Top 10 Liners for the Purr-fect Cat Eye

Top 10 Liners for the Purr-fect Cat Eye

The cat eye is probably the most frustrating makeup routine when you have difficult eyeliner. There are so many choices at your closest cosmetic aisle that are designed to help make the sharpest, thickest line. Fear not, we’ve narrowed down the ten best eyeliners thanks to Influensters’ comments and reviews. 

We started with the winner, and listed the nine runner-ups! Check them out below. 

Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

WINNER - This is the ideal infallible liner for a cat eye. The formula is waterproof, high pigment is fade-, melt-, crackle-, and run-free. Not to mention the super flexible brush which allows a fluid application. 

Price: $19.00 

What Influensters Say: The Kat Von D liner ranked 23rd for eyeliners on Influenster with a 4.5-star rating. Influensters raved about the end product when they attempted a cat eye look…we’re sold!

e.l.f Waterproof Eyeliner Pen

e.l.f. Liquid Liner

No smudge or budge with this liner! The soft felt tip gives you easy-application and a precise line. With a price tag like that, how could you say no?

Price: $2

What Influensters Say: You gave this liner a 3.5 star rating based on 1,523 comments. 

Maybelline Eye Studio Master Precise Eyeliner

Maybelline Master Duo


Finally, a felt tip that never drips or dies. Anyone looking for an extra-fine line, look no further. A liner with a 0.4mm brush tip at an affordable price is hard to beat!

Price: $8

What Influensters Say: Users love this one and wrote 839 comments and a gave it a 4.5/5 rating. 

L'Oréal Lineur Intense Felt Tip Liquid Liner

Lineur Intense

Bold and sleek, this eyeliner is purrr-fect a night-out look. The brush is natural, felt-tip and gives you the line you’ve been looking for!

Price: $8

What Influensters Say: Users gave this 4.5 stars and it ranked #353 in the eyeliner category. 

NYC Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil

NYC Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil

No need for touch-ups with this pencil! For the makeup lover who isn’t a fan of the liquid line, this NYC Waterproof pencil is right for you. The waterproof feature makes it perfect for any hot day or last minute Soul class. 

Price: $5

What Influensters Say: Influensters weighed-in a 4 star rating for this pencil. One user said: “This eyeliner is one of the best I've ever used. I was lucky enough to receive it in my Vox Box.” 

e.l.f. Liquid Eyeliner

e.l.f. Liquid Liner

This smudge-proof liner is rich in color, creating a long lasting defined look. The fine tip brush helps you create that effortless line. 

Price: $3.00

What Influenster Say: Influensters gave this drugstore liquid liner a 4-star ranking because of its affordability and quality. One Influenster claimed it didn’t crease for hours and hours. 

Maybelline Eye Studio Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner

Eye Studio Masterprecise

This felt tip pen never drips or dries out and creates an ultrathin line with its .4mm brush tip. The ink technology keeps the pigments rich and intense. 

Price: $6.23

What Influensters Say: This product is ranked 147th on Influenster for all eyeliner categories and boasts a 4.5-star rating. One Influenster said they get the precise wing every time. 

Revlon ColorStay Skinny Liquid Eyeliner - Black Out 

Revlon Colorstay Skinny

Get ready for all-day wear, and the thinnest line from our top picks. This liner has a .1mm tip, which doesn’t smudge or fade. 

Price: $7.99

What Influensters Say: This is an impressive liner, ranking 10th in the entire eyeliner category. Who can resist that and a 4.5-star ranking?

Benefit Cosmetics They're Real! Push-Up Liner

Benefit They're Real!

I’m a big Benefit fan because their products are long-lasting and high quality. It’s so long-lasting that I would recommend using waterproof makeup remover after you’ve flaunted those wings. 

Price: $12.00

What Influensters Say: This product is pretty new, so it only has a 3.5-star rating. Influensters said it took a few tries to warm up to this product but soon were obsessed. 

COVERGIRL Intensify Me! Liquid Eyeliner

Covergirl Intensify Me

This paddle-shaped tip creates a thick dramatic line on top of the eye and is perfect for creating those cat eye wings. The formula is very easy to remove, and can be removed with water. 

Price: $8.99 

What Influensters Say: This 4-star rated product is pretty popular among Influensters. However, if you’re hoping for a look that lasts all-night, this liner may not be ideal. 

Love one of these eyeliners? Let us know in the comments below! Don’t forget to check out the other Influenster Choice Awards makeup nominees. 

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