Heya guys, I don't usually do pure swatching posts, I tend to go more down the reviewing route. But today as I've already reviewed one of these eyeliners already I thought I'd show you some swatches of all the other pretty shades. I couldn't resist buying the set as there was an offer on a few weeks ago, and I'd loved the one I had so much. They really do deserve to be showcased, in all their beauty and so today is the day!
For my full review of these liners click here.
L-R: 1 - Stardust, 2 - Sphinx, 3 - Oceania, 4 - Blue Lagoon, 5 - Rich Mahogany, 6 - Purple haze, 7 - Sorceress, 8 - Eclipse.
What do I think of the liners?
For £3.49 I think these a great deal, they're easy to use (as far as liquid liners go anyway) with a good applicator. The product itself is a little watery - so takes a little longer to dry and some shades need a couple of coats to get the opacity I'd like (Oceania and Purple Haze particularly). But the thing I love about them most is once they have dried down they last till I take them off. Removal isn't to much of a hassle either, they 'peel' off with my usual make-up remover.
|L-R: 2 - Sphinx, 1 - Stardust, 5 - Rich Mahogany, 8 - Eclipse.|
2 - Sphinx - This is a yellow gold, with a pearlised finish.
1 - Stardust - This is your bog standard silver liner, but it's a good one at that. Very pretty.
5 - Rich Mahogany - This is more bronze than mahogany, but still a great colour, great for everyday wear.
8 - Eclipse - This one has a special place, being the first one that I bought. This is a dark blued gunmetal, with a definite blackness to it. Very pretty and again good for everyday.
|L-R: 3 - Oceania, 4 - Blue Lagoon, 6 - Purple Haze, 7 - Sorceress.|
3 - Oceania - This to me is just a teal, but it leans a lot more green, like the whole set this has a pearlised finish. This is not as pigmented as some of the other shades.
4 - Blue Lagoon - Wow! This is the brightest blue eyeliner I've seen, the picture really does this no justice. Definitely one for the bright colour lovers out there.
6 - Purple Haze - Of the two purples this is the lighter one and is fairly blue based. This is not as pigmented as some of the other shades.
7 - Sorceress - This is much more suited to everyday wear than Purple Haze as it is deeper, having a slight black undertone.
|In the shade|
|In direct sunlight.|
As you can see the pearlised finish on these is really pretty and when put under sunlight they're even better. I've had a lot of fun using these and have found them not too hard to apply - I'm not that good with liquid liner!
|4 - Blue Lagoon|
I do like all of them - although I'm not sure when I'll wear Sphinx (Gold) very much. My personal favourites are Rich Mahogany and Eclipse for there suitability to everyday wear. And I can't not mention Blue Lagoon here as it's just so bright, beautiful and out there!
I have included a few photographs of me wearing these liners, I know they're not the best, but I just wanted to help visualize how they look on the eye. I'll get a FOTD up at some point wearing these properly, to show them in their true limelight.
|Eclipse and Stardust|
|Rich Mahogany and Sphinx|
|Sorceress (darker) and Purple Haze (lighter)|
|Blue Lagoon and Oceania|
These cost £3.49 and are available from the BeautyUK website, Superdrug and a UK clothes shop that I can;t for the life of me remember the name of, sorry! But if anyone knows, feel free to remind me in the comments below :)
I'd love to see a lime green from this range and even a black would be great...
Thanks for reading my post, I hope you found the swatches useful, if not pretty to look at. If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask, Thanks again, H :)