I have very oily skin and eyelids, and I thought all hope was lost cause no eyeliner can stay on without running and making me look like a zombie. However, I tried this gel liner and it's amazing!! Its power really impresses me, especially since it doesn't have a hefty price tag. I ever cried my eyes out and it was STILL ON!! Such amazing stuff. However, it DOES run a lil though eventually, but much better than others I've tried.
The liner itself is very pigmented - the black is really dark and obvious, which is good cause I have tiny eyes and I use this liner to make them look bigger.
It comes with a free brush which isn't bad. Been always going back to this product! My favourite eyeliner. <3 continued >>
Second time buying this product in Black. Do take note that my lids are only slightly oily and I mattify them with Laura Mercier Translucent Setting powder, which keeps them matte for most of the time throughout the day.
1. Longevity: Better than Bobbi Brown (which smudges and flakes badly on me, hence irritating my eyes when flakes enter them). Lasts through an entire day at school (more than 10 hours). Minor smudging under the eye area near the lash line but nothing a quick swipe of Q-tip cannot fix. Line on the upper lash line stays almost immaculate even after 10 hours of wear.
2. Application: Use the brush provided and it would be a breeze. No complaints here. SGD$21 for BOTH the gel liner and a decent brush? A steal.
3. Colour: Smooth, creamy and does not dry out as quick as the Bobbi Brown gel liner which dries out after three months despite having being placed upside down as advised by many. Decently pigmented but do over the line twice for a more opaque look.
4. Packaging: Standard gel liner packaging, no complaints.
1. Minor smudging as mentioned above.
*Would I repurchase? Yes.
I am not a fan of pencil type eyelines but, this one is great! Read a review in Health magazine and figured I would give it a try. It goes on smooth and stays on all day. The big thing for me is going on smooth and easy without tugging.
This is a great gel eyeliner, stays on all day without smudging (I have oily eyelids!) and easy to work with. It has smooth matte finish and does not wear off. The brush that comes with it might not be everyones cup of tea, but I love it personally and it works really well for me. The packaging is really nice too. I will definitely repurchase this product!
THIS IS MY HOLY GRAIL GEL EYELINER. I love this to bits. It doesn't or only very little smudges compared to all the types and brands of eyeliners I've used. It comes with a very handy brush which offers great precision. So far I only have the black shade, I will consider buying a brown one next. It stays on all day. I find that using a gel eyeliner allows me to make less mistakes compared to using a liquid eyeliner. I definitely reccommend this to any gel eyeliner lovers out there! :)
i use this eyeliner everyday and i really like. I have this in the darkest black. some people compain that it isnt dark enough but this really depends on your brush. The brush i use is a very thin angled liner brush and i have no problem with it showing up very black. But, i have tried this with my ecotools angled liner brush and i did have to apply another layer of eyeliner to get it to be an opaque black. The thiner your brush is, the darker the liner will show up (also depends on the type of bristles. mine is syntheic. ecotools is taklon)
The lasting power of this eyeliner is pretty good. I apply my eyeliner at the beginning of my routine at around 5 in the morning (my school starts pretty early) and at around or 12 i would notice smudging. That is pretty goos considering that i have oily lids, thick eyelids, and i smile a lot so my cresent shaped eyes make the outside corner of my lids touch (if that makes sense).
Edit1/8/13: i realized that this does smudge more that i would like on some day. It also does this odd thing where it can completely smudge off of the eye if you want to add more. It happens if my eye is slightly teary or moist.
I had a hard time giving this a rating because as an eyeliner it doesn't perform very well. I purchased this in Brown, and when I apply it to my waterline and lower lash line it disappears in three hours. However, as an eyebrow gel it is wonderful. It gives a very natural look, filling my brows nicely, and it lasts all day. I recommend this as a brow gel, but not an eyeliner.
A simple, no frills product that works for me. It stays on until I use makeup remover. Also after I get the product on the brush, I do wiggle it a bit on the back of my hand to get the brush evenly coated; removing the paint from the back of my hand afterwards requires some elbow grease, which means that this eyeliner, at least for me, does tend to stick to the skin and stay put.
Now I discovered this one on a Lisa Eldridge video; if I remember correctly, she claimed that the brush makes it ultra easy to apply. I'm fairly new to liquid liner and truth be told, pretty clumsy at it. I can't say that this brush made it that much easier for me, although it's definitely not bad at all.
All in all, this works. Do try with a better brush, if you happen to own one. I don't regret this purchase and unless I come across something better, I may buy again at some point.
I've had this product since last year .My thoughts for this product is mixed. it's in the middle of a "hit & miss" kind of thing. So when I first bought it, I thought- "wow"!!- it came with a brush and the packaging is a lil bit classy. It is in a small jar, with a crystally or transparenty-ish look . HOWEVER!, after using it for several months non-stop. I noticed that it isnt really long lasting unlike what the product claims it to be. The little brush gets hard like a cement after using it. it doesnt smudge however it just disappears after a 1 hour of putiing it on so u have to retouch a lot of times during the day and especially during the night out. Thecolour is great. it really is black. an intense black.
Though I wouldnt repurchase it again. I'd rather look for another gel liner or stick with bobbi brown gel linier its amazing though expensive!
i hope this helps! if anybody has a question feel free to ask me,
It is a lovely eyeliner but unfortunately it didn't work for me.
I have somewhat oily hooded eyelids but generally have no problem with eyeliners but this one smudged in no time. I guess it has something to do with my chemistry because I gave it to a friend that is similar to me and she gives it 5 stars.
So my overall advice is to get it. It is good quality and reasonably priced. Chances are you will like it.