In the quest to add color to my makeup routine, I decided to go for colored eyeliners. Both of these products were relatively inexpensive as makeup goes, and found at Wal-Mart, which is convenient.
Revlon Colorstay Eyeliner in Amethyst
This eyeliner comes with a built-in sharpener and smudgy sponge (my totally unofficial term for the thing at the end of an eyeliner pencil), which is kinda neat. The color itself is an icy purple.
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When it’s applied, it looks barely-there noticeable, but if you take a step back from the mirror, you can tell there’s a little pop to your eye look.
Hard Candy Take Me Out Liner in Twisted Grape
This eyeliner is a traditional pencil, and also comes with a built-in sharpener, much like the Revlon eyeliner. This purple is more of a wine color, so it’s a bit darker.
It shows a more after you apply it, but for whatever reason, the application of this was so, so difficult. It did not go on easy, in other words. It still provided a subtle look, and good news, it lasted a pretty long time – even after I tried washing it off.
All in all, I was pretty disappointed with both eyeliners. I expected color that would stand out, but that’s not what I got.
If you’re looking to stay subtle, try one of these. If you want bold, I guess Urban Decay is the way to go.