I don't usually wear much makeup, but my everyday look isn't complete without a skinny black strip of eyeliner, flicked out just a little at the corner. And as a truly devoted cat-eye enthusiast, I've tried just about every eyeliner out there. That's why I'm confident in saying this one comes out on top.
The tip is the perfect size (not too thin and not too thick, though Eyeko makes those options, too) for tracing a neat band along the upper lash line with the perfect feline flick at the end, and the felt tip also glides over lids oh-so-effortlessly without skipping. Pigmentation-wise, the color payoff is the purest shade of black I've ever come by, but it still washes off easily with a bit of micellar water at the end of the day.
I'm always looking for makeup items that look good while also offering some sort of additional benefit (see: BB creams, oil-infused lipsticks c/o Bite), so the fact that this formula is infused with panthenol and a biotin to condition lashes is another pro. And if you're still reading and aren't convinced yet, need I remind you that Alexa Chung, Reigning Queen of the Cat-Eye, picked this very eyeliner for the limited-edition set she created in collaboration with with the brand?
Eyeko Eye Do Liquid Eyeliner, $19, available at Birchbox
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