The eyes are the window to the soul, so it's important to make them look their best. Whether you're going for a subtle, natural look or something more dramatic, here are some of the best products to help you get there.
This is the best gel crayon I’ve found. Stays put all day. You will need eye makeup remover to get it off!...Read the reviews and was really looking forward to an eyeliner that stays on, however it still got off pretty easily and became a big black circle under my eyes! Very very disappointed... maybe my eye is too oily...
What it is:
A weightless, waterproof, cruelty-free gel formula that glides on super-saturated color and stays put for over 24 hours.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS and SLES, and less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Pros in the studio were speechless when they saw how effortlessly this pigment-rich, long-lasting pencil gel eyeliner glides on. It stays blendable for a few seconds so you have playtime to create limitless looks. Available in ultra-wearable shades that stay put for over 24 hourseven in water!
Size: 0.012 oz/ 0.35 g·ITEM: 1990639
Color: 02 Brown chestnut
Long-lasting liner that I use for my waterline to make my eyes appear larger. It doesn't move or bleed. ...Perfect shade. I’ve been looking for an eye liner to wear on my bottom water liner of my eye to brighten my eyes up and this is the perfect tone.
What it is:
A Sephora Kohl with a gel texture in deep and powerful shades.
What it does:
The new waterproof Kohl liner combines exceptional intensity and long-lasting wear. Its practical retractable tip contains an intense, highly pigmented gel formula that can be applied inside and/or outside the eye for incredibly hypnotic eyes.
In a use test on 34 volunteers:
- 94% of users found that the formula glided on easily and was pleasant to apply
- 91% of users found that the color was intense
- 82% of users found that the Kohl pencil was long-lasting
- 82% of users found that it was easy to apply and lined the eyes in just one stroke
I also found that it wore off near the corners of my eyes. I would say that this might work better on younger eyelids, because it tended to drag across my fine lines....My eyeliner ALWAYS ends up running onto the skin under my eyes, making it look like I have a black eye.
What it is:
An ergonomic, vegan, waterproof liquid eyeliner pen to ace any eye lookthat lasts up to 24 hours for total control and ultimate precision.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Line and define eyes with a waterproof eye liner formula that lasts up to 24 hours. The sweat- and transfer-resistant formula glides on smoothly. An ergonomic grip and super-fine felt tip draws precise, ultra-thin lines or a dramatic, winged eye like a pro makeup artist (even if you’re a beginner).
This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Size: 0.13 oz/ 4 mL·ITEM: 2156149
Color: Infinity - duo chrome peach to pink
Very glittery, easy to apply, stays on all day! My new favorite eye makeup....Love this to cut creases. Amazing for Drag!
What it is:
A glitter topper with a shimmering finish.
What it does:
This gel-based formula dries quickly for a shimmering finish with minimal fall out. Layer as a topper by gently tapping and blending over eyeshadow. For best results, use the applicator provided or your finger.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
Size: 0.03 oz / 1g·ITEM: 2310449
Color: Super Blue - Radiant Blue Shimmer, Matte Deep Navy
Love that it is double ended as well! Really does make your eye color pop! And the black and champagne shade do a good job of making the eyes appear bigger!...Drags!...pretty colours. drags on the eye so bad. not a smooth application at all!
What it is: A long-wear, waterproof, matte-and-metallic-duo pencil to emphasize and amplify your eye color.
What Else You Need to Know: These pigmented matte and metallic shades are infused with emollient oils and natural waxes for easy glide and a gel-like application. Select the shade opposite to your iris’s natural hue to ignite your eyes and make them pop:
Make blue eyes look bluer with Coper Charge
Make brown eyes look amber with Super Blue
Make green eyes look greener with Mesmerizing Maroon
Make hazel eyes look gold with Green Lights
Make all eyes look wider, brighter, and bigger with Hollywood Exagger-eyes
Size: 0.03 oz/ 1 mL·ITEM: 2310480
Color: Super Brown
it drags the ink!...It was perfect at first, as a Sephora staff person recommended it but 6 weeks later, the product doesn’t dispense the ink well and even drags the ink off. I’m so upset about this product bc it was so fab at first. ...Dries out and drags :(...I also find that as the tip is not stiff at all, it's starting to drag the product instead of dispensing it.
What it is: A super-precise felt-tip applicator for intense-pigment color payoff and long wearin a innovative design and formula.
What Else You Need to Know: Feline Flick Volume 2 liner helps you achieve Charlotte’s signature feline flick cat-eye look easily with its extra-soft fiber tip that applies like a brush. The color glides on and sets quickly to avoid feathering and smudging and stays on for up to 12 hoursbut comes off easily using eye-makeup remover.
Size: 0.042 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2355931
Color: Super Black - intense ultra black
If not for receiving the free sample to test and share my opinion, I would have never found this gem. It surely goes on so smooth. No drag as it states.This IT Cosmetics Superhero No-Tug Gel Liner is waterproof. ...i absolutely love this eyeliner it glides on your eyes with even strokes it doesnt smudge or run like normal eye liner can do i would not use another eye liner now makes your eyes pop and the depth of the color stands out especially if you wear different colors of eye shadow
What it is: A super creamy, super pigmented gel eyeliner pencil that goes on smoothly, blends easily, and dries to a long-lasting finish.
What Else You Need to Know: This eyeliner pencil provides super smooth glide, super intense pigment, and super all-day wearwithout tugging on delicate eyelids. Featuring a super blendable formula, this gel eyeliner allows you to effortlessly create limitless eye looks and pairs perfectly with your favorite makeup pencil sharpener.
Size: 0.007oz / 0.2g·ITEM: 2365161
Color: 091 Matte Black
It’s really really good, you can smudge it for a Smokey look and it does not bother my eyes when I line up my waterline....Rabbit eyes...For me this red eyeliner is just similar in colour to 99 red lipstick, just on the cool side. My eyes look sick, rabbit eyes or how you call it.
What it is: A waterproof eyeliner that creates a captivating look with a matte or metallic finish, creamy texture, and vibrant color.
What Else You Need to Know: The Diorshow Diorshow Stylo Waterproof Eyeliner combines practicality and performance thanks to a compact, travel-friendly format. Its precise applicator tip dresses the eyes in deep color with a matte or shimmery finish. This waterproof liner also maintains the same intensity for up to 24 hours.
Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2380756
Color: 2 Busty Brown - cool dark brown
This is a highly pigmented, beautiful neutral that would work with almost everything you have. Zero drag, blends well and has exceptional staying power. ...I got talked into buying this instead of the Makeup Forever Aqua XL eye pencil for my waterline and it's terrible.
What it is: A 24-hour, waterproof, and ultra-pigmented gel eyeliner that combines the silky texture of a liquid liner with the smudgy texture of kohl.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
What Else You Need to Know: With an effortless glide, this bold, gel eyeliner pencil features a formula with the perfect amount of blendability to smoke out your eye look before it dries down to its long-wear, up-to-24-hour matte finish.
Size: 0.05 oz/ 1.6 mL·ITEM: 2515955
Color: Super Slate
As the name suggests, the "No-Tug" definitely allows for a much better application than shadow sticks that drag or tug. This stick glides over my eyelids perfectly. ...It applies beautifully and doesn’t drag. I have hooded eyes so sometimes I get creases but I didn’t have an issue with this.
What it is: A super-long-wear shadow stick that glides onto lids without tugging to create an effortless matte or pearl finish, perfect for sensitive eyes or oily lids.
- Caffeine: Known to help inflammation and puffiness while visibly brightening.
- Hydrolyzed Collagen: Known to tighten the look of skin and visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
What Else You Need to Know: Superhero No-Tug Shadow Sticks are everything you love about eyeshadow, now in an easy-to-use cream shadow stick with up to 16-hour wear. Featuring IT Cosmetics’ exclusive no-tug technology, this blendable, waterproof eyeshadow stick glides onto your lids without tugging on your delicate eye area.