Product Review: Virginia Olsen Minerals Choco Eyeliner

Saturday, December 22, 2012

     Hi! I'm back after a week of feeling the holiday depression thingy where I just wanted to stay at home and think of nothing. Well, it's hormonal I guess because after my monthly visit the feeling just flown away. I feel the holidays now! So let's start celebrating this season with good vibes and by that I want to share my happy thoughts on my first mineral makeup experience. I really want to share this review because I know most of us use pencil, liquid or gel type of eyeliner. If you're thinking that loose pigments like this will not give you the good color pay-off that you're looking for an eyeliner then think twice. This baby gives amazing results! 
     Virginia Olsen Minerals eye colour has been produced with a high density of mineral makeup ingredients, so a little goes a long way. These natural cosmetics can be used interchangeably as eyeliner, highlighter, or eyeshadow.
Virginia Olsen Minerals Choco Eyeliner
Love the packaging
Virginia Olsen Minerals Choco Eyeliner
Choco Eyeliner- Brown can also be used as eyebrow powder and eye shadow!
Virginia Olsen Minerals Choco Eyeliner
Swatch once using wet application method. 
Virginia Olsen Minerals Choco Eyeliner
Excuse the messy application, it's my first time to use the eyeliner brush that I got from Landmark.
Virginia Olsen Minerals Choco Eyeliner
My favorite thick eyeliner line application. Trying to be ulzzang here but needs more practice :(
size: 1g

price: 150 php (Around $3.60+)

place bought: Virginia Olsen Minerals Head Office

AltheaMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Unit 2904, Atlanta Centre

31 Annapolis St., Greenhills,

San Juan City, Philippines 1504
instructions for use: Transfer a tiny amount on the cap, dip your eyeliner brush, tap off the excess and line your lashes like doing your normal liquid or gel liner. For a more intense color, use the foiling method or wet your eyeliner brush before applying.

ingredients: Mica, Titanium dioxide, Zinc oxide, & Iron oxide | SPF 19 | Made in USA

What I like:
  • It's all natural and doesn't contain harmful chemicals. 
  • Affordable- a little amount of product goes a long way.
  • Multipurpose- can be used as a eyeliner, eyeshadow or highlighter.
  • Can be applied dry or wet.
  • It's easy to apply, glides on smoothly and velvety on my lids.
  • There is a wide range of colors to choose from. Can I say fun here? To tell you honestly, I like all the colors. 
  • The jar has a unique shape and looks expensive for my taste. It's sealed too so you know you're getting fresh and unused product from them.
  • Mineral makeup DOESN'T EXPIRE :)

What I don't like:
  • Little fall outs during dry application but it's given since the product is in loose form.
Will I repurchase? Yes!!! I would love to get other colors to use as eyeshadow preferably something that's appropriate for a daytime look. 

     I give this a 4.5/5 rating. A love at first try experience! When I was at the Virginia Olsen Minerals headquarters, I'm having second thoughts if I'm going to purchase this product. I'm not sure if the color will show up on my lash lines since this is my first time using mineral makeup on my eyes. I'm worrying that I'll just waste my time and effort applying it. But when Hazel made a dry swatch on her arm, I got convinced because it's simply pigmented. So after how many uses, whether wet or dry application this product never failed in giving my eye that naturally enhanced look :D

     Have you tried Virginia Olsen Minerals? What products from VO do you use?

Good Times!~


  1. @Eyah- ang nice ng pigmentation diba?! :) love!!!

  2. yay to your new choco eyeliner <3

  3. Product looks promising. :)

    Btw Kath, I tag you in my Festive Question Tag. :)

  4. @Katey- hello! Merry Christmas! yes, I'm liking it talaga :) Thanks for the tag, will let you know if I already posted my answers.

  5. Hazel- Thank you so much for recommending this :)

  6. love virginia makeups especially their eyeliner,it last long!


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