Top 10 Eyeliners!

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This is just too HARD! It’s like saying you can only eat 10 foods from this day forward, how do you choose? If I  leave out popcorn does that make room for my beloved Gummie Bears? But what about protein, do I want beef or chicken? Do 10 different candy bars count? I can’t go without cheese damn it!

Geez, I have 10 bronze favorites alone! First I divided my fav eyeliners into colors as I thought that might be easier. I ended up with 17 liners and still left out green, gold, gray and brown. I gave myself a pep talk—“you can do this, you know you can, now FOCUS.”  I scrapped the color category and decided to just go with my all time, most unusual, rockin’ beauty all-stars. Little by little I started eliminating. I’ll be honest–it hurt. Bye bye MAC Teddy kohl, so long NARS Dark Rite, toodle loo Laura Mercier Brown Copper, au revoir Chanel Violine–you get the picture. Don’t make me talk about it, it still hurts a little.

So my beauties, after much thought and emotion here are my Top 10 Eyeliners. Ta da!

 Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes in Gypsy – rich cocoa brown

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Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner in Blue Ribbon – a dutch blue with silver shimmer

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Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencil in Black Gold- a tarnished gold shimmer

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Urban Decay 24/7 Glide -On Shadow Pencil in Clinic–the name says it all, you will become addicted to this shade and have to go to rehab. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. This is actually an eye shadow pencil but I use it as eyeliner–it takes a bit more finesse since it’s rather chubby but the emerald green with silver sparkle is worth it!

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Susan Posnick Color EyeDefine in Bronze -from Wantable, a gorgeous bronze liner with subtle shimmer on one end with a copper eye shadow on the other end.

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Lancôme Kohl in Love in Jade Crush – a bright blue/green jade that is the exact shade of the water in Bora Bora (or so I’m told).

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Laura Mercier Longwear Creme Eye Pencil in Violet a lovely jeweled toned royal purple

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Pixi Beauty Endless Silky Eye Pen in 2nd Star Twinkle – a beautiful olive green with gold sparkle. Of all the eyeliners pictured, this probably has the most sparkle.

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Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Eyeliner in Deep Teal–a deep, rich matte green teal

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Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner in Uzi–this gorgeous gunmetal grey with tons of silver sparkle is discontinued, so get it while you can! It was on sale on for $6 so check it out. You’re welcome

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You might notice that sometimes I say the finish is shimmery and sometimes sparkly. Shimmer I use to describe the twinkle that is present. If I describe it as sparkle then it has considerable, but not necessarily excessive glitter. This post I concentrated on eye pencils only. I also use gel and liquid liners but not as often. Find out which eyeliner is right for you here. 

An honorable mention has to go to the new Laura Mercier Kohl Liner Extreme–it is glossy black, über creamy and so easy to use. I love it and wish LM would make more colors. Read the full review here.

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You might also be interested in some of my other eyeliner posts:

6 Great  Green Eyeliners

Here a few gold eyeliners in my Top 10 Gold Makeup Products

Let’s take a look at what fab products our other beautiful bloggers chose! Click on the logos, I’m really curious about this one!

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  1. I need Blue Ribbon STAT! With blazing blue (or whatever they are calling it) as Pantones color for spring, I am shopping for blue now!

  2. Clinic is gorgeous. Oh why don’t I have tarte Deep Teal? Love it!

  3. Oooh, that Stila Smudge Stick in blue looks so pretty! Time to make a Sephora purchase.

  4. Mamavalveeta03 says

    You chose one of my all time favorites: Laura Mercier Black Gold! I love how it enhances my hazel eyes. It looks so pretty over a sheer wash of bronze on the lids, with the pencil smoked-out all the way around the eye. And then finish with a touch of rosy blush and NARS lip color in Dolce Vita. Perfect!! And now I want the one by Urban Decay. Just placed an order yesterday, dang it!!!

    • Of course I chose a favorite of yours–we’re makeup twins. The look you described sounds fabulous, I’m going to try it this weekend!

  5. I really love UD Uzi too, you have a great list!!


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