Tired of your eyeliner always irritating and drying out your eyes? You’re not alone! There’s no makeup problem more frustrating than an eyeliner that causes continual blinking throughout the day. Today our list outlines some no-nonsense eyeliners that will leave your liner where it belongs and your eyes irritation-free. Whether you’re a contact-wearer or have extremely sensitive eyes, these top-rated eyeliners are ideal for anyone with delicate under-eye skin. Read on to find your perfect match and discover the best eyeliners to wear for all-day comfort! Opening image: @tartecosmetics
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May 14, 2019
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NUDESTIX Magnetic Eye Color
USERS SAID: "Creamy, long-wearing, and super easy to use. It looks beautiful on its own or over other shades. It lasts a long time and doesn't crease. Perfect for beginners and travel. Very pigmented."
HELPFUL TIP: Every eyeliner comes with its own storage tin and sharpener.
Tarte Sex Kitten Liquid Liner
Tarte Sex Kitten Liquid Liner
1795 User Reviews
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Best Longwear Eyeliner
WHO IT'S FOR: If you love a bold cat eye, then this is the eyeliner for you. Water and smudge-proof, it's perfect for dramatic styles that won't move an inch. And thanks to the skinny felt tip, it provides an intense color payoff with every stroke.
ADDITIONAL THINGS TO KNOW: This liner offers 12 hours of pigment for looks that last as long as you need.
Maybelline Eye Studio Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner
LOVED FOR: A smudge-proof formula combined with an ultra-fine brush tip
FUN FACT: This eyeliner was awarded the Allure Best of Beauty Award in 2013.
La Roche-Posay Respectissime Liquid Eyeliner
USERS SAID: "I’m really happy with the eyeliner. I can control the thickness of the lines, and the lines go on smoothly without lumps or bumps. One application is all you need for all day. Best of all, my eyes don’t itch when I wear this, despite my allergy problems."
LOVED FOR: A precision-type applicator you can use to create anything from a fine line to a dramatic wing
Clinique Quickliner for Eyes Intense
WHY YOU NEED IT: The formula glides on like gel, sets quickly, and is easily buildable (although the colors are so saturated, you probably won't need to).
HELPFUL TIP: Choose from (or stock up on) 10 different hues.
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil
USERS SAID: "Color is perfect. Easy application, slides on so smooth and the smudger is perfect to blend. Liner stays put and does not smear even in humid weather."
FUN FACT: This eyeliner is double-ended, with a smudger on the other side.
Clinique Pretty Easy Liquid Eyelining Pen
USERS SAID: "It is hands down the best liquid liner for this price point I've ever used. The tip helps you get the perfect cat-eye, and you can really layer it up as you shape your eye without taking off the product when you reapply—which is a huge problem with other liquid liners."
LOVED FOR: A pen that gives you super clean lines of seriously intense color
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