Makeup Must-Haves: Best Waterproof Eyeliner Brands in India

Last modified on January 24th, 2019 at 3:07 pm

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Nothing stays intact like the waterproof eyeliner does. Waterproof eyeliners aren’t just for the monsoons, but are a also a preferable option to wear in face-melting humid heat. Again, if you’re someone who gyms or swims a lot, a waterproof eyeliner is must-have for you too. If you don’t like the glossy shine of the waterproof liquid eyeliners, you can certainly go for waterproof gel eyeliner which gives a subtle matte finish with the long-lasting formula. After combing, testing, and trying, here’s our list of the best waterproof eyeliner brands in India.

In this post you will learn:

  • The types of waterproof eyeliners out there?
  • 3 reasons why (and 3 reasons why not) to use waterproof eyeliners
  • A curated list of the best waterproof eyeliner brands in India
  • How to remove waterproof eyeliner

Types of Waterproof Eyeliner in the Market

Waterproof eyeliners come in 3 kinds:-

Like any other eye makeup product, waterproof eyeliners have their own set of benefits and disadvantages.

Table: 3 Reasons Why You Should Use a Waterproof Eyeliner (And 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t!)

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Pros Cons
Waterproof eyeliners don’t smudge Waterproof eyeliners are difficult to remove
Waterproof eyeliners last long Waterproof eyeliners gives a shiny finish which you may not like.
Waterproof eyeliners are best for rainy days, the gym, swimming, and tear-jerker events like weddings and farewells. Waterproof eyeliners leave a stain even after removing

 

Found the best waterproof eyeliner that suits your style? Go through our post on 7 EYELINER TRENDS TO TRY and experiment!

 

Trending Waterproof Eyeliner Colours for 2018

Black waterproof eyeliner can be a staple for the weekdays. Weekends, though, are a good time for some experimentation with coloured waterproof eyeliners. Popular brands like Lakme, M.A.C, Maybelline, and Revlon have introduced a waterproof eyeliner range, and have a variety of color options available. Some of our favourite picks include the M.A.C. Liquidlast Liner Blue Me Over, the Maybelline Lasting Drama waterproof gel pencil in Amethyst, and the Lakme gel eyeliner in Olive Green.  

 

Want to experiment with a coloured eyeliner? Browse through our post on COLOURED EYELINER LOOKS to get ideas!

 

The Best Waterproof Eyeliner Brands in India (With Prices!)

Here’s our curated lists of waterproof eyeliners with prices from popular brands, covering all pocket sizes. You can use this list as a guidebook for choosing the best waterproof eyeliner for yourself.

Lakme Waterproof Eyeliner  

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The Lakme waterproof eyeliners range includes liquid eyeliner and gel eye pencils.

Eyeliner Type Eyeliner Name Available Colours Lakme Waterproof Eyeliner Price
Lakme Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Lakme Insta Liner Black Rs. 110
Lakme Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Lakme Absolute Shine Line Eyeliner Black, Grey, Shimmer Bronze, Sparkling Olive, Liquid Gold Rs. 400
Lakme Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Lakme Absolute Gloss Artist Liquid Eyeliner Black Rs. 600
Lakme Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Lakme 9 to 5 Black Impact Liquid eyeliner Black Rs 250
Lakme Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil Lakme Absolute Forever Silk Eyeliner Electric Violet, Blacklast, Blue Cosmic Rs. 450
Lakme Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil Lakme Absolute Kohl Ultimate Kajal Eye Pencil Black, Silver Slate, Prussian Blue, Ash Brown, Royal Purple, Bronze Rust Rs. 750 to Rs. 850 (depending upon colours)
Lakme Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner pen Lakme Eyeconic Liner Pen Block Tip Black Rs. 475
Lakme Gel Eyeliner (pot) Lakme 9 to 5 Gel Kajal Black Rs. 400

 

Maybelline Waterproof Eyeliner

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One of the most popular and affordable brand in India, Maybelline has myriads of waterproof eyeliners, most of which are available in India.

Gel Eyeliner Type Eyeliner Name Available Colours Maybelline Gel eyeliner Price
Maybelline Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil Maybelline Colossal Kajal 24Hrs Eye Pencil Black Rs. 180
Maybelline Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Maybelline Gigi Hadid Liquid eyeliner Black Rs 499
Maybelline Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Maybelline Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner Cobalt Blue, Forest Brown,

Black

Rs. 550
Maybelline Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Maybelline Hyper Ink Glitz Liquid Eyeliner Burgundy, Gold, Green, Sapphire, Black Rs. 425
Maybelline Gel Eyeliner (Gel Pot) Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner Black Rs. 525
Maybelline Waterproof
Gel Eyeliner Pencil
Maybelline Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Eyeliner Silken Turquoise, Polished Amethyst, Lustrous Sapphire, Glazed Toffee, Sleek Onyx, Smooth Charcoal, Glossy Emerald, Soft Nude, Striking Copper Rs. 470
Maybelline Gel Eyeliner Pencil Maybelline Gigi Hadid Gel Eyeliner Black Rs. 350

Need a list for the best waterproof eyeliner pencil and liquid eyeliners too? This post on BEST EYELINER BRANDS in India should help.

M.A.C Waterproof Eyeliner

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Long-lasting wear of the best quality makes the M.A.C. range waterproof eyeliners a must-have.

Gel Eyeliner Type Eyeliner Name Available Colours M.A.C Gel Eyeliner Price
M.A.C Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil M.A.C Pearlglide Intense Eyeliner Petrol Blue, Black Swan, Designer Purple, Lord it up- Bronze, Undercurrent-Teal Rs. 1450
M.A.C Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil M.A.C Pro Longwear Eyeliner Black Ice, Devotion-deep army green, Mountain Air-vibrant blue, Definitely Black, Night Trail-deep navy blue, Rich Experience-true brown, Powerline- muted gold Rs. 1450
M.A.C Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner M.A.C Liquid Last Eyeliner Black, Blue Me Over, Naked Bond (golden), Late Night ( dark green), Misty Me (silver), Rich &Robust (purple), Coco Bar (Brown) Rs. 1950
M.A.C Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner M.A.C Fluidline Pen Retro Black, Indelibly Blue, Vintage Brown Rs. 1950
M.A.C Gel Eyeliner (pot) M.A.C Pro Longwear Fluidline Gel Eyeliner Navy Blue, Deep Smoked Violet, Shimmering Dirty Taupe, Deep Deep Brown, Deep Dark Flat Brown, Deep Ocean Blue, Intense Black, Soft Black, Deep Metal Grey Rs. 1450
M.A.C Gel Eyeliner (Pencil) M.A.C Rebeleyes Gel Eyeliner Black Rs. 1950

Revlon Waterproof Eyeliner

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Another brand that offers a variety of products when it comes to waterproof eyeliners. Below is the curated list of best waterproof eyeliners from the brand Revlon.

Gel Eyeliner Type Eyeliner Name Available Colours Revlon Gel Eyeliner Price
Revlon Gel Eyeliner (pot) Revlon Colorstay Cream Gel Eyeliner Black, Brown, Plum Prune Rs. 500
Revlon Waterproof  Eyeliner pencil Revlon Colorstay Eyeliner Pencil Jade, Black Rs. 700
Revlon Waterproof  Eyeliner pencil Revlon Eyeliner Pencil Brown Rs. 265
Revlon Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Revlon Colorstay Exactify Liquid Eyeliner (Wheel-tip) Black Rs. 1095
Revlon Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen (Felt-tip) Black Rs. 895
Revlon Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen Triple Edge Black Rs. 950
Revlon Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen Ball Point Black Rs 950
Revlon Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Revlon Colorstay Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Black, Blue, Brown Rs. 840
Revlon Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Revlon Classic Fabuliner Liquid Eyeliner Black Rs. 580

 

Need some help with applying an eyeliner? Read our post on BASIC EYE MAKEUP STEPS.

Last Words on Choosing the Best Waterproof Eyeliner for Your Makeup Kit

While waterproof eyeliners are great for a hot and humid climate like India’s, taking them off can get tricky. You can use oil-based makeup removers to remove waterproof eyeliner. Micellar water is another great option to remove waterproof eyeliner. Coconut oil, and olive oil are effective some natural alternatives you can use.

In case you’d rather trust a professional with your makeup, for special events that is, you can always hire a party makeup artist to get you ready in your home’s comfort.

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