As the Y2K trend hovers around the fashion and makeup scene, guyliner is set to make a comeback this year. Note Cosmetics has published a data on the most popular trends of 2021 and eyeliner on guys was among the top searches. Not to mention, #Guyliner has made over 57.7 million (and still counting) views on TikTok while celebrities such as Damiano David of Maneskin, Shawn Mendes, Lil Nas X, and of course, Harry Styles rocking it on red carpets as well as during off-duty. On that note, in case you want to jump on the bandwagon, we’ve rounded up the five foundational eyeliners that are easy to use and smudge-free as you rim those lash lines.
M·A·C Eye Kohl
Known as the “saviour” for many beauty experts, this eyeliner is perfect for creating that sexy, smoky and sultry look in a pinch, and thanks to its Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides formulation, it keeps your eyelids or eyeliners moisturised while creating smooth matte finishes.
Gucci Stylo Contour Des Yeux Kohl Eye Pencil
This magic pencil is worth every penny. First, the tip glides on smoothly, allowing you to be as creative as you wish. Second, the colour selections are rare and highly pigmented, which makes them suitable for lining all areas around your eyes. Lastly, duh… it’s Gucci.
Makeup by Mario Master Pigment Pro Pencil
We’ll have one of everything created by Mario, especially this Pigment Pro Pencil. This dual-ended liner is designed to create flawless result and has everything you need – no matter if you’re a beginner or a pro – to draw a precise line quickly and accurately. The built-in custom brush makes smudging, blending as well as contouring easy.
Fenty Beauty Flypencil Longwear Pencil Eyeline
Like always, Fenty Beauty champions in producing the best grooming products that it is almost a sin if you don’t own at least one of them. This first venture in eye pencil that has found its way onto the must-have lists of beauty influencers and celebrities including Patrick Stars, Troye Sivan, and Tan France.
Boy de Chanel 3-in-1 Eye Pencil
The matte and intensely pigmented formulation, fast and easy three-option effects, 12-hour longevity – the Boy de Chanel eye pencil has every reason to be among the best eyeliners in the market.