i'll review it colour by colour in terms of colour
BK-1 (flat black without shimmer)
colour is not that intense, but can use a few more layers on it to get a darker n stronger colour
BK-2 (black with sliver shimmer)
colour is not that intense with silver glitter, very nice n adds a light touch of glam
add on layers for stronger colour
BR-1(brown with gold shimmers)
lovely colour for a natural look! the shimmers are very much subtle compare to BK-2, if use for daywear it has a soft touch of elegance of it, and not too hard or too strong
the only bad thing is that u need to clean the brush immediately after using to prevent it from hardening with the leftover gel liner on it. and do remember to immediately close the cap of the gel liner tightly after each use to prevent it from drying up quickly.
a great buy for those who are just a beginner or on a budget because u can save on the brush and altho the liner is mini in size, it can last for a long long time, as u use very lil of it each time! :D
i'm looking forward for the gold, silver n purple gel liner arriving Malaysia's shore soon!
This is my first gel eyeliner so I didn't know what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised to find that a gel eyeliner is so much easier to apply than a liquid or pencil one. I especially like the applicator - i use the thin side for drawing a fine line and the flat side for a thicker line.
This liner does not smudge or flake ... but maybe it's because the weather is cool and dry. Will update this review when summer hits.
This product is great!
I have oily lids and this surprisingly stayed put the whole day without creasing or smudging!
It comes with a brush that I found was good.
The product is easy to apply and even though the pot is really small, a little goes a long way.
it's very pigmented ( mine's in flat black shade, no glitters. BK-1)
It's my first gel liner and I'm loving it. (:
Click Continued >> for a pic and better viewing results of Kate Powder Gel Liner in BK-2 review.
I have always been a fan of gel liners (MAC Fluidlines esp.). When I heard Kate is offering a range of gel liners, I was excited to try it. I bought my very first Kate Powder Gel Liner in BK-2, a black colour (very very very slight hint of greyness in it, ok what I mean is, it is not a TRUE Black colour) with glitter shimmers.
When you purchase a Kate Powder Gel Liner, it'll come along with a brush. I think this'd be a great buy for anyone who's new to gel-liners, you do not have to look for a brush to go along with the gel liner. I didn't like the brush though, I'm better off working with my angled brush from the craft store.
Staying power was pretty good because I have damn freaking oily lids, it stayed put throughout the day except for the inner corners, which faded abit (but then again I have the itch-iest hand ever, I tend to touch the inner corners of my eyes alot, so I don't know if I could have rubbed off the liner when I did that, or did the liner faded by itself due to my oily lids)
The best part? NO SMUDGING!!! I'm always on a search for non-smudge mascaras and liners!! Mascaras no luck. :( liners: MAC f/l and Kate. Bobbi Brown smudges on me!
Ok now the cons: the glitters/shimmers present in BK-2, fall out of them sometimes happens and land on my undereye area (a few tiny pieces only)
Here's the thing. I may not advice you to get it in this shade if you're a contact lens wearer. Some of the glitter/shimmers fell into my eyes, no biggie. But when i removed my eye makeup, I felt some pain in my eyes, prolly due to the sparkles. I think my tears washed them out after that :) No no, not crying. My eyes got sensitive and starting tearing, thus washing out the irritants :)
Overall, an inexpensive "drugstore" brand to try out, and I am looking to repurchase in shade PU-2. continued >>
This is my first gel eyeliner, so I wasn't really sure what to expect. It's wonderful, though! I use this more often than my Kate Super Sharp Liner now, because the color and texture of the gel liner is richer, creamier, and darker.
It's very smooth and easy to apply. Wait a little before blinking or it might smudge a little. However, once set (only takes a couple of seconds), it lasts the entire day without smudging or smearing. Perfect! Good for a natural look or go thicker for a more dramatic evening look.
Be careful not to dab too much on the liner brush (provided with the gel pot) or little bits might flake and fall off onto your lower lids when you apply the liner. IF that happens, just use a loose powder brush to gently sweep away any fallen bits. Don't touch with your finger or it will smear.
Overall, a big thumbs up!
I picked this up in BK-2, which is deep black with silver glitter. It came with a little brush which I personally didn't find very useful...maybe because I'm used to applying gel eyeliners with my MAC 208 (small slant) brush. The reason why I'm giving this a 3 is because it's pricy ($15 for a teeny pot, containing maybe half as much product as a MAC Fluidline), and the glitter is gritty and winds up all over my face. I'm pretty sure the glitter was to blame for one particularly bad case of eye irritation. I'll definitely be going back to MAC (or maybe Clinique) and do not plan to repurchase this eyeliner.
i have kate powder gel liner in BR-1. it's a deep brown with brown/deep golden shimmer. it looks great on my brown eyes. what i love about it is that it comes with a handy little eyeliner brush that makes application real easy. however, this is not very long-lasting and i needed to reapply after about 4 hours.
I have this in BK-2, which is black with silver sparkles. Sometimes products will look sparkly in the pot/pan, but don't actually show up that way on my face. You can actually see the sparkle in this, which I love. The gel is well-pigmented, easy to apply, and comes with its very own cute little pointed brush, which works surprisingly well (I'm deeply suspicious of the brushes that come with products). I bought this on Adambeauty for $15 USD. I think there is less product in the pot than BB or MAC gel liners, but I am pleased nonetheless--after all, they don't come with a brush! I would repurchase, as the staying power is good, and this is the only glittery gel liner that I know of.
All the while i had been using pencil/crayon type eyeliner and all brands smudge my undereyes badly. Therefore i switch to this gel eyeliner in pure black without glitter. The texture doesn't seem creamy or gel to me. When picked up with its liner brush, it seem a bit dry and had a little solid clumps onto the tip. It does not glides on smoothly as mentioned above, the texture is a little dry and therefore, i got to apply a couple of times. but so far, this is the current one i am using till i found a better one next time.
I thought this kate powder gel liner would work for me, but
finally i found that the texture is not that easy to apply.
it's not pigmented, so i gotta apply it many times, and the glitter easily falls into my eyes (and coz my eyes red)
also, it'd be great if the texture is a lil bit more creamy.
anyhow, the good things is it's not pricey and it comes with the brush!