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Package Quality: 3.4
Maybelline Define-A-Line Eyeliner - 801 Ebony Black
Maybelline Line Express Eyeliner - 901 Ebony Black
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on 11/1/2016 9:22:00 PM
More reviews by claudia96
Skin: Dry, Olive, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
This eyeliner is so, so greasy. It slides around and never sets. After one blink, this liner already transfers. I feel like I'm applying black vaseline to my eyes. Stay away!!
on 2/19/2016 10:55:00 PM
More reviews by Shonnahearts
Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Warm
Hair: Black, Kinky, Medium
I have mixed feelings about this eyeliner. I love how it glides on smoothly with one stroke and I love how bold the color is when I put it on. Unfortunately, it tends to smudge a lot and I end up looking like a raccoon lol after some time. It's easy to remove which it probably contributing to the smudge. The packaging is okay because you don't have to sharpen the pencil just twist it. However, the eyeliner eventually got stuck inside the tube and could no longer use it. I may repurchase for the look it gives if I'm not going to be out for too long but I will not wear it if I plan to keep my makeup flawless all day long.
on 6/27/2015 11:03:00 PM
More reviews by allegoriest
Skin: Oily, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I'm not very into this eyeliner. It's a twist-up and doesn't need to be sharpened, but that's about all I like about it. The color is called "Ebony Black" but it fades to a kind of dirty-looking dark blue on my eyes pretty quickly. The product packaging claims it has a "precision tip" with a smudger to use if desired, but I don't find it to be "precision" at all, it's messy and smudges everywhere even if you don't want it to. It also is hard to remove, it leaves persistent dark smudges even after I use makeup remover on my eyes.I don't plan on buying this again.
on 4/2/2015 4:54:00 PM
More reviews by kimberlygrace15
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
In search of a good eyeliner to use on my waterline, I purchased this product (along with three or four others to try) at Target for around $4.00. I'm not sure if the all-black packaging is newer, but the one I have is black and green. It's a twist-up crayon liner, and it claims to bring a "defined" look with the "precision tip" for a "smooth, even application." It also features a small, built-in sponge on the opposite end for smudging purposes. Excited to try out my new eyeliners, I swatched this Define-A-Line eyeliner on my hand in the car, and I immediately liked how creamy the formula was. Just as the package claimed, the liner glided on really easily. But after getting home and putting it on my waterline, I realized its creaminess would likely be the product's downfall—and I was right.Although the liner glides on really nicely, it has little-to-no lasting power. Less than fifteen minutes after finishing my makeup, the liner on my waterline had already faded, and no more than half an hour later, I looked like a raccoon—the product had "melted" underneath my eyes, and it wasn't flattering at all. I took it off and tried another liner, but out of curiosity, I tried applying it to my upper lid as well as tightlining my eyes. About ten minutes later, the liner on my eyelid had transferred and creased into my eyeshadow, and the tightline had transferred to my lower lash line and smeared, again in the raccoon-like fashion.Overall, even though I originally liked the creamy formula at first, I really dislike this product. I'm not even going to finish it, because it looks terrible after ten minutes. I won't throw it (because I'm cheap), but it'll sit in my makeup bag unused. I wouldn't recommend this product, especially if your skin is at all oily.
on 3/31/2015 12:28:00 AM
More reviews by mariefumi
Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This is definitely my go-to eyeliner every time. No sharpening required, has a smudging sponge at the end which is a necessity with eyeliners, especially when on the go applying makeup. Thumbs up
on 12/23/2014 9:39:00 PM
More reviews by TomBoyGirl
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
This eyeliner smeared and transfered onto my lower eyeline and made raccoon eyes almost immedietly, and it just kept on getting worse and not amount of dabbing and drying would stop it.Would never buy again.
on 9/27/2014 2:11:00 AM
More reviews by Piscine
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Other, Wavy, Fine
To clarify, I'm reviewing the Define-A-Line in the green and black packaging, not the all-black packaging. I usually buy whichever of the twist-up eyeliners I find on sale whenever I run out and unfortuately I purchased a special combo pack of Maybelline Great Lash Mascara (always good) and this horrible version of Define-A-Line eyeliner. I have never used such a greasy, messy eyeliner. It is not unlike putting lipstick on your lids. I don't even know why there is a smudging pad at the bottom because as soon as you blink it will smudge for you. The smudger actually just wipes the liner off if you try to use it. In its favor, it is quite black. And the tube twists easily. And it was inexpensive. But that's about it. In summary, unless you are a football player or a cadaver, I suggest finding another product.
on 8/18/2014 12:45:00 PM
More reviews by poreblaster2000
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
This is the worst smudging eyeliner I've ever used. Zero staying power. Primer helps but not as much as you'd expect. Will never ever buy again.
on 7/22/2014 12:31:00 PM
More reviews by valmont32677
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
This reminds me of the CG Perfect Point eyeliners in terms of quality (which is good!!). This is extremely pigmented & easily applied. I get raccoon eyes from almost all (non-waterproof) pencils, this is no worse than any of the others (I have extremely oily skin/LIDS!!!). I prefer (waterproof) liquid & gels becoz of that, but at walmart I was buying waterproof Great Lash Mascara & it came with the mascara as an added bonus. I love how black it is, I think this is a pretty good liner if ur not going to see a sappy movie or get dumped by your S.O. (Inject a bit of humor here, basically if ur not planning on crying....or going swimming...). This is your basic nice black eyeliner. I am going to try it with a primer next time & see what happens. I love the sleek packaging, it's very "Maybelline" w their Great Lash signature green w a black top. It's got a smudge tip but mine appears not to have a sharpener on the end (BOO!! I like it when auto pencils come w sharpeners coz I am always losing them constantly so I need a good supply of new 1's!!). So your basic black automatic liner to sum it all up, Maybelline does not often thrill me to death but they also usually fail to disappoint me w their products. This would function as a good liner to throw in ur bag for touch ups on ur nicer regular liner that u leave at home coz u wouldn't want to lose it, that's what I am probably going to do w this if it doesn't end up being good, but I must mention I've had it on for 3 & a half hours & not much in the way of unintentional smearing, smudging, or migration. It's also not disappeared like some had mentioned nor transferred, so I am going to try playing around w this some more in the next few days & may update. Idk how much it retails for, probably approx US$6 but if this was waterproof it would be perfect!! Not HG but not going into the garbage neither. A person such as myself would think okay waterproof mascara should come with waterproof eyeliner if it's included together but awww h-&@$ what do I know??? ;/
on 5/26/2014 9:31:00 PM
More reviews by Bunnieskat
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I bought this cuz one of my close friends always uses this ... It was on sale for 5 bucks at Kroger . I guess they changed the packaging cuz when I tried my friends hers was a lot skinner , this is skinny but also thick at the same time ... It's hard to explain but I really like it !! It goes on super black and it just glides on oh so effortlessly !!! Some people complain that it smudges .. I just put it on my waterline , and it wasn't that bad , maybe because they lined below their waterline.
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