We all allocate a generous amount of our make-up time particularly for eyes, as we know that what we do to our eyes can have a startling effect on the entire face. Kohl-lined eyes, shimmery eyes with glittery, golden hued eyes, and sometimes copper smokey eyes – we love to flaunt varied styles for different occasions. There’s so much we could do to make our eyes look attractive.
The common eye make-up product almost all of us use is Eyeliner. Eyeliners define your eyes and add more charm to it. There are several liquid and pencil eyeliners available in the market, but lately, you find people switching to gel eyeliners in India because it comes with several added advantages and appealing look. Firstly, it dries up quickly and therefore you do not have to stand beneath the fan for a long time with eyes closed, waiting for it to dry. You’ll find other interesting benefits of gel eyeliners as you read this post.
For all those who are tired of liquid and pencil eyeliners, here’s an array of refreshing gel eyeliners. The best gel eyeliners in India are…
1. L’Oreal Paris Super Liner Waterproof Gel Eyeliner
For all the eyeliner fanatics out there! This is an extremely user-friendly because of its creamy formula and smudge-free nature. The packaging is perfect and it also comes with a high precision brush that makes your job of drawing lines easier. With its dark and intense color fits, your eyes get a dramatic effect. It is waterproof and therefore you need not worry about yours. Because it is waterproof, you might worry if it would be a difficult task to remove it. But, unlike any other gel liner, this one can be easily removed with an eye-make up remover. It has a glossy finish, but it does not come with glitters making it a great candidate for daily use. The attractive copper black shade gives your eyes a defined look. The staying capacity is also long and does not smudge or flake within few hours of application. It comes with a cute glass pot, easy to carry. It also dries very quickly and does not take a toll on your patience. Its super pigmentation makes your work easier because you get a great look in just one swipe, one touch without digging the gel too much.
Why should I buy this?
- Creamy formula helps the eyeliner to glide like butter
- Intense dark black shade
- Neat packaging
- Smudge-proof and water resistant
2. MAC Fluidline Gel Eyeliner BlackTrack
Though this is gel-based, it glides with the precision of a liquid liner with a soft and smooth finish. Easy to dip and swipe with a brush that can create complete lines. Its jet black shade makes eyes look intense and edgy. One swipe can provide enough pigmentation making your work much easier. Also, this is smudge-proof, so you need not be checking for black imprints around your eyes some eyeliners cause because of smudging. It is known for its ultra-creamy texture that is also waterproof. But its hefty price tag can be a little scary.
What’s new about this Eyeliner?
- Highly pigmented
- Cream finish, but can achieve a fine line with just one swipe
- Quite expensive
3. Lakme Absolute Gel Addict Eye Liner
As the name suggests, this soft gel is highly addictive. This eyeliner comes with the brush attached to the cap. This darkest of black shade comes with a cream finish. A thicker coat would require two-three swipes to get a complete look. This water resistant eyeliner stays for 6-7 hours and it lightens without making a great mess. This can be such a delight for women with oily eyelids because it lasts long on them. It is highly pigmented and its soft texture makes it a winner. Surprisingly, this gel liner comes in seven amazing well-received shades, ranging from white delight to deep sea with a variety of colors giving you a varied color range to flaunt opulent fiery eyes without much ease.
To sum up:
- Soft and silky gel formula
- Works well on oily eyelids
- Comes in seven cool shades
- Good pigmentation
4. Elizabeth Arden Color Intrigue Gel Eyeliner
This strong metallic finish can be your best friend if you love experimenting. Its silky texture suits all skin tones. The creaminess allows the eyeliner to glide smoothly on your lids and it sets within seconds of application. It comes with an ultra-soft brush that can help you in creating both thick and thin lines. It has a decent staying power and it fades evenly making your eyes looks neat and non-flaky. It comes in impressive shades other than black such as brown and teal, which are equally good and attractive.
What is unique about Elizabeth Arden Color Intrigue Gel Eye Liner?
- Creamy nature
- Highly efficient applicator brush
- Comes in other pretty shades other than black
5. Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Eye Liner
This gel-based eyeliner is creamier and smoother and therefore it glides like butter. Its creamy texture facilitates the smooth application of thick and thin lines. The smudge-free gel can even help you create winged eyes. Or, you can even apply it like an eye shadow to attain a smokey look, because of its matte finish. The gel liner is accompanied by a brush with which you can create thick or thin lines with much ease. The color is not extremely intense and dark. The staying power makes this a great choice as it works well for 7-8 hours without feathering or vanishing completely. If you are game for flaunting winged eyes, you should go for lasting drama gel eyeliner as the name suggests it can give your eyes a pleasing dramatic effect.
- Capable of creating perfect wings and shapes
- 7-8 hours staying duration
- Dark shade
6. Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner (Black)
This shine-free absolute dark cream finish gel eyeliner comes with a sturdy pot. And it also settles in a matte finish. It glides smoothly and does all the magic in one stroke on your upper eyelash without much effort, thanks to the pigmentation. Surprisingly, this gel-based eyeliner settles on your eyes for almost ten hours, which is great news for its price! It does not fade or transfer easily and also has smudge-proof and waterproof properties in it. It comes with an applicator brush attached and it can stay for almost two months with regular use. Also, it does not cause any kind of irritation after you apply it. This can be a perfect choice for daily use for its attractive jet black shade. It does not dry up even if you keep it in the pot for months. It also comes with a perfect brush.
- Though it is creamy, it settles in a non-powdery matte finish
- Can be easily removed by the end of the day
- Does not cause any kind of irritation
- Silky smooth and can glide like butter.
7. Inglot Matte Eyeliner Gel 77 Black
This blackest and darkest of all blacks is known for its pigmentation. As the name suggests, it is matte finish and therefore it has a longer staying power. It is compact with a pretty packaging. Sadly, this packaging does not come with an applicator brush. You can use a regular eye liner brush to use. Just like any other gel eyeliner, Inglot Matte Eyeliner also tends to dry out quickly, seconds after application and it also doesn’t budge for a long time. And you need only a little gel from that fancy container for application, because with one full stroke your eyes get all the charm it requires.
This is what you should know about Inglot Matte Eyeliner:
- Intense black shade
- Glides smoothly without any tugging
- Does not come along with an applicator brush
8. Coloressence Gel Eyeliner
This eyeliner has a purely dark black shade with a cream finish. The long lasting power and smudge-proof properties makes it an interesting choice. Adding to that, it is less expensive. It is recommended that you avoid drawing thick lines, too many layers as it might make it look cakey and large. It comes with an applicator brush which will help you draw the lines of your choice to make your eyes look electrifying.
9. Revlon Colorstay Crème Gel Eyeliner
The crème gel comes in a packaging similar to that of liquid eyeliner. It is available in four stunning shades. Charcoal has a soft and creamy texture and has a good consistency. It is neither wet nor dry texture wise making the application job easier. This shade is not a dark black shade unlike the other shades we saw, but this one is different, it has a lighter and not-so-harsh shade. This is the perfect candidate for the lighter shade lover. It sets perfectly in the second coating and can stay for a day but can start fading a little by the end of the day. Fading is not very messy, though.
What’s good about Revlon Colorstay Crème Gel Eyeliner?
- Works well on user who prefers a lighter shade.
- Sets well after second coating.
- Can survive for a day.
- Great consistency.
10. Oriflame Gel Eyeliner
Oriflame eye liner comes in a cute glass jar that is smooth textured gel eyeliner that stays for 7-8 hours a day. And this one pretty little jar can last for 5-6 months, as you need only one stroke to lighten your eyes up with this mesmerizing black shade because it glides effortlessly on the eyelids. Though it is not highly pigmented like the rest of the eyeliners available on market, it is long lasting and gives you smudge-free beautiful eyes. As it is highly water resistant you need to use an oil based eye makeup remover to wash it away.
Positives and negatives:
- It is thick, consistent and creamy
- It is less-expensive
- The brush is quite disappointing as it is very tiny
- Does not cause irritation
Gone are the days when you have to keep checking your eyelids every now and then to check if the eyeliner has smudged all over the face. Now, with extremely efficient smudge-proof and water-resistant gel eyeliners in India, you can give your eyes electrifying looks. You can perk up a normal or ordinary dress with an electrifying eye makeup by teaming it up with attractive pink pout to be a stunner!
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