The Eyeliner Situation

We are obsessed with wearing the perfect cat-eye makeup, but we first need to pick the best eyeliner in other to achieve such difficult objective. Eyeliner comes in many formulas, and it can be hard to pick the right one for you. To make it easier, We narrowed down the best in the most popular categories. Here our curated list for liners that are on-trend shades at every price point to guarantee you have the coolest cat-eyes in the room.




Kat Von D Tattoo Liner Pencil; $19 at

Achieve eye perfection with this high-pigment, waterproof liner that stays put all day for a fade-, melt-, crack-, and run-resistant finish. The superfine and flexible brush tip glides across the lashline for incredibly fluid application, allowing you to create a variety of looks with ease. Unlike traditional felt tip liners, this brush tip will not fray.


Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner; $25 at

Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner gives you the look of liquid liner with the ease and feel of a gel formula. Long-wearing, water-resistant color glides on and let’s you get it just right before it dries-then stays without a smear or crease until you take it off.


M.A.C. Pro Long-Wear Eyeliner Pencil; $20 at

Pro Longwear’s long-lasting eyeliner delivers creamy, dense color that glides on smoothly. The 12-hour, waterproof formula stays put and smudge-free.


Yves Saint Lauren Eyeliner Effet Faux Cils Long-Wear Cream Eyeliner; $30 at

Intensify the eye with a spectacular, long-lasting line. The soft and silky texture draws on smoothly without skipping, and upholds on the eyelid all day without flaking or creasing! Smudgeproof. Waterproof. 24-hour wear


Too Faced Perfect Smudger Eye Eyeliner; $18 at

The gel formula glides on with the ease of a liquid and stays put for 8+ hours. The high-impact pencils come in nine waterproof shades from classic to cutting-edge. The attached beveled smudger transforms your line from razor-sharp to smoldering smokey with one deft stroke.