I am a self proclaimed eyeliner junkie- I probably own around 50 eyeliners in different shades of black and brown! Most days I don’t even use eyeliner, I tend to save it for special dinners and nights out. Even though I don’t wear them frequently, I am incredibly picky when it comes to eyeliners- they must go on smoothly, be long lasting and I must be able to completely remove them at the end of the day. Below are my current favorites:
1. I love this Dualistic Eye Pencil from Le Metier de Beaute in the color Tamarack, which is a gorgeous bronzy brown color. When I think black liner will be too harsh, I use this one because it allows for a softer look.
2. I have spent years searching for the perfect liner for the waterline. I find most don’t apply well and the ones that actually leave color stray very quickly. I received the Sumita Color Contrast Eyeliner in Suman (black) from Birchbox, and while I found it too hard to apply to my lid, it was perfect for my waterline. It goes on easily and really stays- in fact, it’s sometimes hard to get it all off at the end of the day!
3. The Laura Mercier Longwear Crème Eye Pencil is the newest addition to my collection, and I was at first scared of the color- Violet. I shouldn’t have been though, as the color is gorgeous and not bright like I thought. There is just a hint of purple that looks great with the neutral eyeshadow combinations I stick to.
5. I received the stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in a Sephora favorites set (I told you I love those sets!), and I almost gave it to my sister. I had limited experience with liquid eyeliners, and all I remembered was they are messy and hard to apply. I took a gamble and tried this one and was blown away- it was so easy to use, not messy at all and the line was near perfect. After using the eyeliner more and more, I think I have perfected making a straight line with a liquid liner and I am no longer intimidated by them- in fact, they might be becoming my favorite eyeliner.
What are your favorite eyeliners?