Remember Guyliner?

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Tom Cruise
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Prince
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Prince
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Prince
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Jude Law
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Johnny Depp, Pirates of the Caribbean
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Johnny Depp
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Johnny Depp
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Cole Mohr
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Jared Leto
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Jared Leto
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Kurt Cobain
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Viggo Mortensen
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David Bowie
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David Bowie
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Brandon Flowers
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Brandon Flowers
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Billie Joe Armstrong
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Freddie Mercury
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Freddie Mercury
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Ian Somerhalder
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Keith Richards
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Keith Richards
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Ioan Gruffudd
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David Lee Roth, Van Halen
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Lance Bass
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Michael Jackson
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Nikki Sixx, Mötley Crüe
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Ewan McGregor
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Ozzy Osbourne
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Dave Navarro
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Russell Brand
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Alex O'Loughlin
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Steven Tyler
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Lenny Kravitz, Hunger Games
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Sean O'Pry
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Pete Wentz

Scoff if you must (Or was that a sneeze? Bless you!), but can we admit that some men actually look really hot with eyeliner? Think about it: was Captain Jack Sparrow's charm and good fortune not a derivative of kohl? Would Brandon Flowers have ever become Brandon Flowers without a waxy black eye pencil (Note that 'Brandon Flowers' is actually his given name). Prince might have never excelled past Dukedom had it not been for some smudging around his lower lash line, you know? These men are a different breed entirely, and if eyeliner is the immediate distinguishing factor between your average red-blooded macho man and those cut from a more sovereign cloth, well thank god for it. Gentlemen, sharpen your pencils.

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  • http://brushandbullet.com/ Teresa

    I've been mainlining Once Upon A Time... Hook, unf. So pretty.

    • Adrienne Angelos

      Omg yes. I keep hoping he gets a hookup scene so we can see him shirtless.

    • ITGElizabeth

      seriously. what a babe

    • Rachel

      Oh gosh, agreed a thousand times! I'm waiting for him and Emma to get another steamy scene because that kiss of theirs was to die for! Unf! (rapidly fanning myself)

      P.S. Wonder what eyeliner he uses, it stayed perfect despite days of trekking throughout the woods. Har har har... ;)

  • Cindy

    Surprised Adam Ant was not included.. However, did a double take on Vigo Mortensen passing as a doppelgänger of the 80's new wave artist!

  • Katie

    you're missing Hook from Once Upon a Time!!
    Men in liner can be crazy sexy {Billie Joe, Johnny Depp} or just creepy .... luckily none of these men are creepy ;D!

  • CayC

    You should do a Top Shelf with Brandon Flowers. Dude has some serious style (let us not forget that he moved on from eyeliner to that CRAY Dior jacket with the feather shoulder pads).

  • Jenni

    Wow lance bass looks shockingly good like that...

  • Ashly Eyler

    I could not agree more! Just the other day I was thinking... hot damn Hook (in "Once Upon a Time") you are looking friggin' delicious!!! Guys who wear black eyeliner just have this dark / mysterious quality about them... I want to know more! LOL

  • AsphodelJones

    Your mileage may vary, this is just my opinion -- however, this from a recovering adult goth: Yuuuuuck, dude. Please wash your face.

  • Andrea G

    You´re missing Steven Meisel!

  • Kira

    every single one of these men have better eyeliner than I do on any given day

  • http://www.twitter.com/georginawootton Georgie

    Absolute triumph of a slideshow! Missing Adam Ant though

  • fanfan

    What about Adam Lambert?
    Me gusta Jared ♥

  • Layla Corcoran

    Hook and his guyliner are the only reasons I watch Once Upon a Time.

  • Adrienne Angelos

    I'm pretty sure you included all of the men who can inadvertently cause me to make sexual noises out loud from a mere photo. Except maybe Robert Downey Jr. Does he wear eyeliner ever? Probably doesn't need to, that man is sex on a stick.

  • Kristien

    Ugh, those pictures of Johnny Depp and *shudder* Jude Law...Wowza! I don't think it would be the same if my husband wore eyeliner, but these guys totally rock it!

  • Cupcakesandskirts

    I have to admit, I think they look pretty good.

  • http://behindthemirrorbeauty.com/ Behind the Mirror

    jared leto looks good no matter what the situation!

  • Lauren

    Is it weird that Prince's makeup is everything I want in a smoky eye?

    http://www.luxelist.me

  • murt

    Whenever I see the term 'guyliner' I automatically think of that second david bowie picture (no 15). Also this picture of William Shatner - http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae270/ConceptJunkie124/PSKirkDeMoEyeliner.jpg

  • http://www.medusapromotions.com Medusa242

    Absolutely! I LOVE guys in eyeliner.

  • Rita

    I think a guy should stop wearing eyeliner at, like, 70. Don't you think so Keith?

    Otherwise, oh yeh. Bring. It. On.

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