How to Choose an Eyeliner Formula That Suits Your Lifestyle

There are so many eyeliner options available these days! From liquid to gel, to pencil to powder…See which formula best suits your lifestyle!

Powder Eyeliners-

What you’ll need:

-Eyeliner brush

-Powder eyeliner (certain eye shadows can be used as eyeliner)

Pros:

-Quick

-Easy

-Can be smudged easily if you make a mistake

-Blends well

Cons:

-Typically does not last all day

-Typically transfers onto the eyelid

-Might flake under the eye

-Not ideal for on the go or touch ups

Pencil Eyeliners-

What you’ll need:

-Pencil liner

-Eyeliner brush (optional)

-Sharpener (if not a self sharpening pencil)

Pros:

-Quick

-Easy

-Portable and great for quick touch-ups

-Smudges well  with an eyeliner brush

Cons:

-Can transfer towards the end of the day

Liquid Eyeliner-

What you’ll need:

-A liquid eyeliner (Most liquid eyeliners have a built in brush so no need to buy an extra one)

Pros:

-Gives a beautiful finish

-Glides on easily

-Is great for touch-ups on the go

-Has great staying power and typically does not transfer

-Difficult to apply for beginners

Cons:

-Much more tricky and difficult to fix if you don’t have a steady hand.

-Dries quickly when applying

-Requires a little more time and patience than the powder and pencil formulas

Gel Eyeliner-

What you’ll need:

-Gel liner

-Eyeliner brush

Pros: -

-Long staying power

-Difficult to apply for beginners

-Difficult to fix if you make a mistake

Cons:

-Not ideal for touch-ups

-Difficult to fix mistakes

-Dries quickly when applying

-Requires a little more time and patience than the powder and pencil formulas

Ok Ladies~

Which eyeliner formulas best suits your lifestyle?