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Back again with another amazing blog post. Today, I am going to be giving you guys an eyeliner review. For those of you that don’t know, I am not the biggest fan of eyeliner (I will mention why later on). The eyeliner that I am going to be sharing with you guys today is
LA Girl Glide Gel Eyeliner Pencil
To make this review as detailed as possible, I am going to introduce a template that was introduced to me from Review.com. They have a really well written and informative article called
In this article, they did extensive research to narrow down the best eyeliners on the market. They consulted with chemists and formulation experts and out of 70 eyeliners on the market, they were able to narrow this list down to 1 eyeliner overall, for 6 categories: Drugstore, Pencil, Gel, Liquid, Organic, Waterproof/Waterline.
In addition to this, they not only tell you the best on the market, they help you find the best eyeliner for you if you wish to check out other eyeliners that aren’t on the list. I suggest you check it out, give it a read.
L.A. Girl Glide Gel Eyeliner
Let me start off by saying that this is the HARDEST eyeliner to find in Black. I have been looking for this eyeliner since August last year (2016) and only 3 weeks ago I was able to get my hands on it at my local Wonderful World ( beauty supply store). I don’t know if it is because the store is not meeting the demand or the customers are buying this eyeliner 3 or 4 at a time but it took me a while to get this bad boy and lemme tell you, It was worth the wait. If I could create another category on the Review.com website for Drugstore Pencil Eyeliners, this would be considered #1.
Features of this eyeliner pencil
Buildability — This means the ability to layer the eyeliner with no streaking or removal of the previous layer applied. With this definition in mind, this eyeliner fits the definition.
High pigmentation — One swipe is full opacity. This eyeliner is VERY. VERY. VERY black.
Consistency — Very soft, very creamy and very lightweight. Definitely not your mother’s eyeliner pencil.
Strong stick — Yup.
Overall ease of application — As easy and putting on a bullet lipstick. One swipe with light pressure and you’re good.
Stay-on power — I had this eyeliner on for a cool 10 hours and this thing held onto my waterline like a champ. Funny enough, when I swatched it on my hand before I purchased it the swatch actually held up through multiple hand washing before I got my Lancome Eye Makeup Remover.
No smudging — Zero. Zilch. Nada. No raccoon eyes here.
True to color — It is definitely the color on the package and the color I expected.
Hypo-allergenic — (This is what I was talking about earlier). I stopped using eyeliner many years ago because of what I would experience minutes after using it. After applying eyeliner to my waterline, from application until I was ready to take it off, my eyes would itch, burn and water. It did not matter what type of eyeliner it was, liquid, gel or pencil I would have the same end result. It was not the most pleasant experience for me as you could imagine so I stopped using eyeliner altogether.
To be very honest, I was expecting this eyeliner to do the same thing but I was definitely surprised.
Availability — This eyeliner was not easy for me to find in Trinidad at all as I mentioned earlier. Wonderful World, All those Chinese beauty supply stores on Charlotte Street and Fredrick street, I could not find this eyeliner anywhere. If you are lucky enough to find it in stores grab them up. If you don’t want the walk around, check out Amazon, ULTA, Beauty Bay and the L.A. Girl website. There are in stock on all those sites currently.
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