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MAC Swamped, Shoreline, Nothing On, Polar Ice Modern Twist Kajal Liners

MAC Swamped Modern Twist Kajal Liner
MAC Swamped Modern Twist Kajal Liner

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is supposed to be an “easy-glide formula” with a “soft texture that’s perfect for rimming the sensitive waterline” that has “colour intensity and extreme depth” in a “long-wearing waterproof formula.” It’s a slim, twist-up eyeliner thas has light slip–not enough to slide around too easily but enough not to tug–with semi-opaque to mostly opaque coverage in one stroke. They felt creamier rather than waxy to me. On me, the formula wore between six and nine hours on me before noticeably thinning. None of them lasted for more than a few hours on the waterline, and some shades applied better/worse on the waterline. Some shades flaked while they wore, between four and six hours in (noted by the shade).

Swamped ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “deep khaki green.” It’s a muted, medium-dark forest green with subtle, warm undertones and a sparkling, pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque coverage in one stroke, which built-up to opaque coverage in two layers. The consistency has noticeable sparkle, so I’m not sure if it’s truly recommended/safe for the waterline (the formula is supposed to work for the waterline). When I tested it, the color lasted for four hours on the waterline and about eight hours on the lower lash line, but there were some flakes of eyeliner at the six-hour mark. Urban Decay Zodiac (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Go For a Ride (P, $10.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). LORAC Dark Green (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Zodiac (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Devotion (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Night Porter (P, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Shoreline ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “grey.” It’s a muted, medium-dark taupe gray with cooler undertones and a pearly shimmer. It had semi-sheer pigmentation, which was buildable to semi-opaque coverage with two to three passes. It was lightly creamy and didn’t tug on the lash line. The color wore for four hours on the waterline, eight hours on the lower lash line. MAC Coin Operated (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Smashbox Moody (P, $18.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Zoeva Mute (P, $7.50) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Uzi (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Starry Sky (P, $10.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Desperation (P, $20.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Stila Triggerfish (P, $22.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Steelpoint (P, $16.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Moonspoon (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Lancome Pluie (P, $23.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). bareMinerals Steadfast Slate (LE, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Stray Dog (LE, $20.00) is warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever S50 Satiny Taupe (P, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Perle de Lune (916) (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC Clay (P, $16.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Nothing On ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “light beige.” It’s a light-medium, peachy beige with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation in a single stroke, and it had a lightly creamy consistency that felt thicker than other shades overall. It didn’t layer on itself as well (seemed to become uneven). The color lasted for five hours on the waterline, eight hours on the lower lash line. Revlon Empire (P) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Swanly (P, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Walk of Shame (P, $20.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). MAC Bare Asset (P, $16.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Polar Ice ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “pearly white.” It’s a medium white with cooler undertones and a mostly matte finish. It doesn’t read that pearly to me, though it is not quite matte. It had semi-sheer coverage that was buildable to mostly opaque. It had more slip to it than other shades, so it seemed to look almost streaky when passed back and forth. On the waterline, the color wore for four hours, seven and a half hours on the lower lash line. Make Up For Ever M16 Matte White (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Stila Alpine (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Exit (DC, $6.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Exit (P, $5.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). MAC Fascinating (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). NARS Santa Monica Blvd. (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Bump (P, $22.00) is brighter (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Swamped
Swamped
Swamped
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
5
Application
81%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Shoreline
Shoreline
Shoreline
7
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
5
Application
74%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Nothing On
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
84%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Polar Ice
Polar Ice
Polar Ice
6
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
71%
Total

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MAC New Marine, Nightcast, Ocean Liner Modern Twist Kajal Liners

MAC New Marine Modern Twist Kajal Liner
MAC New Marine Modern Twist Kajal Liner

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is supposed to be an “easy-glide formula” with a “soft texture that’s perfect for rimming the sensitive waterline” that has “colour intensity and extreme depth” in a “long-wearing waterproof formula.” It’s a slim, twist-up eyeliner thas has light slip–not enough to slide around too easily but enough not to tug–with semi-opaque to mostly opaque coverage in one stroke. They felt creamier rather than waxy to me. On me, the formula wore between six and nine hours on me before noticeably thinning. None of them lasted for more than a few hours on the waterline, and some shades applied better/worse on the waterline. Some shades flaked while they wore, between four and six hours in (noted by the shade).

New Marine ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as an “emerald green.” It’s a medium-dark, bluish-teal with cool undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-sheer coverage that was buildable to mostly opaque coverage after two to three layers. The consistency glided on easily without tugging on the lash line and deposited color fairly evenly. This shade flaked away as it wore down, rather than just fading away, with noticeable flakes after seven hours of wear on the lower lash line. It lasted for four and a half hours on the waterline. Makeup Geek Ocean (P, $9.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever I32 Iridescent Lagoon Green (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Lancome Paradis (P, $23.00)(90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Spark of Envy (P, $15.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Deep End (P, $22.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Ody(sea) (62) (P, $25.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Vacancy (LE, $20.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Deep End (P, $20.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #52L (LE, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Whirl(pool) (P, $25.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Nightcast ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “grey muted plum.” It’s a muted, medium-dark purple with neutral-to-cool undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in one pass, which didn’t built up much beyond that but seemed to darken and intensify slightly by layering. The color lasted for eight and a half hours on the lower lash line, five hours on the waterline. MAC Ash Violet (DC, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Colour Pop No Shame (P, $6.00) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop No Shame (P, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Bishop Blue (P, $16.00) is cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Ocean Liner ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “deep blue.” It’s a dark, navy blue with cool undertones and a subtle, pearl sheen. The consistency wasn’t too waxy or too creamy, and the eyeliner glided on without tugging on the skin, even though it didn’t have great color payoff in one stroke. It was buildable to fuller coverage, but it was hard to get fully opaque coverage. It lasted for five hours on the waterline and eight hours on the lower lash line, but it started to flake after six hours of wear. Buxom Pick Me Up (P, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Over(night) (P, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Sailor Suit (P, $10.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Blue Stripe (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Sudsy (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty (Wave)length (68) (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Petrol Blue (P, $15.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Cool Jazz (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner New Marine
7
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
76%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Nightcast
Nightcast
Nightcast
7
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
78%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Ocean Liner
7
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
6
Longevity
5
Application
73%
Total

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MAC Grey Tide, Groundbreaker, Long Espresso Modern Twist Kajal Liners

MAC Grey Tide Modern Twist Kajal Liner
MAC Grey Tide Modern Twist Kajal Liner

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is supposed to be an “easy-glide formula” with a “soft texture that’s perfect for rimming the sensitive waterline” that has “colour intensity and extreme depth” in a “long-wearing waterproof formula.” It’s a slim, twist-up eyeliner thas has light slip–not enough to slide around too easily but enough not to tug–with semi-opaque to mostly opaque coverage in one stroke. They felt creamier rather than waxy to me. On me, the formula wore between six and nine hours on me before noticeably thinning. None of them lasted for more than a few hours on the waterline, and some shades applied better/worse on the waterline. Some shades flaked while they wore, between four and six hours in (noted by the shade). The new formula launches on February 25th online and in-stores March 3rd.

Grey Tide ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “platinum.” It’s a medium, taupe brown with warm undertones and a sparkly, silver sheen. This was the most sparkly of the range. It had semi-opaque coverage in a single stroke that was buildable to mostly opaque coverage but was always a little sheer in places. The consistency was lightly creamy without smudging easily nor dragging or tugging the skin. It lasted for four hours on the waterline (and it was a little irritating when I tried it that way), and it lasted for eight hours on the lower lash line.
Zoeva Nude Reflection (P, $7.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Mushroom (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Pistol (P, $20.00) is warmer (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Quarzo (2) (LE, $34.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Chanel Perle de Lune (916) (LE, $33.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Groundbreaker ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “warm, rich bronzy brown.” It’s a dark, red-toned brown with fine bronze and copper shimmer. It had semi-sheer coverage in one pass, which was buildable to semi-opaque coverage with two to three layers. The consistency was a little drier than other shades, though it didn’t tug (it felt and applied better than it looks swatched!) and set quickly. It didn’t last long on the waterline–four hours–but stayed on the lower lash line for eight hours. MAC Our Secret (P, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Overboard (P, $6.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). MAC Broque (P, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Zoeva Glance (P, $7.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Hustle (LE, $20.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Overboard (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Eternal Bronze (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sephora Cocoa (P, $10.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Amber Moon (LE, $27.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Long Espresso ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as an “espresso brown.” It’s a dark brown with slight, warmer tones (but not strongly warm-toned) and a matte finish. This was one of the more matte shades in the range. The texture looked drier than it felt, which isn’t usually how it goes, but ultimately it’s a good thing as it doesn’t tug on the lash line. It wore for five hours on the waterline and eight hours on the lower lash line. Buxom Here's My Number (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Stomper (P, $6.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Burberry Chestnut Brown No. 02 (P, $29.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Diving in Malaysia (18) (P, $10.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Express-Oh! (LE, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Coffee (P, $16.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Lush (P, $20.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Stubborn Brown (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Christian Louboutin Beaute Zoulou (P, $40.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Chocolate (LE, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty (Earth)quake (P, $25.00) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Stomper (P, $5.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Stag (LE, $20.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Grey Tide
Grey Tide
Grey Tide
7
Product
7
Pigmentation
9
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
76%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Groundbreaker
7
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
74%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Long Espresso
7
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7
Longevity
4.5
Application
76%
Total

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MAC Black Walnut, Cat’s Meow, Squid Modern Twist Kajal Liners

MAC Black Walnut Modern Twist Kajal Liner
MAC Black Walnut Modern Twist Kajal Liner

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is supposed to be an “easy-glide formula” with a “soft texture that’s perfect for rimming the sensitive waterline” that has “colour intensity and extreme depth” in a “long-wearing waterproof formula.” It’s a slim, twist-up eyeliner thas has light slip–not enough to slide around too easily but enough not to tug–with semi-opaque to mostly opaque coverage in one stroke. They felt creamier rather than waxy to me. On me, the formula wore between six and nine hours on me before noticeably thinning. None of them lasted for more than a few hours on the waterline, and some shades applied better/worse on the waterline. Some shades flaked while they wore, between four and six hours in (noted by the shade).

Black Walnut ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “brown-black.” It’s a medium-dark black with warm, brown undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had semi-opaque coverage in one stroke, which was buildable to opaque coverage with two passes. The consistency didn’t drag on the lash line, but it wasn’t really wet or emollient (usually a good thing!). It lasted for eight hours on the lower lash line, four hours on the waterline. Makeup Geek Obsidian (P, $9.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Blacktrack (P, $16.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Tommy Jet (P, $15.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora All Black Everything (P, $14.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Black Brilliance (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Zero (P, $20.00) is warmer (95% similar). Hourglass Obsidian (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P, $21.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Definitely Black (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Puro Amor (P, $10.00) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Noir (P, $24.00) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Noir Petrole (931) (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cat’s Meow ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “black.” It’s a medium-dark black with a semi-matte finish. The consistency was smooth, lightly creamy, and glided on without tugging (the swatch of it looks drier than it felt) and yielded mostly opaque coverage in one stroke. The color lasted for eight hours on the lower lash line, four hours on the waterline. Bobbi Brown Jet (LE, $24.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Sephora All Black Everything (P, $14.00) is warmer (95% similar). Ardency Inn Black (P, $19.00) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC Black Black (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Skully (P, $18.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P) is lighter (95% similar). Sephora Black Lace (P, $10.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Colour Pop Swerve (P, $6.00) is cooler, less glossy (95% similar). Stila Stingray (P, $22.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). MAC Smolder (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Flourish Me Deep (LE, $18.00) is brighter (95% similar). Guerlain Black Jack (01) (P, $30.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Perfect Black (P, $18.00) is darker, glossier (95% similar). MAC Black Ice (P, $20.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Chanel Noir Petrole (931) (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Superfly (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Definitely Black (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Legend (P, $20.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $22.00) is glossier (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Squid ($17.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “carbon black.” It’s a dark black with cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation in one pass with a lightly creamy consistency that applied without dragging on the skin. This one wore for eight hours on the lower lash line, five hours on the waterline. Bobbi Brown Jet (LE, $24.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). MAC Cat's Meow (P, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Sephora All Black Everything (P, $14.00) is warmer (95% similar). Ardency Inn Black (P, $19.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Black Black (P, $16.00) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC Flourish Me Deep (LE, $18.00) is warmer (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P) is lighter (95% similar). Sephora Black Lace (P, $10.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Colour Pop Swerve (P, $6.00) is cooler (95% similar). Stila Stingray (P, $22.00) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Smolder (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Perfect Black (P, $18.00) is darker, glossier (95% similar). MAC Black Ice (P, $20.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Makeup Geek Obsidian (P, $9.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Superfly (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Definitely Black (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Legend (P, $20.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Black Walnut
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
82%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Cat's Meow
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
84%
Total
MAC Modern Twist Kajal Liner Squid
Squid
Squid
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

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Guerlain Blackjack & Khaki Driver Kohl Contour Eye Pencil

Guerlain Blackjack Kohl Contour Eye Pencil
Guerlain Blackjack Kohl Contour Eye Pencil

Guerlain Kohl Contour Eye Pencil ($31.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a new formula launching this spring, which will be available in five shades. I tried two of the five, which are reviewed below. The formula is supposed to be long-wearing, water-resistant, creamy, and pigmented. This pencil will need to be sharpened and includes one with the pencil. They’re an average eyeliner; not bad, not ground-breaking–the wear is decent but pigmentation could be better. The texture is a cross between creamy and waxy, so they glide well but still deposit even, smooth color without a lot of work.

Guerlain Blackjack Kohl Contour Eye Pencil ($31.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a medium-dark black with a semi-matte finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage and lasted for eight hours on me. The consistency was creamy and smooth enough to glide on easily. Colour Pop Swerve (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker, less glossy (95% similar). Colour Pop Swerve (P, $5.00) is cooler (95% similar). Guerlain Black Jack (01) (P, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Smolder (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Buxom Call Me (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Blacktrack (P, $16.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Stila Stingray (P, $22.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). MAC Black Brilliance (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Midnight (LE, $15.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Black Black (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Absolute Black (P, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Black Velvet (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker, less glossy (85% similar). MAC Superfly (P, $16.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Engraved (P, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Graphblack (P, $16.00) is darker, less glossy (85% similar). Too Faced Perfect Black (P, $18.00) is darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Guerlain Khaki Driver Kohl Contour Eye Pencil ($31.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark olive green with warm undertones and fine gold sparkle. It had semi-sheer color payoff in one pass, which was buildable to fully opaque color with three layers (this one is best applied in back-and-forth motions). The texture was smooth, creamy, and didn’t tug at the lash line. It lasted for seven and a half hours on me. MAC Army Style (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Sephora Roof Top Party (P, $10.00) is warmer (85% similar). Sephora Snakeskin Dress (17) (DC, $10.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Forever Green (P, $16.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty O(vert) (56) (P, $25.00) is darker (80% similar). bareMinerals 10AM (LE, $15.00) is darker (80% similar). L'Oreal Green Ivy (270) (P, $8.99) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Guerlain Kohl Contour Eye Pencil Blackjack
Blackjack
Blackjack
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
Guerlain Kohl Contour Eye Pencil Khaki Driver
7.5
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
78%
Total

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Lancome Cote d’Azur & Pluie Drama Liqui-Pencil Eyeliner

Lancome Cote d'Azur Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner
Lancome Cote d’Azur Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner

Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner ($23.00 for 0.042 oz.) is supposed to be a richly pigmented, long-wearing (24 hour wear, no seriously, that’s how it’s marketed), waterproof, and creamy pencil eyeliner. This review features the two matte shades I bought, which I felt were longer-wearing compared to the shimmery shades I tried. The texture of the pencils is moderately creamy and doesn’t tug, so they apply nicely and lay down decently color in a single pass. The wear was all over the place for the eyeliners I happened to buy, from five hours to twelve hours. There is still color intact even after fifteen hours, but it was always significantly thinner.

Lancome Cote d’Azur Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner ($23.00 for 0.042 oz.) is described as a “blue Klein.” It’s a brightened, medium-dark cobalt blue with cool undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in one stroke, which was somewhat buildable–it appeared brighter and more intense–but coverage was always somewhat translucent. The consistency was creamy and easy to apply without tugging on the lash line, and the eyeliner wore well for twelve hours on me before it started to fade/thin with decent color still apparent at fifteen hours. It was gone by morning (24 hours). Sephora Sea If I Care (P, $14.00) is darker, brighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Chaos (P, $22.00) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Royal Wink (LE, $16.00) is brighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Chaos (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Out of the Blue (P, $25.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Most Wanted (LE, $24.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Flourish Me Bold (LE, $18.00) is darker (90% similar). Ardency Inn Dark Blue (P, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). L'Oreal Cobalt Blue (250) (P, $8.99) is darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M22 Matte Majorelle Blue (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Lancome Pluie Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner ($23.00 for 0.042 oz.) is described as a “grey.” It’s a medium-dark, taupe brown with warm undertones and a strong gray overtone paired with a satin finish. It had semi-opaque coverage in one pass, which was buildable to mostly opaque coverage. The texture was creamy and applied without pulling on the lash line. It dried down and was budge-proof for twelve hours before breaking down, where it would fade/thin over the next several hours. It had nearly all but disappeared by the 24-hour mark. Smashbox Moody (P, $18.00) is lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever S50 Satiny Taupe (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Desperation (P, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Shoreline (P, $17.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty (Iron)y (P, $25.00) is darker (85% similar). Zoeva Mute (P, $7.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Stray Dog (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner Cote d'Azur
Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner Pluie
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