For most beauty-lovers, a good eyeliner is one of the more important components to a well-rounded makeup arsenal. We’re talking pigmented, anti-smudge, last-through-the-apocalypse good. But finding that perfect formula is no easy task. First, there are a TON of eyeliner options at your fingertips, all delivering their own set of perks and specific looks. Second, if they all serve different purposes, doesn’t it make sense to have one of each formula type, so you have endless lining and defining capabilities? Why yes! Check out our list of the best liners, ever. Read up on their benefits and decide which one (or two or three…) meets your specific eyeliner needs. And to make your search even easier, we’ve provided a quick cheat sheet on basic eyeliner education to help you decide what type(s) may be right up your alley.