Buxom Do You Believe in Love at First Sight? Eyeliner Set
Love at First Sight Doesn’t Last
Buxom Do You Believe in Love at First Sight? Six Mini Eyeliners Set ($28.00 for 6 x 0.01 oz.) includes these shades: No. 1 (bright turquoise), No. 2(violet purple), No. 3 (pearl white), No. 4 (black), No. 5 (espresso), and No. 6 (gold with silver micro glitter).
- No. 1 is a medium blue with a little aqua lean.
- No. 2 is a brightened violet with satin sheen.
- No. 3 is a frosted warm-toned white.
- No. 4 is a medium-dark black.
- No. 5 is a medium-dark brown with warm undertones.
- No. 6 is a yellow gold with silver glitter.
These eyeliners look lovely when swatched, but they do not perform half as well on the eyes. They are drier and have a tendency to tug on the lash line, rather than glide-on and apply smooth, solid color. They pull and tug, which results in a faded, patchy look–not at all sexy! I don’t own any of Buxom’s Insider Eyeliners (which are their twist-up liners), but I did test them out in-store and found these to be incredibly different in formula. If you were hoping that this set was comparable, it’s definitely not.
I wasn’t able to achieve the pigmented, vibrant color on the lash line that I was able to get on my arm. The wear seemed to last, but since it already looked a bit patchy, it was hard to tell what faded. I wouldn’t say that wear is where this product goes wrong–it’s really the lack of creaminess or softness that would help the product glide on the lash line smoothly.
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- Product: 19/30
- Value: 9/10
- Ease of Use: 4/5
- Packaging: 4/5
RECOMMENDATION: Skip these for a creamier, softer formula that glides onto the lash line rather than tugs at it.