I have dyed black hair and olive skin. I've used many different brow pencils and products to fill in my over-plucked brows. I also tried the Avon Glimmersticks brow pencil, but it was too waxy and went on too heavily. This wood pencil is great. It reminds me of a Lancome brow pencil I used in light brown before I colored my hair dark. This Avon brow pencil helps me to fill and reshape my thin eyebrows. It goes on smoothly and gently. I do find that I have to sharpen it quite a lot, maybe that is because it's very soft and gets used up quickly. But it's so inexpensive I don't care. It almost goes on like a powder. I have also used Dior's universal brow pencil, which I do like, but it's so thin you can break the tip easily and waste the product. And it costs a lot more than most brow pencils. I think this Avon Ultra Luxury brow liner in soft black will be my go-to eye brow product for a long time. I hope they don't discontinue it!