Review: Loreal Infallible 24 Hour Lacquer Liner

Good news, Loreal has a great new formula in their new gel eyeliner.  I picked up one of the new Loreal Infallible 24 hour Lacquer Liners to give it a test drive.  I had high expectations and was not disappointed.

This is what Loreal says about them:

“L’Oreal Infallible Lacquer Liner 24H for eye design that is simply sophisticated. 24 hours of flawless, fade-free color with a unique lacquered finish. Mistake-proof application plus the ability to customize your line with a smooth-gliding brush. Ophthalmologist tested. Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers. ”

These gel liners do have some shine, but if you don’t like that you can always put a matte shadow of the same color over them. They last all day without budging or fading.  We will never know if they last 24 hours because I don’t leave my makeup on for 24 hours, not even in the interest of science.  LOL  It comes with a brush that is okay.  Its not my favorite, but I don’t hate it.  It doesn’t come to a fine tip, so its a little “different”.  Its not mistake proof, no gel eyeliner is.  I’m not sure why Loreal says that the liner is mistake proof.  Perhaps its because they never met me.  I made a mistake with the brush on my first attempt trying to figure out how best to use it.  The formula glides on smoothly and is very pigmented.  It did not bother my sensitive eyes.

I’ll pick these up in the future instead of the Mac Fluidlines and Bobbie Brown gel eyeliners because I believe they preform just as well.  Of course, if Mac or Bobbie Brown have a cool color I’ll pick that up too, but for the basic black, brown  bronze, etc, Loreal has my vote.

The Laquer Liner retails for $9.99 at Ulta. It comes with the eyeliner brush.  You can also get them at any drugstore, but the price may vary, as is the way with drugstore items.  Different drugstores charge different amounts.

So have you tried these?  I’d love to hear your view on them!

xxx

Christy

I purchased these items and was not compensated for this review.  As always, these are my own, honest opinions.

Mac Spring 2012 Launches: Cook, Shop and Vera!

I’m pretty happy with the things that I picked up from Mac’s Spring Launches. I picked up “Innocence Beware!” Lipstick and “Dish it up” Lipstick from the Mac Shop Collection. From the Cook collection I grabbed two fluidlines in “Wholesome” and “Added Goodness” Finally from the Mac Vera Collection I got the Pearlmatte Face Powder in “Flower Fantasy” and a Plushglass in “On A Holiday” They were all hits with me:) Did you haul anything from the Cook, Shop or Vera Collections? If so, let me know what you got and what you think of it!

Disclaimer:  All items were purchased by me.  I was not paid to review these items.