Top 10 Colored Eyeliners–That Aren’t Black or Brown!

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This subject is close to my heart, or er…my eyes! As an over 40 woman, I don’t wear a lot of bright eye shadows; neutral are my thang. That doesn’t mean however, that I have to look boring or sacrifice embracing the trends. I’ve found the the best way to spice my makeup wardrobe up is with colored eye liners. Every color of the rainbow is represented and the right shade can really flatter your eye color and make eyes pop!

I just reviewed this fab Marc Jacobs eyeliner set last week so you will see a few of these in this post. If you haven’t taken a look-see at this set, it will satisfy your color cravings beautifully, but  hurry, it’s limited edition!

Being the klutz that I am, I prefer eyeliner pencils, so that is what I have concentrated on here. All of the eyeliners from these brands are smooth and creamy, long lasting and don’t tug. I wouldn’t steer you wrong, beauties!

Here are some of my favs: A great option to harsh black or boring brown is gray! Gray, be it matte or sparkly is perfect for over 40 eyes; it’s soft yet gives definition.

GRAY

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner in Uzi--this gorgeous gunmetal grey with tons of silver sparkle is gorgeous on eyes and perfect for the upcoming holidays!

Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencil in Stormy Grey is a deep grey with blue undertones. It’s soft but defining: a very sophisticated shade that looks wonderful on!

GREEN

Pixi Beauty Endless Silky Eye Pen in 2nd Star Twinkle  is a beautiful olive green with gold sparkle. 

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Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Eyeliner in Deep Teal–this is the most gorgeous shade of matte teal you will ever see, I ALWAYS get compliments when I wear it, it makes my eyes match!

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I did an entire post of green eyeliners, read it here! 

BLUE

From navy to turquoise, blue eyeliners make a statement! For years, I wore only navy eyeliner until I got back into makeup of course! Navy is a great choice for any eye color and is a nice change from black.

I like Mally’s Evercolor Starlight Waterproof Eyeliner in Cobalt, the color is the ideal combination of deep navy and the brighter colbalt blue. Mally’s liners are smooth and creamy.

Stila Smudge Stick in Bluefin is such a pretty and unique shade. It’s what I call a Dutch Blue with silver shimmer and a slight metallic finish –it looks great on light eyes.

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes in Majorelle Blue is a metallic royal blue that makes eyes sparkle and also makes them appear brighter!

P.S.–the Marc Jacobs Sky-Liner 7 pc. Highliner Collection has two awesome blues in it. Just sayin’

GOLD

Laura Mercier Black Gold is simply gorgeous! It has a black base with a tarnished gold finish. There is slight shimmer, but nothing to get too verklempt about. It makes for an extremely elegant look.

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For a brighter gold, Pixi takes the prize with Pixi Cafe Gold. It’s not a garish yellow gold, but a antique gold that brings out any eye color. If you have flecks of gold or green in your iris, this will bring them out beautifully!

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PURPLE

Laura Mercier Longwear Creme Eye Pencil  is a lovely jeweled toned Violet. Very royal purple–looks fab on brown eyes! 2013-09-08-03.59.01-456x480

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner in Rockstar, a deep eggplant that is perfect for fall! I’d like to include my favorite bronze eyeliners but as it is, I’m at 11 now. I would be waaay over if I added bronze so I’ll stop now and pretend it belongs in the brown category and therefore doesn’t count 🙂

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Comments

  1. That Tarte Teal! <3 Wow!

  2. Ohhh, that Laura Mercier Black Gold looks so cool!

  3. LM Black Gold is one of my favorites too!

  4. I’m loving the Deep Teal.

  5. That Tarte Teal! <3 Wow!

  6. Ohhh, that Laura Mercier Black Gold looks so cool!

  7. Loveeee those Pixi liners!

  8. LM Black Gold is one of my favorites too!

  9. Oh, that Tarte teal! Amazeballs. I love that Stila one, too… I think I just got it in one of their DWTS sets.

  10. That Laura Mercier Black Gold does look gorgeous!

  11. I’m in love with those Pixi shades and I want the LM Black Gold. Such pretty colors.

  12. Jess Scull says

    The LM liners are stunning!

  13. I’m loving the Deep Teal.

  14. You had me at deep teal.

  15. Loveeee those Pixi liners!

  16. Oh, that Tarte teal! Amazeballs. I love that Stila one, too… I think I just got it in one of their DWTS sets.

  17. That Laura Mercier Black Gold does look gorgeous!

  18. One of the reasons I LOVE mineral powders is that I can make them into eyeliners and not have the same ol same colors.

  19. Gold liner is so glam!

  20. I’m in love with those Pixi shades and I want the LM Black Gold. Such pretty colors.

  21. That teal and UD Rockstar – Oh my! 🙂

  22. Jess Scull says

    The LM liners are stunning!

  23. Loved this post. Now I wanna try that Tarte liner!

  24. I love Uzi! One of my faves!

  25. The black gold hue is gorgeous.

  26. i like the idea of using colored liners more

  27. One of the reasons I LOVE mineral powders is that I can make them into eyeliners and not have the same ol same colors.

  28. Gold liner is so glam!

  29. That teal and UD Rockstar – Oh my! 🙂

  30. Love your gold eyeliner pick!

  31. I want to try Pixi!

  32. Loved this post. Now I wanna try that Tarte liner!

  33. Oh teals… that is my love! Gorgeous.

  34. I love Uzi! One of my faves!

  35. The black gold hue is gorgeous.

  36. i like the idea of using colored liners more

  37. Love your gold eyeliner pick!

  38. I want to try Pixi!

  39. Oh teals… that is my love! Gorgeous.

  40. betzy carmona says

    I hardly ever go for eyeliner am more on the natural side but deff want to experiment with color

  41. betzy carmona says

    I hardly ever go for eyeliner am more on the natural side but deff want to experiment with color

  42. Love the Stila shade!

  43. Love the Stila shade!

  44. That Deep Teal is gorgeous!

  45. That Deep Teal is gorgeous!

  46. You had me at deep teal.

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