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shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner Review, Photos, Swatches

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

Try a Shimmering Eggplant Eyeliner with a Neutral Eye

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner ($25.00 for 0.098 oz.) is a darkened eggplant purple with very fine purple and burgundy micro-shimmer. In pencil form, Urban Decay Crash and Urban Decay Rockstar are both similar. Bobbi Brown Black Plum is a bit darker. Maybelline Plum is a dead-on dupe.

It’s creamy and has good pigmentation, so a single pass of product (I used MAC’s 208 brush to apply) yielded mostly opaque color coverage without skipping or tugging.  When I tested it, the shade lasted eight hours without fading or migrating. It might seem a little intimidating, because it does have red in it, but there’s a lot of purple, some darkness, and that faint shimmer that makes it easier to wear than other red-toned purples.  I think it works particularly well with neutral eyes or to accent gold or copper eyeshadows.

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner Review, Photos, Swatches

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9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
94%
Total
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shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner
shu uemura Blackish Satin Purple Painting Liner

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About the Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). (For more information, please check the FAQ.)

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It does look gorgeous! I LOVE this kind of shade. Though I’ll settle for a cheaper dupe, if I ever decide to buy an eyeliner like that. And I really like the look you created, it gives me some ideas.

I seriously WANT this product! Colours in this range always make my khaki coloured eyes pop. Now if I could only get my mitts on it and shipped to Canada.. mission impossible? Shu Uemura annoys me in this regard.

Sooooo tempting…! I love the color, and I know it would be extremely flattering with my coloring, but I never wear “colored” eyeliner. In fact, I actually have the Maybelline Plum, which has been sitting in a case, unopened, for probably four years. After initially reading this post, I actually opened it for the first time, and it’s still good! I think now may be a good time to go on a no-buy for at least 6 months…

Love the little Mon Shu so much. So cute! I wish these were available in stores. They do have free shipping until the 9th so I just might have to get this or maybe get the LE eyelash curler. Maybe both?!

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