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Laura Mercier 'Tightline' Cake Eyeliner
Laura Mercier Tightline Cake Eye Liner
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on 7/10/2016 11:23:00 AM
More reviews by Mrskellygannon
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
It took a little getting used to with the application and needing to wet the brush and making sure that it is flat enough to work across the eye and not too wet that it runs and is watery. But once I found the right balance I quickly became a fan. It's a sorest color for me during the day and when I'm doing a more neutral look. I have fair skin and hazel eyes and it works. It lasts for a long day and is easily removable with eye makeup remover and a cotton ball. I also have a deep blue and black for other occasions.
on 1/17/2016 11:37:00 AM
More reviews by rtrtlori1
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
I'm 57 years old and have become a fan of the tightline method. I had heard such great comments about this cake eyeliner I decided to try it. Prior to that I had been using a dark brown shade of elf gel eyeliner in a little tub. Anyway, I do not like the color of this brown eyeliner. Way too much red for me. I returned it to Sephora.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 8/28/2015 9:42:00 PM
More reviews by Nancygia
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
I have used this on and off for years. The color is beautiful, but it can be a little tricky to use sometimes. If I use too much water, it becomes a smeary mess. If I use too little, it drags and doesn't really show up. I am also concerned about safety since this is used wet, so I make sure to replace it often.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 2/9/2014 3:59:00 AM
More reviews by Shanplum
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
Very unflattering on my complexion too pale a brown and draws out the sallowness around my eyes, quality wise generally disappointing in general. Takes alot of work to apply and even then the payoff is patchy and chalky don't even think of using this dry you will get zero payoff. I have the emerald green though and it is alot better than this shade.
on 11/27/2013 1:19:00 AM
More reviews by pinkfrost
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Red, Wavy, Coarse
Dry, difficult to use on the go, chalky, and generally underwhelming. I was told my the sales assistant that I wouldn't need the activator - even though I said I would buy it if it was necessary or really improved the product. If this worked well it would be great, I love the packaging and find it is easy to carry around... but try getting a defined eye! very, very difficult in my experience. And I'm using a gorgeous hakuhodo tightlining brush.
on 3/19/2013 10:32:00 PM
More reviews by beckspr
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
To me it's a Holy Grail product. I've NEVER had a good eyeliner experience. I have hooded eyes and oily eyelids, for years I just assumed that I was bound to never be able wear anything else besides mascara... until I saw a "tightlining technique" video (it consists of lining between the root of your eyelashes from below the top lashes with a small flat eyeliner brush). I decided to give it a try and because that area doesn't come in contact with the eyelid it stays perfect all day! The Mahogany Brown works really great for me: it gives definition without looking harsh in the daytime. I might buy the ebony one down the road. I'll post some photos because in the pictures the brown looks like it wouldn't be dark enough but once it's wet becomes a rich brown.
9 of 9 people found this helpful.
on 2/11/2013 9:26:00 PM
More reviews by SmokyMountainRain
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I was looking for something more natural looking. Nothing heavy handed. I had never used a wet the cake eyeliner before. There was a slight learning curve. A decent eyeliner brush helps. You do have to add another drop of water now and then and give that a few seconds to loosen the color up some. I learned to poke the brush up into my lash line from the underside first and then finish on top. Lasts all day with absolutely no flaking or smudging. I would buy again but I have a feeling this cake will last a very long time. Great product for me.
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 9/15/2012 5:42:00 PM
More reviews by sj3663
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
My favorite eyeliner ever and the only one I really use now. Still working on my first pan...this stuff lasts forever! If I ever run out, I'm buying another!Edited 2/24/15: Still my go-to! I've tried others, but everything else smudges on me. The very dark brown suits me better than black and doesn't budge all day.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 7/8/2011 9:37:00 PM
More reviews by rebecafialho
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
HATE this, I heard they changed the formula, I got this a few months ago and I would not recomend this.The colour itself is very nice and rich brown but the texture is dry and you hardly get any product with your finger or brushes I tried it wet and still no results.You can't get the product out at all, I had to throw mine away because it was just a real waste of money.Really disappointed!
on 6/30/2011 2:21:00 PM
More reviews by blahblahh
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I just got this recently, so my review is for the new formula. The color doesn't show, doesn't last, dry, chalky and hard to apply. Disappointing. Turned out the new formula requires a separate activator to enhance the intensity. Uh ohh. So that's $22 for the cake, another $20 for the Tightline Activator = $42 for an eyeliner. I really don't get it. WHY couldn't LM stick with the old formula so no extra stuff is necessary?
5 of 7 people found this helpful.
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