Product Type: Sleek makeup
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Dip It and Flick It!
Sleek Dip It Eyeliner
Member Name: Antha87
Sleek Dip It Eyeliner
Advantages: Lasts long and great price
Disadvantages: Hard to handle lid and the colour could be more intense!
I recently bought the black Sleek Dip It Liquid Eyeliner as my MAC liner has ran out. As I wasn't bowled over by MAC liner I thought I would try a cheaper brand to do me until I could afford to try a more expensive brand. I was drawn to the Sleek stand as I use their eye shadow palette and other shadows nearly every day so I was happy to try out another product.
*~* The Product *~*
The black Dip it Eyeliner comes in a small black bottle with a long black lid. The nib is similar to that of a felt tip pen, with a fine tip. The bottle is very simple, all black with pink Sleek branding. The bottle hold 4ml of eyeliner.
It claims to be long lasting and high pigmented which I was keeping my fingers crossed was true!
The liner is available in 8 other colours;
*~* Price and Availability *~*
The Dip It eyeliner costs £3.79 on the Sleek website and is roughly the same price when bought it stores.
You can buy Sleek products from their website or buy in larger Superdrug stores. However even in the bigger Superdrug stores they never seem to have the full range of products, some Superdrug stores do not even sell Sleek at all which is a real shame, I personally have to go to the big shopping centres as the one closest to me does not sell it.
*~* Getting My Flick On *~*
I have to admit on my first use of this product I was slightly disappointed. The brush was hard to hold as the lid is very long as thin so it was hard to get a good hold on it. I also found the product to be a bit watery and when trying to draw on my flick I was erasing areas I had already applied the liner as it had not dried yet.
However, the more I have used this product the more I am growing to really like it. I have almost mastered the thin lid, it can still lead to the very uneven flicks some days but hey I can deal with that- on non special occasions. To make sure I get a good coat on my lid where I am applying the liner I just have to take my time, as this product does take slightly longer to dry than the MAC liner I had been previously using.
The colour is good, but in using it I have realised I should maybe have given my MAC liner more credit, as it was slightly blacker. However, the Sleek liner still does give good intensity it just isn't as thick as MAC, which for the price difference I shouldn't really expect.
If anyone did find the brush to tricky to use you could use an eyeliner brush and just dip that into the pot instead, so he problem is solvable.
One thing I have really appreciated is the liner's lasting power! Despite my other make up creasing or fading away this liner is the last to go! Which is great as the liner is what helps make my eyes look a little more vibrant. It does fade slightly as the day goes on, but not too much that I have to re-apply during the day.
*~* Overall *~*
For the price of this product I think it is really great. The bottle is a very nice shape but that lid is not the best for those new to liquid eyeliner! However, practise makes perfect and I would recommend this product to other should they ask. I haven't been blown away b this as I was my eye shadow palette and loose shadow but it will do me for now and should I need to buy a new liner I will definitely consider this again if my purse isn't up for trying out a more expensive brand.
Summary: A great product in terms of value for money