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The Best Eyeliners Depend on Personal Preference

Eyeliner helps to define the shape of your eyes and accentuate your eye color. It is meant to enhance the natural beauty of your eyes, not detract from them, so you want to make sure you choose a type that your feel comfortable applying.

Pencil eye liner is the most commonly used liner because it is simple to control, comes in a wide range of colors, and is easy to find in any brand of makeup. Prestige Kohl eyeliner pencil is long-lasting and is available in black, charcoal, chocolate, sable, disco and storm. Prestige Waterproof Eyeliner is a favorite among makeup artists, providing the softest application with long-lasting wear. Be sure to keep pencils sharpened to produce a crisp clean line.

Liquid eyeliner gives a more dramatic and intense look, but is also more difficult to apply. The well-defined line produced with this type of eyeliner makes eye lashes look thicker, and is great for drawing cat eyes. When applying, first blot the brush with a tissue to remove excess product. Then line in three sections, starting with the inner eye, moving to the middle, and finishing at the outer upper lash line. The best liquid eyeliner is really the one you’re most comfortable applying. Try Longcils Boncza Liquid Eyeliner; it provides a bold look that lasts all day.

Gel eyeliner is very creamy and easy to smudge along the lash line. Once used mostly by professional makeup artists, it is becoming more common with the average woman. This liner comes in a pot to be applied with a brush, and takes a little longer to dry. With its rich hypoallergenic formula that glides on effortlessly, Napoleon Perdis China Doll Eyeliner is a great one to try. It can also double as a brow shaper.

In a pinch, eye shadow can be used in place of eyeliner for a subtle daytime look. You will need a stiff angled brush or a pencil brush for application. Simply dip your brush into the eye shadow and draw or smudge along the lash line. Do not use this method on the waterline as it will irritate eyes, and will not stick anyway.

When applying any type of eyeliner, apply it as close to your lash line as possible. Resting your elbow on a countertop can help steady your hand to ensure the most accurate application. Remember, practice makes perfect.

recent eyeliner product reviews

Gotta try it!
Gotta try it! By Before and After from NJ on 07/17/2014
 Review of Lancome Le Crayon Khol (1 Review)
Comments about Lancome Le Crayon Khol, Iris:
long lasting

Perfect base color
Perfect base color By Anouk from New Castle, DE on 06/26/2014
 Review of NYX Cosmetics Jumbo Eye Pencil (1 Review)
What I Like:Applies Evenly, Blends Well, Doesn't Run, Easy to Apply, Long-Lasting, Looks Smooth
Recommended Uses:Casual Use, Daily Use, Natural Look, Smoky Eye
Comments about NYX Cosmetics Jumbo Eye Pencil, Milk:
Perfect as a base color. Applies smoothly and evenly, blends out easily. Its a must have product.

Love Define-a-Line Bronze Savvy
Love Define-a-Line Bronze Savvy By Green Eyes from North Carolina on 06/17/2014
 Review of Maybelline Define-A-Line Eyeliner (1 Review)
Complexion:Fair
What I Like:Applies Evenly, Blends Well, Doesn't Run, Easy to Apply, Easy to Remove, Long-Lasting, Looks Smooth
Recommended Uses:Daily Use, Natural Look
Comments about Maybelline Define-A-Line Eyeliner, 102 Bronze Savvy:
I have been looking for the Bronze Savvy eyeliner for some time to replace the eyeliner that I had found tucked away and started to use again. It is a perfect color for my fair complexion and light green eyes. It gives definition without being too dark like black and dark brown can be. It goes on smooth and creamy without tugging or skipping and can be applied in a subtle smudge or a heavier line. It lasts all day and I've never had it run. I have not tried the other colors of this product.

Perfect
Perfect By Minerva from Fort Collins Colorado on 06/06/2014
 Review of Prestige Waterproof Eyeliner (2 Reviews)
Complexion:Fair, Light to Medium
What I Like:Applies Evenly, Doesn't Run, Easy to Apply, Easy to Remove, Long-Lasting
Recommended Uses:Daily Use
Comments about Prestige Waterproof Eyeliner, EW-09 Teakwood:
This is the perfect brown color for me. Always loved Prestige eyeliner and will be ordering another color.

Smooth & great waterproof
Smooth & great waterproof By Beautyencounter Lover from NJ on 06/05/2014
 Review of Cailyn Line Fix Gel Eyeliner (1 Review)
Comments about Cailyn Line Fix Gel Eyeliner, Chocolate Mousse:
Can Never know the value before you try it

I loved it
I loved it By jvc99 from SA on 05/24/2014
 Review of Max Factor Eyeliner / Crayon Traceur (2 Reviews)
Comments about Max Factor Eyeliner / Crayon Traceur, 160 Gilt Complex:
this eyeliner is the best! i love it, it lasts all day, and its easy to apply.

Good
Good By king b from egy on 05/19/2014
 Review of Max Factor Kohl Pencil for Eyes (1 Review)
Recommended Uses:Smoky Eye
Comments about Max Factor Kohl Pencil for Eyes, 020 Black:
Good

Sparkly eyes
Sparkly eyes By Babs in Buena Park from Buena Park on 01/02/2014
Complexion:Light to Medium
What I Like:Applies Evenly, Doesn't Run, Easy to Apply, Easy to Remove, Long-Lasting
Recommended Uses:Special Occasions
Comments about Styli-Style Liquid Metals Eye Liner, 521 Gold:
Tip is stiff which allows for precise application.

Excellent!
Excellent! By CanuckKate from Ontario on 12/08/2013
 Review of Prestige Professional Eyeliner (2 Reviews)
Complexion:Light to Medium
What I Like:Easy to Apply, Long-Lasting
Recommended Uses:Daily Use, Smoky Eye, Thick Line
Comments about Prestige Professional Eyeliner, XNE-03 Blue Grey:
This eyeliner goes on so easily! No pulling of the eyelid skin and not so sharp that it hurts. Stays on all day and evening, including the bottom line. The colour is terrific as well! Can't say enough good things about this liner!

Almay All-Day Shadowliner
Almay All-Day Shadowliner By der2013 from Russia on 11/25/2013
 Review of Almay All-Day Shadowliner (1 Review)
What I Like:Long-Lasting
Recommended Uses:Daily Use
Comments about Almay All-Day Shadowliner, Black Diamond:
Good !

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