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REVIEW: Maybelline The Colossal Liner - Black


REVIEW: Maybelline The Colossal Liner - Black

ISLM Writer: Sanchita

Who isn’t crazy for cat eyes? That is the easiest eye makeup when you’re in hurry yet want to create an impression. Maybelline brings a budget friendly flexi tip eyeliner in Black which is the answer to all your prayers for a quick makeup. I have been eyeing the product a lot ever since I heard of the rave reviews from various beauty experts. Eyeliner is a staple for me but I was bored of the liquid and pencil ones over the years and it is a refreshing change to try out so many new ones available in them market. Read on to know more about this little beauty in details.

PRODUCT INFORMATION - Enjoy eye-catching intensity and flawless precision with the Maybelline New York Colossal Liner.
Designed to end all your application woes, the Maybelline New York Colossal Liner features a 0.4 mm Flexi Tip applicator that gives you perfect, error-free lines. Empowered with the Ink Pigment Technology, this Colossal Eyeliner imparts fade-proof, intense color to your eyes. Its quick-dry formula ensures a 12-hour staying power and quick application. Add this kajal eyeliner to your vanity kit and enjoy stunningly defined eyes, every day!

Price of Maybelline The Colossal Liner 

It costs INR 425 for 1.2 g

My Experience with Maybelline The Colossal Liner in Black

The packaging of the product is of a felt pen – very simple yet elegant and effective in use. The body is sleek black with a proper cap that shuts with a click. It is light weight and travel friendly too. The applicator i.e. the felt tip of 0.4 mm is extremely easy to use due to the desired flexibility. Even a beginner like me felt comfortable whilst application. With the tip, you can draw even the thinnest possible line on the eye lids and also increase the thickness as you want. The application is the best feature of the product. 

The shade is jet black with a great intensity. The liner has a liquid texture but very comfortable on eyes. It settles on with a semi matte finish and looks quite a beauty. The formula is not drying at all and neither does it form flakes or wears off with time. The pigmentation is class apart as single swipe is enough to give you proper intensity of color without dragging on the eyelids over and over again.
One of the greatest shortcoming of the product is that it is not waterproof at all. A splash of water on the face is enough for it to seep down and therefore it becomes hard to wear during rainy season. The staying power is around 5-6hours without any smudging or fading even on my oily eyelids. It comes off easily with any eye makeup remover without creating much fuss about it.

Pros of Maybelline The Colossal Liner in Black

1.    Light weight and travel friendly packaging.
2.    The felt tip of 0.4 mm is extremely easy to use due to the desired flexibility.
3.    Great option for beginners.
4.    Shade is jet black with the best pigmentation.
5.    Texture is comfortable to wear with semi-matte texture.
6.    The formula is not drying at all and neither does it form flakes or wears off with time.
7.    Stays on the eyelids for around 5-6hours without any smudging or fading.
8.    Comes off easily with remover.

Cons of Maybelline The Colossal Liner in Black

1.    Not at all waterproof.
Overall Rating:

The liner must be given a try for its great quality that provides although the washable factor might be a turn off for many. For this price, it is a great buy although I feel Maybelline can do better.


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