Otherwise known as Automatic Liquid Eyeliner. Sauce! That’s what happens when you start feeling ambitious and buy something like this. I’ve been looking for an eyeliner since my Maybelline Line Stiletto dried up. Nothing really fit the bill, and I didn’t want to shell out too much since I had some reward points stashed away at Murale and the Bay.
After going through counter after counter at Murale, I succumbed to Chanel yet again and found myself purchasing not one, but two eyeliners. Call me crazy. Yes, I probably am.
I usually use brown eyeliner as I find black to be a statement I can’t quite pull off. It makes my features look harsh and just appears as “too much”. Brown is a lot softer and I just apply as close to the lash line as possible, minus the winged tip for a natural full-fringed lash look.
This is the first twist type eyeliner I’ve encountered; it is very much similar to how YSL’s cult Touche Eclat works. My thoughts on the product:
- Too expensive for an eyeliner.
- The number of twists can be quite difficult to estimate at first, but once you get the hang of it + proper control of brush it should be fine. For me, its 1.5 clicks/eye (considering I just line my upper lash line)
- The brush is awesome. Its soft, yet doesn’t easily bend.
- Color is opaque yet could possibly need a few passes to achieve a bolder look.
- Dries easily.
- Its a good ‘its great cause its technically free, so its worth using’ liner; but next time, I’ll try using Hourglass or MUFE.
Swatches of both eyeliners. I noticed that the Brown is definitely more opaque than Anthracite (which required several more passes). However, the latter is such a multi-dimensional shade which is more evident in the picture below.
Its a lighter shade of gray with a hint of silver, giving it that shimmery finish. I just love this color. Of course, as much popularized by the infamous color which graces each and every season of Balenciaga.