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Eyeliner that will not smear? Have oily skin

Posted by colorcrazy (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 1, 09 at 0:03

Is there any other poster that has oily eye lids? I used to use L'Oreal liquid eyeliner. Passe, I know, but it did not smear. Now I can't find anything that won't leave a mirror image on my upper eyelid. UGH So I've stopped wearing eyeliner entirely, but I miss it. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!


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RE: Eyeliner that will not smear? Have oily skin

I am using Urban Decay's waterproof liner pencil, it stays.........


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RE: Eyeliner that will not smear? Have oily skin

I've tried everything like you and found the best results using a method my friend taught me in college (20 yrs. ago, yikes!): dampen a flat (1/4" wide) rounded tip brish and swipe, like a painter on a palette, eyeshadow (bobbi brown is best for this) and apply sideways to get a fine line, not on the flat 1/4" side--does this make sense? liquid eyeliner is so stark and 50's looking and this way is very natural and contemporary. the effect is also slightly smudged, in a desirable way. it should last you at least half the day, then freshen up for the evening. good luck!


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RE: Eyeliner that will not smear? Have oily skin

I'm going to try that, nolamom; what a great tip.


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RE: Eyeliner that will not smear? Have oily skin

M�A�C. Waterproof liquid eyeliner works great. Used and using it since 2007


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RE: Eyeliner that will not smear? Have oily skin

I have found putting a foundation of powder on your eyelids before and after the eyeliner helps it not to smear.


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