Smokey eyes have been a popular trend for a while now, and they're not going anywhere anytime soon. They're easy to do, they're easy to wear, and they can be done in almost any color. Here are some of smokey eye liners on the market available today.
I bought the mulberry fig and it's so easy to line your eyes. Such a pretty color for my dark brown eyes. ...It lasted all day for me, no creasing. I like to have variety with my eye shadow game and still do love a crisp cat-eye look... but this is a new fav for smokey eye.
What it is:
An eyeliner pencil that combines the creamy bendability of a kohl, with the intense, high coverage, long wearing pigment of a gel.
What it does:
Ciaté London’s Wonderwand Gel-kohl Eyeliner Pencil is built to give you a number of liner options. Create a precise line for defined perfection, or smudge it out using the built-in blending brush for a more sultry, smoked-out eye look. Its unique, hybrid formula performs like a kohl because it’s incredibly easy to apply and remains smudgeable long enough for you to blend it out as desired. Once it sets, it provides the longevity and staying power of a gel.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2235745
Color: Roxy - metallic blue
Smokey...I typically like a liquid eyeliner, but I’d use this pencil for a Smokey eye. ...GREAT eyeliner!...I LOVE this eye liner! It's a perfect compliment to my skin and eye color.
What it is: An award-winning, long-lasting, waterproof eyeliner pencil in a wide range of shades.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil applies super-soft for blending, then dries to a long-lasting finish. Line eyes with a hint of color or opt for a dramatic, multi-hued look. The waterproof formula contains 50-percent moisturizing ingredients, making this a holy grail eyeliner that’s a dream to apply.
Irritated my eyes; ok staying power...The worst part of this eyeliner for me was the fact that it irritated my eyes. ...I highly recommend this eyeliner especially if you have hazel eyes.
What it is: A precision gel liner that glides on, blends like a dream, and boasts budge-proof wear.
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, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: Works like a pencil, holds like a gel. This clean eyeliner gives you the flexibility to create a range of looks: blend it out for a smoky effect or subtly hug the lash line.
Size: 0.007oz / 0.2g·ITEM: 2365203
Color: 466 Pearly Bronze
versatile eyeliner...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....I use the product to tight line the upper lid area and it has a nice smokey eye-shadow effect with the smudger it provided.
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
Not bad, but not for watery eyes...If your eye doesn’t water? You’re golden!...Giving 2 stars though bc you can smudge it and get a nice smokey eye with it, but you'd need to actually line your eyes with a different liner if you want the intense black parts to stay.
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: 0.012 oz/ 0.35 g·ITEM: 2413136
My new Fav eyeliner...After playing with it for a while, it's definitely the best "clean" one that I've tried so far that smudges the least and is fairly easy to use (no raccoon eyes and/or irritated eyes Yah!)....I did an amazing Smokey eye too!
What it is: A vegan and waterproof precision gel liner that glides on effortlessly.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This liner is made with soft-melting gel with a natural wax blend, ensuring a smooth, easy glide that never skips, tugs, or drags on delicate eyelids. Its feather-light sealing film locks the formula down for lasting wear. The ultra-precise tip with built-in sharpener gives the perfect line, every time.
Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
I have been a gel/pot eyeliner convert as my skin has changed and become very dry and sensitive and the finished texture of liquid eyeliner and eyeliner pens is increasingly uncomfortable; I hate the dry, crackly feel I always get from them and the lack of precision w/pencils. ...It does fade after 7 hours on me. I have hooded eyes so it definitely smudges on my crease.
What it is: A long-wearing, full-coverage gel eyeliner that offers the fluid precision of a liquid eyeliner with pure-color pigment.
What Else You Need to Know: This is a lightweight yet creamy formula that results in the perfect balance of adherence and comfort. The weightless finish stays in place without smudging or transferring for up to 16 hours while still remaining flexible and comfortable over time.
Size: 0.03 oz / 0.9 g·ITEM: 2529477
Color: Brown - rich, cocoa brown
Smooth, long lasting eyeliner. You need this!...Love the brown shade , it glides on so smooth and soft which is a major plus since other eyeliners can be harsh on the eyes. If you are looking for a eyeliner that will not smudge this one is for you!! ...Really easy to use, blends well for smokey eye and lasts long
What it is: An ultra-soft, easy-glide, clean gel pencil that is water-, sweat-, and smudge-proof for intense, long-lasting pigment and a creamy, matte finish.
- Castor Oil: For a smooth glide that won’t skip or tug.
- Rice Bran: For a creamy, conditioning feel.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Lucky Line Long-Wear Waterproof Gel Eyeliner Pencil is a clean, ultra-pigmented gel pencil packed in a sustainable wooden barrel for intense color payoff and a creamy, matte wear. It glides on smooth and stays put for up to nine hours—even along the waterline. It’s perfect for cat eyes, smokey eyes, and graphic details.
Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2544005
Color: Secret Spot - brown
Personally, I typically like to have a really sharp and hard eyeliner. This CaliRay liner, which I have in brown and black, gives more of a rough line which is great for smudging into a Smokey eye. ...Most eyeliners irritate my eyes but this formula does not.
What it is: A long-wearing, clean, stay-in-place pencil that glides on for perfect, sharp lines with a smudge-able application and waterproof wear.
- Ceramide III: Locks in moisture and nourishes the eyelid.
- Margarita Powder: Conditions skin and supports collagen.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: A highly pigmented, super-soft, clean formula with a glide-y feel and velvety finish. Waterproof and long-wearing, this liner will stay on for sweating, ocean swimming, or any other salty activity. Comes in a sugarcane barrel for easy sharpening and sexy sustainability.
This eyeliner is amazing! It applies so smoothly and is very easy to blend out for a neutral Smokey eye. ...I love how I can use this to line my lower lash line as well to create a smokey eye makeup look. The liner lasts all day without smudging!
What it is: A waterproof gel eyeliner that glides on effortlessly to deliver up to 12 hours of high-impact wear without smudging, bleeding, or fading.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This creamy, versatile formula allows you to effortlessly create a precise line or build to add definition for a statement look that lasts all day.