Every woman wears apply eyeliner, no matter it is pencil eyeliner, liquid eyeliner or gel eyeliner. As each type of the eyeliner performs differently, this article will focus only on gel eyeliner.
Why we need to use gel eyeliner? The reason is it creates a noticeable effect and can last for the whole day without easily smudge off. However, it needs a very even-hand so that you can draw a precise line. To choose the gel eyeliner, you have to find a smudge-proof, waterproof and quite creamy texture, so that you still can fix it up when it happened to have little mistakes. For your convenience, we have gathered top 10 best gel eyeliners in 2018 as listed below.
- 10. NARS, Eye Paint, Black Valley
- 9. TonyMoly Backstage Gel Eyeliner
- 8. obmwang, New Waterproof Eyeliner
- 7. Revlon Color Stay Cream Gel Eyeliner
- 6. elf Cream Eyeliner
- 5. Stila Smudge Pot
- 4. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Lacquer Liner 24H
- 3. Shimarz, Black Gel Eyeliner Smudge Pot Makeup
- 2. Mac, Fluidline Gel Eyeliner
- 1. Maybelline New York Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner
10. NARS, Eye Paint, Black Valley
NARS gel eyeliner is considered as the best eyeliner as it has a really good pigment. It has various colours and can be last till the end of the day without smudging your eye. This product completely worth the money.
9. TonyMoly Backstage Gel Eyeliner
TonyMoly gel eyeliner, Korean cosmetic, consists of very good pigment, you can also use the gel eyeliner to make eye shadow. This product is not really good at smudge-proof, hence, it is not recommended for oily skin. It also comes with a tiny brush that is quite easy to bring along.
8. obmwang, New Waterproof Eyeliner
It has a very smooth texture as with the creamy black pigmentation. It works well with people with dry eyelid, but not oily eyelid. Therefore, if you have oily eyelid, please just ignore this product. One downside of this eyeliner is the brush that comes with the gel eyeliner. The brush quality is not what you expect. The bristles of the brush are quite ruffled, so it is hard to make a nice precise line.
7. Revlon Color Stay Cream Gel Eyeliner
Revlon color stay cream gel eyeliner has great intensive pigmentation that perfectly glides on the eyelids. This gel eyeliner can last for all day without smudging even after doing exercise. The packaging is similar to TonyMoly, which also comes with one short handy brush that is a good tool use for travelling.
6. elf Cream Eyeliner
This is another under 10$ bugs gel eyeliner. It is a cream formula gel eyeliner that you can easily draw a beautiful precise line. However, this gel eyeliner is not really smudge proof since you can still wipe it off (for the oily eyelids). Therefore, it would works greater with dry eyelids. A slanted eyeliner brush also included.
5. Stila Smudge Pot
Stila smudge pot is a creamy gel eyeliner which makes it easy to draw a precise line, to build up or even create a beautiful eye shadow. It can hold for a whole day without smudging. This will be a very great product for travelling since it can use as eye shadow and eyeliner.
4. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Lacquer Liner 24H
This is another well-known drugstore brand, L’Oreal. If you are finding gel eyeliner that gives a high-shine finish, L’Oreal Paris Infallible Lacquer Liner is a good choice. It can stay up for the entire day without any smudge. The liner also comes a flat brush. Sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers are recommended to use this L’Oreal liner.
3. Shimarz, Black Gel Eyeliner Smudge Pot Makeup
It is not only a gel eyeliner, it also contains nourishing ingredients like seed oil, coconut oil, vitamin E… which will probably give a great care to the eyes. It has a creamy texture that you can smoothly blend to make smokey look.
2. Mac, Fluidline Gel Eyeliner
Mac fluidline gely eyeliner is a long lasting gel eyeliner which prevent your eyes from smudging for the whole day. It has a great color and creamy texture are very easy to draw a fine line or even correct mistake. This gel eyeliner works really great with oily eyelids.
1. Maybelline New York Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner
Maybelline is a famous drugstore makeup cosmetic. Gel eyeliner is one of its famous products besides Mascara. Maybelline gel eyeliner has a smooth creamy texture easy for making precise line.
It carries for the whole day without smudging. It also provides a brush which is fairly easy to control. In short, it is high quality drugstore eyeliner with very great price.
The only one downside of the gel eyeliner is that it dries out quickly, make sure you put it upside down when you use it and close the lid tightly. If you happen to end up with an imperfection line, don’t worry, because “practice makes perfect”!