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Help! My Eyeliner Always Smudges


At the ripe age of 32, I finally decided it was time to learn how to do my makeup. It’s costing me some coin because now I am a bit obsessed with trying out different brands, but I’m learning as I go and I wanted to share any tips I came across to you.

Does your eyeliner on your lower lashes always smudge? I always end up having black blotches on my upper cheeks … and no one ever tells me (but that’s a different post isn’t it?)

Well, through heavy research (and by heavy research I mean reading Cosmo Mag) I found the solution. Waterproof eyeliner! SO SIMPLE right?


One option to try is Rimmel Exaggerate Waterproof Eyeliner. It will run you around $6.

According to the magazine, once you apply the eyeliner gently press it into the skin with a stiff eyeliner brush to add staying power. Finish by dusting translucent powder on your under-eye area. This will prevent your skin’s oils from pulling down the pigment.

Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.