MAC Fluidline Eye-liner Gel in Waveline

MAC Fluidline Eye-liner Gel in Waveline
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4.0

124 reviews

67% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$$

INGREDIENTS



Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

This is my go-to blue gel eyeliner, I own this for such a long time now and absolutely love it!

The colour is one of those rich-looking shades of blue, it is actually almost a navy colour with hints of purple in it (not too green or pale blue which do look unflattering sometimes). Doesn't budge, smudge or transfer.

You can easily use this product on a daily basis, I mean it is a great alternative to brown or black. This particular shade of blue looks quite neutral and not even that cool-toned once on the eye, so feel free to pair it with gold/brown/taupe eyeshadows - it will look stunning. Highly recommend.

For more information on MAC's Fluidline and what brushes to use with these feel free to check the blog post below. Hope it helps!

http://www.partyparrotblog.com/#!MAC-Fluidline-101/cmbz/565962970cf2a3b83ffb837e



Age: 30-35

Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

Terrible pigmentation! As many girls mentioned here, if you try to apply a second layer, the color gets univen and the line becomes a mess!
I am very disapointed with the product.


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on 8/27/2014 11:02:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Blue

I've been on the hunt for the perfect navy blue eye liner and recently picked this one up after repeatedly putting it in and taking it out of my MAC cart online. As with Macroviolet, I'm finding this to be a little under pigmented and you have to layer it to get a solid line. The colour is pretty enough - a navy that leans ever so slightly to indigo - and I love how smoothly and easily the Fluidlines apply, but I would have hoped not to have to layer it for intensity. Sadly this does not compare with the IT Cosmetics Midnight Blue gel liner that I also recently acquired, which is densely pigmented and deep enough to give a rich, solid, intense line. I'm sure I'll still use the Waveline, but probably would not repurchase.


on 7/13/2014 9:24:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Black, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

This is not as pigmented as Blacktrack but it is a really pretty colour for my brown eyes. I apply 2 coats of this as eyeliner and it doesn't smudge through the day. This is a lot of product in a little jar so I don't think I'll be running out any time soon, but whenever that happens I hope this colour is still available.


on 6/29/2014 1:51:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Acne-prone, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I love this liner. I use this blue liner day and night and this pot has lasted me an embarrassing 3 years!! I know you are not supposed to keep make-up that long but I use it most every day and I still have quite a bit left. What I love about this color is that it is a brighter poppier blue than a navy blue. It really does make my eyes look whiter and brighter. When I want the color to last 12+ hours, I layer on quite a bit of product and dab it on in brush length sections. It lasts day and night and does not run or gather in the inner corner of your eye like some pencil liners tend to. I also love to blend this into the upper lash line. Surprisingly, when I apply this in the upper lashline along with a dipdown or blitz and glitz cateye line, it really makes my blues eyes pop.


on 5/12/2014 5:58:00 AM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Brown

The colour is not exactly as it is presented in the pot because it is not pigmented, when you first apply it, it would seem kind of strange as some area would be darker than the others as the pigment is not distributed evenly because of lack of pigmentation. You would have to apply 2 or even 3 coating to get a solid even line. This is not a cheap stuff actually it is rather expensive. It costs HKD180 and I think it is not value for money considering the price and its performance.


Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I bought this mainly because of the color. I was looking for a night sky deep dark blue, and something that would last on my oily lids.

Thiss is a nice eyeliner that takes a bit of time to learn to use...

Before buying this eyeliner i have mostly used liquid liners. So in the beginning had a lot of difficulties getting the color evenly.

Also, if you want the color to be as dark as in the pan, you must apply two layers, and let it dry in the middle. I have also used this as a basecolor when doing a dark evening makeup.

If you're going for basic black and want a less expensive option, i recommend the LÓreal 24H gel eyeliner, have it in black and would say it's even easier to apply and a lot cheaper.

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Brown

Ugh. Okay, I'm going against the grain here. I am a massive fan of gel eyeliners, and have tried most brands out there (Bobbi Brown, Mac, MUG, Maybelline, Wet 'n Wild, all of it). While I love Blacktrack by Mac, I cannot stand the formulation of the other gel eyeliners I have tried from them. And trust me, it's not like I haven't given them time to grow on me. I own Blacktrack, Waveline, Rich Ground, Stares & Speculation and Macroviolet. 5 different shades. I have tried to love these liners! But with the exception of Blacktrack, the consistency is awful. The shades are not pigmented, so I find that I have to apply a black kohl pencil first and then the gel liner on top just to get the color to really show up. The formulation is not sticky enough and doesn't adhere to the brush properly (I use MUGs bent liner brush, which is hands down the best liner brush I've ever used) and come out patchy when applied. Then I found that the liner began smudging immediately, or else was FLAKING off. I couldn't believe the latter when I saw it happening, and was convinced I'd just purchased a bad one. So I bought another shade, only to see the same thing happen again.

Navy eyeliners are my holy grail - they make my brown eyes pop like no other, make my eyes brighter and are still appropriate for everyday. While Waveline is a gorgeous color, not too bright (like MUGs Electric, which is less wearable) but light enough that you can clearly see it is blue and not black (which is the case with many navy liners), I am not impressed. It is simply not pigmented enough. There is no point in spending money on this gel liner when I have to use a black pencil underneath it to get the color to pop. I recommend MUG gel liners instead - they are fantastic - highly pigmented, stick to the brush and adhere easily, stay all day, don't budge, and much cheaper. I own every single shade, and am waiting for them to come out with a true navy!

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


on 8/17/2013 11:42:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

My absolute fave liner! I search for anything to go with it!! This stuff is amazing!!

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

This is a really good eyeliner. Once dry it doesn't move, so no transferring into the crease of my lid like some other liners I've tried. The colour is rich as you would expect from MAC and the packaging, is of good quality. I have also used this product to provide a 'wash' of colour on my eyes over which I would put complimentary/matching/similar blue eye shadows - think smoky blue eye. It keeps the eyeshadow in place so it's a great technique to use if need your eye make up to stay in place for extended hours. Make sure you put the lid on properly to prevent drying out. I am hoping to get this product in blacktrack along with a 209 eyeliner brush so that I can create a precise cat eye flick.

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