Smudge-Proof Eyeliner

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When it comes to makeup, eyeliner is a must-have product for achieving a polished look. However, many eyeliners are prone to smudging, which can quickly ruin your carefully applied makeup. Fortunately, there are several varieties of eyeliner that are designed to be smudge-proof. Choose from our list of products that offer long-lasting wear and can help you create beautiful looks with confidence.

MAKE UP FOR EVERAqua Resist Color Ink 24HR Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner

Size: 0.07 oz / 2ml·ITEM: 2552370

Color: 5 Matte Snow - matte white

234 Reviews

$35.00

Best matte eyeliner i had ever tried and smudge proof as well...Was also smudge proof and stayed on all day.

What it is: A high-intensity, waterproof, and smudge-proof ink liquid eyeliner with an ultra-precise tip for creating bold, artistic looks.

What Else You Need to Know: The Color Ink collection delivers maximum precision and payoff in one stroke. It was created for your inner artist, this bold liner comes in three finishes and is water-, smudge-, and sweat-proof, while safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

Anastasia Beverly HillsDarkside Waterproof Gel Matte Eyeliner

Size: 0.01 oz/ 0.28 g·ITEM: 1820414

Color: Darkside

60 Reviews

$24.50

I use it as a Kajal.... for my eyes. It’s the best eyeliner I have come across. Doesn’t smudge and dark enough to define my eyes beautifully . ...Everything proof...It is everything proof, including the ocean. Sticks on the waterline, sticks on the eyeline.

What it is:
A waterproof, black gel eye pencil that lasts.

What it does:
This ultra-pigmented gel cream pencil instantly creates bold, sultry eye looks. Its slim, retractable tip glides effortlessly over your upper and lower lash lines. This waterproof formula won't fade, crease, or smudge, leaving smooth, precise, and liquid-like lines.

NARSClimax Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner

Size: 0.014 oz/ 0.4 mL·ITEM: 2471613

Color: Explicit Black - black

281 Reviews

$33.00

A must try- smudge proof and long lasting...I love my winged liner and this NARS eyeliner is great. It doesn’t smudge and stays put all day long. ...Defined point and definitely smudge proof but a little difficult to remove. Would buy again.

What it is: An intense matte-black liquid eyeliner with a unique tapered brush that delivers instant payoff with up to 16 hours of smudge-resistant, waterproof wear.


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also gluten-free.


What Else You Need to Know: Draw on the drama with this liquid eyeliner, which features NARS’s deepest matte black yet and an innovative fluid-pigment system for even, instant payoff that wears for up 16 hours without smudging.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONHot Line Brush Tip Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner

Size: 0.0135 oz/ 0.40 mL·ITEM: 2378644

Color: 02 Brown

901 Reviews

$19.00

Smudge proof!...Doesn’t get any better! Love my new eyeliner! Smudge proof and the perfect shade of brown...Seriously Smudge-Proof...This liquid eyeliner is one of the best I've ever tried! It goes on smoothly and truly doesn't smudge!

What it is: A waterproof, fade-proof, and smudge-proof liquid eyeliner pen with a flexible brush tip for an effortless application, maximum control, and precision.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula is long-wearing, waterproof, and will never fade or smudge. This eyeliner smoothly glides onto lids without skipping, tugging, or pulling for the perfect line each time. For best payoff, shake eyeliner well before applying with brush tip facing downward, and store flat after use.

MAKE UP FOR EVERAqua Resist Color Pencil Eyeliner

Size: .042 oz / 0.5 g·ITEM: 2365716

Color: 02 Ebony - warm brown

696 Reviews

$32.50

Lives up to Water-proof/Smudge-proof claims!...It has a slight shimmer to it but does not contain glitter particles like the Marc Jacobs Highliner 'shimmer finish' gel eyeliners. Overall I loved this eyeliner and appreciate that it lives up its water-proof/ smudge-proof claims! ...Love this eyeliner! It really is water proof and smudge proof for sure!

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.

ONE/SIZE by Patrick StarrrPoint Made 24-Hour Gel Eyeliner Pencil

Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2380756

Color: 2 Busty Brown - cool dark brown

180 Reviews

$26.00

Creamy texture that perfectly glides on! This is truly smudge/water proof. I've tried a lot of gel eyeliners in the past, but they always end up smudging- especially around my water line. ...Thank you Patrick Starrr for making the cool-toned brown eyeliner I’ve been searching over a year for!!! Literally is 24 hour and near smudge-proof.

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.

MAC CosmeticsPro Longwear Fluidline eyeliner

Size: 0.1 oz/ 3 g·ITEM: 2091122

Color: Dipdown - deep dark flat brown

45 Reviews

$32.00

I literally never had to bother looking for another eyeliner gel to apply with an angled brush after getting this. ...The formula stays all day and doesn't smudge; I'll be picking this up in black as soon as I can.

What it is:
A long-wearing gel liner that applies with a brush for foolproof application.

What it does:
Fluidline's ultra-smooth gel formula provides the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish. It goes on foolproof with a brush in an easy dip-and-stroke action. Long-wearing for up to 16 hours and smudge-proof, it lines up in a rich array of colors and finishes.

What else you need to know:
This waterproof, non-acnegenic formula is ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested.

MAC CosmeticsBrushstroke Eyeliner

Size: 0.02 oz/ 0.67 g·ITEM: 2091155

Color: Brushblack - black

33 Reviews

$33.00

The MAC liner doesn't seem to need the same time to dry and stays exactly where I put it. It doesn't smudge through the day - in fact, I stopped carrying it in my purse make up bag because my morning application is always enough to get me through both work and the evening....Hands down fav liner to use, super dark, doesn’t smudge and lasts all day

What it is:
A liquid eyeliner pen, with a precision brush tip, that wears strong all day long.

What it does:
Add a painterly touch to your eyeliner application. Brushstroke Liner features a precision brush tip that makes liquid lining sharp, fast, and easy. This mistake-proof, tapered-tip pen creates the perfect line—thick or thin—in one sweep. For the finest line, use the brush tip. For a bolder one, try the brush’s flat side. Smudge-proof and budge-resistant, this liner offers superior, intense color that wears for up to 24 hours, yet removes easily with just warm water.

This formula is transfer-resistant, water-resistant, and sweat- and humidity-proof. It is ophthalmologist-tested, and safe for contact lens wearers.

CLINIQUEHigh Impact™ Easy Liquid Eyeliner

Size: .11 oz / 3 mL·ITEM: 2515252

Color: Espresso - brown

42 Reviews

$36.50

This brown eyeliner has held out better than more expensive other brown eyeliners (hmmm.. benefit) and is easy to apply. ...A combination of hooded and oily eyelids have made finding a smudge proof eyeliner nigh impossible, until now.

What it is: A mistake-proof pen liner with all the drama of a liquid eyeliner without the drama of putting it on.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: CLINIQUE's mistake-proof pen creates a clean line in one steady sweep. The tapered, ultrafine precision brush paints on pure, deep color both thin and thick. The High Impact™ Easy Liquid Liner offers up to 24-hour smudge and budge-resistant wear. It is ophthalmologist-tested and appropriate for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

GlamneticMagnetic Eyeliner Pen

Size: .03 oz / 1 mL·ITEM: 2690402

Color: Deep Space - black

43 Reviews

$58.50

I highly recommend!! Smudge, sweat and water proof too!...It stayed in place and didn’t smudge or transfer. It worked great with my magnetic lashes and kept them in place all day!

What it is: A high-performance liquid magnetic liner that combines a long-lasting powerful grip on Glamnetic Magnetic Lashes.

Benefits: Long-wearing, Waterproof

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Glamnetic’s Magnetic Eyeliner Pen offers the bold, highly pigmented definition of your favorite liquid liner while powerfully gripping your Glamnetic Magnetic Lashes. Waterproof, smudge-proof, and sweat-resistant, this high-p

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