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What's the best eyeliner?

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CarpetDiem Wed 23-Dec-15 12:16:17

I want a black eyeliner, I envisage an Adele look to my eyeshmm & my current cheap kohl is not up to the job. Which ones do you use? I'm willing to pay for a decent one but love a bargain recommendation.

DragonRojo Wed 23-Dec-15 12:42:53

For me, Urban Decay ones

HoggleHoggle Wed 23-Dec-15 12:54:15

Bobbi Brown gel define. It's not a gel, weirdly, but a super silky pencil that also is rolled up/down so you don't have to faff around sharpening it.

TheGirlOnTheLanding Wed 23-Dec-15 13:04:18

Rimmel Exaggerate liquid eyeliner (or Max Factor liquid eyeliner now Rimmel no longer do the dark brown colour).

Varya Wed 23-Dec-15 13:05:54

Maybelline Master Precise in brown.

minniebear Wed 23-Dec-15 13:11:01

Make Up Forever Aqua Black (with a decent brush)

Gel- Estee Lauder doublewear. Pencil-either still waterproof or urban decay 24/7. Liquid, urban decay works for me

Saurus72 Wed 23-Dec-15 14:44:26

Clinique cream shaper for eyes - brilliant and very easy to apply.

CarpetDiem Wed 23-Dec-15 19:24:14

I like the sound of the bobbi brown one & the easiness of the Clinique but I could pick up the Rimmel one in my local boots! I'll read some reviews for those, thanks for the recommendations fsmile

Cheesymonster Thu 24-Dec-15 07:39:47

I like collection and Maybelline master precise (both felt tip pens). Loreal super liner is supposed to be a dupe for Lancôme. If you want gel liner in a pot, Maybelline is good.

I personally use collection pen in brown as I'm very fair and black looks odd on me. I also tight line the base of my lashes so there's no gaps.

FinallyGotAnIPhone Thu 24-Dec-15 07:42:59

I've been using the Bodyshop Liquid eyeliner for years- can't fault it.

hauntedhenry Thu 24-Dec-15 08:26:19

Stila felt tip pen eyeliner. Stays on forevah

chocadd1ct Thu 24-Dec-15 08:27:49

Rimmel. Tried more expensive ones but always went back to Rimmel.

LittleLionHeart Thu 24-Dec-15 08:35:17

I've tried about ten liquid liners and Lancôme is by far and away the best. (They sell it in boots). It's wet enough to make an impact but enough like a felt tip to add a pretty cat eye. This is it on.

CarpetDiem Thu 24-Dec-15 09:19:22

Looking good littlelion I like the idea of a pen. So I now need to read some reviews on the Lancôme, collection & maybelline ones.
I will have Adele eyes before 2015 is out

Salene Thu 24-Dec-15 09:29:29

So a make up artist gave me a tip of one and it's amazing and only cost £4

Having spent a fortune before on all the expensive brands and found them not very good

Go and get the Barry M liquid liner from super drug

Best tip I've ever been given

mewkins Thu 24-Dec-15 17:35:03

Rimmel exaggerate waterproof is brilliant

MeganChips Thu 24-Dec-15 17:44:56

Another vote for Urban Decay.

A cheaper and just as good alternative though is 17 Tattoo Me. It's brilliant, it doesn't shift, it's a fiver and with most of them I end up with smudges on my top lid.

MaureenL Fri 25-Dec-15 12:05:10

I am not a great make up advisor but I do like the ethics of Bodyshop products and I do use their Liquid eyeliner.

hollinhurst84 Fri 25-Dec-15 16:17:23

Maybelline gel liner for me with a brush
Pics are both with it, I use it every day

Indecisivejo Fri 25-Dec-15 16:37:31

hollinhurst84 what skincare and make up do u use?

Katarzyna79 Fri 25-Dec-15 16:44:21

I use the rimmel liquid liner the one with the really fine tip, if in doubt open quickly before buying (I confess I do). I don't like the thicker tipped ones.

Ive tried Channel liquid liner, more than double the cost, and really I saw no difference, plus the bottle dried out within a few months?

Rimmel is so cheap and surprisingly brilliant.

ive heard great things about mac gel liner, but I don't think the gel ones are as dark as the liquid ones.

roughtyping Fri 25-Dec-15 17:17:55

I have a great Stila one, it just does not budge and it's in a pen, so easy to apply.

ThreeRuddyTubs Fri 25-Dec-15 17:22:30

Urban decay 24/7 pencil is £15.50 each and they just glide on so beautifully with some lovely colours

OTheHugeManatee Fri 25-Dec-15 17:28:49

Bobbi Brown gel liner that you put on with a brush. I use it quite subtly usually, it hardly smudges, it blends beautifully with other products and and it comes in loads of nice colours, understated and not so understated grin

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