Wednesday, 28 September 2011


eyeko skinny liquid eyeliner



This eyeliner used to be known as the Eyeko Graffiti eyeliner, but since their rebrand they have changed it to Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner. Im presuming that the products are still the same but with different packaging! The one photographed is the old style packaging. Eyeko have re-branded themselves to get away from the cutesy/japanese/girly style packaging to a more sophisticated and sleek look. The new image appeals to me much more than the old one. I personally dont like the OTT girly packaging on makeup, which is one of the reasons I don't buy Benefit Cosmetics. I like things to look sleek and a little bit classy!

This eyeliner is one of my all time favorites. So easy to use, you just use it like you would a marker pen by drawing along the top lash line. Its one of the longest lasting pure black and smudgeproof pen eyeliners I've ever used. I've found alot of pen eyeliners seem to be more grey black than pure opaque black. I've also found the tip doesn't go funny (I really cant explain what I mean here, but you know when you have a felt tip and you use it loads the tip goes really smooshed and weird and thick? basically like that!?!) when you use it alot, it stays very stiff and precise.

Eyeko has slipped off the blogging radar I think for a bit, I've been sent a few of the Eyeko Graffiti eyeliners in the past, as well as repurchased them myself. I have a feeling the price has gone up alot as I swear they used to be alot cheaper than £10, Maybe about £6. £10 I think its a little expensive for something that is what I would regard as "drugstore". Although I think Eyeko are moving away from that image with their new branding and launching exclusively in Harvey Nichols and their price probably is reflecting that, I do think its priced too high for a middle of the road brand and just doesnt feel "worth" the extra money. But the product is really an amazing eyeliner and totally one of my favorites.

17 comments:

  1. I always struggle to find good felt tip eye liners, but this one sounds as though it might be a winner x

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  2. I've never yet found a good felt tip eyeliner.. the Topshop ones definitely 'go funny' after only a few uses! Would like to try this out soon but I do think £10 is quite expensive for a drugstore option (in my mind the ONLY place to buy both eyeliners and mascaras as they're just as good, if not better than their high end counterparts). Any other suggestions for good liquid/felt tip liners?

    www.boscy.blogspot.com

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  3. I know what you mean, my currenty felt tip liner is grey, not black AT ALL... and the end has gone weird too, I've only had it a few weeks! It was from Avon I think :-/

    I'm more tempted to try out one of those gel pot liners... if you get a chance to review one of those, please do! :-D

    Dayner x mozzypop.com

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  4. Wish I had been able to try the black one before they upped the prices. I have the blue and purple which I got in goodie bags. I really like the pen and actual product just don't use the colours :) xx

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  5. It looks quite easy to apply, I usually stick to liquid liners as I'm rubbish at using eye pencils! x

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  6. I quite like the e.l.f. one as I bought it recently - and so much cheaper! I haven't yet used it enough to see whether it goes funny though.

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  7. i've only ever used pencil liners so i would be very interested in trying this out! X

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  8. I've always wanted to try Eyeko but £10 is a lot for an eyeliner! I used the borjouis pen one and that's good! x

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  9. Have u tried the one of these from Collection 2000? Its absolutely fantastic xxx

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  10. I really love this eyeliner but I stupidly left the lid off it and it all dried up! x

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  11. I have never tried eyko products. I swear by Lancome Artlinber, such a sleek, super black line x

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  12. Great review! I need a pen-like liner because I never have luck with the other ones, but I'll probably look at some other brands in the drug store that are a tad cheaper, although this one does look great!

    M.

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  13. i havent used anything from eyeko but i know that they have increased their prices a lot since rebranding :S

    www.missmathful.blogspot.com

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  14. May I ask, what is the coverage like? I've tried pen liners before and they go kinda transparent on the lid. I'm used to using liquid liners so I want the same consitency, and after having such a bad result from the pens I've used I always steer clear of them now. What would you say about this one? Would it compare to a liquid liner?
    www.i-cant-walk-in-heels.blogspot.com

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  15. They are never too black enough!
    see you in my blog !

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  16. love seeing product reviews from you and this blog in general!
    aces!

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  17. I love This! i really need a new eyeliner too, if you ever have the chance, please check out my blog. I absolutely love your blog! xxxxxxxx

    www.lg-desire.blogspot.com

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