It seems I am on this perpetual pursuit for the perfect eyeliner. I have a good collection of pencil, gel and liquid liners that I like but I've yet to find something that I absolutely adore. I blame my eyelids - one day, they'll look perfectly even and on others, one will look droopy or the other will have this triple eyelid look happening.
Yes, please feel free to pity me. AHAH.
I came across Face of Australia's Liquid Eyeliner one day when I was browsing the cosmetic section and was immediately attracted to its super fine tip. At the time, I was absolutely convinced that what my eyeliner collection needed was a liquid liner with an ultra thin tip that could help me draw precise lines. This liner swatched really nicely on the back of my hand and so I purchased it in Brown.
Surprisingly, the Brown is quite dark and very pigmented. On my eyelids, it actually looks black. The tip itself is flexible and easy to work with. It also helps that the handle is long enough for you to grip it just like a pen. I'd imagine that this would be perfect for a beginner just getting into liquid eyeliners. Personally, I was able to get right onto my lashline with this on the first go! That doesn't happen everyday!
Unfortunately, as much as I wanted to like this, I just couldn't. The formula stung my eyelids really badly after I managed to make two perfect wings on my eyes and I had to remove the liner immediately. I thought it was maybe a one-off thing and so I waited a week later to try, and again it irritated my eyes so badly! It actually felt like my eyelids were burning!
A quick search online found that a small minority of people have the same problem and they've put it down to sensitive eyes. I'm assuming that, that's probably the reason for my reaction considering that I do have sensitive skin. A definite shame because I think this has all the hallmarks of a reliable eyeliner. Its inexpensive, easy to use and because the tip is so thin, you can go as thin or as heavy you like, depending on how bold you'd like your look to be.
Have you tried Face of Australia's Liquid Eyeliner? What's your favourite liquid eyeliner right now?