It’s been with you through thick and thin, tears and laughs, swimming and sweating. But has it actually stood the test of time? When it comes to eyeliner, we don’t have time to mess around with those that smudge. (We’ve got This Is Us Season 3 just around the corner, after all.) Since the numbers don’t lie, we scoured the web for the top-rated black eyeliners according to beauty buffs. From pencils to felt tips, here are the top ten.
10 Top-Rated Black Eyeliners That Won’t Smudge, Transfer or Disappear
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L'oréal ‘infallible’ Gel Lacquer Liner 24 Hour
This little pot comes with a tapered brush for easy application and easy clean up. (Hint: Just dip the brush into makeup remover and brush it over your handiwork.)
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Julep ‘when Pencil Met Gel’ Long-lasting Gel Eyeliner
This waterproof formula is Ophthalmologist-tested so it won’t sting your eyes—even after jumping into a pool.
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It Cosmetics ‘no-tug’ Waterproof Gel Eyeliner
Per the name, this anti-aging pencil uses a gel-based formula so that it doesn't pull on the delicate eye area.
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