Something we all could use this summer.

By InStyle
June 24, 2019
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I've pretty much mastered my eyebrow routine by now, but I've never quite figured out how to keep it from smudging during hot, sticky summer months. Well, that's until I watched Beyonce's longtime makeup artist Sir John spill the tea on his sweat-proof eyebrow secret during a YouTube tutorial with Makeup Shayla. (Related: Beyoncé Revealed Her Intense Pre-Coachella Diet and the Internet Has Thoughts)

Believe it or not, Sir keeps a tube of wig glue in his makeup bag. No, not Got2b. The brand he uses is Pros-Aide ($13, amazon.com), an adhesive that's also used by special effects makeup artists. "Brow gels are great. Soap is OK. But I have a client who likes to dance and move and she jumps in the water often," Sir explains in the video. I think we all know exactly who that is. "So I had to find waterproof techniques," Sir continues. "This is a sweat-proof, water-resistant brow [alternative]. But it washes off so easily with soap and water." (Related: Beyonce's Makeup Artist Confirms The Reason Beyoncé Named Her Son Sir Carter)

Buy It: Pros-Aide II Adhesive, $13, amazon.com

In the video, you can see the pro fill in Shayla's brows first with a pencil. Then he adds a small amount of the lace-front glue on to a spoolie. (Related: The Best Eyebrow Makeup If You're Just Not Ready for Microblading)

"You ever meet anyone who's going through chemo or battling with hair loss, this will also give you a really beautiful texture to draw on top of," Sir explains. "So if you don't have any brows or you over-tweezed in the '90 or early 2000s, this works as a base and gives it a hairlike texture, too."

This story originally appeared on InStyle.com by Alexis Bennett.

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