9 Cruelty-Free & Colorful Eyeliners For Summer
Get Creative With These Colored Eyeliners
The easiest way to spice up a summer look is with a good colored eyeliner. And after a year or more of wearing repeat outfits indoors, we’re ready to stand out! From gold and white eyeliner pencils to glitter crayons (yes, glitter!), these clean and colorful liners are helping us shimmer and shine, both inside and out.
Pair with some colorful eyeshadow and natural mascara for an even bolder look!
1. Pacifica Beauty
Ethics | Cruelty-free, vegan, recyclable packaging, paraben- & talc-free
Colors | Purple, green, blue, pink
Price | $11
We love how Pacifica Beauty’s affordable and long-lasting eyeliners make our eyes pop! ⚡ These colored pencils are cruelty-free and vegan, thanks to the unique plant-based pigments. And because it’s a wooden pencil, you don’t have to worry about extra plastic. Glide over your water line or the entire lid for dramatic results.
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2. Kjaer Weis
Ethics | Cruelty-free, certified organic ingredients, refillable packaging, paraben-free, sustainably sourced
Colors | Peach, purple, blue, black, brown
Price | $26
Add definition and dimension to any look with Kjaer Weis’ longwear eye pencils. They include certified organic ingredients, like coconut oil, to keep application soft and smooth. If you particularly love one color, you can even get a discounted refill once you’re out to reduce your packaging waste! Soft, subtle and sustainable.
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Ethics | Vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, gender-inclusive
Colors | Green, purple, pink, blue, red, black, gold, orange
Price | $15
Fluide crafts cosmetics for all skin shades and gender expressions, believing that makeup can be both joyful and transformative. Color us obsessed with the brand’s punchy and pigmented Universal Liner. This glitter eyeliner (yes, glitter!!) comes in eight colors, adding instant vibrance to your lids. You can also try Fluide’s multi-functional Universal Crayon for additional colors that wow.
4. Jane Iredale
Ethics | Vegan, cruelty-free, natural ingredients, gives back
Colors | White, taupe, midnight blue, black/brown, black/grey
Price | $17
Looking for white eyeliner? In addition to more muted tones, Jane Iredale offers white eyeliner made from natural pigments for your lids or waterline. Each natural formula is super soft, controlled, and precision-driven for application. The brand also gives back and regularly donates to various women’s and animal causes over the years. Learn more about the company’s annual impact here.
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5. Ere Perez
Ethics | Cruelty-free, natural ingredients
Colors | Pink, gold, green, copper, bronze, brown, black
Price | $21
Australian brand Ere Perez offers “natural makeup for clean, conscious living.” The Jojoba Eye Pencil is exceptionally clean, too, using jojoba and coconut oils, which soothe and stimulate lash growth. Because it’s extra gentle, we recommend these colored eyeliners for those with sensitive skin or eyes. And the colors are just stunning, from radiant bronze to warm gold eyeliner. We’ll take one of each, please! Global shipping available.
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6. Burt’s Bees
Ethics | Responsibly sourced natural ingredients, cruelty-free, eco-friendly packaging, low waste, carbon-neutral
Colors | Purple, green, blue, gray, brown, bronze, black
Price | $9.99
Burt’s Bees’ retractable eyeliner is perfect for naturally accentuating your eyes. It glides on easily thanks to the gel-like formula made with jojoba oil and shea butter. Plus, the eyeliner is ophthalmologist- and dermatologist-tested to help minimize possible irritation. Only smooth, clean lines and deep, rich color here!
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Ethics | Vegan, cruelty-free, sustainable packaging, gives back, paraben-free
Colors | Pink, terracotta, taupe, copper, champagne, gray & dark brown
Price | $24
You know those same seven colors you use on your lids? Yeah, Alleyoop does, too—that’s why it created the 11th Hour cream eyeshadow stick in exactly those shades. This multi-use product for eyeshadow and liner is super easy to apply, and it’s smudge- and crease-proof once it’s on for a whopping 11 hours! Get even more precision with the sharpener on the other end. This team has truly thought of everything.
8. Bare Minerals
Ethics | Vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, gives back, eco-friendly packaging
Colors | Green, blue, red, diamond champagne, copper, brown, gray, black
Price | $19
You won’t deal with any smudging, flaking, or budging with Bare Minerals’ Mineralist eyeliner. This responsibly made formula includes olive, aloe, and mineral-sourced pigments for eight beautiful hues that stay on all day. It’s also clean beauty at its finest, as it’s made without parabens, PEG, talc, or synthetics. Use the try-on feature to see how it looks before you purchase!
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9. INIKA Organic
Ethics | Vegan, cruelty-free, certified organic ingredients
Colors | Green, blue, purple, white, brown, gray, black
Price | $29–$39 AUD
INIKA Organic is available in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada, and the US. This 100 percent natural (and often organic) brand sources plant-based ingredients for its impressive formulas. From rich emerald to royal purple eyeliners, you’ll stand out amongst the crowd, whatever your look.
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