Black line is a perfect makeup concept that enhances the eyes. If you are the one who love to create a dramatic cat eye or a subtle line, eyeliner is one of those things that can be tricky to shop for. Whichever way you decide to go in your quest for the best eyeliner, there are a plethora of great options available. From waterproof to liquid-like gel formulas, check out the best eyeliners of 2017 with us now.
This high-pigment gel formula is touted by many beauty lovers as the best of the best in the eyeliner category. It’s smudge-proof and glides on like a liquid, making application a breeze. Some of the six shades in the lineup can even double as eyebrow gel or a primer for eyeshadow because the staying power is that good.
Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner
This formula from Tarte has a unique blending tip that was inspired by professionals who mix makeup on a flat surface. The clay paint is made with fewer waxes, which gives it a liquid-like creamy texture for seamless application and the angled tip of the brush delivers artist-like precision.
Kat Von D Ink Liner
This liner’s felt tip makes it easy to create any look, from a thin, understated line to a more high-impact one. A pointed tip can feel flimsy, but this innovative no-fray one holds a hefty amount of ink for stability and a perfect line every time.
Make Up For Ever Graphic Liner
This pen boasts a super-fine tip for professional results, whether you’re a beginner or pro. The user-friendly pen’s tip makes it easy to control for desired effect, won’t feather and is ideal for getting an impeccable cat-eye.
Guerlain Liquid Eyeliner
Guerlain’s luxe liquid liner comes in a beautiful frosted glass bottle and was designed like a calligraphy pen for a luxurious feel. The best part, though, is how opaque the formula is and the artist brush feel of it. You can go for a simple flick and easily build upon it for a daring look.
Mally Beauty Evercolor Starlight Waterproof Eyeliner
Line and shade eyes with this multipurpose eyeliner pencil. The waterproof formula is rich, full and able to deliver a crisp line above, below or inside the lashline that lasts until you take it off.
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil
This pencil’s creamy texture helps it glide on and the color offering is unlike anything we’ve ever seen — over 35 vibrant hues. The color goes on silky and dries with a powder-like finish for a smoky look that has serious staying power.
A little tip for choosing eyeliner is try to draw a line on your back hand to see it goes smoothly or not. This can show you how the product will apply on your eyes.