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For modern-day Cleopatras—or those looking for a non-waterproof option—Noir’s Kohl Eyeliner provides rich, pigmented color.

Noir Cosmetics

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If there’s anything we love, it’s getting the best of both worlds. Noir’s stay-put black eyeliner combines the ease of a pencil with the drama of a liquid liner. It glides on like a velvety crayon and doesn’t shift, fade, or run. Plus, the waterproof formula means that your perfectly defined eyes will last through a tearjerker movie, flash rainstorm, or your best friend’s wedding.

How it Works

Thanks to vitamin E and jojoba oil, the crayon has an uncommonly smooth texture that makes it easy to draw a rich line without pulling the sensitive skin around your eyes.

How to Use

Draw a thin line along your upper lash line. Extend it slightly at the edges or wing upward to create a dramatic cat eye look. For an ‘80s-inspired rimmed eye, trace a skinny line on the upper and lower lids, then lightly smudge to soften the effect.

Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Mica (Ci 77019), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Cyclopentasiloxane, Paraffin, C11-12 Isoparaffin, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ceresin, Ozokerite, Microcrystalline Wax, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

description is accurate

it really is "long-wear" eyeliner. i can see a distinct difference when i use this eyeliner as opposed to my everyday maybelline. it's much darker and more pronounce and lasts a really long time.
the only criticism i have is that it smears under my eyes a little bit.

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Not for me

I liked how it looked when I first applied it. But it didn't have any staying power. I found that I had to reapply it numerous times throughout the day.

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amazing

it literally does not smudge. It's great for making dramatic looks but really easy to make a clean, every day look too

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Does not last more than 2 hrs

I was not happy with this eyeline what so ever. I put it on in the morning aroun 7am and by 930 it is gone. I will not be purchasing this again.

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Love It!

I haven't used crayon eyeliner in a very long time--I've been using drug store brand liquid liner. There was nothing wrong with it, I just wanted a change and a less dramatic effect to go along with a new eye shadow palette. I debuted the Noir eyeliner on New Years' Eve and fell in love. I used it on top along my lash line and then on the bottom tear line and feel glammed up without looking like I wear too much make-up. I recommend!

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ok, but ....

I liked the effects of the liner, it worked well and didn't smudge. However as soon the point was gone I was unable to sharpen it. It is not a typical pencil. So I was stuck and unable to use the rest of the eyeliner. Wish I had known this before, disappointing.

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Better than I expected!!

I bought this to try out after a few instances with liquid eyeliner going into my eyes, which is not fun. I have better control and glides on wonderfully. It defiantly lives up to its description: won't shift, fade or run, except I do see it smudge at the corner of my eyes which doesn't bother me in the least bit. Plus, it is comes off easily with makeup remover! :D I highly recommend it.

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Long wear!

This eye-liner is beyond the best! It really does stay all day and doesn't smudge. It holds eye powder well too. Makes my eyes pop!

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best eyeliner ever

i have tried every type and brand of pencil liners out there. it has been a search since i was 14 and started lining my upper and lower lids daily with black eyeliner. i love the sultry look, but the problem was ALWAYS that it dripped down my face. this one stays on almost perfectly all day! it's truly the best thing ever.

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long lasting

I just received the eyeliner a few days ago, and have been extremely happy with the product. The eyeliner itself goes on smoothly and does not clump off. My biggest issue with other eyeliners in the past is that they tend to smear and do not last. Since using this product I have not had any smearing. It stayed on for a 10 hour work shift without making me look like I just came from a club at bar close. The pencil liner makes it easy to sharpen. I haven't had any trouble with it. So far I plan on sticking to using this eyeliner.

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