E.L.F. Liquid Eyeliner - Black

3.2

320 reviews

59% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.4

Price: $

Package Quality: 3.4

Price: $

INGREDIENTS

Water(Aqua), Styrene/Acrylates/Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Xathan Gum, Sodium Laureth-12 Sulfate, Methylparaben, Propylparaben May Contain: Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289), Yellow No. 5 Lake (CI 19140), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Blue No.1 Lake (CI 42090)


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

Interesting story... I've been trying to find a good drugstore liquid black liner. When I found this one in a set (with two other glitter liners I love) I was super excited that it cost less than 3 dollars.

When I finally tried it, it did not stay on the eyelid at all. The consistency was super watery and it was literally like trying to put oil on water. Even if I shook it, let one coat dry, wiped my eyelid etc. it would not stay on. I realized the formula was garbage. Such a shame, because the brush was really nice. But when I swatched it on my hand, it didn't have the same effect and was like a normal liner.

I was super disappointed until I had an idea and took my wet n wild h2o proof liner(which I hated until now) and put the elf brush in it. Surprisingly, the cap fit perfectly :D I now love using it. And for the elf one, well, it belongs in the trash.



on 8/30/2015 4:59:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Blue

This is horrible! It is so downright horrible that I'm kind of mad that E.L.F. has the audacity to sell this as a liquid liner.

This is watery. And when I say that I don't JUST mean that it's thin, poorly pigmented and runny, no it literally lays on top of the skin as a drop of water. It is impossible to use because once applied to the skin it slides around like a droplet of water and dries however it likes. And when it eventually does dry (which takes FOREVER), it dries to a very plastic-y finish that is not flattering at all. Also I have to say again that the pigmentation (in the black one at least) is so poor that it comes off as a light gray color, and because of consistency it is impossible to build on this after it dries.

Of course because this is basically tinted water it will also smudge like crazy even if you do by some miracle manage to get a decent application.

The only thing I like about this is that it has a brush applicator, which I might take out and try on other liners because it is very thin.

But over all, save your money because this is not even worth a penny. Actually I would not even accept this if I got it for free.
My current favorite in the liquid liner department is the Wet 'n wild Mega liner, and that one is not much more expensive than this, so I recommend trying that to see what liquid liner is supposed to feel/dry like on the skin.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 8/12/2015 2:22:00 AM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

This product is not worth your time or money even if it goes on sale. It dried up so fast and did not provide a smooth liner application.


Age: 19-24

Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Honestly I wanted to like this but it is WAY too watery and streaky :(

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 8/1/2015 12:23:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I recently have been getting into makeup more and I never thought I would use a liquid eyeliner. (I kind of suck at pencil.) But this was $2 at my local Walmart so I thought I'd give it a try. I love this eyeliner! Its super easy to apply (this is coming from someone who doesn't apply pencil eyeliner well.) I can put on this eyeliner in their morning, sleep in it and wake up the next morning and it hasnt smudged or rubbed off. But the greatest thing is that it comes off super easy withwater. Overall great product and a super affordable price.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Hazel

This liquid liner is truly a bang for your buck. Its literally a dollar! So pigmented and smooth. My favorite liquid liner by far!


Age: 30-35

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I purchased this product at a local Dollar Tree for just $1. I was originally on the search for some gel liner, but I figured got to start some where with the trying new makeup experiences that I am getting a kick for lately. I am giving this product an over all 4/5 because it does not work for my waterline. I tried this today on my waterline and went back to my charcoal pencil heated because the application is more consistent and not liquidy.

With that said, it does have a very nice deep black on my lid. I know I do not apply a lot, this may really just like my skin or something because it works wonderfully to create a smooth dark upper lid line. It not only is very easy to apply with the flexible brush but I will reach for this stuff before I do my charcoal for my upper lid any day now.

In a few months I will be on the prowl for some gel liner to try, but till then this will work well enough for what I want. I will also repurchase this when I run out, as long as it doesn't dry out fast in the next month.


Age: 19-24

Skin: Other, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I really love this eyeliner! I apply pencil liner first then use this to make my cat eye liner and it goes on so perfect, I have repurchased over and over again 💜


Age: 25-29

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I hate this eyeliner!! I found the packaging misleading, the picture of what the tip is meant to look like implys its more of a felt tip... not a thin flimsy useless brush. Liquid is very watery and for $7NZD.... I feel ripped off. I will not be buying this ever again.


on 7/1/2015 2:30:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Blue

I have the liquid eyeliner in Coffee instead of black. It is crappy though so I can't expect the black to be any better than this dark brown. The packaging is nice enough and this is designed to stand on it's own in a cone shape bottle and top and has a wide base. I like that. The handle of the brush is long and thin and tapered and it fits the hand well and makes precise application a breeze.The actual brush is thin and it's tapered to a nice point and a little stiff so it holds it shape well. It's too bad the product is thin and it takes multiple strokes to get it on in a nice solid line. The color is weak and it does take going over the same place multiple times to try to build it up. Once dried this still smudges easily, so No Bueno for that! I'm just not impressed and I'd rather pay a bit more for something that really works rather than save a dollar for something that doesn't do very well and takes some work to get a good application. I don't have time for that. Skip this and buy your favorite higher priced liner, you can thank me later.


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