The Top 3 Products for the Best Smoky Eye. 1. Easy to Use and Multi-Functional. The Maybelline Master Kajal Waterproof Eyeliner is the perfect beauty tool for any smoky eye skill level! New York–based global makeup artist, Yadim Carranza tells us how to use this versatile liner and go from simple to full-on smoky.
The most obvious option for all levels of smoky-eye artistry is the Urban Decay Naked Smoky palette. The signature set includes a variety of shades, from a blush taupe to charcoal, so pairing options are endless, and are sure to satisfy all levels of eye-makeup expertise.
Voted one of the best beauty buys of 2015 by InStyle Magazine, Bobbi Brown’s Long-Wear Gel liner is the full package. Designed with the quality of a liquid eyeliner and the ease of a marker, this gel formula applies easily for a smooth finish.
Smokey eyes that will take your breath away are easier than ever before to create with these pencils. The integrated sponge applicator makes the waterproof, soft texture easy to blend for a look that will last.
Our Picks for the Best Eyeliner. Our three gel contenders (from Bobbi Brown, Chanel, and MAC) all did well in swatch testing, but the Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner won out just a bit by being more smudge-resistant than the MAC, and easier to remove than the Chanel. The creamy formula is …
Best Powder-Form Eyeliner: Laura Mercier Black Ebony. One of my favorite ways to use eyeliner is to dip my eyeliner brush in water, then dip it in a dark power eyeshadow. It leaves a softer line than a liquid eyeliner, but won’t smudge like a pencil liner. Laura Mercier’s “black ebony” works in exactly this way,