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    15 Liquid Eyeliners On Amazon That Reviewers Swear By

    If you can do liquid eyeliner, you can do anything.

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    1. NYX Epic Ink Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner helps you finally perfect the art of the long-lasting cat-eye. The ultra-precise tip is flexible and easy to use. Every stroke is unbelievably fluid for a defined finish. Plus, you can control the thickness of your lines by pressing down just a touch.


    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! I've been using the Kat von D tattoo liner, but since she's canceled, I've been looking for a sub that's more affordable, and I totally hit the jackpot with this one! It's so pigmented! (I have a deep complexion) and it doesn't smudge at all. Goes on really well, makes a clean cat-eye. Super happy with it" –Alex S

    Price: $7.08+ (available as a single or a two pack and in two colors )

    2. HAUS Laboratories Liquid Eye-Lie-Ner is formulated by Mother Monster herself, Lady Gaga for a bold look. It's long-lasting, smudge-proof, and available in a flexible felt tip or precision tip style. Added bonus: it's vegan and cruelty-free! Select styles/colors also come with Wingtip Stickers, so you can achieve a flawless winged liner every time.


    Promising review: "This must be some permanent marker type formula! That being said, it’s AMAZING. I have REALLY oily eye lids and after wearing it for 12 hrs straight it did not fade, smudge, or transfer to my lower lids. I’ve been using the same felt tip, 'stay all day' liquid liner for years, but I think I’m gonna switch to this one. The applicator portion is really sturdy, and is easy to use. The last test is to see if the felt tip will dry out after a couple of uses. If it doesn’t dry out in a few days, this will be the best eyeliner I’ve used." –MaryAnne

    Price: $12.60+ (available in two styles and four colors)

    3. Maybelline Hyper Easy Liquid Pen is as affordable as it is functional. The hyper easy brush tip delivers the smoothest glide, fitting to the shape of your eye with ease. And the custom hexagonal grip gives you optimal control for easy, stable application; lasting up to 24 hours with intense color that doesn’t smudge!,

    Promising review: "I love brush eyeliners. I've tried the urban decay and Kat von D liners. This one compared is amazing. Especially for the price. It glides on so well and makes wing lines much easier. And is very pigmented. Will definitely repurchase." –M.A.

    Price: $6.98

    4. iMethod Eyeliner Stamp guarantees a symmetrical wing on each side every single time. This innovative liner features double-sided tip, with a wing stamp on one end and a fine liner on the other. The waterproof duo contains two wing eyeliners — one for the left eye, and one does for right eye.

    A reviewer photo wearing black liquid eyeliner and holding the eyeliner pen

    Promising review: "Simple and easy to use. The angle you hold it at matters, to get the look you want. You can have it flare upward or short and to the side. This was my first time, and it came out very nice. I wear makeup once or twice a month, so I have very little experience with application. This made it look like I know what I’m doing, lol. Pen is a little thicker than I prefer, but other than that very nice." –Fran

    Price: $11.95

    5. Maybelline Eyestudio Master Precise All-Day Liquid Eyeliner creates a swift and flawless line. This no-smudge liner features precise, sharp lines, intense waterproof color, and up to 12 hours wear. It's the ideal liner to add a pop of color and definition to your eye.,

    Promising review: "Love this!!! Most seem to dry out in a few weeks or so. I've been using this for months and still works perfectly! I like a very thin eyeliner line and this works perfectly. On special occasions when I wear my eyeliner thick it also works very well. Overall great eyeliner!!! Of course it's not 100% waterproof but it doesn't smear as bad as others. I am a mail carrier and in 90-degree weather for 6+ hrs and I don't look like I have raccoon eyes with this eyeliner! Highly recommend." –Christi

    Price: $4.99+ (available as a single or a two pack and in four colors)

    6. Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner is a cult classic for a reason. The fine marker-like tip offers precise application for everyone from novices to pros. Achieve looks from thin, precise lines to thick, dramatic looks. Play it up with pop of color or go classic with black. Pro tip: shake well before use to saturate the tip!,

    Promising review: "Eyeliner so easy to apply that the blind can use it! I'm legally blind and do my make-up by feel. Eyeliner is the hardest to do so I've gone without for years. Decided to give this one a shot based on the reviews and was not disapointed. Came out great and was so easy to apply! So happy to be wearing eyeliner again! And yes I know some don't realize that the blind wear make-up or have trouble believing it would look good so heres a pic of my first try with this eyeliner." –Lowe Family

    Price: $22 (available in three tip styles and nine colors)

    To learn why a BuzzFeed editor loves this, check out her full Stila eyeliner review.

    7. Revlon ColorStay Liquid Liner Twin Pack allows you to have double the fun or to share with a loved one. This liquid formula has precise definition, is smudge-proof, and it dries quickly for up to 16 hours wear. Plus, it's ophthalmologist tested, so it's safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

    Reviewer wearing the bold winged eyeliner in black

    Promising review: "This is by far my most favorite liquid eyeliner. I’ve been using this product for years and love it. Doesn’t smudge and is easy to apply with the hard tipped brush. Easy to remove with a makeup wipe, too." –Alyson

    Price: $8.99

    8. NYX Matte Liquid Waterproof Liner lets you switch up your look with a magnificent matte texture. The ultra fine precision eyeliner brush tip allows max control when drawing thin to thick buildable lines, while the matte black formula offers exquisite matte finished, smudge-proof coverage. And it's vegan and cruelty-free!

    A reviewer photo wearing a winged black liquid eyeliner with five-star caption "best matte liquid eyeliner"

    Promising review: "I love this makeup... their eyeliner is the best! My eyes are very sensitive and I can't use cheap low quality eyeliner or my eyes get red and dry and irritated.. this eyeliner stays on all day looks freshly applied the entire day and washes off easily. Best of all does not irritate my eyes or skin.. this shipment arrived on time and packaged properly!" –Nakia

    Price: $5.94

    9. L'Oreal Paris Infallible Liquid Eyeliner helps you master and perfect the fine-tip-flick technique. The ultra fine felt tip gives you total control for precise lines that last up to 12 hours. Create a sleek sophisticated look with this 0.4 millimeter eyeliner pen.

    Reviewer wearing the bold thick-winged eyeliner

    Promising review: "Ive tried probably 15 different felt tip liquid pens and then I cam across this at the Drug Store. From the first time I tried it, I loved it. It glided on very smooth. I am 53 years old and my eyelids have creases in them. I hate when the eyeliner would be so thin and runny, that the ink would bleed and fleather on my eye lids. This felt tip pen, has thick ink, it stays and dries were you draw it! It does dry quick... so if you make a mistake, hurry and correct it. I rarely have to reapply it during the day or at night. And it is much cheaper here than in the Drug Store." –Leslie

    Price: $6.99+ (available as a single or two pack and in three colors)

    10. Wet N' Wild Mega Last Breakup-Proof Liquid Eyeliner provides an opaque, streak-free line. The ultra-pigmented, waterproof liner draws a precise, extra-intense line every time, and features an ultra-fine brush-tip that delivers any look – from a thin line to a bold, dramatic stroke that last up to 16 hours.

    A reviewer photo of a winged black liquid eyeliner

    Promising review: "I love this! The tip has a pretty fine point to it allowing for thick or thin line control and it is SO smudge-proof! I work with animals and end up getting water sprayed in my face often and it doesn’t move! If I take a nap with it on? Still solid when I wake up. Rub my eyes way more than I should? No raccoon eyes! But when I want it gone it comes right off when washing my face or using a remover wipe! I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a good, budge-proof eyeliner that won’t take 50 years and a bottle of oil to get off." –Logan

    Price: $4.98

    11. Maybelline Ultra Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner delivers a certified all-day wear. This waterproof liner has a precision brush with a glossy finish and refuses to budge. Application tip: Rest your elbow on a countertop for a steady grip, and line in sections: along the inner, middle, and outer upper lash line.

    A reviewer photo in a hospital bed wearing aa neck brace and waterproof black eyeliner

    Promising review: "This eyeliner has been my absolute favorite for the past few years. I wear it pretty much every day and I take pride in my lined wings. Last year, I got into a bad car accident by hitting a tree, avoiding an oncoming car. I broke my neck and wound up in the hospital for almost 24 hours before being discharged without needing surgery. I was BAWLING my EYES out for most of this period and sleeping on and off. This liquid liner stood up to all that. Yeah, it cracked a little bit, but if you ask me it still looked fierce as hell. My neck is A-OK now and I continue to buy this product and wear it every day. I wear it swimming underwater and as long as I don't full on rub my eyes, I'm golden. In conclusion, 10/10 would recommend." –Kristen

    Price: $5.79+ (available in two colors)

    12. Arishine Magnetic Eyeliner is the soulmate to fake lashes. This magic liner allows you to apply lashes with no white glue marks. This special magnetic eyeliner is created with tiny magnetic particles that hold magnetic eyelashes to give you longer, thicker, gorgeous lashes. Once the eyeliner is applied, then just place the magnetic eyelashes on top. If you want a super strong hold, apply an additional layer.,

    Promising review: "I believe thar I have found the right magnetic eyeliner for me. Easy to put on like regular liquid liner. Once I put on the lashes with this eyeliner, I did not have to worry about touching the eyeliner it self. I especially love that fact that my flashes stay put even in 56 mph wind here in Chicago. From morning until the time I to go sleep; my lashes stay put. And even if you do fall a sleep with the lashes on, the eyeliner still hold the lashes in put place until you remove them. Awesome product." –vtanriover

    Price: $8.98+ (available in multipack with lashes)

    13. Honest Beauty Liquid Eyeliner is straight from the clean beauty guru herself, Jessica Alba. This vegan liner is developed with plant-derived ingredients for an inky-black, high-impact formula that glides on seamlessly to create a perfect-looking, satiny smooth line that stays put for up to eight hours. No flaking. No budging. No smudging. Just flawless liner!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this eyeliner! I have sensitive skin to the point that I break out in hives if I use most traditional makeup. This eyeliner not only works amazingly, but does NOT cause any issues for my skin! Yay!! My new go-to for the perfect cat-eye." –Wilkey

    Price: $9.99

    14. Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner will elevate your WFH calls with thick feline flicks or fine defined lines. Accentuate your eyes with this unique long-lasting formula features key ingredient, sodium hyaluronate for a gratifying, color-intense smudge-proof finish.

    A reviewer photo wearing black liquid eyeliner with five-star caption "cat eye perfect"

    Promising review: "Stays on all day, even if you have oily lids. Also great if you have sensitive eyes, no burning red eyes even after 12 hours of wear (from a girl who can’t wear “hypoallergenic” Clinique eye products). Very black matte color, doesn’t fade and isn’t weirdly shiny. Easy to use, but note that the pen tip is more firm than other liners (less flexible brush), so you’ll need to adjust your angle of application to get a thinner line, but once you get used to it, it’s super easy. It goes on really smoothly and looks beautiful all day." –B. Borkent

    Price: $16

    15. Rimmel Exaggerate Felt Tip Eye Liner is the perfect way to make a statement with any look. The smooth formula delivers eye-transforming definition that lasts! In one stroke, the lash-hugging liquid eyeliner becomes one with your lashes — no gaps or empty space!

    A reviewer photo close up of a winged black liquid eyeliner with five-star caption "I can't live without this"

    Promising review: "I have purchased this product more than once, it’s my favorite eyeliner. It isn’t glossy it mattes up when dried, it’s easy to apply and wing it out, I even use it to diffuse the black if I’m going for Smokey and it looks amazing. I recommend it for the price, honestly a great deal. I set my makeup with a setting spray including my eyes, I work 11 hours a day and my eyes aren’t runny or smudged. I use a bit and work my way with the felt tip, I’ve only used it on my top lid as eyeliner not on my waterline, I recommend it " –Angela G
    Price: $5.67+ (available as a single or as a two pack)

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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