Both makeup experts and makeup newbies would agree that one of the trickiest areas of the face to do makeup on is the eye area, so it’s important to invest in the best products for it. It’s no wonder I often get asked what’s the best eyeliner, mascara, eyebrow product, and even undereye concealer to try. While I have other brand recommendations for each product, the one brand I recommend that churns out a great variety of the most reliable, reasonably priced products for the eyes is K-Palette.
My personal K-Palette picks
I’ve already shared with you two of my faves from this popular Japanese makeup brand that even local celebrities like Heart Evangelista swear by. But if you’re looking for more wonderful items to try from K-Palette, read on for a quick guide to what’s out there so you know what to get for your specific beauty need—and for your makeup addict friends this Christmas!
1Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner 24h WP, P795
I already blogged about my favorite eyeliner that comes in two shades (Super Black and Deep Brown) here, but I have to tell you that it now comes in a new shade that easily became my favorite because it’s the best of both worlds: Brown Black. It’s the perfect dark liner color for an elegant, lady-like look, enhancing your eyes and making them pop without giving you that too-strong, too dramatic look—perfect for daily use. This is the answer to days when my friends tease me for going with full-on black-lined eyes so early in the day.
This bestselling liquid eyeliner has a more improved waterproof formula that stays all day without smudging. Its super fine and soft brush tip enables you to draw the lines easily. It’s tough against water, sebum, and sweat, but easy to wash off with just soap and water, no makeup remover needed. It’s infused with beauty essences like Panthenol that cares for both skin and lashes, Hyaluronic Acid and Water-Soluble Collagen that moisturizes skin, Japanese Green Gentian that helps lash growth and improves blood circulation, and Biotinoyl Tripeptide-1 that helps strengthen lashes.
1Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyepencil 24h in Super Black and Deep Brown, P750
When you’re just not confident enough yet in your eye lining skills, an eye pencil like this one can be your best friend. You can better control building on the line and the rich color compared to the liquid eyeliner. This long-lasting, waterproof, and smudge-proof eyeliner has a retractable soft pencil tip, so you don’t even need an eye pencil sharpener.
1Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner 24h WP (Micro) in Super Black, P795
If you want to play around with tight lining, this is a must-have as its super micro thin brush (0.55mm) enables you to draw lines easily. This liquid eyeliner has a waterproof formula that stays on all day without smudging, yet it’s easy to remove with just your facial wash and water.
1Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyebrow 24h in Natural Brown and Grayish Brown, P795
If you’re only starting to experiment with brow makeup, this bestselling smudge-proof, water-resistant eyebrow liner is a must-have. It provides easier brow definition with its flat tip and translucent ink, giving you natural-looking eyebrows that stay all day.
1Day Tattoo Lasting 2Way Eyebrow 24h in Light Brown and Natural Brown, P950
If you want to move on to a more complicated brow-enhancing routine, this is your best bet. Similar to the 1Day Tattoo Lasting 2Way Eyebrow Pencil 24h, which I reviewed here, this two-way eyebrow product has the smudge-proof, water-resistant eyebrow liner on one end and a soft powder tip for filling in your brows on the other—for a more natural “eyebrows on fleek” look!
1Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyebrow Mascara 24h in Light Brown & Natural Brown, P595
If you want to change your brow color to match your haircolor in an instant while keeping your brow strands in place, get this smudge-proof and water-resistant eyebrow mascara, best applied after using your eyebrow liner.
1Day Tattoo 1Day Lash Perm (Long Curl Mascara) in Black, P895
If you want to lengthen and curl your lashes in one go, this film-type mascara will help create that effect without smudging. What’s nice is it’s easily removable with facial foam and water—no more struggling with makeup remover just to get it off your lashes at night.
1Day Tattoo 1Day Lash Perm (Volume Curl Mascara) in Black, P895
If you want to add volume and make your lashes look thicker and curled, this film-type mascara creates that effect that lasts all day without smearing! Like the other mascara, it’s also easy to remove.
EYELINERS + EYE SHADOW
Essence in Shadowliner: Eyeshadow & Eyeliner in One, P950
This new release from K-Palette Philippines is my new favorite because it’s two products in one—definitely travel- and budget-friendly! No need to buy or bring an eyeliner and eye shadow separately: you have them in one product!
The film-type eyeliner glides smoothly on the skin, give a moisturising effect, and is water-, sweat-, and sebum-proof. Meanwhile, the eye shadow powder has amino acid coating that blends effortlessly onto skin as it is applied using an applicator with a pointed tip, and it also provides moisture. All shadows cover signs of aging around eyes, such as dullness, sagging, fine lines, and dark circles, and promotes an instant youthful glow around the eye area. The product comes in four shades—get one that applies to your desired makeup look:
01: Black x Brown: Get this shade if you want a dark, elegant finish. The liquid eyeliner in black gives great eye definition, while the vivid brown eye shadow helps accentuate the eyes with its combination of bold pigment and subtle glitter. The shadow’s deep pearl color is a combination of copper brown and black gold.
02: Brown Black x Camel Brown: If you just want soft highlighting of the eyes, get this shade. The liquid eyeliner in natural brown black delivers soft eye definition, while the bright camel brown eye shadow gives your eyes a glamorous look. The eye shadow has a vivid, metallic pearl finish for that 3D look.
To use 01 and 02, apply the eye shadow on the entire top lids and on the outer one third of your lower lids. Then draw the eyeliner along the lash line.
03: Deep Brown x Nude Beige: For a natural eye makeup look, get this combination of plain deep brown liquid eyeliner and clear nude beige eye shadow with sheer highlights. Its light, soft orange pearl color brightens dull skin.
04: Pink Brown x Nude Pink: To get a brightening effect with a feminine look, pick this delicate pink brown liquid eyeliner paired with sweet nude pink eye shadow that has subtle shimmer. Its shiny white pearl finish leaves a glossy yet not too sparkly semi-transparent effect.
To use 03 and 04, apply the eye shadow on the upper and lower lids, then use it to highlight the inner corners of the eyes. Finish by drawing the eyeliner along the lash line.
Zero Kuma Concealer in Natural Beige, Yellow Beige, and Orange Beige, P795
If you’re looking for a good eye concealer, this lightweight and long-lasting product might be something to try. It helps hide undereye dark circles and skin discoloration naturally and flawlessly, and can also be used as an eyelid primer.
K-Palette is available in Rustan’s The Beauty Source in Alabang Town Center, Shangri-La Plaza, and Makati; Beauty Bar branches and online on shop.beautybar.com.ph; and The SM Store Beauty Section in SM Megamall, Mall of Asia, SM Aura, and SM Makati, and soon in other SM Stores. It’s exclusively distributed by Beauty Box Corp.