Words by Emma Connell
October 20th, 2016
Searching for the perfect liquid eyeliner among an endless volume of eye related paraphernalia can be a difficult conquest, unless of course you have an expert makeup artist on hand. But for us, unfamiliar in a world full of felt tip feathered pens and ink pot gel liners we need to come prepared for that feline flick feat that lies ahead.
Originally used for protection purposes, liquid eyeliner continues to reign as one of the go to products for an instant tired eye pick-me-up. With this in mind we’ve decided to compile a list of the best liquid eyeliners that come in the form of a pen (let’s face it, the applicator makes life easier) and promise to outstay their welcome rather than vanishing off our lids half way through the night.
This quick and easy to use ultra-fine tip pen by L’Oreal promises to create a sleek and sophisticated look in a matter of moments. With the correct amount of formula gliding effortlessly onto the lid, this 12 hour formula is one you will want to try.
Master the redefined feline line with this quick drying precise ink pen from Maybelline. Its ultra fine tip delivers a smooth and efficient application, without having to shake the pen in the middle of your line drawing masterpiece.
This feathered tipped, smudge-proof pen from Barry M will work wonders for anyone who is looking for the perfect flick yet doesn’t feel like splashing out on a costly pen just yet.
This easy to apply, liquid eyeliner by Eyeko glides on your lids and allows you to create the perfect thick feline flick that will brighten your eyes in a matter of minutes. The key ingredient, sodium hyaluronate provides a pleasant colour-intense, smudge-proof finish.
The latest addition to Catrice’s liner family is the Glam & Doll liquid pen. Its new innovative curved tip applicator provides the perfect tool for creating an accurate and precise line of your choice that promises to be long-lasting. This bargain buy is not one to be missed.
MAC’s deep carbon shaded liner is one that will provide you with precise bold lines that dry within the stroke of a pen. With a longevity of 12 hours and a transfer resistant formula, you will be seconds away from creating sleek, sophisticated lines.
For those of you who are beginners to the world of liquid eyeliner, you have come to the right place. This nifty 3 Dot Liner pen by Clarins is perfect for mastering the feline flick, three dots at a time, so you have no excuse not to create the perfect flick.
Benefit’s new They’re Real Push-Up Liner resembles that of a permanent marker, but don’t let that throw you off. With its matte gel formula and innovative Accuflex tip you are one lash closer to achieving that doe-eyed look.
For all those who tend to show emotion more than others, this liner from Stila will work perfectly for you. With a waterproof, run-free formula this intense black eyeliner will stay in place until you say when.
This ample shaped eyeliner by NYX will undoubtedly stop you in your tracks with its rather curvy appearance. Not only is this liner interesting to look at but its shape provides the perfect grip zone for you to create clean, flake-free dramatic lines.
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