Best Budge-Proof Drugstore Eyeliners for Summer

    Every summer, this is exactly how I feel:

    How can you argue that global warming doesn’t exist in weather like this? For days like today, where it’s hitting about 95 degrees, I need an eyeliner that’s not going to budge, creep, or drip off.

    I’ve collected my 5 favorite budge-proof drugstore eyeliners that have done well by me through hot weather. Watch the video to find out more about them:

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    These liners hold up through heat, sweat and rubbing… definitely a must-have for this hot, hot summer.

    Best Budge-Proof Drugstore Eyeliners for Summer

    Have you found any budget-friendly and budge-proof eyeliners from the drugstore?

    This was a collab with Mallory1712, who was the runner up in the Allure Beauty Blogger Awards. She is so bubbly and sweet; check out her video, where she talks about her favorite high-end eyeliners for summer!


    • Norah Salazar

      I need to look into some of these, they sound fabulous!

    • Aleya Bamdad

      What a great list. I want to try the NYX liquid.

    • Great list. The nyx liquid makes my eyes burn

    • Noelle

      Oooooh that NYX liquid!

    • Great list! I need to write these down and keep an eye for them next time I’m at Walgreens or CVS.

    • Great picks! I always have to use a gel liner from MAC or Bobbi Brown, I need to check out these ones from NYX for sure!

    • I need to try the coastal scents liner!

    • My go to is the NYX liquid liner! All time HG 🙂 Glad you like it as well!

    • How bizarre! I usually have sensitive lids and it doesn’t irritate mine.

    • I haven´t tried any of these. So far my favorite has been Vivo Cosmetics liquid liner.

    • I need to try the Coastal Scents liner!

    • I learned a lot about no melts while living in Florida! Anyone that lives there and wants to wear eyeliners needs to read this!

    • I totally need to try that Coastal Scents liner and that NYX one. I dont own many drugstore liners, but I totally am re-thinking that as these sound awesome. And I love love love that they are waterproof. Great read!

    • Cindy Ingalls

      Great finds!

    • these all sound so perfect!

    • Anastasia

      What a great selection of eyeliners! I agree with you about NYX liners, they are wonderful!

    • FabZilla_Kath

      Great suggestions. I should try NYX!

    • Great list – I have to check the stash and see if I have any of these. Also, gurrrrl, your hair is fab-u-lous in this video. I hope you swung it around your boyfriend, maybe take him dancing.

    • AWESOME LIST. I am a huge huge fan of the 12 Hour Made to last pencils from Jordana… I own each one and they are so fabulous even for a pop of color on days I don’t want to be dramatic. 😉 Another great one is the new NYX Shadow Pencils… similar to the JESP but they are waterproof and do not budget a bit. 😉

    • Shelley Polarbelle

      very nice post!!

    • I love the Rimmel scandaleyes liners, they do not move!

    • This is a great video! I absolutely think Coastal Scents counts 🙂 they are dirt cheap.

    • ‘Twas a rare, good-curly-hair-day occasion. Believe me, I’ve been trying to get it to look like this again and fail!

    • I would never be able to take the Florida humidity!

    • Oh this was helpful, thanks! My go to brand for waterproof liners is Smashbox. Both the eye pencils and gel liners never disappoint!

    • Betzy Carmona

      I saw the video the other day and love it 🙂

    • Great choices!

    • Love all of your picks…but I especially love Jordana for a cheap liner pick.

    • Pam Cake

      With my hooded eyelids I’m constantly on a quest for a cat eye liner that won’t transfer to my upper lid. Even with primer it still happens. Ran right out and bought the NYX liner and BLAMMO… finally a liner that stays where I put it from 7am until 7pm. It greys out a little but my upper lid is pure. Win!

    • I’m so glad it worked well for you! It’s definitely my fave of the bunch– I even keep a few backups 🙂