While I may or may not use eyeshadow on a daily basis, eyeliner is something that I rarely go without. It might be a full-on wing, or just a little dash between the lashes for that extra oomph. It’s just a really quick and easy way to make the eyes bigger and a little more bright. Hence, the stash of over ten eyeliners in my war-ready chest of makeup.
While I was getting ready this morning, I realised that two of my regular trusted pencil-type eyeliners are almost at the end of their lives. Given the number of eyeliners I own, I think it’s saying something when I use up and repurchase them over and over again. What am I going to do without them?
Too Faced Perfect Eyes Eyeliner in Perfect Black- Extremely creamy, goes on opaque, and does not smudge. Towards the end, it did kind of ‘dried out’ such that it shrunk a little against its wooden outer covering, but it’s still as smooth as before. It’s slightly too soft for a thin and controlled line, so I only use this when I don’t want my line to be too precise.
Pupa Multiplay Triple Purpose Eye Pencil in Black – Great quality, and at affordable prices if you know where to look. This went on really smoothly and opaque, without tugging on the lids. It doesn’t smudge and is slightly harder than the Too Faced eyeliner, so I can get a more precise line.
I don’t usually line my waterline, so I cannot attest to their durability in that area. But for regular usage without having to worry about having racoon eyes at the end of the day in a pencil-style, these two are the best I have tried so far. Now that they are nearly all used up, though, my itchy fingers are looking for new ones to try! I’m eyeing a few from MAC – can’t believe I have never tried a black eyeliner from MAC, as well as NARS Larger than Life Long-Wear Eyeliners.
Have you tried them and do you have any other eyeliners to recommend?