Soo...a few weeks ago while i was on holiday i decided to treat myself to a visit to the MAC store and picked out their liquid eyeliner in Rapid Black. For the rest of my holiday and for about 1 week after it worked perfectly and was easy to apply.
However, in recent times it has not been doing the job. I'm not sure if it's because i have used it all up or it has dried up??
Since i had fallen in love with liquid eyeliner but out of love with MAC's version, off i went to my local Priceline to purchase another liquid eyeliner for comparison and picked up one from Australis ($10.95)
Above is the applicators for both eyeliners. The MAC sponge is definitely easier to use as it is very thin and can get super close to the lash-line. Using the Australis sponge almost always results in a thick application-even with my steady hand. However has a richer colour payoff as can be seen in the swatches below.
As you can see in this swatch there is a huge difference in blackness? (ive never done a make up review before so not sure what the right words are). Using the MAC liner required a lot of encouragement to even reach the two faded lines on the left.
Above is me wearing the australis eyeliner to create a winged effect. The colour is definitely strong and managed to stay this way the whole day- yahoo!
Below is a very disappointing attempt with the MAC liner (sad face). I know it is a little older than the Australis but really i feel if i'm paying $34 for eyeliner that it needs to last more than 2 weeks...
So for now i'm using the MAC sponge and dipping it into the Australis liquid although i think i would be happy enough to just use the Australis one altogether.
Has anybody else come across any disappointing MAC products?
I need to know! as i am going to get my makeup done there next week and don't want to purchase products that aren't worth it!
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