2010 Emily Awards- EYES

More Emily Awards- yay! This time, I'm sharing my favorite eye products. Please excuse the fact that in some categories... I have 2 or even 3 winners! Same as the face video- I'm sharing both high end and drugstore favorites.

Best Eye Primer:
  • High End: Too Faced Shadow Insurance (2x winner)
  • Drugstore: Palladio Herbal Eyeshadow Primer
Best Cream Shadow:
  • High End: MAC Paint Pot (Rubenesque) (2x winner)
  • Drugstore: Coastal Scents Double Ended Shadow Pencils
Best Small Palette:
  • High End: none
  • Drugstore: Cover Girl Drama Eyes (2x winner), Maybelline Stylish Smokes in Natural Smokes, Wet 'n Wild Color Icon palette in Lust
Best Large Palette:
  • High End: Urban Decay Naked Palette, Too Faced Enchanted Glamourland
  • Drugstore: Coastal Scents 36 Smokey Palette
Best Overall Shadow Brand:
  • High End: MAC (2x winner)
  • Drugstore: Wet 'n Wild
Best Eyeliner Pencil:
  • High End: Urban Decay 24/7 Liners
  • Drugstore: Cover Girl Perfect Point Plus
Best Liquid Liner:
  • High End: none
  • Drugstore: Revlon Colorstay Liquid Liner (3x winner)
Best Cream/Gel Liner:
  • High End: MAC Fluidline
  • Drugstore: Physician's Formula Shimmer Strips Cream/Gel Liner
Best Mascara:
  • High End: Lancome Hypnose
  • Drugstore: L'oreal Voluminous Carbon Black
Best Brow Product:
  • High End: none
  • Drugstore: Maybelline Define-a-Brow


  1. I always look forward to your Emily Awards videos. your intro is so cute with Cupcake! Aww she is so adorable. I love Too Faced too, their eye shadow Palettes are my favorite, I recently got the new Romantic Eye palette and I love the unique colors.

  2. my eye products are so different! but i have to agree w/ you on the covergirl eyeshadows!

  3. I'm loving these Emily Awards, and you look gorgeous in that video!

  4. I bought 'Maybelline Stylish Smokes in Natural Smokes' after watching one of your previous YouTube videos. I have had the most compliments when I use it - so thanks Emily.

    Next year, any chance you could include your favourite eye makeup remover in your list for "Emily Awards - Eyes"?

  5. I love this award that u do Emily! They are very useful guidelines and gave an idea on what product to get. Thanks for sharing! And u look great in the video. =)

  6. You picked some good ones! Totally agreed on many of those items like TF Glamourland, UD Naked, and WnW Shadows! :)

  7. Have you ever tried Dior eyeshadows? it is my absolute favorite eyeshadow brand. It is super pigmented and there are gorgeous colors. It is really rare to find a eyeshadow palette with crappy colors or quality. It is a bit high end on the price but its not any more than Mac eyeshadow quads

  8. I found out about wet n wild thanks to you, emily! :)

    i'm still trying to get my hands on the palladio eyeshadow primer...it's always sold out at ulta and sally's!

  9. Great job Emily! I love the format of the videos as well as hearing about the winners!

  10. For a high end liquid liner, you should try Bare Escentuals' Weather Everything Liner Sealer ... they have it at Ulta or the Bare Escentuals' website. You use it with Bare Escentuals' Liner Shadow ... the Bare Escentuals' website has tons of colors. You mix the liner powder and liquid sealer and use the liner brush that comes with it. It has great staying power. It takes some trial and error to get the right ratio of powder to liquid ... if you use too much powder and can be flaky once it dries. I love it! You can do a fine line, thick line, wing ... and it really lasts. :)

  11. I can't wait to try these! =) If you get a chance this year, try the Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadows... I bet they could win next year, they're fantastic!

  12. If you haven't already, check out MU4E's Aqua Eyes pencil eyeliners. They're so unbelievably smooth and long lasting, plus the pigmentation is so vibrant! Also Urban Decay's Brow Box is really good for filling in your brows. Very compact with two powder shades, a setting wax, an applicator, and mini tweezers. Even without the wax, the powder lasts practically all day on me.


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