Bougie on a Budget: Top 5 Budget-Friendly Brown Eyeliners for Subtle Cat Eyes
Feb 09, 2021 03:45 AM EST
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Jet black eyeliners are considered one of the holy grail products in every girl's makeup stash, may it be gel liners, pencils, or those with felt tip pens, a simple winged eyeliner can instantly brighten up the whole look.
However, for those ladies who veers away from the striking look of cat eyes, experts like Mario Dedivanovic, who is also the Founder and CEO of Makeup By Mario, told Byrdie.com that you could replace black eyeliners with brown ones.
He explained that brown eyeliners have a lens intense effect compared to jet black eyeliners, plus it is also a universal shade that suits every skin tone.
Another good thing about brown eyeliners is their versatility. It can double as a contour, giving the eyelids the illusion of thicker lashes.
Moreover, with just a few swipes of brown eyeliners along the waterline, it can also add more depth around your eyes without that intense look as compared to black eyeliners.
Now that we've convinced you to trade your trusty jet black eyeliners to brown tones, here are the budget-friendly products that you can get from any drugstores.
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Create those subtle cat eyes with the Epic Ink Liner from NYX. It is a waterproof product that has a metallic matte finish,
Moreover, this also features a flexible and ultra-precise tip, so you can easily draw that winged detail for only $9.
For those who are new to this makeup trick, you can start with the Unstoppable Eyeliner in Cinnabar shade by Maybelline.
Unlike felt tips, you can easily draw and control your hands using pencils.
No need to worry about having panda eyes since this claims to have a waterproof formula and smudge-resistant effect.
For $7, this mechanical eye pencil also comes with a self-sharpening tip for that simple and softer cat-eye look.
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Clean beauty junkies need to get their hand on the Defining Retractable Eyeliner by Burt's Bees.
It is formulated with nourishing oils like jojoba and shea butter as well as other emollients such as natural resins and beeswax.
Unlike ordinary pencil eyeliners, it has an effect of gel liners that can easily glide on the skin.
Moreover, this $9 Burt's Bees liner is said to be ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested, so there's no need to fret about getting your skin irritated.
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Considered as one of the under the radar products, the Retractable Waterproof Eyeliner can be a dupe for high-end products at an affordable price.
This cream formulated eyeliner promises a long-lasting effect and won't easily smudge on the skin; plus, another good thing is that it is waterproof.
Another feature of this is it has a built-in blender and sharpener, and also comes in various a range of shades such as magenta plum, bright olive, and of course, the classic black.