Ditch The Raccoon Eyes: Top 5 Eye Liners That Beat the Spring/Summer Heat

Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner. For us here in LA, this can only mean one thing — heat.

While we may be a fan of the sun, we can all agree that our make up isn’t too fond of it.  Make up lovers everywhere have struggled to find the right beauty products that won’t melt away under warm conditions. In addition to the heat directly melting make up away, hot weather also causes our skin to sweat. The additional sweat and oil from our skin causes make up to smear smudge and run.

While these conditions may seem difficult to deal with, we certainly wouldn’t want you to stay locked inside all spring and summer long, so we’re here to help.

Audrey intern Paulina Lee tried on several eye liners and put them to the heat test. We’re here to share our results with you. Don’t go another day with “raccoon eyes.” Here are the top 5 eye liners that beat the spring/summer heat.

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1.) STILA Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner ($20.00) 
“This easy-glide, quick-dry precision liner stays in place until you say when-no smudges, feathering, or running. The thin, marker-like tip is easy to use, even for the beauty beginner, and delivers any look-from a thin line to a bold, dramatic stroke. It goes on smoothly without skipping, smudging, or pulling, and lasts all day.”


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2.) Etude House Drawing Show Brush Eyeliner ($14.69)
“Easy-to-draw Brush, smooth texture and smudge-proof”

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3.)  Revolon Colorstay Liquid Liner ($4.99)
“Elegant, sexy and sophisticated, Revlon Colorstay Liquid Liner allows you to emphasize your eyes with precision. Dries quickly and lasts all day.”



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4) MAKE UP FOREVER Pro Waterproof Eye Liner ($25.00)
“Pro Waterproof Eyeliner is a completely water-resistant eyeliner that adds drama to the eyes and lasts all day, even under the most extreme conditions (water, tears, heat, etc.).”

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5. Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils ($20.00)
“Creamy, forever-lasting, award-winning and waterproof, 24/7 pencils delight you with lush tropical hues, deep metallics, and unusually vibrant neutrals.”