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8 Long-Wearing Liquid Eyeshadows That Won't Let You Down

No weather is humid enough to make these beauties budge
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There is nothing more annoying than stepping into the office bathroom midday and seeing that your makeup has completely left the building. Since this is a common struggle, we often rely on setting sprays and primers to keep makeup looking fresh. But there are days we just don't have the time or the patience for that extra step, so we turn to long-wear products that promise to stay put throughout the day.

When it comes to eyeshadow, a long-wearing liquid is a one-step alternative to using eyeshadow primer and powder. Liquid eyeshadows swipe on easily and last all day — and they come in a variety of finishes for every skin type and preference, from matte and satin to metallic and duochrome. 

Lucky for you, we’ve tried just about every formula on the market. Read on for the eight best liquid eyeshadows we swear by.  

Image via @glossier

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Glossier Lidstar, $18
For a soft wash of glistening glow, these liquid eyeshadows won't do you wrong. The liquid quickly dries down to a "sheer veil," leaving eyes shining for hours to come — sans primer.

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Maybelline New York Color Tattoo Eye Chrome, $9.99
For a price your wallet will love, these 24-hour eye "tattoo" colors won't leave you hanging come noon. Pat on a bit in the inner corner for a sweet metallic shine or fill the lid with a bold eye-catching intensity.

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Stila Shimmer & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow, $24
These incredibly lightweight, water-infused liquid eyeshadows lay down high-shimmer color with a long-wear you won't have to check up on. It was created with the perfect non-transfer base, meaning you won't need a primer with this beauty.

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RMS Beauty Eye Polish, $28
Not only does this liquid eyeshadow leave you looking fresh and beautiful, but it incorporates skin care into its formula to deliver coconut and jojoba oils to help hydrate, firm and protect the eye area.

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BY KRISTEN BOUSQUET | AUG 29, 2018 | SHARES
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