5 Eyeshadow Sticks that Double as Eyeliners for a Time-Saving Morning RoutineFebruary 06, 2019
Eyeshadow palettes are great and all, but sometimes, life calls for something simpler — like a product that doesn’t require makeup brushes and can easily be applied everywhere from a moving vehicle to the gym locker room. Enter, eyeshadow sticks that double as eyeliners for a mess-free makeup routine in just minutes. Whether you use them to create a smoky eye, line your waterline or highlight your inner corners, they’re a staple for the on-the-go makeup lover.
If you’re looking to covet one ASAP, we’re happy to report that there are a wide range of options, including ones that cost less than your daily iced coffee to those luxe formulas worn by celebs on the red carpet. Ahead, check out five eyeshadow sticks that double as eyeliners for mess-free, time-saving makeup application.
These affordable sticks come in five shades, and you can probably make use of every single one. The shade named Perfect Pearl is ideal for highlighting your inner corners or achieving shimmery lids, while Bronze Metal is an on-trend rust that’s perfect for lining your eyes to really bring out your eye color.
Luxe beauty lovers have probably already heard of this creamy eyeshadow and liner formula from Lancôme. The formula is waterproof, can last for up to 24 hours and comes in 20 shades.
This classic pencil from NYX is not only super affordable, but its quality is practically unbeatable. It comes in 24 shades, all of which are highly pigmented and glide onto your lid effortlessly. Makeup enthusiasts are particularly obsessed with “Milk,” a white hue that’s ideal for lining your waterline, highlighting the inner corner of your eye and even using it as a base for eyeshadow. You can even use it on your lips to lighten a color you already own!
Check out the reviews for this shadow stick and you’ll find very few complaints (probably just that it’s not available in many retailers). Choose from 21 shades of neutrals that are perfect for just about every occasion. Customers rave about their staying power and creamy formula.
Nudestix, as the name implies, is a beauty brand that solely creates makeup sticks for face, lips and eyes. Using its formulas, you can easily create a mess-free, full face of makeup. Some of the brand’s bestsellers are its Magnetic Matte Eye Colors because they’re perfect for everyday wear — just be careful because you’ll covet them all.