How to Make Eyeliner Stay Longer

January 09, 2014

How to Make Eyeliner Stay Longer or How to Make Eyeliner Last Longer is one of my most wanted to do post because so many people, especially in Indonesia, have this problem! Also this tips and trick also can be used to keep your eyeliner from smudging. So I wanna help by sharing some tricks that I know to help solving this problem!

Click on Read More to know what the tips are!

1. Use gel instead of pencil or liquid

Gel has the best texture and staying power compared to other types of eyeliner. Pencil doesn't stay that long and has the worst staying power of all the eyeliner types. Liquid comes next, it's better than pencil and has great pigmentation but it melts easier compared to gel eyeliner. Gel eyeliner has thicker texture that allows it to stay longer and better on your eyes.

2. Prime your eyes before eye make up

Similar to our face, eyes also need proper prime hence the eye make up will last longer and stay still. Not only it is great for your eyeshadow but your eyeliner will stay better as well. Dont forget to put the primer underneath the eyes as well
By priming it, the eyeliner will stay better and the oil on eyes will be produces less. Oil on eyes is one of the main factors of eyeshadow smudging or fade easily

3. Set it with eyeshadow powder

Whatever the kind make up is, set and finish everything with your powder is the key for long lasting make up. We all know that we need to put powder after we put foundation or BB Cream so it will last longer. But have we forgotten the eye area?

By dabbing some eyeshadow with the same color of your eyeliner [whether it is black, brown, or anything] and layer it on top of the eyeliner, it will help the eyeliner stay longer than usual. Do NOT drag the line, just dab it lightly

4. Pat Loose Powder underneath your eyes

The eyeliner might doesn't last long on your eyes, or smudge, is because of oil around your eye area. So to prevent more oil, slightly pat loose powder underneath your eyes. Do not drag, just pat to set the make up. It will help avoiding oil that will ruin your make up

5. Combine every tips above

Obviously you can try one trick each time, as we might dont have much time to put every tricks in our everyday life. But if by doing one trick to another still doesn't do you good, it's time to use every tricks mentioned above to get the ultimate result

Do give it a try and let me know whether it works on you!

I hope this tips is helpful for you guys and see you on my next post!

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  1. I'm really surprised at this...I've had pretty bad luck in general with gel eyeliners, I would tie it for last with pencil. You should try Estee Lauder Double Wear Liquid Eyeliner. It literally peels off like latex, and it doesn't melt or smudge from oil.

  2. Maybe you haven't got the good gel liner?
    Ok will try when I have chance =D

  3. Oh, thanks Stella.. But, this I always combine this method to get the best result ^^

  4. Definitely gonna try this out! My eyeliner usually smudges like hell, it's so freakin annoying! >_<

  5. woa, definitely useful ^^ Thank you ~~

  6. Wah, makasi tipsnya...
    Tapi aku tidak tahu step by step. apakah harus menggunakan primer terlebih dahulu sebelum mengaplikasikan eyeliner??

  7. huh that's strange, gel eyeliner wears off much quicker than liquid for me. I've tried high end and low end brands for gel liners (Bobbi Brown, Tony Moly, Maybelline) and for liquid my hg is Heroine Make Smooth Liner. Dolly Wink comes in close but it still smudges on me if I don't set it with powder~

    Of course nothing is as bad as pencils, including "waterproof" ones lol

  8. thank you for the tips! your loose powder look cute !!

  9. I have oily lids and have been using these tips for a long time. They really do work! :D

  10. Kalo eyeliner yg bagus buat tightlining upper waterline apa ya? Suka smudge jd mata panda..

  11. couldn't agree more with this. or maybe you could use gel liner and top it with liquid, it worked for me. anyway, just want to recommended for those who look for a good gel liner, you could try holika holika's I've been using it for couple of months now and have no problems with it :)

  12. aku sih selalu pake gel liner juga biasanya

  13. hehehe thank youuu it's from japan hence explains the cuteness *.*

  14. heroine make smooth liner doesnt stay that long on my eyes instead XD; weird lol

    yea pencil is just, not an option lol

  15. kalau mau dicombine, ya primer dlu :3

  16. Thank u so much for tips & tricks!. Yup, this is the real problem when I use eyeliner. But where can i find this eyeshadow primer and how much? For now, I use Holika Holika jewel light waterproof eyeliner. It's a pencil and I love it! I have liquid eyeliner but sometimes, I become lazy to use it and choose to use pencil instead hahaha

  17. malah salah fokus ke bulu mata nya, suka bangettttt