Hey everyone~! I’ve been meaning to do this review for quite some time but I’ve been swamped with weddings! It’s really important for my clients eyeliner to stay put for 10+ hours through tears and sweating and dancing so I’ve done this test on the top 4 gel eyeliners on the market. I wore all the eyeliners at 9am and checked every hour for any smudging and budging. Enjoy~!
Winner~! Makeup Forever Aqua Black Paired with Aqua Seal
I absolutely loved this eyeliner and I loved it even more paired with the Aqua Seal. I just put a small drop of the aqua seal on a spatula and mixed it with the Aqua black eyeliner and it’s the most smudge proof budge proof waterproof gel eyeliner you will ever use. I also tried using the Aqua Seal with the rest of the eyeliners and made all of them slightly more long wearing than on it’s own. This eyeliner did not smudge till about 11pm at night and I have extremely oily lids so that’s really impressive.
Runner Up MAC Fluidline Blacktrack~!
This was my go to gel eyeliner before I discovered the makeup forever Aqua Black. I have been using this eyeliner for 10+ years and it has been my staple go to eyeliner. This eyeliner stays put but it does not indicate that it is waterproof although it’s pretty water resistant. The smudging started around 6pm with the MAC fluidline.
Smashbox Jet Set Waterproof Eye Liner
This eyeliner got great reviews on Sephora and that is why I decided to try this eyeliner for this battle. The consistency of the eyeliner is kind of cakey and the color is not really a true black but a grey black I feel. This eyeliner starting budging on my lid around 12pm 🙁
Didn’t love this eyeliner….It went on smooth but it really was smudgy around 11am. That’s not very long wearing at all for me. 🙁