Whether you’re planning on a long night on the town or you’re worried about your makeup in high humidity, a long lasting or waterproof eyeliner is a key element for makeup that stays put, leaving you worry-free.
Try one of the best long lasting eyeliners, tried and tested to offer the best results for an extended period of time. From waterproof to tattoo eyeliners that last longer than most regular options, find the right eyeliner for your makeup needs.
Kat Von D Tattoo Liner
The perfect solution for oily eyelids, Kat Von D’s eyeliner available exclusively at Sephora is easy to apply thanks to its innovative brush tip and stays put until you decide to cleanse it off. You don’t have to worry about precise application for this paraben-free liquid eyeliner, and it also managed to stay put without a trace of transfer to the creases.
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner
If you’re looking for an eyeliner that will stay put even after a little splashing at the pool, the Stila Stay All Day lives up to its name. It’s one of the best long lasting eyeliners and really helps define your eyes. Easy to apply for a sharp finish, this waterproof liquid eyeliners stays put with no smearing, but can be a bit more difficult to remove.
Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner
Available in 14 gorgeous shades, the Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner is a perfect choice for waterlines. While the color might fade a bit throughout the day, this long-wear eyeliner stays put without a trace of smudging. Its big downside is that you also need to purchase a special tool to apply it, the Ultra Fine Eyeliner Brush.
Wet ‘n’ Wild H20 Proof Liquid Eyeliner
The smooth application thanks to the felt tip brush makes this one of the best long lasting eyeliners, but the downside is that removal can get a bit tricky. Available in black brown, ultra black, espresso and smoky shades, this liquid liner is a great choice for creating fine lines for a well defined look and can handle water splashing without budging.
Almay Liquid Liner
Delivering on its promise to last for up to 16 hours without smudging, the Almay Liquid Liner is only available in two shades, black and brown, but its excellent application helps you avoid any mistakes during application. With no smudging until removal, this highly pigmented eyeliner is also hypoallergenic and its special designs protects it from drying out.
Sephora Collection Retractable Waterproof Eyeliner
Budge-resistant and available in 20 shades, the Sephora waterproof is definitely one of the best long lasting eyeliners. Its creamy texture helps with a smooth application and it also includes a smudge tip and built-in sharpener to help you create versatile looks that last all day while still being easy to remove.
Lancôme Le Stylo Waterproof Long Lasting Eyeliner
If you’re looking for a softer look and don’t need super sharp lines, Le Stylo Waterproof does the job well and it’s available in 14 vibrant shades. While not the best choice if you’re looking for an eyeliner that does waterlines quickly and easily, it’s smudge proof and its thinner tip doesn’t require any sharpening.
Napoleon Perdis Neo Noir Liquid Liner
One of the best long lasting eyeliners that also allows for a smooth application of a thick line, the Napolen Perdis liquid liner stays put with no smearing or smudging and helps define your eyes. While the waterproof formula is said to last “for more than six hours”, it can actually last even longer, but there’s no color choice, just black.
Tokidoki Perfetto Eyeliner
With a soft felt tip, this waterproof eyeliner is the right choice for a well defined look, since smudging is almost impossible once it’s drier. With a long lasting effect of over 8 hours, it’s definitely a good choice when you’re serious about avoiding smearing.
Stýli-Style Line and Seal Twist 24
With 12 shades to choose from, the Line and Seal Twist 24 is one of the best long lasting eyeliners because it’s easy to remove, while it also provides a smudge-free stay. Its creamy formula glides on easily and can help define your eyes the right way.