The Body Shop Smoky 2-in-1 Gel Liner in Black Review + Swatches
Here's a review on The Body Shop Smoky 2-in-1 Gel Liner in Black.
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Available in: All The Body Shop stores nationwide
I am almost out of my HG eyebrow product from MAC called Brow Gelcreme and I dunno how I will move on as I've been using it for the past two years! I'm literally making the most of what's left of it every single day and I need to find a replacement right away because this product is limited edition. :(
And then here comes The Body Shop's Smoky 2-in-1 Gel Liner-I got all giddy when I learned that it's also meant for defining the brows. Eureka! This versatile product is nice to use on the brows as it is on the eyelids!
THE BODY SHOP SMOKY 2-IN-1 GEL LINER IN BLACK IN DETAIL
This 2-in-1 product is for defining the eyes and brows. Contains Marula Oil to soothe and nourish brow strands and the skin on the eyelids, and it comes in two shades, Black and Brown.
More about this product after the break!
Product comes in a small acrylic pot and with its very own cruelty- free brush. I find that the brush is best for lining the brows than the eyelids due to its domed tip.
There are only two colors for this product: Dark Brown and Black. Consistency is slightly creamy in the beginning and then it dries into a comfortable, matte finish. It's also very pigmented-in fact, it's one of the most pigmented gel liners I've seen so kudos to The Body Shop for that!
2-in-1 Gel Liner used as an eyeliner and on the brows
Eyeliner: The texture of the product makes it so nice to use for eye lining: It glides on smoothly and evenly, it is very easy to spread, plus it dries up efficiently. However, it transfers to the eyelash curler for a wee bit so make sure it's completely dry before curling your lashes.
Brows: Unlike MAC's Brow Gelcreme, this product has a wetter consistency, therefore it's easier to go overboard during application. This is how I werq it:
1. Lightly and gently dip the brow brush into the pot. The way I do it, I position the brush on top of the pot, just let go of it, and let it hit the pot on its own (sorta' like free fall) because I always get so much when I use force (even with gentle force) when grabbing the product.
2. I start by mapping my brows then I dab the product starting on the center, tip, and edge of my brows, and then I grab a cleaner brow brush to spread the product.
3. I finish off the look by brushing a spoolie on my brows to soften harsh lines.
This product claims to last for 12 hours-it does stay on quite long enough (but not this long), but expect a slight smudge if you have really oily lids. I use different hues for my brows and eyelids (Black for the lids, Brown for the brows) so I need both colors of this product! Overall, I like this product and it's a good choice if you're looking for an affordable, matte, pigmented, versatile eyeliner! :)
THE BODY SHOP SMOKY 2-IN-1 GEL LINER IN BLACK RATING
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