Eyeliner can be a tricky product to apply. So many companies seem to promise more than they can deliver. Take time to look over the top 10 best gel eyeliner reviews 2012 has to offer.  By doing your research you can avoid multiple trips to the make-up isle and endless wasted money. There is the perfect eyeliner waiting for you just around the corner.

Maybelline Lasting Drama by EyeStudio Gel Eyeliner

All day, water proof and available in multiple colors is only the tip of the iceberg. The added angular brush helps apply as well as blend the eyeliner perfectly. Even though you have a full day of perfect unflawed or faded lash you don’t need to scrub your eyes to take it off. A gentle quick rinse is all you need.

E.l.f. Studio Cream Eyeliner

 A tiny bit of this liner goes a very long way. You may not get a full day worth of coverage, but the sleek small container fits in just about any make-up bag. For the best results make sure you dry your water line before applying the product.

Starry Long Lasting Waterproof Eyeliner Gel with Brush Black Asphalt

The smallest bit of product will cover both top and bottom lash. The brush of the eyeliner is amazing. It is the perfect size to leave a mark without being too thick. Unfortunately this is not waterproof and although it should stay in place for several hours it can run if you are not careful.

Bobbi Brown Long-wear Gel Eyeliner

Even if this is one of the more expensive brands on the market you can rest assure knowing you will have it a long time after purchase. The average person can use the product daily for two years without replacing the new bottle. This product stays in place all day long. You will need to have makeup remover to get it off your eye. They have a lot of colors to choose from and best of all Bobbi Brown products are not animal tested and constantly make safe product lists.

Starry Long Lasting Waterproof Eyeliner Gel

The good news, as well as the bad news, is this gel never comes off. You will get long lasting coverage, and colors that pop. However, if you apply the product to a piece of skin you don’t want to it can be troublesome to get off. It might be a small price to pay for not having to touch-up all day.

MAC Fluidline Eyeliner Gel

Mac Fluidline eyeliner is truly as black as you can get. It looks great on any skin tone. The application brush does need to be lightly rinse and dried after each usage or it becomes hard and not as easy to work with. With good up keep this tube will last a very long time.

2nd Love Long Lasting Waterproof Smudge Proof Eyeliner Gel Black With Brush

This eyeliner might take time to perfect application but once you do there is no smudging, or running for the whole day. It just stays in place perfectly. However, it is a bit thicker than some of the other products which can take some getting used to.

L'Oreal Paris HiP Studio Secrets Professional Color Truth Cream Eyeliner

Extremely long lasting eyeliner that just cannot be beat! It last for as long as you keep it on. You will need make-up remover when you wish to fix mistakes or remove the product completely. The brush is not my favorite but that can easily be changed out for a better one. Well worth every penny!

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Gel

For advance make-up wearers this is the best of the best. There is no dripping or smearing. The colors are outstanding and last a very long time. The results are worth the extra effort in applying the product

Stila Smudge Pot

Dark, crisp, defined coverage with extreme precision will have just about anyone fall in love with Stila Smudge Pot. Stila does not test on animals, and is very safe for your skin. However, some contact lenses will pick up a waxy cloud while using both products at the same time. This can be an issue for some, but for those with 20/20 vision or who wear glasses this product is simply wonderful.