Product Review: N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

    I'm a newbie when it comes to makeup. I just started applying face powder, bb cream, and lipstick a year ago. I think I'm still looking for my HG's in makeup that I'm using.

     I started using eyeliner 6 months ago. My first try was from E.L.F. I know their liquid eyeliner can be a great eyeliner for beginners like me but sometimes I find it difficult applying in my eyelids. So I searched again for another eyeliner and this is what I found: N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black(870A).
N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black
     N.Y.C. Or New York Color Liquid Eyeliner caught my attention because of its Line and Define Precision Brush Applicator. It also claims 
N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black
do you want fast, fun, fabulously well-defined eyes? There's no way you can miss with. N.Y.C. Eyeliner. Light touches of the wand for fine lines... Heavy weight for dramatic lines. Long-lasting color glides on, and the narrow brush allows for precise application. Hypo-allergenic and Fragrance free.
N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black
size: 5ml/ 0.17fl oz.

price: 52 php (Around $1.20+) won the bid at ebay

place bought:

how to apply: Gently hold your eyelid taut. Getting as close as you can to your natural lash line, glide the brush across your lid from corner to corner. Light pressure will create a fine line. Increase pressure for greater width.

ingredients: Water, Propylene Glycol, Acrylates/Octylacrylamide Copolymer, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sorbic Acid, Triethanolamine, Methylparaben, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Polysorbate 20, Sorbitan Laurate, Propylene Glycol Stearate, Propylene Glycol Laurate, Benzophenone-9. May contain: Mica, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Carmine, Ultramarines, Chromium Oxide Greens, Chromium Hydroxide Green, Manganese Violet.
N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black
Swatch: Left and Middle- once, Right- twice
N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black
My sister applied the eyeliner thrice on my eyelids
N.Y.C. Liquid Eyeliner in Pearlized Black

What I like:
  • Cheap
  • The brush applicator is super fine and pointy for accurate application.
  • The color is black with a soft sheen, not that harsh black compared to other black eyeliners.
  • Easy to remove, I use facial wipes to remove it.
  • Did not smudge on my eyelids.
  • Hypo-allergenic and fragrance free.
What I don't like:
  • Tugs my lids.
  • It also cracked and flaked off after it almost dried.
  • Tends to dry slower than my E.L.F. eyeliner.
  • Not easily accessible, had to buy it online.
Will I Repurchase?No. There's a lot of eyeliners out there that I'm planning to try.

      I give this a 3.5/5 rating. I recommend this to makeup newbies like me who wants to try a cheap eyeliner that somehow does the job. If this did not tug my lids I think I'll stick with this. I also prefer brown eyeliners  because it looks more natural on me.

     Till my next review. Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone!

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  1. I’d still purchase the applicator even if it is sold separately. I love it!
    ~Pauline @Kallony

    1. Hello dear, the applicator is not sold separately :(

  2. I’ve been searching for a liquid liner with an old school brush! Thanks for the review ;-)


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