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6 liquid liner pens to give you the purr-fect cat eye look

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At first glance, retro-glam crooner Adele and out-there hip-hopper Nicki Minaj don't appear to have much in common. Look a bit closer, though, and you realize that both know the magnetic power of a carefully applied swipe of eyeliner. No matter which superstar you've zeroed in on as your beauty icon, spring's new crop of fine-tip liquid liners makes stealing her style a breeze.

(A foolproof application tip: Apply pencil liner first, then trace the line with liquid.)

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Yves Saint Laurent Eyeliner Effet Faux Cils Shocking in 01 Black, $32 at Sephora (

GOSH Intense Eye Liner Pen in 01 Black, $13 at Shoppers Drug Mart (

M.A.C. Penultimate Eyeliner in Rapidblack, $18.50 through

NARS Eyeliner Stylo in Nuits Blanches 8121, $32 through

L'Oréal Telescopic Waterproof Eyeliner in Black, $11.99 at drug and department stores across Canada.

GOSH Long Lasting Eyeliner Pen in 008 Carbon Black, $15 at Shoppers Drug Mart.

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story contained incorrect pricing information.

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