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    Gray Eyebrow Makeup for Silver Sisters

    It’s time to embrace your grays and learn how to color gray eyebrows to complement your skin tone, frame your face elegantly, and make your eyes pop. And because Eye Embrace wants you to feel great about your choice to go natural with your hair color, we share what we know about gray eyebrow makeup for women. This will help you determine the most suitable gray eyebrow pencil shade variation to enhance your features.

    Eyebrow makeup that complements features is hard to find- and that is the inspiration behind our creation of custom colored eyebrow makeup. We want you to look, and feel your best! 

    Our current collection includes seven Eye Embrace light gray diamond wedge eyebrow pencilsand medium gray diamond wedge pencils, 4 gray eyebrow powders, and 3 gray classic wooden pencils, to perfectly complement different hair colors and undertones. 

    Keep reading for a comprehensive color discussion.

Introduction: Why Eyebrow Makeup Matters

Eyebrows are meant to frame your face in a way that accentuates and balances your features. For example, a combination of delicate features and bold eyebrows can throw off your entire look. A mix of strong facial features and thin eyebrows can have the same effect. For this reason, you want them to be at the right arch and thickness. Make sure they go well with your eye shape, bone structure, and overall facial features. 

Eyebrow makeup helps you achieve aesthetically pleasing and well-defined brows. This is essential in a woman’s beauty routine because of various reasons:

  • Eyebrows accentuate your eyes and enhance their color
  • Your eyebrow shape influences the appearance of your face shape
  • Well-groomed brows result in a more youthful appearance
  • Symmetrical eyebrows contribute to facial balance
  • Your eyebrows play a significant role in communication

Of course, the color of your eyebrows also play a subtle yet major role in your overall facial features. Gray hair, white hair, salt & pepper hair, silver hair— all these belong in the same color category. But they are slightly different shades. For this reason, choose an Eye Embrace gray eyebrow pencil that perfectly complements your hair color and skin undertone.

There aren’t really any hard rules about which eye makeup colors you should use depending on your undertone and the color of your natural hair. Ultimately, the best gray eyebrow color for gray hair will still depend on your preferences.

Some people with silver hair prefer dark eyebrows; others want slightly lighter eyebrows than their gray hair. At the end of the day, you get to decide what look you’re most comfortable and confident in. And our Eye Embrace product range encourages this.

However, you have to keep in mind that your eyebrow makeup color choice has a subtle yet significant effect on your overall appearance. For example, gray eyebrow pencils with a hint of blue might not look good against warm-toned skin. Meanwhile, using warm tones might flush down your appearance if you have cool-toned skin.

Let’s dive into the factors that help you decide on which eyebrow pencil color to get.

First Things First: Types Of Undertones

When choosing an eyebrow pencil, gray options come in various undertones depending on your natural hair color and skin tone: Warm, neutral, and cool. Eye Embrace features color collections that complement the features of every silver sister:

Before you start exploring Eye Embrace gray eyebrow makeup colors, you must know what your undertone is. It will help you choose the right color to enhance your features.

This goes beyond determining the most suitable shade depending on your hair color. You also have to know what your underlying skin color is- is it warm, neutral, or cool?

Some people associate pale skin with cool undertones; these same people typically assume that people with darker skin tones have a warm undertone. However, this assumption isn’t necessarily true. There are various ways you can determine your actual undertone; take a look at them below.

Your Veins in Natural Light

The most common way is to check your veins in natural light.

Step 1: Position your bare arm against natural light.

Step 2: If the veins underneath your skin look blue or purple in natural light, it means your undertone is cool. If the veins look green green-ish blue, then it’s warm. 

Step 3: If you’ve looked closely enough under natural light and still can’t tell whether your veins are green or blue, then you most likely have a neutral undertone. 

Note that people with olive skin usually fall under the neutral undertone, but it’s always best to check in natural light first.

The Silver and Gold Test

Another visual way to find your undertone is through the silver and gold test. 

Step 1: Lay out silver and gold jewelry that you will test against your skin.

Step 2: Put on the jewelry in a room with natural light. You may try on the silver jewelry first before trying on the gold jewelry, or vice versa.

Step 3: If silver jewelry looks better against your skin than gold jewelry does, you likely have a cool undertone. It’s probably warm if gold looks better on you than silver does. 

Be careful about the silver and gold jewelry test. Preferences can sway judgment, so be objective while testing.

The White T-Shirt Test

You can also try determining your undertone with the help of your clothes.

Step 1: Bring out a white t-shirt and put it on in a naturally lit room.

Step 2: If your skin appears pinkish or rosy when you’re wearing white, you’re cool-toned. But if your skin looks more yellow, olive, or tanned, then you’re warm-toned.

You can also consider the color of clothes you usually wear. 

If you think you look best in earth tones, ranging from terracotta orange to olive green, this is usually a sign that you’re warm-toned. If you have a preference for jewel tones, such as sapphire blue and emerald green, then you might have a cool undertone. 

If there isn't a stark difference, or you know you generally prefer off-white or creamy colors, you have neutral undertones and can use both warm and cool shades! Keep in mind that like with the silver and gold test, your personal preference might play a role in the colors you wear.

What You Need to Remember About Undertones

Your hair is the ultimate determinant of which eyebrow makeup color you should choose. But knowing your undertone also helps in bringing out your best features. Remember that skin undertones are different to skin tones.

Before we get into the details of how undertones appear on different skin tones, here are the main factors to remember about each one:

  • Cool undertones range from pink to bluish hues
  • Warm undertones include yellow, peach, and golden hues
  • Neutral tones are a combination of cool and warm tones


Cool undertones tend to look pink or blue in pale, fair, and light skin tones. Cool Helen cool light gray, which is the lightest gray in our Diamond Wedge eyebrow pencil product range, is suitable here- it has just a hint of blue.

Meanwhile, cool undertones will appear red or purple on medium, deep, and dark skin. We recommend the Grace cool medium gray eyebrow pencil. It’s a lighter medium gray than Liz; it also has a hint of blue to blend seamlessly into your tone.


Neutral undertones are a combination of cool and warm hues. This usually points to olive tones. There are three pencils that are most suitable for this category:

Luna, the lightest of three brown grays, that compliments all skin tones

Isla, the middle of three brown grays, that compliments all skin tones

Flora, the darker of three brown gray, that compliments all skin tones


Warm undertones may look yellow on fair, light, or medium skin tones. In this case, Eye Embrace’s waterproof and smudge-proof Warm Betty warm light gray eyebrow pencil would complement your features and your gray or silver hair.

Warm undertones look peachy or golden on medium, dark, or deep skin. We recommend Liz warm medium gray for this combination of undertone and skin tone. It is the darker medium gray tone among all available colors from our Diamond Wedge Eyebrow Pencil with Spoolie collection.

How to Choose the Right Eye Embrace Eyebrow Makeup Color

Should you choose a light gray eyebrow pencil to accentuate your eyebrows? Or would a medium gray option frame your face and bring out your features better? The answer depends on various factors including how gray your hair is, what your skin tone is, and what your undertone is. In general, you want your brows to be slightly darker than your hair to better highlight your brows and frame your face. This is why we provide seven options that embrace your grays!

We can proudly say that each one of our products includes specially formulated gray pigment that blends easily with your natural hair color, skin tone, and undertone. They complement silver, gray, or salt and pepper hair- regardless of which gray you’re sporting. 

The ingredients of our eyebrow pencils are cruelty-free, gluten-free, and talc-free; the formula is waterproof and smudgeproof. They are safe and convenient.

Each mechanical eyebrow pencil features a diamond wedge applicator for chiseled, well-defined eyebrows and a spoolie brush for easy blending. You don’t need to sharpen these pencils either, you simply have to twist them. We also have classic wooden pencils, and powder products that come in various colors.

Here’s a breakdown of each eyebrow makeup pencil color in our collection so you can more accurately choose the right color to enhance your natural features.

Cool Helen

Cool Helen cool light gray is specifically for light gray hair and cool undertones. It’s the lightest gray eyebrow product on our current lineup. It has a slight hint of blue that complements your natural appearance. It would also look good against your skin if you have naturally silver or salt and pepper hair.

Warm Betty

Warm Betty warm light gray is designed for people with light gray hair, as you could tell from the name. It is slightly darker than Cool Helen so it can enhance naturally peachy or golden undertones. They can soften your features, too; just make sure they complement the shade of your natural gray hair.


Grace cool medium gray is a lighter medium gray than Liz warm medium gray. It also has a hint of blue that leaves a visually cooler appearance. When used correctly, it can brighten your face and enhance your facial structure.


Liz warm medium gray is currently our darker medium gray eyebrow pencil. It’s also the darker of the four shades of gray in our collection. It’s ideal for people with naturally dark gray hair and a warm undertone.


Luna light brown-gray is a versatile eyebrow pencil color. It’s the lightest shade of our three brown gray eyebrow products, and ideal for olive skin tones and neutral undertones. However, it is suitable for all skin tones. So, you don’t have to limit yourself to the shade that looks exactly like your natural hair if you think another shade would look better on you.


Just like Luna, Isla medium brown-gray perfectly complements people with neutral undertones. It’s the middle shade of our three brown gray eyebrow products. However, this product generally looks good on all skin tones. It’s a good alternative to our cool-toned and warm-toned options.


Finally, we have Flora dark brown-gray, which is the seventh shade of our existing eyebrow product colors. It’s the darker of our three brown gray eyebrow makeup products. It’s a muted alternative to our warm-toned and cool-toned products, making it suitable for people with all skin tones and undertones.