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I am a big fan of urban decay products and this liquid eyeliner is no exception. I purchased this eyeliner when it was on offer in store as i had been eyeing for a while and had been waiting for its' price to be significantly reduced.
I really really love this eyeliner! The colour is such a deep, dramatic black and really helps to give the eyes definition and make them stand out from the rest of the face. The brush makes the liquid formula so easy to apply that i make hardly any mistakes! The formula also dries really quickly which prevents me from messing it up and getting it all on my eyelid. The brush (applicator) also allows you to create a beautiful winged eyeliner - which i am usually terrible at - but this has really allowed to create beautiful EVEN wings on my eyes!
I find that the eyeliner is really long lasting and for me lasts all day which surprises me as i have quite oily eye lids and many eyeliners tend to smudge or come off throughout the day however this stayed put throughout the whole day!
My one dislike towards this product is of course the price as i find many or really the majority of urban decay products are overpriced which would make me hesitate from repurchasing this product unless i came across it on offer again. Otherwise it is definitely a product i would recommend to anyone who is a fan of using eyeliner as the product is such high quality!
This is one of my favourite eye liners! I love everything about it even the packaging it looks almost like a perfume bottle. I also love the name, I use the black shade called perversion. The length of the wand which the brush is attached to is quite short compared to others brands I have used but I found this to be advantageous as it gave me much more control over the product placement and made it much easier to use than other brands I have. The black eyeliner is very 'black' and doesn't need to built up at all unless you like a very thick defined line. The liquid eye liner iin my opinion is the prefect consistency as it is thin enough to line your eyes easily and give you a great cat flick but it's not so thin as to drip or smudge. When I use this very easy to apply eyeliner I find it dries very quickly and even better it does not more all night even if I go out dancing all night in a club!
Up until a couple of years ago, I had never used liquid eyeliner. I was a little scared of it, as I'm a clumsy sort of person, and thought I would likely make a mess of it! I limited myself to using pencil eyeliner underneath my eyes, but then I decided I should just go for it and give liquid eyeliner a try.
I had been impressed by Urban Decay make up in the past, so I decided to purchase an eyeliner from this brand. I chose the Liquid Liner in the black shade, Perversion (I love the names Urban Decay give to their colours!). The bottle for this eyeliner is an attractive curved shape, like something out of the Arabian Nights. The thin silver lid unscrews to reveal a very thin brush that is used to apply the eyeliner.
My friend taught me the best way to apply liquid eyeliner to your eyelid. You should pull the skin slightly so it is taut and in more of a straight line, then gently sweep the brush along the top of the lashes. This method creates a smooth a line as possible. It's possible to sweep the brush up slightly at the end for a 'cat eye' effect, though I'm not sure I've quite mastered this yet!
I find this eyeliner easy to apply. It is thin in texture, so it goes onto the eyelid easily, but it doesn't drip. The brush keeps the line straight and thin and the bristles have remained firm yet gentle. Luckily the bristles don't fall out. The eyeliner dries very quickly - I have glitter eyeliner which dries quite slowly, so when I blink I often end up with bits of glitter on my eyelid. This doesn't happen with this eyeliner - it dries so quickly that it doesn't smudge at all.
The eyeliner doesn't come off, run or smudge while I'm wearing it. It only comes off when I choose to remove it with eye makeup remover. I often wear it in bars which tend to get a bit hot, so this is quite impressive.
I've been really impressed with this eyeliner and would definitely buy it again, both in black and in a different shade (I might go for purple next!). I can't find it on the Debenhams website, and I suspect it has been replaced by the 24/7 Liquid Eyeliner which has the same considerable range of shades and comes in a long thin tube. If I was to replace my eyeliner, I would go for this one. It's possible to find this product in various shades on different Internet sites, but I can't vouch for their reliability. The eyeliner costs about £14, which is pricey but worth it in my opinion. The base of my bottle states the product is good for 6 months after opening but I've had mine for around two years and it's still as good as new and is showing no signs of drying out. I don't use it all that often as it's definitely a going-out product rather than an everyday one, so this is good to know.
In the UK, the current Urban Decay range is sold only at Debenhams (though it's possible to obtain discontinued items via various online retailers). Debenhams often offer 10% off their beauty ranges and they also have a Beauty Card which allows you to collect and spend points when purchasing makeup items including UD products. Urban Decay do not test on animals so you can buy these products in the knowledge that they are cruelty free.
I am a fan of eye liner and wear it every day so when I go out to a party or special event I like to wear something that's a bit different to the eye liner that I wear on a daily basis. I have a couple of these Urban Decay glitter eye liners for these special occasions and although I don't think they are the best I do like the effect that they have if I get it right!
This glitter eye liner is made by Urban Decay who make beauty products that are not as easily available as the usual brands (Rimmel, Number 7 etc) I first came across these in Debenhams and then in House of Fraser. They make a variety of beauty products that are a bit different with 'edge' but the prices of them are not too different to the popular brands which makes them very affordable. The products they make tend to be packaged in a more 'unique' way and they pride themselves on trying to be different as when they first started out as a business 15 years ago they wanted to steer away from traditional make up colours of pinks and and bieges and instead introduced different ideas to the market. They are now an internationally selling brand and product lots of make up products such as eye shadows, eyeliners, make up setting sprays, powders and many more.
Urban Decay make several glitter eyeliners so you have a choice of colours. I have several in my collection. I find that they have a very high volume of glitter in them which makes the result of applying it be very effective as it shines through and is very visible- I mean you aren't going to be buying a glitter eyeliner if you want something subtle are you? So it should stand out!
This eye liner comes in a round, tall and thin bottle. Other liquid eye liners that I have tend to have quite small bottles but this is more like a mascara bottle than a liquid eye liner. This is because the actual wand is quite long so that the bottle needs to have some length to it to accommodate it. The bottle is see through which I think is essential for this product as you do really need to see what the eye liner looks like as it's not just about the colour but also about the thickness and quantity of glitter that is within. The writing on the bottle is white which isn't actually very good against this colour as it doesn't show up very well but that doesn't bother me.
The applicator is a very fine brush which comes inside the lid of the bottle. The lid of the bottle is wide enough for you to be able to get a good grip of it for whilst you are applying the eye liner. It is round and smooth, perhaps it would be a bit better if there were some grooves so that it is slightly better in terms of it being used as a handle to apply the liner. The wand itself is extremely thin, it is fine bristles of brush which is only short. This means that you do not have a lot of the liner on the brush at any time and that the lines you draw can only be very thin if you just use one motion. I think that it being so thin is important as it gives you options as to how you use it. It is also important that it is short, if it was long then it would be difficult to control.
Applying the eyeliner
I always find that liquid eye liners are difficult to apply because they are 'wet' so you stand more chances of smudging them than you do with a crayon plus it's harder to have control as the applicator is a brush and not just a nib. It has taken me quite some time to perfect applying liquid eye liners and so if you are not used to using them do expect that applying this could be quite messy and difficult!
To apply the eye liner I ensure that I do not have a big blob of it on the end of the wand as if I did then it could be blotchy when it first makes contact with the skin. When applying this- less is more. I then wipe it across the eyelid quickly, I find that if I am slow whilst applying it then my hand is likely to shake and the line is less likely to be fine and straight. If you are fast then it will be easier to control. If I want to produce a thicker line then I simply go over it again with a fresh wand of liner.
Once the eye liner is in place it is then really important not to open your eyes fully. If you open your eyes fully before this has dried then there is a very good chance of it smudging and appearing on the upper eye lid which is definitely not a good image! It takes about 2-3 minutes to dry which seems like a long time when you're sitting there with your eyes semi-closed so it's not really ideal but it is the only way to make sure that you don't end up in a sticky mess.
The colour of this glitter eye liner is a very bold silver. It has lots of tiny flecks of glitter in it making it extremely shiny and therefore effective. There is so much glitter that it will stand out even if you just use one line on your eyes. It definitely stands out as it sparkles away and it isn't blotchy due to the quantity of glitter- with some other brands the glitter isn't as much so that there are some parts of the line that you will draw that lack any sparkle but this doesn't have that effect.
One thing I have noticed is that if you apply this too close to your eye that when you get warm it can begin to slide a bit and end up actually going into your eye which can be very painful and sting so it is only effective if you apply it just away from the corners of your eyes so that it won't drip into them.I use this when I'm going on a special night out so that it is something different to my usual eye liner. I apply it on top of my black crayon eye liner so that it is most effective as the silver within this liner really stands out then against the black. It certainly does look different and makes me feel as though I am making more of an effort.
What I like
It is different to wearing just ordinary eye liner
The amount of glitter in it makes it very dazzling
It has good staying power
The wand is very well designed
The bottle lasts a long time
What I don't like
It takes a while to dry
If you don't apply it quickly it can be hard to get a straight line
It stings if it gets into your eyes
Price wise this cost me £8.00 but I have seen it can be cheaper. I think that it is quite expensive but it is something which should last you a while as the bottle is large and you don't need to use much each time. You can buy Urban Decay products online and also in large department stores such as Debenhams.
I've always used pencil eyeliner for as long as I can remember and was first introduced to a liquid eyeliner by a friend before we went to an under 18's disco about 3 years ago. Due to being a big fan of the effects that a pencil eyeliner can have I knew I would have to get a liquid eyeliner. I wasn't entirely sure where or how to apply it so I searched through youtube and watched a few tutorials before taking the plunge and buying my own liquid eyeliner. I actually bought 2 liquid eyeliners as I didn't know what I was looking for. They were the cheapest liquid eyeliners in Boots and at the time I thought they were OK products before I was bought the Urban Decay liquid eyeliner as part of a gift set as a 'moving to University' present from the same friend that introduced me to liquid eyeliner.
My eyeliner is black and comes in a plastic casing similar to a lipgloss or a mascara. It is somewhat thinner than a normal mascara pot though which makes it easier to fit into my bulging make up bag! It has shiny writing on it and looks very sleek and professional despite being unable to tell that this is an Urban Decay product until you get up close.
The brush comes inside the lid of the eyeliner much like the brush in a mascara. The brush is very thin which I thought would be great for applying a thin line of black eyeliner to the upper part of my eyelid and I wasn't wrong. The brush has been excellently designed for precision and makes even the novices of liquid eyeliner application look like a seasoned professional.
The black eyeliner looked very shiny once it was on the brush and I did worry that it would give an unnatural finish but once the eyeliner is applied it dries quite matte but still with a slight sheen which is the perfect balance in my opinion. Other than black there are 11 different shades: Woodstock, retrograde, revolver, Sabbath, siren, smog, bobby dazzle, demolition, Elderado, Perversion and Radium.
I have always found that they eyeliner stays on no matter what I'm doing - even after a busy 9 hour shift my liquid eyeliner doesn't shift. This can sometimes cause problems at night time when it comes to removing the eyeliner as it is quite stubborn but a good make up wipe or eye make up remover should do the trick. The stubbornness of the eyeliner is probably due to the eyeliner being waterproof.
Like I said I didn't pay for the product but a quick google search shows that the product retails for around £14 but you can probably get it cheaper from Ebay or Amazon!
I have been using Urban Decay for a while and after hearing lots of positive reviews for their liquid eyeliner I decided I should give it a try. I paid £12.50 from Boots and chose the black liner named 'Perversion'.
The first thing to note it what a lovely design the bottle is! As with lots of Urban Decay products it looks like a little potion bottle! The top unscrews to reveal the liner brush, the wand goes into a point at the end as is not too long in length. I find the length of the wand is perfect as it allows me to work closely on my eye rather then feeling like my hand is far away due to an overly long brush wand! It is worth noting the picture on dooyoo is no longer what the bottles look like!
This eye liner has an actual brush with bristles, as oppose to the sponge tip applicators that some other brands come with. I realise this is personal preference but I much prefer using an eyeliner which has a brush on the wand because I find it goes on much easier. I feel I have greater control over the placement of my eyeliner and I find it doesn't drag at my eyelid as much. The brush is quite thin, allowing you to have a fine line, which you can build up to a thicker one. The brush never splays, even after repeated use which is great as you haven't got any stray brush hairs sticking out at odd angles!
The colour is incredibly pigmented, unlike other black liquid eyeliners I have used it does not become lighter in colour once applied to the eye. This can be applied over eyeshadow and this won't alter the intensity of the black. I generally find that you do not need to have several layers of this product in order get a true black line, the only reasons I ever go back over the line is if I am altering the shape of it.
This eyeliner is also great for winging out at the corners as once it is dry it doesn't budge, so the wing won't rub off or smudge. This liner has great staying power, it stays strong and intense all day and as such it does require a little extra work when removing it at the end of the day. I use the Liz Earle cleanser and this removes it well, I would also recommend using an oil based eye makeup remover as this also does a good job.
This eyeliner is more expensive then drugstore brands, however I feel it is well worth its cost. It has amazing pigmentation, is easy to apply, has brilliant staying power and lasts a long time without drying out. I would highly recommend this.
I do love Urban Decay most of the time and this is no exception; they just seem to hit the mark every time for me and I don't think I've ever really come across a product that I have hated from them. They're not stupidly expensive and the quality you get is superb - basically they're bang on the money! They also don't test on animals, which is probably one of the more important things about the brand (in my opinion as an animal lover, of course) - I just love those ethics.
I've had this eyeliner for a while now and I think it's really lovely. The colour I have is 'Honey' which is a fantastic metallic gold colour - perfect for party season, actually. On the skin the liner retains its metallic shine and gives a great colour payoff due to the great pigmentation of the product.
There are 13 colours available in the range, according to the Urban Decay website and they all look equally as fabulous, below I have listed them but I would say it's definitely worth going to the Urban Decay website to check them out as those colours need to be seen.
Acid Rain - Metallic lime
Oil Slick - Shimmering black
Revolver - Metallic silver
Crash - Purple with silver sparkle
Lucky - Copper (metallic)
Perversion - Ink black
Roach - Warm brown
Ecstasy - Bright purple
Minx - Bright teal
Radium - Bright blue with sparkle
Shattered - Metallic teal
Smog - Olive with gold sparkle
I love the brush/handle on this as it's a bit shorter than most I encounter, which enables me to have greater control over where the product applies - so easy compared to other liquid liners I've used in the past). You get 7.5ml of product for your money (usually between £12 and £13 but can be found even cheaper if you look, at least for certain colours anyway) and it does seem to last very well - helped I expect by the highly pigmented colour, meaning you need to use less.
On the box it reads "Not your typical liquid liner, this inkwell is filled with an amazing formula that dries slightly shiny and will not budge. The tip of the tiny brush creates razor sharp lines, while the side of the brush gives a softer sweep of colour (it says color but I refuse to spell it that way as I am English). Smudge a bit all over the lid for a long lasting shadow in our wide array of shades'
The packaging is quite cool; it really does look like a little inkwell and I quite like the novelty value of that! I think that the picture above must be the old style packaging as it seems to be the same product.
This is another multifunctional product as it can also be used as a metallic shadow just by painting over more of the lid- if you were going for more of a striking look or smudging it over the lid to give a slightly less striking look.
Having worn this several times I have to say that the product lasts very well, withstanding being rubbed (I always seem to forget that I am wearing eye makeup, which is strange as that's the makeup I tend to like wearing, messing about with and experimenting with most) and lasting perfectly on a night out! This goes for wearing it both as a liner and over the entire lid - and it kept its metallic shine, more importantly.
I really recommend this product and will be adding to my collection as soon as I can (as soon as I can buy them and pretend I've had them for ages to my fella, anyway) and if you'd like to see swatches of this then please head over to my blog where I have put pictures up for you to see.
After watching numerous make-up tutorial videos on YouTube I decided it was about time I purchased a better eyeliner than the fairly cheap Maybelline one I had been using which although it didn't look too bad it wasn't giving the affect the eyeliner did on users who made the tutorials I was watching.
Most people rant on about Mac eyeliner but because I couldn't be bothered walking over to Harvey Nics I decided to stick to a more familiar but nonetheless prestige brand called Urban Decay.
I had already used Urban Decays eye shadows and noticed the amazing shades they offer and not forgetting how pigmented their products are.
I purchased "Shimmering black" but normally I would of gone for "Ink black" but they had sold out.
Shimmering black is just as the name gives away black with a bit of shimmer to it but not too much may I add. It's a very nice subtle shimmer that doesn't look cheap nor tacky.
The eyeliner has quite an unusual look to it. It comes in a pot with a very odd pointy lid which once unscrewed becomes a brush. It is very small which is quite a handy feature as you can quite easily put it in your handbag or cosmetic bag without it taking up too much valuable space.
The brush itself is very thin which is also very handy because it makes applying the eyeliner incredibly easy as you can focus on small details a lot easier and also makes applying on the top of the lid a lot easier than using a thick brush which can end up smudging and covering the whole of the eyelid area which isn't the best look!
The eyeliner dries very quickly which can be a good and a bad thing. The reason it is good is the fact it is less likely to run or smudge down the eye. The bad thing about this aspect is the fact if you are wanting to go for a 'smudged' effect you would have to be a bit quicker with this liner in order for the liner to smudge otherwise it will just dry and you will find it quite arduous smudging the liner at the bottom of your eye as it just seems to sit there.
The eyeliner lasts all day, it doesn't seem to budge...well unless you take it off with an eye make-up remover or some form of make-up removal. Otherwise it will just stay there. The durability of the product is definitely a great attribute to the urban decay eyeliner.
The eyeliner is £12.50 from Boots for 7.5ml. Since I haven't always wore eyeliner I am uncertain whether this is expensive or cheap for eyeliner. I'm guessing it's average-slightly expensive as I can't imagine the eyeliner lasting a very long time. Despite this I do really like the eye liner it looks really good, I love the shimmering affect and the durability is great it's just the price I am uncertain about.
Overall, I would possibly buy this again unless there is a replica of this product for a cheaper price tag!
I actually bought this product from Ebay a few weeks ago now for a bargain price of £3 including postage and packaging!
Normally this product is about £10 which although is quite expensive for a product like this, it is definitely an investment piece as this eyeliner is very good quality!
I've got the teal coloured metallic one which is called 'Shattered' and my friend also has the purple coloured metallic one that I borrow from time to time called 'Crash'. They are both really striking and vibrant colours which add a huge amount of glam to your normal makeup and can look great in the day time with just a thin line or a going out/party look with a striking stripe or even the whole eyelid covered with loads of black mascara!
The product goes on quite easily as it is not too liquidy so doesn't drip everywhere and it is also quite a concentrated colour so you don't have to keep going over it to make it stand out more- one swift movement with the brush is all you will need! I would reccomend keeping the eyelids closed for a few seconds after you have applied this eyeliner though to make sure that it is properly dried before it smudges all over your eyes!
The only downsides to this product are the dissapointingly boring packaging which you would expect to be a bit better for a product of this price, and also the fact that the brush isn't actually brilliant and you can often get little stray brush hairs which can be a tad annoying when you are trying to achieve a perfectly straight line!
My normal make-up look tends to be fairly minimal (despite what you might think from my reviews!) but sometimes a girl needs a bit of glamour and that's when I turn to Urban Decay - full of glitz and glitter and fabulous colours, it's perfect for the party season. As with most Urban Decay products, Liquid Metal Eyes is a really original and unique eyeshadow- I've never seen another one like it! Urban Decay describe it as 'high beam', 'supermetallic' and claim it will give you an 'intense metallic sheen'. Hmm... I can hear you thinking, but bear with me here!
This eyeshadow is packaged in a double-ended wand with an oh-so-classy silver band in the middle. One end of the tube contains the eyeshadow powder (and this end is decorated with cute silver stars) and the other contains a lipgloss style applicator wand. Personally I find the idea of keeping the applicator separate from the shadow itself far more hygienic, as well as finding that clumps don't form around the brush like you find with many mascaras. Both ends screw beautifully into the silver band, creating something which fits snugly in my ever expanding make-up box.
Like Urban Decay's other eyeshadows, this is an incredibly versatile product and gives the user the chance to really experiment with it. It can be used wet (by dampening the applicator) to create a stunning liquid metallic look, or dry to give a more sparkly, glittery look. The wand has a slight angle to it making application incredibly easy and precise so even cak-handed idiots like myself can apply this without looking like a clown! I have also managed to use this as a liquid eyeliner (though I would definitely recommend a proper eyeliner brush for this!). The key is that you only need a tiny amount so apply sparingly!
I was very impressed with the effects I got from this. Although it does require a little experimentation to get the best results, I found that this created a truly stunning look, everytime your eyelids catch the light they seem to capture everyone's attention! I tend to use the product wet, and it really does give you a real intensity of colour (in fact, I often tone it down by blending other colours into it which works very well). And this product lasts for ages! I have worn it on a night out clubbing (where I would normally expect it to go streaming all over my face), come home and gone to bed without removing my make-up (tsk, tsk!) and in the morning it still looks great! The only negative thing I have found, is that it does have a tendency to show up the tiny lines round the eyes which is slightly annoying.
---Availability and Price---
Liquid Metal Eyes is available in 5 different metallic shades:
Palladium- a gorgeous pale silver/lilac colour (this is the one I own)
Mercury- a pure silver colour
Xenon- a bright blue colour
Kryptonite- a rich gold colour
Plutonium- silver/rose/taupe colour (probably the most subtle shade for those who don't want to be stared at!)
The Urban Decay range can be found in large branches of Boots, branches of Sephora, and can be purchased online at www.urbandecay.com and www.sephora.com for the princely sum of £16.
Attention-grabbing, dramatic and glittery- what more could you want? While this certainly won't be a product which appeals to everyone (and it's certainly not something suitable for everyday wear!), anyone who wants to stand out from the crowd is guarnteed to love it.
Recommended for all drama queens and party girls everywhere!
I find that Urban Decay are brilliant at creating good eye products. I love their shadows, glitter liners, gels and eye pencils. These liquid eye liners are once again, one to add to their awesome collection of top products. One thing I must say, Urban Decay are better at creating eye stuff, as their lipsticks and glosses are OK, but not exceptional. Their eye products, in my opinion, defiantly are.
These liquid liners come in matte, metallic and glitter finishes, which are so brilliant. Not many other brands can pull of such vibrant and shiny/ shimmery effects. These liners are very pigmented and the finishes show up on the eyes very nicely!
I got one of the glittery black ones and I am very pleased with the results. I like to wear it over matte eye shadow so the glitters are more noticeable and it gives a nice contrast. The brush that comes with this liner is very easy to use and you can vary the thickness of the line you want to draw. The formula is excellent, as it won't smudge or budge at all, though you could smudge it if you want a softer line whilst it's still wet.
I am very pleased with these liquid eye liners and I will definitely be buying again and am very intrigued to try different colours and finishes. I give Urban Decay a well deserved A+ for this wonderful product.
Firstly I?d like to apologise for subjecting you to yet another Urban Decay op, in particular another eye shadow one but this isn?t your everyday eye shadow. Oh no this is something totally different and if you are anything like me you?ll want to march straight to Boots to get your mitts on one of these. Or maybe not (particularly if you?re a bloke, but then what you do in your own time is up to you). Anyway, you probably want to know what makes this any different to any other eye shadow by Urban Decay or any other company for that matter. Well for a start the most obvious contrast is that instead of being in a small pot, this is housed in a double ended wand, similar to that of a mascara. Each end screws snugly into the middle section (a silver band) with one end being the applicator wand itself (similar to the kind you would find in a lip gloss) and the other end houses the loose powder eye shadow. You might be wondering at this point how a powder eye shadow would be capable of offering ?high beam? and ?high shine colour? for your eyes but believe me this surpasses its expectations. As with all Urban Decay eye shadows it can be applied wet or dry and this is where the fun starts. Because it is a double ended applicator there is minimal wastage as you don?t unscrew this only to find the brush has clogged it all up and has particles of it all stuck in the lid. For want of a better description the other end has a little stub of a wand (!) that serves as a stopper if you will, to avoid any of the product spilling out. Also, it is nicely packaged in the silver-grey recycled box that is Urban Decay's trademark. To apply you can use either the applicator provided; an eye shadow brush or a sponge applicator (you can get packs of these from any chemist or The Body Shop). I have found the applicator to be the best method as the product tends to cling to it better, thus ensuring you get more on your eye than on your face (when it is loose and fall
s off your brush) which can happen far too often with powdery eye shadows. Also, because it has a slightly angled end, you can get that nice even line too. When using it dry I was quite surprised at the results. The colour is sparkly, shimmery and highly metallic. If this is what it looked like dry then I was certain it would fulfil my demands when applied wet. The important thing to note here is that when applying any eye shadow wet, you need only slightly dampen the applicator with a bit of water as opposed to drowning it. This way you will ensure even coverage. And even it is. Without sounding too sad or over the top, I was really surprised by the outcome. You never really expect a product to live up to its claims but this really does achieve brilliant results. The eye shadow gave me highly intense and metallic shine to my eyelids that I can say with certainty has not been surpassed by any other product ever. Not even their regular eye shadows have provided as intense shine as this. It claims that it is "like nothing you have ever seen before" and I have been buying makeup for years and have to agree wholeheartedly with this statement. Staying power: Another factor which is always important to me is how long the product lasts. If I am out for a day or on the rare chance, a night, then I want to return home safe in the knowledge that my makeup has not deserted me (i.e. worn off or worse, cascaded down my face). I have to say that this lasts for absolutely hours. I could quite happily apply some first thing in the morning and it looks just as good 8 hours later as when I first applied it. This is great because I am not the sort of person who likes having to constantly reapply my makeup. Due to its great ability to cover well, it will not go streaky or crease as some lesser brands are inclined to do. Also, it is incredibly versatile as if the thought of highly metallic eyes doesn?t really appeal except for special occasions; you can use
a wet eyeliner brush (providing you have a steady hand) and use it as liquid eyeliner. I wouldn?t go so far as to say the possibilities are endless but there are certainly more ways of applying it than most. The Urban Decay Liquid Metal Eyes are only available in 5 shades, the names of which depict the ?heavy metal? element which they are most similar to: ***Mercury: This is the one that I own which is a stunning metallic silver colour; ***Xenon: this is a blue metal, which when dry looks like a shimmery sky blue colour; ***Plutonium: quite an unusual shade, this is described as a silvery-rose taupe which basically is a shimmery beigey-pink with a silver hue to it. Quite iridescent I think. ***Palladium: a pale, metallic lilac colour; ***Kryptonite: no it isn?t green like the element in the Superman films but is instead an intensely metallic gold though is a softer gold as opposed to a bright gold. And now unfortunately is the drawback: there is of course a price to pay for a product which I would give the highly esteemed title of best eye shadow ever and that is £16. Yes, I know it is about four times as much as what most people would spend but if you want quality and an eye shadow that will provide stunning results then it will be worth its weight in gold (or silver, depending which shade you choose!) To sum up I would say that it is by far the best item of makeup I have in my collection. It provides without doubt the best results I have seen in an eye shadow and is something which I believe to be relatively unique. The one drawback is the hefty price tag but you hardly use much of this at all, even less if you use it wet. I have not been disappointed with any of Urban Decay?s products thus far and I doubt that if any of you were to try this then you would be either. Lastly, where to purchase. As mentioned in my other Urban Decay ops, you can buy said items from large Boots stores; some department stores; www
.sephora.com and www.urbandecay.com P.S Title nabbed from Blur's "Song 2" Oh and I KNOW this is in the wrong category, but this is the most relevant as dooyoo are not too great at adding new categories. So there. Thanks for reading. ©Weeping_Willow
I bought Urban Decay's liquid eyeliner/eyeshadow in 'gash'(a metalic blood red) and immediatly regretted it. How can I make good use out of a red eyeshadow? But the colour is amazing I didn't think i'd like it so much. The liners packaging is small and thin with very nice silver 'graffiti style' writing saying Urban Decay. It lines really well (im not very good with liquid eyeliner but this is the best I've tried) The brush is probably not as thin as some of the other liners I've looked at though. You can also use this as a liquid eyeshadow, smudge it on for a more subtle colour or use the brush to paint it on for a 'full on' effect. This does seem to be a very orangy red when it fades but it lasts the majority of the day and i will buy another. The colours in the UD range is what tempts me more than anything although the prices are high so that is a bit of a put off. Im not claiming these to be brilliant but if you can find one in a colour you like its definitly worth a look. Ci
What can I say about Urban Decay's liquid eyeliners? I have eight! This is a lovely product, easy to apply, doesn't seem to dry out & go lumpy in the tube like some liquid eyeliners I've had as long. Best of all, there are so many lovely colours. Before I found Urban Decay, I used black eyeliner almost all the time, & longed for other colours. Now I can have a different colour every day. My favourite is probably Toxin (bright purpley-pink) although there are many lovely bright & metallic shades to choose from. I'm quite prepared to pay the price for these, but I've only seen them in House of Fraser stores in the UK...