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E.L.F. Studio Cream Eyeliner in Black


I finally decided to try E.L.F.'s Cream Eyeliner ($3.00), from their studio line. I don't know why it has taken me this long because, I love cream eyeliners. I love their smooth texture and, it doesn't hurt that they are super easy to apply. Well, for me they are. I actually prefer cream eyeliners over liquid eyeliners just because cream liners are much less messier and, there is a little more room to work with them before they completely set. The liquid eyeliners that I have encountered always set right away so, if I mess the line up, or it isn't to my liking, I would have to go back and re-do my line over again. Not fun! But, that's not to say that I wouldn't use liquid eyeliners. I definitely do from time to time. Cream eyeliners are just my preference, though.





E.L.F.'s Cream Eyeliner in Black comes housed in an attractive, plastic jar with a screw on/off top lid. Also included was a small, mini-angled, eyeliner brush. I was surprised that I actually liked the brush as much as I did. The brush hairs aren't flimsy, but they are not super stiff, either. Its really comfortable to use, making the brush a good option to bring along when on the go. Although the mini brush is nice, I prefer to use my much smaller and finer-tipped, eyeliner brushes which help me achieve a more precise, thinner line.

As for the cream eyeliner itself, I simply can't rave enough about it. I love it. I admit, I was a bit worried that this cream eyeliner would disappoint but, this eyeliner definitely lives up to the hype. The consistency is smooth, creamy, and it applies like a dream. I love that the color is so rich and pigmented, also. I only needed one layer to achieve dramatic color results. As for lasting power, it did not disappoint in that department, either. I found that it held on all day. No touch-ups were needed, and I saw no signs of smudging, nor fading. 

I have only had this cream eyeliner for about a month now and, the consistency is still as smooth as ever. Seeing as cream eyeliners tend to dry out often, I really hope the liner does not dry out in the jar, in the months to come. But if, and/or when it does, I will be sure to update this post and let you all know.

Overall, if you are on the lookout for a cream eyeliner that performs well, is long lasting, and is affordable, don't hesitate picking this one up. I am already looking forward to trying out the other color options available!


Have any of you tried this cream eyeliner from E.L.F.? Which are your favorite affordable cream eyeliners?


Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with any of the companies mentioned above. I purchased this product for my personal use. 

10 comments

  1. Have you tried this on the waterline? I have one and have used it on my lid but not my waterline.

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    1. No, I haven't. I usually prefer to stick with pencil eyeliners for my waterline. But, I have heard that gel eyeliners last a bit longer on the waterline than pencils do :)

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  2. Looks like a great eyeliner! I haven't tried this one, I did try the one by Wet n Wild and I really liked it.

    I awarded you with the Blogger Appreciation Award!
    http://seventhingsbeauty.blogspot.com/2012/04/blogger-appreciation-award.html

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    1. I have been meaning to pick up the Wet n' Wild cream eyeliner! I am glad to hear that you like it. And again, Thank You so much for the award!!!! :)

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  3. Interesting! I dont think I have ever used a cream liner I actually prefer liquid, lol. Elf is a great, affordable brand though, maybe i'll give it a try. Cute blog:)

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    1. Thanks, Heather! I hope you give cream liners a try sometime. You may like it! :)

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  4. I LOVE this stuff and the majority of E.L.F.'s products! You can't go wrong with cheap stuff that works!

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    1. I couldn't agree more, Gina! :)

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  5. I also have this and love it! Great pictures :) Followed your blog!

    http://www.vivalajessi.blogspot.com

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