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Stila Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

What it is:An easy-application, waterproof liquid liner that stays on all day and night.What it does:This easy-glide, quick-dry precision liner stays in place until you say when—no smudges, feathering, or running. The thin, marker-like tip is easy to use, even for the beauty beginner, and delivers any look—from a thin line to a bold, dramatic stroke. It goes on smoothly without skipping, smudging, or pulling, and lasts all day.
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Questions & Answers for Stila Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

Question
How does this compare to MAC's Penultimate eye liner?
asked 5 years ago
mariaaaaaa
(New York, NY)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
I use this on the top of my lid and I use the MAC liner on my lower lid. For a liquid liner, I'd highly recommend this one. It's amazing!!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
808poohgal
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 2
felt like the mac one isn't as dark so i have to go over it a couple of times. also mac one doesn't dry as quickly and ends up smudging if i blink too soon on one eye.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
lazyasian
(brooklyn, ny)
answer 3
It blows MAC's liner away. I use to use theirs until I found this! This is much darker and has a much longer wear. I can take a nap and have this stay on perfectly. Make the swtich!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
jaejolie
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 4
I think this is 10x better than the MAC liuid eyeliners (have tried 2)! This doesn't end up on the lops of my lids like the MAC does. All the best.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
sbbp
(MI)
answer 5
no comparison
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
peedee
(Fredericksburg, VA)
answer 6
Stila one is definatily easier to use. You will have no problems putting it on. But dont depend on it stay on a whole day or ever 3 hours unlike MAC.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
sandrabk
(New York, NY)
Question
Organic, all natural
Is this waterproof eyeliner paraben & preservative free and all natural?

If not, can you recommend a liquid eyeliner that is. Thank you
asked 4 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
(Los Angeles, CA)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
Stila cosmetics are all natural, and cruelty-free meaning they don't test on animals.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
sarahanne92
(new jersey)
answer 2
I returned Stila (see my review) and settled on Tarte EmphasEyes Aqua gel eyeliner! As natural as it gets & cruelty free!!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
divinem
(New Jersey)
answer 3
No, this product is not all natural/"clean". It contains at least one paraben, methylparaben, and a couple other ingredients that could be of some concern including phenoxyethanol, propylene glycol, and laureth-4. These concerns are mostly because of allergies, immunotoxicity, and irritation. It scores a 4/10 on the Cosmetics Database website, making it a moderate hazard. Although I've switched to almost all "clean" cosmetics, this is one I still continue to keep in my makeup bag despite the hazard because of how long-lasting it is.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
saaaaavvs
(NY, NY)
answer 4
Not sure, but I have sensitive eyes and have not been able to wear a lot of makeup around the eye and this works for me and does not irritate my eyes. Hope this is helpful.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
shopperd
(Maryland)
answer 5
The Stila liner does contain methylparaben and propylparaben which I only found out upon looking at the package. I don't know other liquid liners that are paraben free,sorry!I'm going to start looking for ones though.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
lucildinska
answer 6
I don't know if it's organic, but it definitely is NOT waterproof
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
btsmom
(Mukwonago, WI)
Question
Does it come in Brown?
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
55alive
(seattle)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes it does, http://www.stilacosmetics.com
Its the same price.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
amym1022
(Massachusetts)
answer 2
No,the only colour it comes in is carbon black. The Stila smudgestick pencil liner and the smudge pots come in a variety of colours. I know the Kat Von D felt tip liner comes in different colours.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
lucildinska
answer 3
no, it does not come in brown, but stila has a smudge pot in brown. also, tokidoki has a brown felt-tip liner
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
adrii
(Boston, MA)
answer 4
For the liquid, stay all day waterproof one -- no. They only have it in black. I would've wanted it in brown too :(
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
aquarius86
answer 5
no just black but its beautiful.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
aly90
(Muskegon mi)
answer 6
This only comes in black!
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
LovelyLeah87
(Ocean Shores, WA)
Question
Can it come off with hot water?
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
catiewatie
(Minneapolis,MN)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
Yeah I don't think it's that waterproof either, I can wipe it off with a qtip after I've first applied it. Maybe at the end of the day it is more waterproof but you can definately get it off with hot water.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
tristahope
(Seattle)
answer 2
Yes, and face wash I have used has removed it
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
amym1022
(Massachusetts)
answer 3
warm water and a little soap will take it right off
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
elsussizzle
(San Diego)
answer 4
It does come off with hot water if you rub it a little--if you just splash hot water on your face, it stays put.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
mantsy
(Portland, OR)
answer 5
it washes off!
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
rsmcclain
(Louisville, KY)
answer 6
Just water would not work since it's waterproof. Either use make-up remover or warm water and soap, but you would have to scrub, scrub, scrub!
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
supavickson
(Redondo Beach, CA)
Question
Is this eyeliner silicone or water-based?
asked 4 years, 7 months ago
carbonfixation
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
Water based!

Ingredients (from the Stila website):
Water/Aqua, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Beheneth-30, Sodium Polyaspartate, Phenoxyethanol, Alcohol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Disodium EDTA, Acrylates/Octylacrylamide Copolymer, Sodium Hydroxide, Xanthan Gum, May Contain (+/_) Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Black 2 (CI 77266).
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
prettykatie
(Washington, DC)
answer 2
It is water-based.
answered 2 years ago
maryilou259
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 3
Water Based
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
sawyermitchell
(New York, NY)
answer 4
First ingredient is water/aqua however another ingredient is polyglyceryl-3 disiloxane dimethicone which is a type of silicone
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
mauiwahine
(Kihei, HI)
answer 5
I believe it is water based but I am not positive. But this liner is fantastic, great product :)
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
denebi
(Albuquerque, NM)
answer 6
i don't believe it's silicone based. if it were so, it would smudge way too easily, a quality I would not appreciate. it smudges enough and stays long. hope that helps.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
imok
(hollywood, ca)
Question
shipping
hey how are you? i just wanna know if i order the product online, instead i have to pay the shipping can i pick the order in the store. can i d that? thanks for your time
asked 4 years, 6 months ago
Anonymous
(New york, USA)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
No. I should say that I am 99.9% positive that you cannot. However, if there is a product that you want and it is not available in the store or is out of stock, an employee will give you a code for free shipping on that item that is good for a week.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
saroses
(Philadelphia,PA)
answer 2
YES, you can purchase this in the store! If they are out then they can order it that day and contact you when it is in stock
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
harleywings
(Florida & Texas)
answer 3
I don't think so (they don't have the space to handle customer orders thus the web site for online shopping). I do know if the store is out, they will give you a code number to enter online so your shipping is free. You can have your purchase shipped to your job or a family member's home if that is more convienant for you.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
ginger46
(Washington)
answer 4
Purchased this product in a Sephora store.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
lvpurpl
(Seattle, WA)
answer 5
i bought mines in store.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
808poohgal
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 6
At this time we are unable to ship to Sephora stores. We do offer complimetary shipping for orders over $50.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Has anyone tried the new "dark brown" shade?
I'm looking for a really dark brown liquid liner. Has anyone tried the new shade? I sometimes find that dark browns dry to a funny color.
asked 4 years, 6 months ago
bls9702
(Columbus, OH)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
I have the dark brown and love the color. Its a good softer replacement for a black.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
scm26
(St. Paul, MN)
answer 2
the dark brown dries to a dark brown/black appearance
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
deedert
(commerce, mi)
answer 3
You are going to LOVE this in Brown. It is a true brown, not golden or near black, but rich brown, like the finest milk chocolate.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
malianash
(Waianae, HI)
answer 4
I just purchased this in dark brown. Stila really means "DARK brown." It's a beautiful rich, very dark, sable, brown. It dries to that color and is long lasting. The applicator is the best I've tried out of the pen types. I don't think you'll be disappointed in this. I know I will be using this for as long as Stila makes it.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
ginger46
(Washington)
answer 5
The dark brown is a good color but I would recommend the Smudge Pot in the dark brown over this product
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
yms1
(Winchester, VA)
answer 6
The color is truly dark brown but the product is disappointing. Haven't found a waterproof liquid liner yet that I love.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
songbird210
(West Orange, NJ)
Question
Softer type line???
When applying, can you control how much product is coming out, (by either pressing lighter or dab off excess on a tissue), so you can get more of a softer, smudgier, type line? Thanks.
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
browneyes1
(Virginia)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
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answer 1
While it's wet, immediately after applying, if you smudge it with a Q-tip or tissue you can get a softer, smokier look.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
mantsy
(Portland, OR)
answer 2
No, but so far the amount applied is just right. The product is new to me though... wonder if I'll say the same after using it for a month or so.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
meg5401
(Hudson, NH)
answer 3
Very soft tip!
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
tst5
(Laguna Beach, CA)
answer 4
You can control how much product is coming out. I pressed very lightly on my lower lash line and the line was extremely thin and nice. I can't really do a soft smokey look with this,when I mess up and wipe the liner off, most of it comes off. My prestige pencil liner does a much better job at this. I would say this helps to create a really polished neat look. I really like making cat eyes with my Stila liner,but I actually think I'm going to go back to my pencil liner. Stila liner dries fast,so you have to work quickly if you want to smudge it.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
lucildinska
answer 5
this does not smudge at all. The flow is even, but it dries almost immediately, so it's not for a smudgy, soft look. It is a hard, even line. Great for a vintage cat eye look. You can soften it just a bit by applying some shadow over the line.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
butyluver
answer 6
I was able to control the flow. Most liquid eye liners come out way too much. This was the first one I really fell in love with.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
yfaceit
(Louisiana)
Question
Which stores carry the stila eyeliner?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
ninasue
(Anderson, SC)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Call your local stores and ask if they carry Stila, all of them dont.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
frenchsilk
(Chicago, Il)
answer 2
most Sephora's I believe. The best reason to buy at Sephora is they are the only store that will allow you to return it if you don't like it.
answered 4 years ago
malianash
(Waianae, HI)
answer 3
It's strange but I've found that some stores actually don't carry this brand (like the Sephora in scottsdale :( but I just order it online or pick some up when I go to Tucson) I'm not sure where you're from but since it's already a little pricey you could probably just add some mascara and something else to your order and get free shipping. On the west coast it takes about a week once your order has been processed.
answered 4 years ago
brigitte4000
(Scottsdale, AZ)
answer 4
I have found it in Sephora at Baybrook in Friendswood, Texas. I also found it in most Sephora's in Atlanta, GA
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
cgroves
(texas city, texas)
answer 5
South Park on Tyvola/Fairview. (Don't bother with NorthLake their store is very poorly stocked.) But South Park is a great store.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
annzyeti
(Charlotte, CA)
answer 6
my store in Indiana carries it
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
rachelle429
(Elkhart, IN)
Question
How hard to wash off?
I'm looking for an eye liner pen that will have decent staying power, yet easy to wash off with cleanser & water. Is this the one? I prefer not to use eyemakeup remover as an added step, although i know... it's best.
asked 4 years, 7 months ago
ocgirl35
(OC, CA)
on Stay All Day&reg Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Very easy to clean off! I use make-up wipes and one clean swipe does the job. No scrubbing needed!(:
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
kennakatlyn
(columbus,ohio)
answer 2
I use lotion to wash off my make-up, because it is much more gentle on your face than make-up remover, and it comes off right away.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
fashun
(Dallas, TX)
answer 3
this eye liner removes easily with regular make up remover. What I love most about it is stays on all day, doesn't give me panda eyes and because I'm a contact lens wearer, it doesn't break apart should my eyes tear. I do not use eye make up remover. You can't beat it for the price - I've tried everything and only wish someone told me about this Stila eyeliner much sooner. It would have saved me alot of grief.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
titagirl
(Kailua, Hawaii)
answer 4
This product does wash off easily enough, but I ended up returning it a week after I bought it. I love Sephora and do not mind spending the money if the products are good, but this might be the worst liquid liner I have ever tried (including drugstore brands).

I would say it comes off too easily without soap and water though. One smudge of your finger after having it on for a couple of hours and the liner would smudge...not normal for a liquid eyeliner pen.

The best eyeliner I have found is Kat Von D's Tattoo Pen. Granted, it stays on and you would probably be better off using an eye makeup remover to take it off. But it is virtually smudgeproof and lasts all day. A couple days, I haven't felt like taking it off so I leave it on and just do a but of touch up in the morning...but even then it doesn't smudge at all!!!

Hope this helps!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
jleet
(Madison, WI)
answer 5
this is definitely the liner for you! It stays on really well and I've never had any trouble getting it off with just soap and water when I wash my face at night. Hope you like it!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
mylarose
(ABQ, NM)
answer 6
The answer is yes. I recently started using this eye liner and loved it. It stays on for hours!! It glides on well and is a great buy!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
shrutikapoor
(Santa Monica, CA)
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