip lets you sculpt and shape to perfection, and your red brows have never looked better than with the shade Auburn by your side. It works for medium to deep red tones, and can be built up to go from soft to striking in just a few short strokes. 98% of MIRA guests say that Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil is long-lasting, while 90% agree that it’s volumizing and delivers precise application.

Signature Brow Precision Pencil in Auburn by KVD Vegan Beauty, $22

Signature Brow Precision Pencil in Auburn by KVD Vegan Beauty
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“Auburn” is a shade name you’ll hear a lot when looking for makeup for redheads. And while it’s commonly associated with the rich brown-red hair color - it works a bit differently for brow pencils. This color can be built up to fill in everything from barely-there ginger brows to fiery crimson… you know, like Kat Von D has been known to rock from time to time. She’s one of the glam queens of the beauty world, and always has you covered with the Signature Brow Precision Pencil in Auburn by KVD Vegan Beauty. The super-precise tip ensures flawless application that gets into the hard-to-reach spots, and shapes your brows like an influencer - whether you want to be the neutral or Instagram glam type. You know the ultra-fine, precise tip from the cult favorite Tattoo Liner that’s never let you down? Signature Brow Precision Pencil is just as reliable, and will take your redhead makeup looks to the next level.  

ColorStay Brow Pencil in Auburn by Revlon, $7

ColorStay Brow Pencil in Auburn by Revlon
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Name a better brow duo than a triangle-shaped tip and spoolie brush, we’ll wait. Oh, and did we mention that the ColorStay Brow Pencil by Revlon has both? Use the shade Auburn to fill in your brows and cover up any sparse areas, or create an Instagram-worthy set of arches for your best selfies. The waterproof formula lasts for up to 24 hours without smearing or smudging, and makes your red hair stand out in the best way. At only $7, this Revlon product is an excellent makeup dupe for Brow Wiz…providing all the brow power you need at a third of the cost!

Kajal Ink Artist Shadow, Liner, Brow in Azuki Red by Shiseido, $25

Kajal Ink Artist Shadow, Liner, Brow in Azuki Red by Shiseido
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Looking for a monochromatic makeup look, with a side of fiery red brows? Look no further than Shiseido. Kajal Ink is unlike any other brow pencil for redheads on this list, as it’s designed for the reddest of redheads. Think Ariel from The Little Mermaid or Meera from Aquaman. This four-in-one makeup product is a liner, kajal, eyeshadow and brow color that glides on easily to create a bold and beautiful look - with 12-hour waterproof wear that’s definitely fit for a redheaded mermaid. After you’ve fulfilled your ginger side, this Shiseido product also comes in other bold hues like pink, black, purple and multiple shades of blue to show your true colors. Did we mention that 98% of MIRA guests say Kajal Ink is non-smudging and long-lasting?

Goof Proof Eyebrow Pencil in Warm Auburn by Benefit, $24

Goof Proof Eyebrow Pencil in Warm Auburn by Benefit
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“This is super creamy and easy to use! Also has cool undertones whereas a lot of other companies have warm undertones.” Benefit knows all about brows, and this brow pencil for redheads is just that… goof proof. The color easily glides on to define, volumize, and enhance your brows for your best #Benebabe looks, and can be easily styled with the built-in spoolie brush. The 12-hour waterproof formula means that you’ll never sweat or shiver off this color, and the Auburn hue looks super-hot on all redheads. There’s a reason that Benefit products always make the top of the list for influencer-approved brow pomades or the best eyebrow products for redheads… they’re all about arches. You already have the cult favorite Ka-Brow! Pomade and Precisely, My Brow pencil in your beauty collection - and now it’s time to give your red hair a bit of radiance with Goof Proof. It’s one of the best brow pencils for redheads, and every other hair color, and MIRA guests agree. 95% say this brow pencil is volumizing and precise!

Color Icon Brow Pencil in Ginger Roots by Wet n’ Wild, $3

Color Icon Brow Pencil in Ginger Roots by Wet n’ Wild
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Who doesn’t love to go back to their Ginger Roots? Wet n’ Wild loves to remind you that brows are the most important facial feature, and they totally are. They frame your face and can make or break your makeup look, and Color Icon will never let you down. It lives up to the name, delivering a precise pop of color that fills in and sets your arches to perfection. And then smooths them out with your favorite brow brush: spoolie! At only $3, you won’t find a much better deal than this drugstore favorite - and your red brows will love you forever with Color Icon.

Brow Power Universal Brow Pencil in Universal Auburn by IT Cosmetics, $24

Brow Power Universal Brow Pencil in Universal Auburn by IT Cosmetics
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“This pencil is great for shaping and filling brows. The two ended pencil is much better than just a pencil alone.” The MIRA reviews are legit, and we’re obsessed with this brow pencil for redheads by IT Cosmetics. The tip is designed to deliver a soft, natural color that perfectly matches your hair color - depending on how much pressure you apply with each stroke. And you can even flip it around to brush out your brows with the spoolie. The result is a subtle and ever-so-auburn look that could totally trick people into thinking you’re not wearing any brow products. That’s the dream for any beauty enthusiast, right? And like all beauty products from IT Cosmetics, this brow pencil is guaranteed to nourish your skin. It’s infused with antioxidants, biotin, and green tea to keep your skin and brows feeling fresh 24/7!

Diorshow Brow Styler in Auburn by Dior, $29

Diorshow Brow Styler in Auburn by Dior
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Diorshow is one of the best brow pencils for redheads, with a universal Auburn shade that smooths and fills in brows with just a few short strokes. And it doesn’t hurt that this brow pencil feels so fancy in our hands. Thanks, Dior. Commonly used backstage at fashion shows, this brow pencil has an ultra-fine tip that lets you go from naturally polished to ultra-dramatic in no time. Get your best model-like brows as you build up color with the Auburn shade - making this color acceptable for both natural and bottle redheads!

Veluxe Brow Liner in Redhead by MAC, $21

Veluxe Brow Liner in Redhead by MAC
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When MAC isn’t drenching your lips in Ruby Woo or creating a flawless complexion with Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation, they’re giving redheads the best brows, ever. The iconic beauty brand always has your back, and Veluxe Brow Liner is a simple yet effective brow pencil to accentuate your best feature. Redhead is a soft brown that works for strawberry blondes, fiery-haired hotties, and everything in between - with 8 hours of waterproof wear that you can rock anywhere. Good brows put you in a good mood, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with one of the best brow pencils for redheads by MAC.

Shop all the best brow pencils for redheads on MIRA.