MAC Glamour Daze Kohl Powers

MAC Glamour Daze Kohl Powers ($16.50 for 0.04 oz.) are available in four shades: Feline (intense black with black pearl), Mystery (intense black with green pearl), Orpheus (intense black with gold pearl), and Raven (intense black with red pearl).

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MAC Kohl Power

MAC Glamour Daze Kohl Powers

B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
84%

Tarina Tarantino Tommy Jet Eye Dream Hyperliner

Tarina Tarantino Tommy Jet Eye Dream Hyperliner ($15.00 for 0.04 oz.) is described as “deepest black.” I’d argue it’s a dark black, but it’s not the richest, darkest black eyeliner I’ve come across. It’s not soft, and it’s a bit darker than medium black. There is a whole host of other black eyeliners that are comparable; most notably MAC Black Black, MAC Smolder, and Bobbi Brown Black. I promise: updated eyeliner comparisons are on my to-do list!

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Tarina Tarantino Tommy Jet Eye Dream Hyperliner
Tarina Tarantino Eye Dream Hyperliner Tommy Jet
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
96%

MAC Fascinating + Smolder Eye Kohls

MAC Marilyn Monroe Eye Kohls ($15.00 for 0.05 oz.) sees the promotion of two permanent shades: Fascinating (intense matte white) and Smolder (intense black). If you purchase from the collection, the pencils you’ll receive come in a glossy black box and are packaged in a glossy black pencil, compared to the matte black packaging of the permanent shades. They cost exactly the same, and while online is listing these as 0.05 oz. (or 1.45g), my pencils say 0.048 oz. (or 1.36g), making them the same size as the permanent ones as well.

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MAC Fascinating Eye Kohl

MAC Fascinating + Smolder Eye Kohls

B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
4.5
Total
88%

Tom Ford Exotic Teal Eye Defining Pencil

Tom Ford Exotic Teal Eye Defining Pencil ($35.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a rich, blue-based teal with a pearly finish. Prescriptives Blue Grotto is similar, slightly greener. NARS Kaliste is a smidgen lighter. Estee Lauder Electric Teal is less blue, slightly lighter. I can’t tell you how long I’ve been looking for an eyeliner that dupes Prescriptives’ Blue Grotto!  (NARS Kaliste wears terribly on me, unfortunately.)

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Tom Ford Exotic Teal Eye Defining Pencil
Tom Ford Beauty Eye Defining Pencil Exotic Teal
C
Product
6
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
4
Application
4
Total
76%

NARS 47th Street Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner

NARS 47th Street Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner ($28.00 for 0.16 oz.) is described as a “black with silver shimmer.” It’s a dark black with chunky silver sparkle–it’s definitely larger than what you’d expect of shimmer. I couldn’t think of anything similar to this (not to say that there aren’t dupes, just nothing I know of). The closest that I could come up with was MAC Black Swan, which is black with more of a blue shimmer-sheen. MAC Smooth Manoeuvre is also black with a couple of bits of silver shimmer but hardly any. Update: A few readers suggested Urban Decay Oil Slick, which is a silver-shimmered black, and it is a softer, lighter black (almost looks gray in comparison), and the sparkle is a lot subtler/smaller, so it’s not quite the same, but it is similar!

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NARS Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner 47th Street
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
89%

Urban Decay Ocho Loco 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set

Urban Decay Ocho Loco 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set ($59.00 for 0.32 oz.) includes eight shades: Hustle (medium brown metallic), Junkie (teal with bright gold shimmer), LSD (navy with bright turquoise shimmer), Mushroom (taupe-pewter metallic), Perversion (blackest-black matte), Psychedelic Sister (bright purple shimmer), Rockstar (darkest eggplant), and Stash (dark green/gold).  It also includes Grindhouse, which is a sharpener.

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Urban Decay Ocho Loco 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set

A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
94%