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An accidental overplucking or a wild wax job will cause otherwise perfectly shaped eyebrows to become misshapen or covered with patches of missing hair. Eyebrow filler can help conceal these mistakes and comes in many forms, including pencil, gel and permanent tattooing. A homemade eyebrow filler is made with eye shadow and gel to fix the botched plucking, waxing or shaving in a pinch.

Locate a powdered eye shadow color as close to your brow’s natural color as possible. If required, mix two eye shadow colors to create a difficult eyebrow shade.

Break up the powdered brick of eye shadow with a toothpick. Place 1 Tbsp. of the powder into a shallow bowl.

Add 1/4 tbsp. clear aloe vera gel to the eye shadow. Add more eye shadow if necessary to create a tone that matches your eyebrow’s color.

Apply the mixture to the eyebrows with an angled eyebrow brush. Start at inner corner of the brows, and work your way toward the center and then to the outer edge of the brow.

Blend the filler into the eyebrows with a clean mascara wand. Once again, start at the inner corner of the brow and work your way to the outer corner.

Spray a light coating of hairspray onto the brow to set the filler.

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Residing in Chippewa Falls, Wis., Jaimie Zinski has been writing since 2009. Specializing in pop culture, film and television, her work appears on Star Reviews and various other websites. Zinski is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in history at the University of Wisconsin.