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6 of the Best Colored Eyeliners for Bright and Bold Beauty Looks

Jul 09, 2021 09:00AM ● By Boitumelo Masihleho

Whether you're drawing on a bold cat eye or rimming your waterline, there are so many ways to incorporate colored eyeliner into your beauty routine. We curated six of the best colorful eyeliners, both pencil and liquid, to make your next face beat even more creative.

NYX Professional Makeup Vivid Brights Eyeliner

The NYX Cosmetic Vivid Bright liners have a built-in wand that's incredibly sharp and come in a good range of extremely bright and fun colors that don't budge all at an affordable price. These powerfully-pigmented eyeliner pencils are available in matte and metallic-finished shades that deliver 36 hours of waterproof, smudge-proof, and fade-proof color.


Fenty Beauty Flypencil Longwear Pencil Eyeliner 

The Fenty Beauty Flypencil Long-wear Pencil Eyeliner is a creamy long-wear, water-resistant pencil eyeliner which comes in a rainbow of colors, including 20 matte, shimmer, metallic, and glitter shades for an effortless no-limit looks that lasts. Flypencil’s unique long-wearing, water-resistant formula is ultra-smooth and creamy, so you get the perfect amount of playtime before it sets in place to last all night. It also has a smart triangle shape that makes it easy to hold and control.


ColourPop BFF Liquid Liner

An ultra-fine felt tip liquid eyeliner that delivers intense pigmentation in one easy swipe is exactly what the ColourPop BFF Liquid Liner. It’s the brand’s first ever precision felt tip liquid eyeliner pen. This transfer resistant formula won’t smudge, feather or run.


Maybelline Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil Eyeliner

Maybelline New York offers a few punchy shades of its Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil Eyeliner. This formula glides on smoothly before drying into a matte or metallic finish that won't budge no matter how much your eyes may tear up.


Danessa Myricks Waterproof Cushion Color

Makeup artist Danessa Myricks’s cosmetic brand's Waterproof Cushion Color doesn't disappoint at all with its electric pigments in shades like the lime green Electric Sun or turquoise Atlantis. For this liquid formula, you need to use an extra-fine eyeliner brush for detailed work. This liner is formulated for longevity, this product is also water and smudge proof once dry and is ideal for the face and body.


Suva Beauty Hydra Liners

Founder and CEO, Shaina Azad, aimed to create a brand that represented her cosmetic artistry and personal style. SUVA Beauty introduced bright, bold, and colorful neon cake liners to the world. The Hydra Liners and Hydra FX line now have a global cult following with SUVA being known as the disruptor in the neon graphic liner category. The water-activated liners are available in matte or metallic finishes and select blacklight-activated, glow-in-the-dark ones. Plus, some of the bright shades, like this electric neon coral are UV or black-light activated for added fun.


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 Boitumelo Masihleho is a South African digital content creator. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes University in Journalism and Media Studies and Politics and International Studies.  

She's an experienced multimedia journalist who is committed to writing balanced, informative and interesting stories on a number of topics. Boitumelo has her own YouTube channel where she shares her love for affordable beauty and lifestyle content. 

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