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A List Of All The Best Eye Makeup Products To Get Now

If your eyes are the windows to the soul, you need to enhance your peepers and make them look their best. Eye makeup has the power to transform your look from demure to sultry in the blink of an eye. The pervasiveness of social media has made it easier for us to see how easy it is to apply eyeshadows of different colours even in our day-to-day life. More women are open to experimenting brighter and bolder shades, and more brands are introducing multicolour palettes in response.

With the K-beauty wave in full force, there is also more emphasis on eyebrow makeup. The eyebrows are among the most prominent, recognisable features on the face so even if you have your eye makeup down pat, it just wouldn’t look complete without a set of well-groomed brows. Scroll through the gallery for the winners in the eye makeup category from the recent Her World Beauty Awards 2018.

#1: Best department/specialty store liquid eyeliner (Editors’ choice) – Cle de Peau Beaute Intensifying Liquid Eyeliner, $77
On one end of this liner is a brush that feels soft on skin, but is firm enough to draw a clean line. On the other end, a short felt tip gives you more control. Perfect for neat lines and sharp cat-eye flicks. #2: Best department/specialty store liquid eyeliner (Bloggers’ and Readers’ choice) – Chanel Signature de Chanel Intense Longwear Eyeliner Pen, $51
The brush makes applying this highly pigmented liner smooth and painless. It allows you to draw thin or thick lines easily, too. #3: Best drugstore liquid eyeliner (Editors’ choice) – Kate Super Sharp Liner EX, $17, Watsons
One layer gives you an ultra-dark grey that looks natural. Add another for an intense black line. The brush tip is soft and firm, and doesn’t poke the skin. #4: Best drugstore liquid eyeliner (Bloggers’ choice) – L’Oreal Makeup Designer Paris Superliner Expressionist, $19.90, Watsons
Rub-proof, smudge-proof and fade-proof, this quick-dry formula gives you jet-black lines. #5: Best drugstore liquid eyeliner (Readers’ choice) – Revlon Colourstay Liquid Eye Pen, $19.90, Watsons
This is highly pigmented, stays put for at least eight hours without smudging, and has a tapered felt tip for precise application. #6: Best neutral colours eyeshadow palette(Editors’ choice) – It Cosmetics Superhero Eye Transforming Anti-aging Super Palette, $68
You get six eyeshadows in satin and matte finishes, three powder eyeshadows that can be used wet or dry, and three eyeshadow bases that correct, neutralise and prep lids. The shades run sheer but build well with their easy-to-blend textures. #7: Best neutral colours eyeshadow palette (Bloggers’ and Readers’ choice) – Laneige Ideal Shadow Quad, $42
Everything you need to createlong-lasting sheer or intense looks with satin, matte and glitter finishes is in here. The colours blend easily and seamlessly for a perfectly non-patchy look. #8: Best bright colours eyeshadow palette – Dior 5 Couleurs High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette, $102
The intense pigments in rich shades deliver high colour payoff with a luxurious silky feel. #9: Best bright colours eyeshadow palette - Urban Decay Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette, $83
Intense, true-to-colour shades last all day even without eye primer. They blend well without looking patchy. #10: Best department/specialty store pencil eyeliner (Editors’ choice) – Shu Uemura Lasting Soft Gel Pencil, $37
This has a creamy texture and good colour payoff. It lasts at least eight hours, and is easily removed. #11: Best department/specialty store pencil eyeliner (Bloggers’ choice) – Kose Esprique Gel Pencil Eyeliner, $32
Rub-proof, waterproof and fragrance-free, this goes on smoothly for a glossy black line. #12: Best department/specialty store pencil eyeliner (Readers’ choice) – Marc Jacobs Beauty Highlighter Matte Gel Eye Crayon, $38
Like a matte finish? This waterproof liner gives you that, plus intense pigment. It glides on smoothly too. #13: Best department/specialty store all-in-one mascara (Editors’ and Readers’ choice) – Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Mascara, $54
Lashes look longer, fuller, and clump-free with just one coat. It’s smudge-proof, lasts more than eight hours, and is easy to remove. #14: Best department/specialty store all-in-one mascara (Bloggers’ choice) - Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real Lengthening Mascara, $42, Sephora
This gives great lengthening effects and helps lashes look slightly fuller. It holds up all day and doesn’t flake. #15: Best department/specialty store volumising mascara – YSL Beauty Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils The Shock Waterproof, $60
#16: Best department/specialty store eyebrow pencil (Editors’ choice) – Estee Lauder The Brow Multi-Tasker, $48
The triangle-shaped pencil tip doesn’t tug at your skin. Instead, it moves ever so smoothly to deposit colour evenly over your brows. The powder fills in sparse areas, and the spoolie keeps your look together. #17: Best department/specialty store eyebrow pencil (Readers’ choice) – Benefit Cosmetics Goof Proof Eyebrow Pencil, $42
The diamond-shaped pencil tip glides on smoothly and gives just the right amount of colour in one stroke. You can even use this directly on skin with no makeup. #18: Best drugstore eyebrow groomers (Editors’ choice) – Za Dual-end Eyebrow, $13.90, Watsons
Its sword-shaped tip allows you to draw precise lines. The powder blurs blemishes and fills in sparse brows without looking harsh. Smudge-proof and waterproof, it lasts more than 12 hours. #19: Best drugstore eyebrow groomers (Bloggers’ choice) – Kate Designing Eyebrow 3D, $20.50, Watsons
With three shades, this brow palette gives more options for colour intensity. The powder goes on smoothly and evenly, and the lightest shade doubles as contouring powder for your nose as well. #20: Best drugstore eyebrow groomers (Readers’ choice) – Revlon Colourstay Brow Pencil, $19.90, Watsons
For a more natural look, this fuss-free, long-wearing pencil shapes brows easily. It has a blending brush that helps you adjust the colour intensity and also functions as an eyebrow comb. #21: Best department/specialty store eyebrow gel/liquid (Editors’ and Bloggers’ choice) – Laneige Eyebrow Cushion-Cara, $36
The liquid-to-powder formula adheres to skin effortlessly and gives brows an airbrushed look. #22: Best department/specialty store eyebrow gel/liquid (Readers’ choice) – Benefit Cosmetics Ka-Brow! Eyebrow Cream-Gel Colour, $42, Sephora
A little of this creamy, buildable formula goes a long way. And it stays put even on oily skin, or after a workout. This story first appeared on Like this? Check out these stunning hairstyles from the F/W’18 runways, the most travel-friendly face palette every makeup lover needs and the best non-sticky lip glosses for a sexy pout.