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Here is yet another outdated post for you! Again, my apologies for just now posting this, since it came out last June, but since I have all the photos and swatches done already, I wanted to share them so maybe I can help you all find something similar that you may already have or that’s permanent if you missed out on these Fluidlines when they were released with the Moody Blooms collection! Enjoy!

Black Ivy   -   Copperthorn   -   Nightshade

Black Ivy – Copperthorn – Nightshade

 

MAC Fluidlines are an “Ultra-smooth, gel formula that provides the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish”. They’re a very smooth, easy to apply formula that wears all day without smudging or flaking. I’m not a big fan of liquid liners but this gel formula is thicker and creamier than a liquid so to me, it’s easier to control. While there aren’t waterproof, they are smudge-proof on most people (unless your eyes are excessively watery… then I just wouldn’t wear them near the bottom inner corner or maybe not below the lower lash line). I don’t necessarily recommend these for the waterline… The shimmery kinds are a definite no-no for that area, but the creamier ones can be tried on the waterline if you want to give it a shot (though MAC does not suggest using Fluidlines on that area of the eye).

For application you can use so many different brushes… It really depends on personal preference. For a smaller line with more control and detail, a MAC 210 brush will work well… A MAC 209 is also suitable and is a bit bigger, so you’ll get a thicker line. My favorite brushes, especially for a winged look, are the MAC 263 or 266 angled brushes… Fluidlines are the perfect eye liner for a winged look, so I definitely recommend picking up a 263 brush if you’re into that look and are purchasing a Fluidline or have some at home already!

TIP 1:   When storing your Fluidlines in your makeup case or drawer, make sure they’re upside down with the label up! This will keep them from drying out.

TIP 2:   These can also be used as eye shadow bases, like Pro Longwear Paint Pots!

These Fluidlines are all limited edition and were released on Thursday, June 26th, 2014. While these are limited, I DID find them on the Dillard’s website with all three colors in stock! This could be a good sign that you might still be able to find them at your local MAC counter or store, unless they have already RTV’d them (sent them back to the company), which they do when limited launch products don’t sell out after a certain period of time. They are not on the MAC website, though. Like all MAC Fluidlines, these come in a glass pot with a black semi-matte plastic, screw-on lid. They contain 3 g / 0.1 US oz of product and sell for $16.

 

Moody Blooms Fluidline Labels

Black Ivy   -   Copperthorn   -   Nightshade

Black Ivy – Copperthorn – Nightshade

Photo taken outdoors in natural lighting. Fluidlines watched on NC20 skin.

Photo taken outdoors in natural lighting.
Fluidlines watched on NC20 skin.

Black Ivy

Black Ivy

Black Ivy

Black Ivy

Black Ivy:   This Fluidline is described as a “blackened green” and has a creamy, but somewhat shimmery finish… It’s a deepened teal with cooler, blue based undertones  with a creamy base that dries somewhat matte, and very, very fine shimmer particles. The texture felt smooth and creamy and was pretty easy to apply. Color payoff was good and looked nearly like it does in the pot without any layering. Coverage was also great and didn’t require much product on the brush to get an even application. I got over 9 hours of wear before I noticed any fading or smudging. Black Ivy was by far the best Fluidline out of this collection.

Dupes:   Waveline, which is the only permanent Fluidline from MAC that’s anywhere close isn’t really close at all… It’s MUCH brighter, lighter and a true blue. Shade Fluidline, which was limited edition, it close, but lighter and more green based (I don’t remember the collection it was released with, sorry!). Canard Creme Liner from Laura Mercier is in the same color family, but is more of a brighter, lighter teal.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

Copperthorn

Copperthorn

Copperthorn

Copperthorn

Copperthorn:   This is described as a “glittery bronze” and has a very glittery finish… It’s has a  medium, warm toned golden-copper base with pretty decent sized pieces (for a Fluidline anyway) of gold, bronze, and coppery glitter particles. The texture was not my favorite to work with… I hate to say it because it’s sooooo pretty but it did take some effort to apply this evenly, no matter what type of brush I used. The color payoff is good and just as shimmery on the eye as it is in the pan. Coverage, on the other hand, was subpar. It took a bit of layering to get this to go on opaque, with the first layer being semi-sheer at best as far as the base color was concerned. I had to let this completely dry before I added layer two, then it looked much better… The only issue with having to layer a gel liner like this is that you can lose some precision in the process, so I recommend a very skinny brush for the wing! I got about 6 hours of wear with Copperthorn before I noticed some glittery fallout below my eye, but I didn’t notice much, if any, fading or smudging otherwise.

Copperthorn is an absolute NO-NO for the waterline! Do NOT apply this on the inner rim of the eye because the glitter particles can get into your eye causing irritation! I actually liked this Fluidline better as an eye shadow or eye shadow base on my lid, rather than a liner!

Dupes:   Rich Ground is the closest permanent dupe, but it’s not THAT close… It’s deeper, has a micro-shimmer, but no glitter, and is more of a reddish bronze shade. Brassy (long been discontinued) is similar in color, but still has a more yellow based bronze color and no glitter. There are two limited edition shades from MAC’s Indulge collection (Fall 2013) that ate similar as far as the finish goes, but not quite spot on for color… Gilt Gourmet is lighter, more of a yellow-gold, and has smaller glittery particles, while Deliciously Rich is a darker, more cool toned brown/bronze with golden bronze micro-glitter.

Overall Rating:   3.3 / 5

Application:   3

Coverage:  2

Color Payoff:   3

Texture:   3

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

Nightshade

Nightshade

Nightshade

Nightshade

Nightshade:   This Fluidline is a “blackened plum” and has a soft, shimmery finish… It’s a medium dark plum with warmer purple undertones and a warm sheen, thanks to the reddish/coppery/golden micro-shimmer particles in it! The texture feels smooth and easy to apply, though it seems to look a little patchy, despite the initial creamy feeling of this liner. Color payoff is good, though not as dark or intense as it is in the pot without some layering. If you want fully opaque coverage, you’ll have to do some layering for that as well. With one layer, it was kinda sort of sheer and as I mentioned before, slightly patchy. You definitely want to use something like a MAC 210 brush for application so you don’t lose precision when layering this liner. By layer two, it looked perfectly even and true to pot color. Nightshade gave me about 8 hours of wear before smudging or fading.

Dupes:   Macroviolet, which is permanent, is darker and more of a true, cooler toned purple, but it’s the best dupe I could find!

Overall Rating:   4 / 5

Application:   3

Coverage:  3

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Moody Blooms is a beautiful new collection from MAC that just came out yesterday, June 26th… It’s full of bright, rich colors in shades that remind me of exotic plants and flowers. There’s a wide array of products in this collection for the eyes, lips, and cheeks so you’re sure to find something you like!

It’s near impossible for me to get posts up the day of a collection release because I work for MAC and that’s the time I’m busiest… On the plus side, it gives me some extra time to try all of the products myself, use them on my customers, and get opinions from coworkers!  Over the next few days I’ll be posting reviews, photos, and swatches for the Sheen Supreme Lipsticks, Sheen Supreme Lipglass Tints, Eye Shadows, Beauty Powder Blushes, and Fluidlines… Until then, here’s a peek at everything!

 

Not shown but will be included in reviews: Worldly Wealth Beauty Powder Blush

Not shown but will be included in reviews: Worldly Wealth Beauty Powder Blush

MAC’s A Fantasy of Flowers collection is full of bright, beautiful colors that are perfect for Spring. It was released on Thursday, February 6th… I apologize for just now getting these posts up but I’ve been working a lot! The bonus of that is that I got to play around with these products a lot before writing my reviews… The down side is that they may or may not be sold out, especially these Fluidlines. These are so unique and bright that they’re rare little gems in MAC’s world of eyeliner.

A Fantasy of Flowers is a big collection… It actually has two parts with separate displayers at counter, with one being green and displaying the more peachy and neutral colors, and one being pink and displaying the more pink and violet shades. It’s pretty obvious which displayer these two Fluidlines will be sitting one once you see them! They’re bright and intense, which is a perfect counterpart to the lighter, softer colors of the lip and cheek products and even the Mineralize Eye Shadows in this collection. These are perfect if you want a bolder pop of color somewhere!

Phlox Garden and Sassy Moss

Phlox Garden and Sassy Moss

MAC Fluidlines are an “Ultra-smooth, gel formula that provides the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish”. They’re a very smooth, easy to apply formula that wears all day without smudging or flaking. I’m not a big fan of liquid liners but this gel formula is thicker and creamier than a liquid so I feel like it’s easier to control. While there aren’t waterproof, they are smudge-proof on most people (unless your eyes are excessively watery). I don’t necessarily recommend these for the waterline, but since these are creamy and don’t have any shimmer, you can always try it (though MAC does not suggest using Fluidlines on that area of the eye).

For application you can use so many different brushes… It really depends on personal preference. For a smaller line with more control and detail, a MAC 210 brush will work well… A MAC 209 is also suitable and is a bit bigger, so you’ll get a thicker line. My favorite brushes, especially for a winged look, are the MAC 263 or 266 angled brushes… Fluidlines are the perfect eye liner for a winged look, so I definitely recommend picking up a 263 brush if you’re into that look and get this liner!

Both of these are limited edition and are available now at www.maccosmetics.com as well as at MAC stores and counters. Unfortunately, since it’s been about a week since this collection came out, these are currently sold out online, as well as at some retail locations (sorry for getting this post up so late!). However, you may want to check back on MAC’s website since they restock limited launches sometimes. These sell for the usual $16 and contain 3 g / 0.1 US oz of product.

TIP:   When storing your Fluidlines in your makeup case or drawer, make sure they’re upside down with the label up! This will keep them from drying out.

TIP 2:   These can also be used as eye shadow bases, like Pro Longwear Paint Pots!

FoF Fluidlines with Names

 

FoF Fluidline Labels

 

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Fluidlines swatched on NC15 skin.

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight.
Fluidlines swatched on NC15 skin.

Phlox Garden

Phlox Garden

Phlox Garden:   This is a “vivid violet” with a creamy matte finish. It’s a medium-dark, slightly cool toned, purpley-plum violet that has no sheen at all. Color payoff is true to the color it is on the pot and Phlox Garden is totally opaque with little product applied. The texture is really smooth and applies easily. Wear time is also great… I got around 8 hours of wear before I noticed any fading or smudging.

Dupes:   I honestly can’t think of any! Phlox Garden is really unique!

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

Sassy Moss

Sassy Moss

Sassy Moss:   Sassy Moss is a “vivid green” that has a creamy finish with a soft pearl. It’s a medium, cool toned, bright minty green with a subtle golden pearl. The pearl effect isn’t as intense as it is in the pot but the color payoff in general is great. Coverage isn’t quite opaque unless you apply this pretty liberally, which is pretty easy to do with the right brush (like the ones I mentioned above). It has a super creamy texture that glides on. Wear time with Sassy Moss was actually better than Phlox Garden, lasting over 10 hours before fading or smudging.

Dupes:   Minted Eye Kohl is close, but is a pencil and lacks the golden pearl.

Overall Rating:   4.8 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

 

 

With MAC’s Magnetic Nude collection, there were three brand new Fluidlines released. I only purchased It’s Physical because, well, it just caught my eye! The other two are gorgeous too, but I didn’t really feel the need to get them.

Chilled is a light, warm golden type of color that’s pretty, but not something I feel like is wearable all the time. It looks best with something else on anyone that’s lighter than a darker type of skin tone. I would have bought Our Secret but it looks super similar to Eclair Pro Longwear Paint Pot, which I have two of and use as eye liner anyway!

Anyway, without further ado, here are the photos and review for It’s Physical!

It's Physical 1

 

MAC Fluidlines are an “Ultra-smooth, gel formula that provides the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish”. They’re a very smooth, easy to apply formula that wears all day without smudging or flaking. I’m not a big fan of liquid liners, but this gel formula is thicker so I feel like it’s easier to control. While there aren’t waterproof, they are smudge-proof on most people (unless your eyes are excessively watery). I don’t recommend these for the waterline, especially these shimmery ones, but they do wear well on both the upper and lower lashlines.

For application you can use so many different brushes… It really depends on personal preference. For a smaller line with more control and detail, a MAC 210 brush will work well… A MAC 209 is also suitable and is a bit bigger, so you’ll get a thicker line. My favorite brushes, especially for a winged look, are the MAC 263 or 266 angled brushes… Fluidlines are the perfect eye liner for a winged look, so I definitely recommend picking up a 263 brush if you’re into that look and get this liner!

The Fluidlines from the Magnetic Nude collection are available now and were released online at www.maccosmetics.com as well as at stores and counter on Thursday, December 26th. These are limited edition products but as far as I know, the Fluidlines are all still available online and seem to still be around at most retail locations. These sell for the usual $16 and contain 3 g / 0.1 US oz of product.

TIP:   When storing your Fluidlines in your makeup case or drawer, make sure they’re upside down with the label up! This will keep them from drying out.

It's Physical Label

It's Physical 3

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. It's Physical Swatched on NC15 skin.

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight.
It’s Physical Swatched on NC15 skin.

It’s Physical:   This Fluidline is described as being a “brown with purple pearl” and has a shimmery finish. The base is a neutral, medium-dark taupey brown with a hint of a grayish undertone, while the shimmery part is multidimensional with warmer pinkish purple microshimmer particles. It looks darker and more intense in the pot than it does when applied, but the color payoff is still good. I did notice that the thinner the wing, the more it just looks like a plain, taupey brown and the less shimmer it has. Coverage was good, though only about 80% opaque on first swipe. It does build well without flaking, though. Even with the microshimmer, the texture was very smooth and glided on easily. As with most Fluidlines, I got about 12 hours of wear before any smudging or fading occurred.

Dupes:   Added Goodness Fluidline from the Shop MAC, Cook MAC collection is close but not quite a perfect dupe… It’s warmer, darker, and more brown. I went through all of my eye liners, pencils and Fluidlines alike, and I couldn’t find anything else similar!!

Overall Rating:   4.5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

 

MAC’s Divine Night collection is the color collection that was recently released for Holiday 2013. It’s full of shimmery, rich looking colors and the Fluidlines are no disappointment! There are a total of three that came out with this collection. One (Macroviolet) is permanent, so I will not be reviewing that one, but the other two will be included in this post.

Divine Night Fluidlines 1

 

MAC Fluidlines are an “Ultra-smooth, gel formula that provides the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish”. They’re a very smooth, easy to apply formula that wears all day without smudging or flaking. I’m not a big fan of liquid liners, but this gel formula is thicker so I feel like it’s easier to control. While there aren’t waterproof, they are smudge-proof on most people (unless your eyes are excessively watery). I don’t recommend these for the waterline, especially these shimmery ones, but they do wear well on both the upper and lower lashlines.

For application you can use so many different brushes… It really depends on personal preference. For a smaller line with more control and detail, a MAC 210 brush will work well… A MAC 209 is also suitable and is a bit bigger, so you’ll get a thicker line. My favorite brushes, especially for a winged look, are the MAC 263 or 266 angles brushes… It’s very easy to get the perfect wing with these! I’ll actually try to post a tutorial soon on how to get a perfect wing using these products 🙂

The Divine Night Fluidlines are limited edition and are available now online at www.maccosmetics.com, as well as at MAC stores and counters. These sell for $17.50 (a little more expensive than usual, due to the beautiful special packaging), and contain the typical 3 g / 0.1 US oz of product.

TIP:   When storing your Fluidlines in your makeup case or drawer, make sure they’re upside down with the label up! This will keep them from drying out.

Divine Night Fluidline Labels

 

Divine Night Fluidlines 2

 

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Fluidlines swatches on NC15 skin.

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight.
Fluidlines swatches on NC15 skin.

Deliciously Rich

Deliciously Rich

Deliciously Rich:   This Fluidline is a “shimmering dirty taupe”… It’s a medium-dark, warm toned taupe with loads of multidimensional bronze and golden shimmer. I love this Fluidline because it’s soooo shimmery and perfect for holiday or any other time you want a pop of shimmer. The color payoff is great! I got nearly opaque coverage with Deliciously Rich and about 12 hours of wear before any smudging occurred. Since the shimmer particles in this Fluidline are a little large, I prefer a 266 angled brush to apply this with so it goes on as smoothly as possible.

This color was previously released this year with the Indulge collection, so it’s a repromote… You may want to check your collection before you purchase this in case you already have it!

Dupes:   There aren’t really any Fluidlines I can think of that are similar to Deliciously Rich, but Lord It Up Pearlglide Eye Pencil is very close. It may be a pencil, but it’s very smooth, shimmery and wears all day!

Overall Rating:   4.7 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

Stares & Speculation

Stares & Speculation

Stares & Speculation:   This is a “dirty olive with gold pearl”… It’s a medium-dark, neutral, slightly olive toned grayish-brown with warmer, almost golden shimmer. When applied, the shimmer gives this Fluidline a nearly foiled effect… It’s so beautiful! I got great great color payoff, opaque coverage, and around 12 hours of wear with Stares & Speculation. This applied very smoothly since the shimmer particles are very small.

Dupes:   I can’t think of any off the top of my head… It’s a pretty unique color and definitely worth adding to your collection if you like Fluidlines!

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

MAC is releasing a small collection today that’s all about brows and includes the brand new Fluidline Brow Gelcremes. I’ve been testing these for about a week now and they’re one of the best products MAC has ever come out with! It seems like brows are a bigger focus for people than they used to be… You can change a whole look just by making your brow stronger, thicker, softer, or more defined. Fluidline Brow Gelcremes can help you do all of that!

Sorry these aren't perfect and new... I had to redo photos after swatching them.

Sorry these aren’t perfect and new… I had to redo photos after swatching them.

Fluidline Brow Gelcreme Labels

Fluidline Brow Gelcremes are a long wearing waterproof gel that’s smooth and well pigmented, just like MAC’s Fluidline gel eyeliner. They glide on smoothly and set within a few moments, but you still have enough time to blend it out if you like or fix any mistakes (which are hard to even make with this product). Fluidline Brow Gelcremes have a velvety matte finish with no sheen. They are very well pigmented, so a little bit will go a long way… I got 8-10 hours of smudgeproof wear with these and was even out when it was drizzling but my brows still looked perfect, so the waterproof statement is legit! Only later on when I fell asleep on the couch 12 hours after applying did it smudge, and that was only at the tip of my brow.

My only complaint with these is that they are not part of the permanent line, although I’m hoping MAC will keep them around! I also wish that there were a few more colors to choose from. These three work well for nearly every hair/brow color, but there is always room for more.

To apply Fluidline Brow Gelcreme, you can use a few different types of brushes… My favorites are the MAC 208 angled brow brush for a softer application, a MAC 263 small angle brush for a more precise and defined application. They’re both angled brushes, so it makes is easy to shape the brow in smooth, consistent brush strokes. If you like, you can line and define your brow with a Fluidline Brow Gelcreme, blend it out with a clean mascara spoolie brush, then use an eye shadow to fill in the rest if you’d like a softer look.

All three of these colors are limited edition and are available now at MAC counters, in stores, and online at www.maccosmetics.com. Fluidline Brow Gelcremes contain 3g / 0.1oz of product and sell for $15.

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight.Fluidline Brow Gelcreme swatched on NC15 skin.

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight.
Fluidline Brow Gelcreme swatched on NC15 skin.

Dirty Blonde Fluidline Brow GelcremeDirty Blonde:   Dirty Blonde is described as a  “soft taupe brown”. It’s a medium taupey brown that has slightly cool, but nearly neutral undertones. Since you can apply these lightly or heavily, anyone from a dirty blonde to a brunette could use this, so long as your hair has neutral to cool undertones. Dirty Blonde is also suitable for people with some gray in their hair, since it’s not as warm as the other two Fluidline Brow Gelcremes. If you also like to use eye shadows to fill in and soften your brow, you could pair this product up MAC’s Brow Duo in Blonde, which contains Omega and Soba eye shadows. For a slightly darker brow, try Coquette or Charcoal Brown eye shadow.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

RedheadFluidlineBrowGelcremeRedhead:   Redhead is a “muted golden brown”. It’s a medium slightly tan/reddish brown with warm undertones. I can see this being suitable for anyone with medium, warm blonde or strawberry blonde hair, red hair, or even auburn hair. If you have darker auburn hair, you can fill in with this, then add an eye shadow to darken it. There are a ton of combinations that you could use! If you want a Brow Duo to use with Redhead Fluidline Brow Gelcreme, you could go with MAC’s Redhead Brow Duo, which contains Cork and Espresso eye shadow. If you want to go lighter and softer than that, try Bamboo or Arena. For some darker options, you could even go with Saddle or Folie.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

Deep Dark Brunette Fluidline Brow GelcremeDeep Dark Brunette:   Deep Dark Brunette is a “rich brunette” color. It’s a rich, dark brown with warm undertones. Although it’s dark, it can be applied lightly, depending on what brush you use and how much you blend it out. This color is suitable for anyone with warm brown hair from medium to deep. It goes will with MAC’s Brunette Brow Duo, which contains Coquette and Brun eye shadow. You can also use it with Espresso, Charcoal Brown, Folie, Embark, or any other medium to dark brown.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

I know this is a little late, considering the Glamour Daze collection was released on Thursday, but I’ve been working all weekend! On the plus side, that’s given me a chance to play with these products on lots of people so I have a much better feel for the makeup than usual!

 

Since Glamour Daze has some softer colors and more glowy, shimmery products than usual, the shimmery, more muted shades of Fluidlines go well with the rest of the collection. Initially, I thought the shimmery bits in these liners made them feel more like Paint Pots (like the ones the came out with the holiday collection last year), but after working with them I see that they’re versatile and serve a purpose as both a liner or eye shadow base. They wear as well as every other Fluidline, although they may not be as deeply pigmented or opaque. To me, that’s not a bad thing though! It’s a nice change from the usual Fluidline texture and finish.

MAC Fluidlines are gel-based, smudge-proof, and long wearing, typically lasting for 10-12 hours before they start to fade or move around. They apply smoothly with a brush, giving a defined line and clean, finished look. I like to use a MAC 266 angled brush for a thicker, defined winged look, or a MAC 209, 210, or 211 brush for a smaller wing or thinner, more precise line.

Glamour Daze Fluidlines are limited edition and available now at your local MAC counter, store, or online at www.maccosmetics.com. They contain 3g / 0.1oz of product in a small glass jar with a screw-on lid. Since the Glamour Daze collection has special holiday packaging with a white logo (rather than the typical black text), and shiny label, these Fluidlines sell for $16.50 each, which is $1.50 more than the permanent colors.

 

TIP:   Store Fluidlines upside down to keep them from drying up! Also, scoop out a very small amount (only as much as you need) with a spatula and put it on a palette or the back of your hand before dipping your brush into the product… That way, you aren’t double dipping and risking bacteria growing in the pot of Fluidline, making it “go bad” much faster than usual.

 

Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight on NC20 skin.

 

Catch My Eye

Catch My Eye:   Catch My Eye is a “cool taupe grey with dazzle pearl”… It’s a medium pewter-ish taupe-grey with a shimmery, nearly metallic finish. The dazzle pearl in it gives it a nice sheen and adds a lot of dimension to this eye liner. Catch My Eye applied evenly and nearly opaque but not quite.. As I mentioned before, these double as a great eye shadow base… So you could use this under any medium to dark metallic eye shadow to intensify or transform the color. You don’t just have to use this under greys either! I swatched it under a nice, deep plum eye shadow the other day and it looked awesome! Since this is a medium, neutral kind of color, it’s suitable for all skintones and eye colors.

Overall Rating:   4.3 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:   4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

Feminine Edge

Feminine Edge:   This Fluidline is described as a “pink mauve with dazzle pearl”. It is a light, neutral pink with cooler toned dazzle pearl. Feminine Edge has the largest and most apparent shimmer particles of the three Fluidlines, which gives it a slightly rougher texture.. It’s not like a gritty, uncomfortable type of texture but it doesn’t apply quite as smoothly as the other two colors do. Feminine Edge isn’t completely opaque or even with the first swipe of product, so you may have to build on it. Since it’s  light, it may not show up very well on fair to medium skin… However, it’s much bolder on medium dark to deep skintones and looks GORGEOUS if you just pop it on with a bit of mascara! Now for the positive parts of this color… It’s GREAT to layer!! If you apply this in a larger wing, then apply a darker color (like either of the other two in this collection), inside of Feminine Edge in a smaller wing, it looks SO rad! You can also do the opposite of that, which looks equally cool. Also, Feminine Edge is a wonderful eye shadow or eye shadow base… There aren’t any Paint Pots that are a shimmery, pale pink, so if nothing else, it’s worth picking up for that!

Overall Rating:   3.7 / 5

Application:   3

Coverage:   3

Color Payoff:   3

Texture:   3

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

Little Black Bow:   Little Black Bow is a “charcoal with dazzle pearl”. It’s a deep, almost black, charcoal grey with a mix of both warm, neutral, and cool shimmer particles that make up the “dazzle pearl”. The shimmer particles in this Fluidline are fine, but still reflective and noticeable. It goes on smoothly and opaque with one swipe and looks true to color on the skin. Since this is the darkest of the three Fluidlines of Glamour Daze, I can see it being most popular. Like the other two, it’s a great double as an eye shadow base, and is more shimmery than Blackground Paint Pot. Since it’s a darker, more neutral color it shows up well on all skintones and works will all eye colors and eye shadow combinations.

Overall Rating:   4.7 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:   5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5