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You love a nice, clean line on the eye but when you try to do it yourself, you end up with swirls and smudges. Not quite the bombshell cat-eye effect you were hoping for. Whether a novice or a seasoned artist unto yourself, using the best liquid liner can make all the difference in the world.
You keep it streamlined and simple, never one for excessive bows and ribbons or complication. All you want is a thin black line to emphasize your eyes without budging. "Allure" editors and readers understand your plight and suggest Allure Best of Beauty 2010 Dior Style Liner Intense Liquid Eyeliner. This liquid liner comes in a "rich black color [that] lasts for hours without fading." Oh, and about all of that smudging business -- "the formula dries quickly and stays put."
You're used to writing, but the idea of painting is way out of your comfort zone. You wonder why cosmetic brands think you're some sort of a Picasso. "Allure" feels your pain and thinks you should pick up Cover Girl LineExact Defining Eyeliner. Winner of Allure Best of Beauty 2007, this drugstore liquid eye liner is a pen that gives you easy control. Better yet, it's available in Very Black, Smoke, Brown, and Black Brown.
You find yourself yearning for a way to spice up your look without going overboard. Hot pink lips really aren't your thing, but you love to glam up your eyes -- in a subtle kind of way. Essence.com adores Iman Luxury Liquid Eyeliner, explaining that designer and model Iman suggests that you "just apply a little to the inner corner of your eyes" for some added oomph. Grab one today in Onyx, Platinum, Sapphire or Copper.
Liquid eye liner means that when you start tearing up, you will literally become one big sobbing mess. You'd rather go without the scary, inky trails beneath your eyes, even if it means losing out on a lined lid. "Redbook" to the rescue! Editors named Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner their Best Eyeliner for 2011, explaining that it's a "user-friendly, superfine-tipped pen" for even the newest liquid lover. This one comes in Black, Dark Brown and a vivid Indigo.