If you're looking for a way to take your makeup look to the next level, waterline makeup may be the answer. Waterline makeup products are specifically designed to make your eyes stand out by enhancing the area around your waterline. These makeup products are typically waterproof and come in a variety of colors, allowing you to customize your look. Here are some great products available on the market.
I love this waterline eyeliner! I use this on my upper waterline and bottom waterline and it does not smear!...really good waterline pencil - highly pigmented and easy to use...great waterline pencil
What it is:
A creamy, waterproof, demi-matte eye pencil specifically designed for gliding along the inner rim of the waterline.
What it does:
Urban Decay’s creamy, demi-matte 24/7 Waterline Eye Pencil lays down waterproof color in a range of never-before-seen shades. Created for use along the inner rim in the waterline (and fully legit), this pencil is even creamier than Urban Decay’s original bestselling 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil.
Size: 0.009 oz / 0.25g·ITEM: 2689321
Color: True Brown
great waterline liner...It's the perfect liner for the waterline, it deposits plenty of pigment without smudging, even after a day of wear. ...Go to for waterline and long wear...Stays for longwear and doesn’t fade once applied, even in the waterline! I’ll be buying this in more shades for sure
What it is: An easy-glide, waterproof gel pencil that stays put all day—even on the waterline—with a built-in sharpener for max precision and glide every time.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Get all the pigment, precision, and long-wear of Perfect Strokes Matte Liquid Liner, now in an easy gel pencil. Glide on rich color that won’t tug or skip, even on the waterline. Stays creamy and blendable for stress-free playtime, so you can smudge or smoke it out before it sets for transfer-proof wear.
Clinical Results: In an independent consumer study of 57 people:
- 100% said it draws precise, even lines and is easy to control
- 100% said it applies
Size: 0.012 oz/ 0.35 g·ITEM: 2477230
Color: Onyx - matte rich black
Great for waterline...This product works great on the waterline which is where I wear my eyeliner!! I used to only use MAC but now, after trying this I will definitely be purchasing this in the future!!...I like to use it on my waterlines and it just guides on like butter and it’s super dark!
What it is: A mineral-based waterproof, transfer-proof, and smudge-proof eyeliner that delivers richly pigmented vegan color with up to 12 hours of wear.
- Mineral Pigments: Provide rich, true color payoff.
- Avocado Oil: Helps with smooth, effortless application and keeps skin hydrated.
- Aloe Vera Extract: Vitamin-rich plant known to provide nourishing and soothing benefits.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This silicone-free eyeliner glides on easily without skipping or tugging at your eyelids. The creamy formula allows for blending, then sets to a long-wearing finish with up to 12-hour wear
Size: 0.012 oz / 0.35 g·ITEM: 2596377
Color: Outer Space - black
i typically use it on my waterline and it literally does not budge. i love that it's waterproof because otherwise i feel like liner in the waterline is prone to smearing. ...A good eye pencil for my waterline after years!!...I have super sensitive eyes & can’t use anything on my waterline. BUT!! This is one eyeliner pencil that doesn’t irritate my eyes, no watering or burning eyes!!
What it is: A creamy, twist-up, waterproof eyeliner pencil that glides on smoothly for intense color that won’t budge for up to 12 hours.
- Avocado Oil and Ceramides: Provide a smooth glide and tug-free application.
- Aloe Vera Extract: Helps soothe and nourish the lash line.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: The eyeliner that helps you create limitless looks is as easy as twist, sharpen, smudge. The detachable sharpener provides precise application and sharp wings and the built-in smudger provides an immediate smoky-eye look. This clean, ophthalmologist-tested formula is waterline-safe and glides on smooth without any pu
Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2131670
Color: Black Market - rich black satin
These liners are fantastic for the waterline. The color output is intense and very pigmented. ...I like using eyeliner on my waterline and this eyeliner didn't hold up. Within the hour it smudged.
What it is:
An award-winning eye pencil in two new shades that pair perfectly with your Naked Cherry eye looks.
What it does:
Intensify your Cherry eye look with two all-new eyeliner shades in Urban Decay’s award-winning, waterproof formula. Love Drug is a deep, metallic wine shade, and Black Market is a rich, black with a satin finish (each shade sold separately). Both look amazing as winged liner or on your tightline.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
This formula is cruelty-free.
Size: .042 oz / 0.5 g·ITEM: 2365724
Color: 03 Iron - grey
Not for waterline...It might be that shimmery shades aren’t the best for the waterline...Best eye pencil out there for longevity; especially the waterlines. I’d get every colour if I could afford.
What it is: An eyeliner that provides waterproof wear in matte and pearly finishes.
What Else You Need to Know: This eyeliner provides up to 24 hours of waterproof, sweat-proof, and smudge-proof wear with glide-on colors in matte and pearly finishes. Its twist-up packaging and built-in sharpener ensure a precise line every time. It’s also safe to use on the waterline and ophthalmologist tested for sensitive eyes.
Size: 0.04 oz / 1.2 g·ITEM: 2671030
Color: Willow - teal green
It’s a beautiful deep green, love it but I’m still looking for a waterproof eye pencil that has a better longevity in the waterline. This one stayed like for 2/3 hours in my waterline but the color faded quickly. ...B) Great off the bat pigmentation for the waterline—I mean it is BLACK when you lay it down on your waterline, not a soft black, not a smoky black that you have to build up.
What it is: A creamy eyeliner pencil that blends smoothly without losing pigmentation.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This innovative eye crayon enables a seamless, mistake-proof application to creatively apply, blend, and explore with the pigment before it sets. This eye crayon is long-lasting, waterproof, and eye-safe, with no-transfer for up to 24 hours of perfection. Use this eye crayon to create bold accent eyes for an irresistible presence.
Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2083442
Color: Overdrive - deep green metallic
Glides on your waterline easily and color is super pretty. Kinda like a blue-green color....Stays on for hours even in the waterline! Used it with the Huda Beauty Emerald Obsessions palette!
What it is:
A 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in three new shades that pair perfectly with Born To Run Eyeshadow Palette’s neutral to smoky and bright to sultry eye looks.
What it does:
Keep the adventurous vibes going with three fun-loving shades of Urban Decay’s 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil. From a reddish-brown to a dark copper to a deep green metallic, these versatile shades will pair perfectly with any bold eye look you can dream up (each sold separately).
UD’s Born To Run 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils are your globe-trotting go-to. These two new shades and one cult-favorite (Lucky) are the perfect complements to any Born To Run eye look.
I've tried several other popular, well-rated liners but they all smudged and traveled within an hour :( I've had to use Julep which has been the least sensitive on my eyes, but only my top lid, I couldn't line waterlines at all. Phenoxyethanol is a popular preservative to use in even "clean" makeup but it is still a huge irritant for sensitive types. ...Doesn’t leave waterline...This has the best staying power in the waterline I’ve ever experienced!! It doesn’t migrate to the inner corners and cause eyeliner “eye boogers”.
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: 0.012 oz/ 0.28 g·ITEM: 1587674
Color: Pitch Black - jet black
The black is nice and dark and it applies easily but it's not good in the tightline/waterline for staying put, it transferred and bled quite easily....I have very watery and sensitive eyes, used a lot of eyeliners so far this is the best to line my waterline, doesn't smudge with good staying power.
What it is:
A 12-hour wear, gel-based pencil eyeliner that delivers pigment-rich color and precise lining.
What it does:
A perfect combination of waxes and emollients imparts intense, super-saturated color that doesn't flake or fade for up to 12 hours of waterproof wear. The silky-soft, creamy texture is lightweight, comfortable, and glides onto lids without tugging or pulling. Its built-in sharpener ensures the most precise application every time.