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Lancome Paradis & Lame Drama Liqui-Pencil Eyeliner

Lancome Paradis Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner
Lancome Paradis 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. I bought four shades to try–two shimmery, two more matte–and I’m reviewing the two shimmery shades in this post. 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 Paradis Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner ($23.00 for 0.042 oz.) is described as a “pearlized tropical green.” It’s a medium-dark, bluish-teal with sparkle over a frosted sheen. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque pigmentation in one stroke, though it was buildable to more opaque coverage with two to three layers. This shade flakes severely on me, throughout the day, after four to five hours of wear. There was still noticeable color left behind ten hours later, but there were also tons of small teal flakes underneath my eyes, and some of those flakes ended up in my eyes over the course I wore the liner for. This is, of course, the most obviously “me” color, and as much as I wanted to love it, it did not love me at all. This was the worst-performing of the four I tested. It’s so rare for me to test an eyeliner and have it flake off on me, and in vain, I tried this one half a dozen times and got the same results each time. MAC New Marine (P, $17.00)(90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Ody(sea) (62) (P, $25.00) is cooler, brighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #52L (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Ocean (P, $9.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Blue Noon (LE, $16.00) is darker, less shimmery (85% similar). Sephora Fairytale (P, $10.00) is darker, less shimmery (80% similar). Stila Jade (P, $22.00) is warmer, darker (80% similar). Sephora Good Mood (P, $10.00) is warmer, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Lancome Lamé Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner ($23.00 for 0.042 oz.) is described as a “metallic white gold.” It’s a light, champagne gold with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-sheer color payoff with a moderately waxy, thin base, which seemed to make it harder to apply evenly or layer for opaque coverage. The more I applied, the more uneven it appeared. The wear was better, and I didn’t encounter flaking as this thinned over time. On me, this shade wore for ten hours well before it really started to fade/thin. Estee Lauder Pearl (P, $28.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Blonde Ambition (P, $10.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Venus (P, $20.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Chilled (DC, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Snowed In (P, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner Paradis
Paradis
Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner Lamé
Lamé

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Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliners (x5)

Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliners
Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliners

Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner ($7.50 for 0.04 oz.) is supposed to be a smooth, pigmented, long-wearing, and waterproof eyeliner. Overall, I liked the formula; it had good wear-time, buildable pigmentation (typically semi-opaque in one stroke), and enough creaminess that there wasn’t any tugging during application. Their color range was a little more unique from the shades I bought, but they also had some more typical shades like black, brown, etc.

Female Attraction is a muted, medium-dark navy blue with subtle cool tones (it looks like “warmer” blue, even though it is still cool-toned) paired with a matte finish. It had good pigmentation in a single pass, and the texture was creamy enough to glide easily but not smudge all over the place. The color wore well for eight hours on me before thinning. Urban Decay Mainline (P, $20.00) is brighter, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop DTLA (P, $5.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). Kat Von D Nerdrum (P, $19.00) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

New Jewels is a bright, violet purple with lavender and purple micro-glitter. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in one stroke, while it was buildable to mostly opaque coverage. The texture was creamy enough for a comfortable, tug-free application. On me, the color wore well for nine hours, but there was some migration of sparkles over time. Colour Pop Ho Ho (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Designer Purple (P, $15.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Ransom (LE, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Voodoo (LE, $20.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Milani Perfect Purple (P, $6.99) is warmer (85% similar). Kat Von D Homie (P, $10.00) is lighter (85% similar). Sephora Eccentric Diva (P, $10.00) is brighter, lighter (80% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty (Plum)age (60) (P, $25.00) is warmer, lighter, more shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Nude Reflection is a medium, taupe brown with warm undertones and lighter taupe frosted shimmer. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in one pass, and I was able to build it to mostly opaque coverage with two to three layers. It was lightly creamy with good glide and even coverage when applied to the lower lash line. This was my personal favorite of the five I bought to try, but I live in a world that I feel is lacking in taupe eyeliner! The color wore well for eight and a half hours. Urban Decay Mushroom (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Grey Tide (P, $17.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). MAC It's Physical (DC, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Perle de Lune (916) (LE, $33.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Pistol (P, $20.00) is warmer, less shimmery (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Opulence is a slightly muted, medium-dark copper red with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had good color payoff in a single stroke. The texture was creamy, which made it easy to apply. It wore well for nine hours on me before thinning. I couldn’t think of any dupes for this one! Urban Decay Fireball (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Regency is a medium-dark, cool-ttoned violet purple with fine shimmer. It had sheer pigmentaiton in a single stroke, and it was much more emollient compared to the other shades–it had more slip. I was able to build-up the color to semi-opaque coverage with three layers of product, and it still wore well (eight hours), but it was the least pigmented of the five. Urban Decay Ransom (LE, $20.00) is cooler (90% similar). Kat Von D Homie (P, $10.00) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Ho Ho (LE, $6.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I90 Iridescent Pop Purple (P, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). NARS St. Marks Place (P, $24.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner Female Attraction
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner New Jewels
New Jewels
New Jewels
8.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner Nude Reflection
8.5
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner Opulence
Opulence
Opulence
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner Regency
Regency
Regency
6
Product
4
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4
Application
67%
Total

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ColourPop Puppy, Stomper, Overboard Creme Gel Liner & Colours

ColourPop Puppy Creme Gel Liner
ColourPop Puppy Creme Gel Liner

ColourPop Puppy Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “vibrant warm orange.” It’s a bright, medium-dark orange with warm, orange-red undertones and a matte finish. It was richly pigmented in one stroke, and the consistency was creamy without being too slippery. This shade is “not recommended for the eye area,” so I tested it as a lip pencil, and it was less comfortable to apply than their actual lip liners but not too difficult. As a lip liner, it was still going strong after six hours. Colour Pop Puppy (DC, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Chanel Cocorange (LE, $29.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Puppy Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “vibrant warm orange.” It’s a bright, medium-dark orange with warm, orange-red undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had good color payoff with a creamy texture that was easy to work with and draw thin lines with… except this shade is “not recommended for the eye area.” It felt a bit weird applying this more as a lip liner, and it was drying over the six hours it lasted. Colour Pop Puppy (DC, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Cocorange (LE, $29.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Stomper Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “cool-toned brown.” It’s a medium-dark brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-sheer color payoff in one pass, which was buildable to mostly opaque coverage in two to three layers. It was lighter and less intense compared to the pot version. The consistency was lightly creamy, but I wish it had been creamier. The color lasted for eight hours. Sephora Tiramisu (P, $10.00) is darker (95% similar). Chanel Mat Taupe (932) (P, $33.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Stubborn Brown (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Broque (P, $16.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Stomper (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #25L (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Long Espresso (P, $17.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). MAC Duck (P, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Hustle (LE, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Urban Decay Roach (P, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Stomper Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “cool-toned brown.” It’s a dark brown with warm, yellow undertones and a mostly matte finish. It was intensely pigmented with a moderately creamy texture that glided on smoothly and evenly, while the quick-drying formula still dried down fast. On me, the color wore well for nine hours before fading. Urban Decay Lush (P, $20.00) is less glossy, darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Demolition (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Rich Experience (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Burberry Chestnut Brown No. 02 (P, $29.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Chocolate (LE, $24.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Long Espresso (P, $17.00) is glossier (95% similar). Colour Pop Stomper (P, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M60 Matte Dark Brown (P, $21.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Espresso (P, $9.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #25L (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Express-Oh! (LE, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Demolition (P, $22.00) is glossier, cooler, darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Stag (LE, $20.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Overboard Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “warm metallic bronze.” It’s a medium-dark, coppery brown with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. The pigmentation was fantastic, while the texture was lightly creamy and smooth and glided on with even coverage and never tugged on the lash line. It lasted for eight and a half hours on me. Urban Decay Hustle (LE, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Roach (P, $20.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Bronze (LE, $24.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Plank (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Groundbreaker (P, $17.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Amber Moon (LE, $27.00) is darker, less shimmery (85% similar). MAC Rich Ground (DC, $16.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Overboard (P, $6.00) is darker, less shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Overboard Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “warm metallic bronze.” It’s a medium-dark, coppery brown with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It was just as pigmented as the pencil, but it seemed less reflective and a little darker as a result. The consistency was creamy without being too slippery, but I wish it was just a hair creamier. This one lasted for nine hours on me. Bobbi Brown Bronze (LE, $24.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Groundbreaker (P, $17.00) is cooler, lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Roach (P, $20.00) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Hustle (LE, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Rich Ground (DC, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Overboard (P, $5.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Plank (P, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Puppy
Puppy
Puppy
A

Discontinued

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Puppy
Puppy
Puppy
B+

Discontinued

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Stomper
Stomper
Stomper
B-

Permanent

8
Product
7
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Stomper
Stomper
Stomper
A+

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Overboard
Overboard
Overboard
A

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Overboard
Overboard
Overboard
A

Permanent

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

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ColourPop Kicker, Timber, Swerve Creme Gel Liner & Colours

ColourPop Kicker Creme Gel Liner
ColourPop Kicker Creme Gel Liner

ColourPop Kicker Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “bright true silver.” It’s a bright, light silver with a metallic sheen. It had semi-sheer pigmentation in one pass, and it was buildable to mostly opaque coverage in two to three layers. The consistency was soft, smooth, and creamy, so it glided on well and never tugged on the lash line. I was able to get eight hours of wear out of this shade. Urban Decay Cuff (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals Certainly Sterling (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Sterling Silver (P, $16.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Estee Lauder Chrome (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Chrome (LE, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Kicker (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). L'Oreal Silver Sky (290) (P, $8.99) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Cuff (P, $20.00) is darker, less shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Kicker Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “bright true silver.” It’s a bright, light silver with a metallic sheen. The pot version seemed slightly darker than the pencil version. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy consistency that applied well without having drier, jagged edges, but it still dries down quickly, so I don’t think it works well as a base. This shade stayed on well for nine hours. L'Oreal Silver Sky (290) (P, $8.99) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Kicker (P, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Certainly Sterling (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Sterling Silver (P, $16.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Cuff (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Chrome (LE, $28.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Chrome (LE, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Cuff (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Timber Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “cool-toned slate grey.” It’s a dark gray with cool undertones and a bluish tinge paired with a matte finish. It had a drier consistency that tugged on the lash line when I tried to apply it. The color payoff was semi-sheer, though it was buildable to semi-opaque coverage. This shade wore well for seven and a half hours before fading. Urban Decay Mood (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M14 Matte Charcoal Grey (P, $21.00) is cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Lure (P, $20.00) is cooler (95% similar). Colour Pop Timber (DC, $6.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). NARS London (P, $24.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Madison Ave. (P, $24.00) is cooler, brighter (85% similar). Zoeva Mute (P, $7.50) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Timber Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “cool-toned slate grey.” It’s a dark gray with cool undertones and a bluish tinge paired with a mostly matte finish. The texture was lightly creamy, and it glided on without dragging or becoming uneven. It seemed a little richer compared to the pencil. On me, it stayed on well for eight and a half hours. Make Up For Ever M14 Matte Charcoal Grey (P, $21.00)(100% similar). Urban Decay Mood (P, $20.00) is lower quality, warmer, less pigmented (95% similar). Urban Decay Lure (P, $20.00) is warmer, lighter (95% similar). NARS London (P, $24.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Timber (DC, $5.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). NARS Madison Ave. (P, $24.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Swerve Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “true onyx black.” It’s a medium black with a mostly matte finish. It was smooth and glided on without tugging, but it seemed almost waxy, as it just didn’t yield that much payoff in one stroke. Even building it up, it wasn’t that intense. It wore well for eight hours. Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P) is darker (95% similar). MAC Blacktrack (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain Blackjack (P, $31.00) is warmer (95% similar). Colour Pop Swerve (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain Black Jack (01) (P, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Black Ice (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Legend (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is glossier, darker (90% similar). MAC Graphblack (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Squid (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Buxom Call Me (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Cat's Meow (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Ardency Inn Black (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Black Lace (P, $10.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Perfect Black (P, $18.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Smolder (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Stila Stingray (P, $22.00) is glossier (90% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $22.00) is glossier, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Swerve Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “true onyx black.” It’s a deep, dark black with cool undertones and a mostly matte finish. It was intensely pigmented with a nice creaminess that made it easy to apply. This shade still dried down quickly, as the gel pots tend to do, so you’ll want to work quickly. On my lower lash line, the color lasted for nine hours. Urban Decay Legend (P, $20.00) is less glossy, lighter (95% similar). MAC Graphblack (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Cat's Meow (P, $17.00) is glossier, warmer (95% similar). Buxom Call Me (P, $17.00) is glossier (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M10 Matte Black (P) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is glossier (95% similar). Guerlain Blackjack (P, $31.00) is glossier, lighter, more shimmery (95% similar). Ardency Inn Black (P, $19.00) is more muted (95% similar). MAC Blacktrack (P, $16.00) is less glossy, darker (95% similar). Sephora Black Lace (P, $10.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Swerve (P, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Perfect Black (P, $18.00) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Smolder (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Zoeva Black to Earth (P, $7.50) is glossier (95% similar). Guerlain Black Jack (01) (P, $30.00) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $22.00) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Black Ice (P, $20.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Squid (P, $17.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Definitely Black (P, $20.00) is warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is glossier (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Kicker
Kicker
Kicker
B

Permanent

8
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Kicker
Kicker
Kicker
A-

Permanent

8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Timber
Timber
Timber
C

Discontinued

7
Product
7
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
73%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Timber
Timber
Timber
A-

Discontinued

9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Swerve
Swerve
Swerve
B-

Permanent

7.5
Product
7
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
81%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Swerve
Swerve
Swerve
A

Permanent

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

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ColourPop Fast Lane, Zulu, Work Out, Maybe Creme Gel Liner & Colours

ColourPop Fast Lane Creme Gel Liner
ColourPop Fast Lane Creme Gel Liner

ColourPop Fast Lane Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as an “intense blackened teal.” It’s a muted, dark bluish-teal with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation in one pass with a lightly creamy consistency that didn’t tug at the lash line. The color wore well for eight hours on me before thinning. It is a little more teal-leaning than the pot version. Colour Pop Fast Lane (P, $6.00) is warmer, more muted, darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Street (P, $20.00) is brighter, lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals 1PM (LE, $15.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Street (P, $22.00) is glossier, darker (90% similar). Sephora Suede Shoes (P, $10.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). MAC Shade (P, $16.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). Revlon Emerald (P) is brighter, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Fast Lane Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as an “intense blackened teal.” It’s a dark, bluish-teal with cool undertones and a mostly matte finish. It was richly pigmented with a creamy consistency that was easy to work with and didn’t look jagged on the edges when applied (I used a thin eyeliner brush). When I wore it on my lower lash line, it stayed on well for nine hours before smudging. Colour Pop Fast Lane (P, $5.00) is cooler, brighter, lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals 1PM (LE, $15.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Suede Shoes (P, $10.00) is cooler, darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Street (P, $22.00) is glossier, darker (90% similar). MAC Shade (P, $16.00) is warmer (80% similar). Revlon Emerald (P) is warmer, brighter, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Zulu Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “vivid pastel sea foam green.” It’s a bright, light-medium aqua blue with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in one stroke, and the consistency was creamy and smooth, so it glided on well, but it didn’t go on as evenly as I would have liked. On me, this shade starts to fade after seven hours. Colour Pop Zulu (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M30 Matte Pastel Green (P, $21.00) is warmer, more muted, darker (90% similar). Stila Turquoise (P, $22.00) is warmer, darker (80% similar). Makeup Geek Mint (P, $9.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Zulu Baby Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “vivid pastel sea foam green.” It’s a bright, light-medium aqua blue with cool undertones and a matte finish. It is very similar in color to the pencil form, and it also performs similarly, just slightly better, as the texture was creamier and the product more pigmented. It wore well for eight hours. Colour Pop Zulu (P, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M30 Matte Pastel Green (P, $21.00) is warmer, more muted, darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Mint (P, $9.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). Stila Turquoise (P, $22.00) is warmer, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Work Out Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “blackened forest green.” It’s a blackened green with hints of olive and an ultra-matte finish. This was moderately dry, which gave it a stiffer feel when used on the skin, so it tugged. It also looked jagged along the edges and needed to be smudged or cleaned-up to get a crisp edge. It lasted for seven hours on me. Colour Pop Bustier (LE, $5.00) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Work Out (P, $6.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Hunter (P, $24.00) is glossier, warmer, darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Cult (P, $20.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Bustier (LE, $6.00) is darker, more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Work Out Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “blackened forest green.” It’s a deep, forest green with cool undertones and a matte finish. It is lighter, brighter, and more cool-toned (less brow/olive) compared to the pencil. It could have been creamier and smoother to work with, as it tended to skip if I wasn’t careful. This shade wore well for eight hours before fading. Colour Pop Work Out (P, $5.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Bustier (LE, $5.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Cult (P, $20.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Bustier (LE, $6.00) is warmer, more muted, darker (80% similar). Bobbi Brown Hunter (P, $24.00) is glossier, warmer, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Maybe Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “vibrant grass green.” It’s a brightened, lime green with warm, yellow undertones and a cooler over-tone and a matte finish. This seemed a little more subdued and less yellow-based compared to the pot version. It had semi-sheer color payoff, which was buildable to truer color after two to three layers. This shade wore well for eight hours. Ardency Inn Grass (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Maybe (DC, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Kush (P, $22.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Maybe Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “vibrant grass green.” It’s a brightened, medium green with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. The pot’s consistency was drier than a lot of other shades I’ve tried, and it was harder to get good coverage that was even without really loading up the brush. This one was prone to flaking away instead of more evenly fading over time. Ardency Inn Grass (P, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Maybe (DC, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Kush (P, $22.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Fast Lane
Fast Lane
Fast Lane
B+

Permanent

9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Fast Lane
Fast Lane
Fast Lane
A

Permanent

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Zulu
Zulu
Zulu
B-

Permanent

8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4
Application
81%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Zulu
Zulu
Zulu
B

Permanent

8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Work Out
Work Out
Work Out
D+

Permanent

6.5
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
6
Texture
7.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
69%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Work Out
Work Out
Work Out
B

Permanent

8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Maybe
Maybe
Maybe
B-

Discontinued

8
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Maybe
Maybe
Maybe
C

Discontinued

7
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
73%
Total

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ColourPop Piggy Bank, Cry Baby, Boots Creme Gel Liner & Colours

ColourPop Piggy Bank Creme Gel Liner
ColourPop Piggy Bank Creme Gel Liner

ColourPop Piggy Bank Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “vivid red violet.” It’s a medium-dark, pinky purple with warm undertones and a matte finish. So, this shade is “not recommended for the eye area.” Effectively, that kind of makes it a lip liner, I suppose. I wore it as such, and it was a little drying and clingy, but it lasted for six hours and was still going strong (just was not particularly comfortable). Colour Pop Piggy Bank (DC, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Stila Violet (P, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sephora Purple Stilettos (P, $10.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Orchid (P, $9.00) is warmer, more muted, lighter (80% similar). L'Oreal Pure Purple (240) (P, $8.99) is cooler, more shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Piggy Bank Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “vivid red violet.” It’s a medium-dark, pinky purple with an ultra-matte finish. The texture was dry and harder to apply; it tended to skip and drag with really jagged edges even when I really loaded up a very fine eyeliner brush with product. This one is “not recommended for the eye area,” so I tested it as a lip liner, but it was pretty weird to do so as it was almost chalk-like on the lips. It seemed long-wearing from that test; these are the uncertain results you get when a product seems like one thing but is specifically not. Colour Pop Piggy Bank (DC, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Stila Violet (P, $22.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). L'Oreal Pure Purple (240) (P, $8.99) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Purple Stilettos (P, $10.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Orchid (P, $9.00) is warmer, more muted, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Cry Baby Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “cool-toned pastel lavender.” It’s a light-medium, lavender purple with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in one stroke, but it had a drier texture that was harder to layer/build-up without it making the layer underneath it uneven. The color wore well for seven and a half hours. Colour Pop Cry Baby (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M92 Matte Pastel Purple (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Cry Baby Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “cool-toned pastel lavender.” It’s a light-medium, lavender purple with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had good color payoff with a smooth, creamy consistency that glided on well without dragging. The dry down is quite matte, and the white base of this comes through a lot on my skin tone at that point. It lasted for eight hours on me. Colour Pop Cry Baby (P, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M92 Matte Pastel Purple (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Boots Creme Gel Liner ($5.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “true hot pink.” It’s a bright, medium fuchsia pink with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation in a single stroke, and it had a lightly creamy texture that helped it apply smoothly without tugging on the skin. That being said, this shade was also “not recommended for the eye area.” I tested it as a lip liner, and it lasted for over six hours, but it was drying. Colour Pop Boots (DC, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora On Wednesdays We Wear Pink (P, $14.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). MAC Process Magenta (P, $16.00) is darker (80% similar). Urban Decay Woodstock (LE, $20.00) is warmer, darker, more shimmery (80% similar). Chanel Berry Lucky (LE, $29.00) is warmer, darker, more shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Boots Creme Gel Colour ($6.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “true hot pink.” It’s a bright, medium fuchsia pink with cool undertones and a matte finish. Again, this shade is “not recommended for the eye area.” I tried to use it as a lip liner, but there’s a dryness about the gel eyeliners when they are applied to lips that makes it feel less like a traditional lip liner (whereas the liner is comparable to a lip pencil). This had good pigmentation, and the consistency was lightly creamy without being too firm or dry in the pot. It seemed to wear a solid six to eight hours. Colour Pop Boots (DC, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Sephora On Wednesdays We Wear Pink (P, $14.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Woodstock (LE, $20.00) is warmer, darker, more shimmery (85% similar). Chanel Berry Lucky (LE, $29.00) is warmer, darker, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Process Magenta (P, $16.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Piggy Bank
B+

Discontinued

8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Piggy Bank
C

Discontinued

6.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
6
Texture
9
Longevity
3.5
Application
73%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Cry Baby
Cry Baby
Cry Baby
B-

Permanent

8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Cry Baby
Cry Baby
Cry Baby
A-

Permanent

9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Liner Boots
Boots
Boots
A-

Discontinued

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
Colour Pop Crème Gel Colour Boots
Boots
Boots
A

Discontinued

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
93%
Total

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