The Perfect Eyeliners For Acing The Perfect Cat-Eye
No more uneven ticks, smudgy liner, or cat-eyes that look more like raccoon eyes. I’ve rounded up the best new black eyeliners so you can achieve the perfect cat-eye.
Perfect cat-eye takes time
There is this meme I love: “Never ask a woman wearing black eyeliner why she’s late.” It sums up pretty much every woman’s experience with drawing a cat-eye. But thankfully there are some new black eyeliner launches this fall that will help you more accurately draw the perfect cat-eye.
Into the gloss
The tip: A ball tip for a smooth application.
How it wears: This formula sets to a glossy finish and boasts 24-hour wear.
Rimmel London ScandalEyes Bold Liquid liner, $8.98 at walmart.ca.
The tip: Super pointed for a precise and perfect cat-eye tick.
How it wears: Its refined tip effortlessly enhances any gaze.
Joe Fresh Fine Tip Liquid Liner in black, $8 at Shoppers Drug Mart stores.
The tip: Like a trusted fine, felt-tip marker.
How it wears: This long-wearing formula is surprisingly easy to remove, and it will make your eyes pop!
Clarins Graphik Ink Liner in 01-Black, $30 at clarins.ca.
It’s been a slice
The tip: This works like a micro-sized pizza cutter.
How it wears: The wheel glides easily along the eyes, so your line is precise and looks better than any Insta or Snap filter.
MAC Cosmetics RollerWheel Liquid Liner In Rollin’ Black Shine, $24, at maccosmetics.com.
Into the deep
photo credit: geoffrey ross
The tip: A narrow tip for a delicate, perfect cat-eye.
How it wears: Look no further for intense deep pigment with staying power.
Lise Watier Féline Eyeliner HD in Blackest Black, $22 at lisewatier.com.
The tip: Works just as easily as your a ball-point pen.
How it wears: The rounded end helps reduce smearing.
Almay Pen Eyeliner in Black, $9.46 at walmart.ca.
No raccoon eyes
The tip: It has the shape of an eye pencil.
How it wears: It’s waterproof, plus it dries to a subtle matte finish.
Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Ink Liner in M-10 Matte Black, $30 at sephora.ca.
The tip: With a rounded point shape, this inky eyeliner is super easy to use. You just dab the tip in the corner of your eye for flawless wings of your cat-eye.
How it wears: It’s pure black and does not smudge.
Annabelle EyeInk Tulip, $9.95 at annabelle.com.