Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

The Hit List

What’s the Worst Lip Liner…?

What brand/product wins this category? What makes it so terrible?

Thanks to CeeBee for today’s topic!

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21 thoughts on “The Hit List: Worst Lip Liner

  1. Courtney

    Super dry pencil liners.

  2. I really don’t like Jordana quickliner. It’s hard and unpleasant. =\

  3. I’d have to say Vino, by MAC. I absolutely love the color but it never goes on smoothly and it is so soft that you end up with smudges all over your face. Not pretty – especially if you have fuller lips!

    • jenni

      i agree, vino was the first one i got and i HATE it, took me ages to cave and buy another which was in synch and is much better :)

  4. Avatar of Emily Emily O.

    The cream “automatic” style liners. I purchased both Pink Treat and Summerfruit ( different times, different stores) and both had the back fall off and the product inside dried very quickly.
    I think I also just dislike twist up liners of any varietal because it’s either too hard or too soft, and I inevitably break it off in pieces. Boo! Hiss!

  5. snm

    expensive lip liners.As a high-end make up fiend,I always find myself thinking that there are so many good cheap eye liners that the high price tags seem very unnecessary.

  6. Nora

    NYX, they’re really hard and difficult to use.

  7. Suselew

    Most of MAC lip liners are too hard and a pain to apply. I won’t buy them anymore.

    • Buttercrema

      It hurts me to say this but I too am not a fan of MAC. I used to buy them exclusively and I have just recently started to branch out to other brands, especially those that are reliable (NARS Orgasm, UD 24/7 liners). For me, MAC liners don’t do anything to help their lipstick stay. I’ve always thought the point of a good lip liner is to give you a clean decisive line and to help your lipstick stay and NOT bleed. Every time I use MAC lip liners, I end up looking like I made out with a clown; NOT pretty. I just tried aqua lip and no bleeding or mess! Glad to know there is something out there that works, I had pretty much given up on being able to wear lipstick. Sorry MAC!

  8. meme

    I don’t have brand names to give you – but boy have I tossed out more lip liners than I can count..mostly because they are dry and don’t last. Occasionally I will toss one that I made a mistake on the shade. I pretty much have jumped on the bandwagon of no lipliner for the past 2 years. If I reach for one – it’s always a waterproof nude shade and I put it all over my lip as well as cheat the top lip line.

  9. Revlon Colorstay. It’s too waxy and drying (even more than usual for a l/l) and when I was almost done with it, the rest of it popped out of the plastic pencil! Shoddy packaging…

  10. Elf lipliner from their £1.50 is awful. I went to apply it, it broke, sharpened it, broke again, sharpened it again, broke again – aaaaagh!

  11. Avatar of Marian Marian

    I have to say MAC. I really have trouble applying them. They’re hard and streaky.

  12. Natasha

    The NARS ones ime sadly, even warmed up they’re still quite scratchy.

  13. I’ve only bothered to buy about 4 lipliners in total and all of them disappointed me enough that I won’t buy anymore. Clinique made an automatic lipliner that broke first try (wouldn’t turn to produce product) and Rimmel ones are so dry they pull and skip a ton…Bleh

  14. Avatar of JLF Jod-Lynn

    GOSH …worst ever. Like a lipgloss that settles into every line. Totally defeats the purpose on a lip liner.

  15. Dorna

    Smashbox. So dry, and zero color payoff.

  16. Avatar of Tessa Tessa

    Nyx lipliner, they are sooooo dry and tug on my lips way too much.

  17. chibu74

    Max Factor l/l is the worst ever….totally trash