Beauty Review: Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes

Email This Post January 24th, 2008 nicky

aquaeyes.jpgI got the Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes liner in Mat Black with a deluxe sample from Sephora and decided to try it out when my staple eyeliner (Revlon Colorstay) was running low. Pros: It goes on very easily for a pencil, when you drag it across your lash line, it feels creamy- not dry like some pencils do. Also, it is waterproof and lasted the whole day without smudging. Cons: The black color was very muted, almost a charcoal gray instead, so I was not very happy with the pigmentation. Also, I have a pet peeve of sharpening liners and I prefer the Revlon Colorstay because it is a twist up liner that I don’t have to sharpen every day. Bottom line: It’s a good pencil liner but not as good on my eyes as Revlon’s. Plus at double the price of my go-to liner, it’s definitely not worth a change for me!

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  • 1. Karina  |  January 24th, 2008 at 8:03 pm

    I currently use Revlon ColorStay and I find that when I use a pencil it feels very harsh!
    I much prefer the wind up eyeliner

  • 2. Alex  |  January 25th, 2008 at 11:58 am

    I also tried Sephora’s sample of Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes, and I agree that the color is more charcoal than pure black. However, i think it’s a great pencil to create the smokey-eye look. I’m actually wearing it right now. =)

    But, yes, definitely NOT the choice for a crisp, thin, black line.

  • 3. nicky  |  January 28th, 2008 at 4:10 pm

    You’re right Alex, it would work for a smokey look.

  • 4. Ivana  |  January 29th, 2008 at 12:35 am

    I agree with you. I love Revlon ColorStay. I have tried many eye liners, and this is my favorite. It’s a keeper.

  • 5. tammy  |  July 27th, 2008 at 12:52 pm

    which one do u think has more staying power? cuz i have oily lids and things get smudged easily unfortunately

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