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jennaveeve
What is the best smudge proof eyeliner, Is gel liner the best and what brand?
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Hi, I am look for the best smudge proof eyeliner for both the upper eyelid (I love cateyes but I always get smears) and for my waterline!

 

The longest I can get my eyeliner to last is about three or four hours but I always have to check and see if it's migrated down my face or smeared off completly. I already use Urban Decay's primer potion which does extend the life a bit (for my upper eyelid anyways). I guess I have oily eyelids and my waterline is the most difficult, I wear contacts so my eyes do get a bit watery if its too bright or right after I put them in :/ I have never had anything have any staying power mostly I try to set it with powder underneath and that cuts down on the smearing a bit. 

 

Right now, I am between the Bobbi Brown gel liner and MAC fluidline gel liner -- does anyone have any prefences or experience? (I know that they may dry out if not sealed correctly, but I am willing to risk that for the benefit of long lasting liner) I do like liquid, but I haven't been able to find one that stays on for a long time so suggestions are welcome :smileyhappy: Thanks!

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Kat Von D tattoo liquid eyeliner works very well.  I have extremely oily eyelids, too, and I have had a hard time getting eyeliner to stay put.  Benefit used to make a product called She-laq that held everything on, but they discontinued it.  I wish they would bring it back.  I use the Kat Von D liquid liner, which goes on very smoothly and evenly and it's easy to use, plus it stays all day.  I use either UDPP or Benefit the Porefessional on my lids first, then add a dusting of translucent powder (Laura Mercier has a matte one that absorbs oil all day and it works very well) and then I can put on the liner and it will stay all day, up to at least 18 hours with no creasing or smearing.  With Sephora's great return policy, you can't go wrong giving these products a try.  Also, try Illamasqua - they have a sealer that is similar to the Benefit one that was discontinued, and it can make any eyeliner waterproof.  I have it; I just keep forgetting to use it.

 

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