8 Waterproof Eyeliners to Stock Up on This Summer

Lest your cat eye get all smudge-y.

Come summer, everything starts going—quite literally—south, beauty-wise. To prevent makeup meltage that makes you look like you've been midday weeping, invest in some eyeliners that will take you from morning 'til dusk without a smudge in sight.

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To Match Your Rock 'n' Roll Spirit

Throw some shade at beauty norms, the patriarchy, or whatever your gripes are, with a thick rim of kohl that screams rebellion.

Ardency Inn Punker Rock On Waterproof Eyeliner, $22; sephora.com.

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For Eyeliner Artistes

Precise lines and easy application = your easy entry into more daring liner styles.

Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner, $26; nordstrom.com.

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A K-Beauty Standard

If the Korean beauty gurus swear by it, it's worth a shot, no? They're meant to last in Korea's humid summers, so we're definitely loading up on this side of the Pacific.

Clio Waterproof Pen Liner, $11; amazon.com.

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For the Budget Conscious

For a drugstore product worth the hype, try out Maybelline's easy to apply formula that won't go from 0 to raccoon eyes, real quick.

Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner, $10; ulta.com.

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For Experimentalists

Yes, we could go on all day about Make Up Forever's long-lasting beauty products (it's all in the name, right?) but the real draw here is the range of tropical hues, from fuchsia to turquoise.

Make Up For Ever Aqua Liner, $23; makeupforever.com.

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For Steady Hands

Folks with wobbly hands may need to get used to the slick application of this gel, but the easy glide-on formula means you don't have to tug over skin. Bold lines are easier than ever.

Smashbox Jet Set Waterproof Eyeliner, $22;sephora.com.

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To Avoid Re-applying

Like your OG Stila marker, but designed to last even longer—14 hours gets you through happy hour, right?

Fiona Styles Ultra Precision Stylo, $16; ulta.com.

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To Pair with Oily Skin

Oily lids? Ain't no thang. Tarte's gel formula is grippier on skin, reducing excess oil for a head-turning cat eye.

Tarte Clay Pot Waterproof Liner, $21; sephora.com.

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