10.06.2010

Palladio Liquid Eyeliner


After an 8-year hiatus, I finally decided it's time to start wearing liquid eyeliner again.  Why did I stop wearing it in the first place?  Well, because my eyelids would always sting.  No matter what brand I wore.  And so, I switched to pencil and powder liners.
Come to think of it, the only one I could stand to use was the one from Maybelline.  My friends back in college were the ones who introduced me to that product.  I forgot what it was called.  It was thick and gooey... when it dried up, it felt sort of like plastic.  And to remove, I would just peel it off.  I don't even know if they still have it today.
Anyway, back to our topic.  I figured since many years have passed, the quality of liquid eyeliner would improve.  The first one I tried was this liquid eyeliner from Palladio which came with a felt tip applicator.

The first time I wore it, my eyelids stung.  So I tried it another time.  It still stung.  And then, the mother of all stupid ideas came to me, I tried it for a third time.  Nothing changed.  I should have quit the first time.

A definite thumbs down when it comes to being hypoallergenic.  Plus, it's not waterproof, so it'll smudge after a while.  Both points are a big no-no for contact lens wearers like me.

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I tried a few more liquid eyeliners after this, and was disappointed.  A lot of them made my eyelids sting and left a dark mark after.  BUT I did find one that worked out just fine.  I'll save that for another day ;)


6 comments:

  1. I dont use liquid coz my hands are not stable enough :p

    out of curiosuty, the pencil liner that you use now, the one that doesnt cause a sting... doesnt the same brand have a liquid liner version?

    i would assume if you dont sting with the pencil, you wont sting with the liquid (of the same brand)...

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  2. i'm now using face shop's extreme brush pen eyeliner. super easy to use and it doesn't smudge. plus it's less than 500 pesos :)

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  3. @notsquare I use the eyeliner pencil of Prestige because it goes on smooth. The others I've tried are too hard, it's like scratching my eyelid. When I tested their liquid eyeliner it stung. There's probably a chemical in the liquid one that I'm allergic to that's not present in the pencil liner. :)

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  4. @gemgem oooh I should try that! The Face Shop is hit or miss for me... some products are great, the others bleh. Thanks for the tip ;)

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  5. i can relate to the scratching the eyelid :p thats how I feel pag AVON pencil liner :p I use Clinique now :) muuuch better!

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  6. can relate to "scratching my eyelid" :p ganun yung sa AVON! Now I use CLINIQUE.

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