SPEND OR SAVE : Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner

marc-jacobs-beauty-highliner-4“Eyes are everything to me. ¬†I have no problem with the rest of the face. ¬†I just think eyes are so expressive. ¬†You can say a lot with your eyes. ¬†The eyes stimulate the other person’s imagination.”

_ Mac Jacobs

 

I’m not an MUA nor have I ever claimed to be one. ¬†Now that you know I’m just a regular degular shmegular girl who has a real love for makeup you’ll ¬†really like this ¬†Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner review.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner says it offers a waterproof bold & intense color in a matte finish for extreme wear. ¬†It’s being said to be a gel pot eyeliner encased within a crayon. ¬†First of it’s kind, an exclusive to¬†Marc Jacobs Beauty. The brand says the eyeliner should sit in place for an 12-hour wear. ¬†The eyeliner has a built in sharper to help keep a perfect point for a precise look.

The matte finish is prefect for a person who wants a¬†glitter-free and super-rich pigment. They don’t dry instantly. ¬†It does take roughly 15 seconds to dry. ¬†That’s good because that gives you time to play with your look before the highlighter settles. ¬†Or it could be a bad thing because the product could shift on accident. ¬†I like that it’s a waterproof gel formula. ¬†I also like that it ¬†has a built in sharpener however, if you forget to reattach it the sharpener could be lost.

The Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner can be purchased at marcjacobsbeauty.com¬†or¬†sephora.com. ¬†I would say at $25 save your money. ¬†Mac Jacobs Beauty Highliner sized at 0.01 oz ¬†compared to MAC’s¬†pro longwear fluidline ¬†at¬†0.1 oz for $8 less can’t compare to a pot gel liner. ¬†Yes, the pencil is very convenient and¬†has a super fast drying time. ¬†I can see myself taking this with me to the lobby of a chic hotel as Marc envisioned. ¬†The brand’s claim to be long wearing is very true! ¬†The major perks of the highliner is the sharpener to keep the point sharp. ¬†It really does help in getting that crisp line we all love. ¬†The application was great and I loved how the pencil looked on me. ¬†It’s the price I can’t get past. ¬†If they dropped the sharpener and shorten the pencil a little maybe Marc could ¬†get the cost at $15 maybe. If you’re a Marc Jacobs Beauty fan this gel eye crayon will be worth every penny.

 

 

marc-jacobs-beauty-highliner-6Highliner takes about 15 seconds to set, so if you work quickly with a small smudging brush, you can create an instant smoky eye.

marc-jacobs-beauty-highliner-2Pictured wearing MIST ME. Brighten and enlarge eyes by applying a lighter color at the inner corners of the eyes and along the waterline.

marc-jacobs-beauty-highliner-5Layer it under eyeshadow to create dimensional color.

marc-jacobs-beauty-highliner-1To sharpen pop out the black sharpener and twist the tip of highliner the sharpen.

 

Will you be spending or saving on Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner?

 

 Products received complimentary for testing however, all opinions are my own.

 

Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane¬†(mainly used as a conditioner, delivery agent, lubricant and solvent.), Trimethylsiloxysilicate (there is little information available on this ingredients. It’s noted that it is a skin conditioning agent.), Isododecane (hydrocarbon ingredient most often used as an emollient in skin care products.), Polyethylene (a¬†plastic, used in a variety of skin care and beauty products.), Synthetic Wax (mixture of various oils¬†that¬†functions as a binding and stabilizing agent.), Mica (used to create shine and color.), Ceresin (a thickening agent that also keeps the oil and liquid parts of an emulsion from separating.), Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate (a¬†mixture of the fatty acid Isostearic acid and a form of glycerin that functions as a skin-conditioning agent.), Polyisobutene (a binder, film former, and nonaqueous viscosity-increasing agent.), Methicone (a silicone based polymer that is used as a skin conditioning agent.), Dimethicone (works as an anti-foaming agent, skin protectant.), Iron Oxides Cl 77491, CI 77492, CI77499 (three basic shades: black, yellow and red.), Titanium Dioxide CI 77891 (a naturally occurring mineral used as a coloring agent.). ¬†The formula doesn’t include parabens, sulfates and¬†phthalates.

 

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