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Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Makeup | 0 comments

Collection – Glam Crystals Dazzling Gel Liner in ‘Hustle’

Collection – Glam Crystals Dazzling Gel Liner in ‘Hustle’

I love a glittery eye liner… in fact I love anything glittery! I’ve been a long time user of Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliners (you can read my review of their Baked shade  here) but I’ve recently been looking into some budget alternatives and this was the best I’ve come across – Glam Crystals Dazzling Gel Liner in Hustle from Collection (formerly Collection 2000). I love to wear a silver glitter eyeliner with a smokey eye in Winter, or in Summer it looks great with a fairly neutral eye topped off with lots of black mascara. The swatch image above shows the grungy gunmetal coloured glitter with an iridescent shine and fairly large glitter flakes. The image above shows the brush, the lid is quite long which makes it a little bit difficult to apply but I like the very fine brush which you can gently drift along the lashline of your top lid. I really like this glitter eyeliner, you can see from the image below that...

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Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Makeup | 0 comments

L’Oreal Paris – Super Liner in Black Crystals

L’Oreal Paris – Super Liner in Black Crystals

A couple of weeks ago I reviewed the Super Liner Black Lacquer in Black Vinyl from L’Oreal Paris, and today I am reviewing the same liquid eyeliner in Black Crystals. The Super Liner is a black liquid eyeliner in felt tip form. Black Crystals is a deep intense black shade with tiny gold flecks in it. You can just about pick out the gold shimmer from the swatch image below but the gold particles really are tiny. It needs a good shake before each use too to ensure that the gold flecks are evenly distributed throughout the eyeliner. The applicator is a bit like that of a felt tip pen, although the spongy nib is very long and thin and slightly bendy which allows you to apply a really thin line of eyeliner if you want. I actually find this easier than using a liquid eyeliner that has a brush applicator, and I like to apply it AFTER my mascara so that I can get up really close to...

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