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The only liquid eyeliners I’ve ever used are the MAC ones. I have Fuchsia-ism and Pop Iris, then I just ordered Greenplay. I’m still learning how to use them though. And dang, those things never wanna come off, I tried soap and water, baby wipes, makeup remover. Usually I just pick at it until it comes off.
Olive oil takes them off beautifully.
Baby Oil is a lot cheaper & much more nourishing for the skin!
Actually, Olive Oil is better for the skin or Organic Coconut Oil. Baby Oil has can be extemely harmful for the skin, never use it.
That’s true! baby oil on your lids is a big no-no
i know which eyeliner youre talking about. you have to buy eye makeup remover that appears seperated in the bottle. (the way oil and water look). i buy mine at Sephora. you shake the bottle before you use it. put it on a cotton pad and it disapears off your eyes. its better then picking at it or using cooking oil.
I have used both liquid and pencil liners. I like the liquid because you can do finer lines. The pencils I don’t care for because I can never get it sharpened just right. I also have sensitive eyes so I like the waterproof eyeliner. I live in Iowa and don’t really want to pay a lot for it. I used clinique liquid eyeliner and it just comes out way too thick. Any suggestions???
If you live in Canada or the UK you must try the Gosh Cosmetics line, it is awesome! the BEST eyeliner I have ever used is the Gosh Extremely Waterproof liquid liner. It really is smudgeproof and waterproof, and it creats a great thin line or thick line. I even went swimming (I mean actually swimming laps–not just playing in the pool) and it stayed on perfectly! I highly recommend it, and for it’s price it can’t be beat ($13 CAD)
Oh cool, I just bought a black one today! 🙂
hi how are you?im looking to buy a gosh eyeliner on ebay,and im looking for one that really stays put and doesnt move,some are saying that the waterproof gosh pencil eyeliner still ruins,would you say that the liquid waterproof gosh eyeliner stays better than the pencil from there line?ive tried tons of eyeliners,i need a good one,also do you know one that stays good in the inner rim of the eye?ive tried everything,thanks very much:0)
I suck at applying liquid liners and am a pencil and kohl liner faithful. Gosh has the darkest and smoothest black pencil liner that I have ever tried, but it still smudges and runs like any other liner =/
i’m gunna try that one cuz it souds really good and i’m always using liquid eyelinerr 🙂 thank you
avon liquid eyeliner – probably the only avon product i use.
I am m LOVING the new Penultimate eyeliner in Rapid Black that came out in the Dame Edna Collection for MAC! By far my fav liquid eyeliner that I’ve ever tried. And I’ve tried a zillion!
Penultimate came out with the MAC Chill Collection 🙂 But I agree with you Cassie, it’s a great liquid-type eyeliner.
The only liquid liner I really use (aside from some random drugstore brands) is the Zuzu Liquid Eyeliner, just because I have sensitive eyes and they’re pretty much as natural as they come, not to mention that they come in some interesting colors (price is around USD$13). I think Dr. Hauschka makes a nice one too though. A bit pricey though, in the neighborhood of USD$20+ bucks.
Aside from the natural stuff, MAC does a pretty good job in making a liquid liner (although I personally prefer the gel formula (Fluidline) because of its versatility in terms of the many looks you can create with it). So does Prestige (also comes in 9 different colors if I’m not mistaken).
Don’t like liquid eyeliners because most are waterproof and too hard – read almost impossible to remove! I do own some MAC liquidlast (which I never use for the reasons mentioned above), some GOSH ones as well (but they are extremely waterproof too), and I have purchased the new Penultimate liner when it came out. The MA had to sell me on it because I assumed that it was waterproof and thus incredibly unremovable. She said it is waterproof but also very easy to remove with a MAC m/u wipe remover and she demonstrated on my skin. Well, she was right and I bought it on the spot. Aside from that, I use MAC fluidline (which I love) and combos of pencil liners and e/s.
My current fave is L’OREAL Lineur Intense. The only thing I don’t like is that it dries to a shinier finish. I had hoped that the Penultimate would be my new fave but it didn’t pan out for me.
I have 3 of MAC’s Liquidlast liner in Greenplay, Inky and Point Black. Originally I liked the colors and how they stayed but hated the brush. When I started using my own brush instead of the piece of crap that came with it, I loved the product. I almost threw these out before I tried them with my bent eyeliner brush and I’m soo glad I didn’t. I’ve also tried Almay’s liquid eyeliner, which is ok, and MAC’s Liquid Eye Liner, which I liked.
Are you using one of the MAC brushes? Which number? Do you just dip the brush inside? That’s a cool tip!
I’ve used a bent eyeliner brush from Avon-it was really inexpensive and great for cream formulas of eyeliner. And once it gets worn/hard to clean you can just toss it and get another since its under $5.
I’m loving MAC Penultimate in Rapidblack.
MAC Liquidlast in Point Black.
MAC Liquidlast in Point Black.
stays on through everything. takes off with oil based removers(olive oil and such).
First place -UD Liquid liners. Second – Lancome Artliners
Though I really do like the MAC Pentultimate (as nice as the Hourglass felt tip, but MUCH less expensive), my all time favorites are for drug store, the original Almay Liquid Eyeliner (only comes in black or brown–don’t bother with the colored ones) and for high end, the Shu refillable pen.
The only liquid liner I have ever tried is the penultimate in rapid black. I love it!
definitely shiseido’s “The Makeup Fine Eyeliner”. I’ve been using it for five years now and its so good. The brush is so luxurious..
I like a natural look and was never a liquid eyeliner fan till I tried the pen liner from Shiseido Integrate (drugstore line). It makes a very fine line, is very dark, and is super easy to use, even for a klutz like me.
i am so so in love with benefits Babecake!!!!
but looks like im the only one here
Hey Turkidhdelight…I work for Benefit and a select few ladies come in for the Babecakes…Seems like these days, most ladies don’t like the extra step of wetting a brush or dipping it in a sealant (like Benefit’s SheLaq)…But it’s a goodie.
My fave liquid liner is the Bobbi Brown Gel Liners…They are all intensely pigmented and dry matte. The shimmer inks are all fabulous and the matte inks are just as good.
I’ve tried the Chanel liquid liner pen and have had it for going on a couple of years…it’s alright, but it tends to rub off onto itself when you do multiple coats.
K-Palette 24-hour — the best thing ever!
anyone have any inexpensive brands? id love to try MAC products, but they are just too expensive! Surely there must be a less expensive alternative!
Anyone have an opinion on the Kat Von D liquid liners? I tried in-store and they seem cool, but wondering….Tx! Also, I have heard terrific things about Lancome’s Laque Liner, but website says they’re discontinued! (geeeeez..)
I loved it, but it ran out fast, in about a months time.