Whether it’s in liquid, gel or pencil form, black eyeliner really is “that girl”. A makeup bag staple for professionals and enthusiasts alike, black liner can take your look to the next level by defining and enhancing your eyes. There’s nothing a good liner can’t do, from classic feline flicks to bold graphic looks, so scroll on to discover eight black eyeliners we’re currently obsessing over.
BY BEAUTY BAY FELT TIP LIQUID EYELINER
There’s no point crying over smudged liner (and now you never have to again!) By BEAUTY BAY’s Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner won’t budge for up to 24 hours, so you can party the night away, and your fierce feline flick will stay put. The flexi-felt tip allows you to be super-precise and swipes smoothly across the lid without tugging. This ultra-pigmented, black eyeliner pen is a must-have for all makeup bags.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Liner
An offering from an iconic brand across the pond, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Liner has a super-fine, flexible felt-tip applicator for precision application and the sharpest lines. The long-lasting, waterproof formula dries down matte and is mega-pigmented, making it the perfect pick to add a bit of drama to your eye looks.
NYX Professional Makeup Epic Ink Liner
Liner pens make a great fuss-free option, and NYX’s Epic Ink Liner makes it easy to create a multitude of looks, from simple and subtle to bold and dramatic. The waterproof formula delivers intense pigment that won’t transfer or fade – simply swipe it across the lid, and you’re ready to go. It’s a firm favourite for a reason.
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil
If you haven’t tried the Urban Decay 27/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils, you’ve seriously been missing out. These super-soft pencils are formulated with jojoba oil, vitamin E, and cottonseed oil, so they’re a dream to apply and great for blending, but don’t be fooled: they pack a pigmented punch that will last all day! *Adds to basket*
e.l.f Cosmetics Precision Liquid Liner
The clever, tapered brush on the e.l.f Precision Liquid Liner makes it easy to switch up your look, as you can create thicker, bold lines or thin, crisp ones depending on your mood. This richly pigmented liquid liner glides across the lid with minimal effort making it an ideal (and budget-friendly) option for beginners.
Inglot Cosmetics AMC Gel Liner
The watery-eyed among us may struggle to find a liner that works for them. Well, the search is over. INGLOT Cosmetics’ AMC Gel Liner is not only waterproof but also hypoallergenic, so you can tear up to your heart’s content without worrying fear of smudging and creasing. The intense black pigment means one swipe of this dreamy gel is all it takes to achieve the ultimate lined look.
BY BEAUTY BAY CRAYON EYELINER
By BEAUTY BAY’s Crayon Eyeliner in Ink is perfect for achieving that sultry, smoky eye that gives maximum impact with minimal effort. This twist-up crayon liner boasts mega-pigment and a creamy yet lightweight formula for enhanced eye looks with no smudging. We’ll take 10!