Jun 3, 2011 8:59 AM
Janelle writes: "Hi - I'm looking for a good eyeliner & mascara that doesn't smear and makes my lashes super long? Would love to get a good deal or maybe compare over-the-counter vs. sephora brand vs. "best selling/rated" name brand eyeliner/mascara. Thanks!"
Magzilla here. Small world time: our kids are in the same play group! WEIRD! (Not that weird. I told all you moms about our Personal Shopper feature so it's nice to know you ladies are listening.) Knowing your position in a hospital working ridiculous hours, smudge-free makeup is clearly essential. I was able to pull from my personal makeup kit and some other reputable choices that won't break the juice box. See you Wednesday!!
1. Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner ($20): A little pricey but ladies swear by this stuff.
2. CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus ($5): My personal favorite and it also makes a mean cat eye last for days. I have literally slept with this stuff on only to wear it the next day. I know, gross.
3. Revlon Color Stay Eyeliner ($5): You can pick this up in any drug store or Target.
4. E.L.F. Eyelid Primer ($1 WHAT WHAT!!): A light dabbing of primer will make sure the eyeliner stays put through your whole shift. Or date night with the Hubs.
5. Bobbi Brown No Smudge Mascara ($24): Online only, this stuff is worth every penny.
6. Buxom Lash Mascara ($18): This comes highly reccommended by the ladies here at Outblush.
7. CoverGirl Last Blast Volume ($6): You will never find me without this stuff. I use no other mascara and haven't in five years. Buy it online where it is way cheaper than stores in our area.
8. Bare Minerals Eyeliner Brush ($8): If you have the time, set your eyeliner with a similar shade of eyeshadow using an eyeliner brush. It keeps the moist eyeliner dry and smudge-proof.
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