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Are there any waterproof eyeliners that do what they are supposed to?

(11 Posts)
bigbuttons Sun 23-Feb-14 10:34:00

That's it really. I am looking for something that doesn't break the bank and stays put for more than a couple of hours! Any suggestions?

FluffyDucky Sun 23-Feb-14 10:41:50

Soap & Glory pencil (khol pencil I think?) is brill! Really rich pigment so goes on so easily and doesn't tend to go everywhere apart from your eye lol!

ggirl Sun 23-Feb-14 10:45:43

Sadly I don't think there is one that stays put all day.
Some are much better than others but they still fade or smudge eventually.
I have oily lids and watery eyes (great combo) and have tried all sorts .

My daily one is estee lauder doublewear eye pencil.Doesn't smudge and I find if I put it on over a primer like Mac paint pot shadow it lasts longer. Still gone by the end of working day though.

Bobbi brown longwear gel eyeliner is good too , but only if it's used above the line of my eyelashes , tightlining with it creates a mess as it spreads to my lower lid waterline which is a look I don't like

Avon gel eyeliner pencil was lauded on here as long lasting but I find the EL one longer wearing on me.

stationtostation Sun 23-Feb-14 10:45:48

Eyeko Skinny pen liner is brilliant, I got one free in a magazine last year and it doesn't budge. I always have watery eyes in the winter wind and it says on all day.

MrsLettuce Sun 23-Feb-14 10:51:47

Maybelline Lasting Drama gel liner is very good. Takes some shifting even at the end of the day. The brush it comes with is a bit meh but the product its self is brilliant.

bigbuttons Sun 23-Feb-14 12:23:06

Thanks so much I shall check them out! I have heard about the soap and glory
I am being a bit dense but what exactly it 'tightlining"?

ggirl Sun 23-Feb-14 14:36:36

tightlining is when you line below your upper lashes -gives a natural look

especially good for hooded/saggy/older eyelids grin

loads of youtube videos

TallulahBetty Sun 23-Feb-14 15:27:21

Avon Glimmersticks are lovely and last all day on me.

jasmine1979 Sun 23-Feb-14 15:38:42

I'm usually a fan of high end make-up but I completely swear by collection 24 hour extreme eyeliner. It only costs a few £ as well, and it's often 2 for £5. I swim a lot and this stuff just does not shift. It's amazing.

I also really like mac blacktrack gel eyeliner which is also excellent. It's more pricey at about £13 I think, but a little pot lasts a really long time. smile

verdiletta Sun 23-Feb-14 15:41:15

I like Rimmel waterproof eyeliner (I use the plum one). Probably not the best stayability but it never smudges and it's really cheap.

bigbuttons Sun 23-Feb-14 15:57:01

Ha ha *tightlining is when you line below your upper lashes -gives a natural look

especially good for hooded/saggy/older eyelids*
that'll be me then

I have ordered a maybelline from ebay (good old ebay) and will check out the collection 2000 the Rimmel and the Avon smile

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