Thursday, September 17th, 2009

The Hit List

Worst Type of Eyeliner…

What brand/product wins this category? Any particular reason it wins?

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24 thoughts on “The Hit List: Worst Type of Eyeliner

  1. Heather

    I don’t really know what the worst is but I know I love fluidline eyeliners by MAC they go one so nicely. I prefer it to pencil.

  2. Erica

    Stila’s Kajal if i’m saying it right. I love how pigmented it is but my eyes water and burn after putting it on and even when i put eyeshadow on top of it, it streaks within a couple of hours.

  3. I personally don’t like the Almay twist up liners becuase they are hard and really pull at the eyelid. Their colors are great but the formula is bad.

    • Dania

      I absolutely LOVE Almay twist-up liners. I’m addicted to the black-brown… I’ve gone through over 40 of them in the last few years (granted, I lose a few).

  4. Teresa

    New York Colour (N.Y.C.). It just dries and cracks right off in pieces before the day is done. I’ve bought it twice (its a couple bucks!) but it’s so worth investing a little more in a good drugstore brand OR MAC fluidline <3 :)

  5. Diabla

    When the brand was still existing, I bought a liner from Stephane Marais. It was a very hard cream (quite dry) in a little pot you had to put on a hard foam applicator. You could supposedly use it wet or dry. I never could do anything with it. Never figured out. After several years, I trashed the product and kept the little box because it was lovely.

  6. Sass

    Rimmel Magnifying…is the worse.

  7. Alexis

    the liquid felt tip kind – maybe it’s just because I still haven’t mastered it yet!

  8. Christy

    Bonne Bell pencils tend to be to dry since they’re on the shelves too long. I used to love them back in high school, but I can’t go there anymore after using other brands.

  9. Bridgette

    NARS eyeliner pencil. This pencil is hard and then it will wear off in a few hours.

  10. Pixie

    maybelline unstoppable or somthing not sure? but it SUCKS its ashy and looks cheap

  11. rowan

    gel…life’s too short

  12. Any regular hard kohl liner. Those ones that tug and pull on your eye no matter what the brand. I think just about every brand carries these and they are usually the least expensive of any in their line. It actually hurts to apply them and usually with tiny color payoff. I am 34 now, but there was a day when I was 17 and that is all we had to choose from. So, we all carried a lighter to make them soft on the end. Light it for just a second, blow on it, then apply to the eye. Thank goodness for the many choices we have now:)

    • Katie

      Oh my gosh YES! We are totally dating ourselves but I remember that! And hiding the lighter from my mom so she wouldnt think I was smoking! Oh those were the days!

  13. Liquid Liners with a felt tip! its so stuff, and hard to use! script brushes move smoother, and i find must easier to get the right flicks and curves. Not hard to master.

    Also, Avon’s glimmersticks are hard and takes a while to get the color even.

  14. jenna

    the worst that i have tried is smashbox’s cream liner. i swear it only stays on for like a half an hour and then disappears.

  15. Any creamy pencil liner…the ones that are nearly impossible to sharpen, and when you go to apply it, it comes off the tip and leaves a blob on your eye.

    • Basak

      Exactly! Maybe I havent tried the right brands, but with the ones I tried, its impossible to get a clean line, and they feel globby and waxy on my eyelids. There are very little liquid eyeliners I like, applying it is just too hard. I prefer gel eyeliners with a slanted brush over anything :)

  16. sandra

    I just looooove the MAC fluidliner (especially in dipdown macroviolet)and Lancome has some very nice liners.

  17. sandra

    Sorry, forgat the add the WORST eyeliner: thats defenitly the eyeliners of Bourjois (espacially the club liners)…. you can just peal them of your eyes. Although the pencil ones are very good…

  18. lunamaris

    I don’t like MAC’s Liquidlast Liner: awful brush, formula is way to hard to get it off!

    • Dani

      I’m not a fan of MAC’s Liquidlast Liner either. I couldn’t master the brush, the formula is too sticky, and it really is a pain to get off.

  19. Caitlin!

    Tropez Smoky Eye Pencil- smudged off too quicky.