Monday 26 March 2012

Speed Review: 2True Effortless Eye Liner

I've previously blogged about wanting to include more wallet friendly beauty options and today's post is in keeping with the theme of austerity beauty, with a look at 2True Effortless Eye Liner.

Black liquid eyeliner is a product which I consider an essential in my makeup kit. Once you get to grips with it (and it's really not as difficult as people seem to think), you can instantly add drama to your look. It's also surprisingly versatile as the way in which you apply it makes a huge difference- you don't have to go for full-on Amy Winehouse flicks but you can if you want. My personal choice is YSL L'Eyeliner but I appreciate that not everyone can afford to spend £24.

People seem to be divided on which liquid liner tip is easiest to use. YSL L'Eyeliner has a fine brush which I find easy to work with whereas others prefer a felt tip pen style for greater control (I started out using one of these before moving onto the fine brush once I'd perfected my technique). 2True Effortless Eye Liner has a felt tip pen and I suspect that this is where the "Effortless" part of the name comes from.

I don't particularly like the 2True branding- with its numeric title and pink font, it comes across as rather juvenile and it's certainly never appealed to me in a shop. Having said this, the price point suggests that it's aimed at precisely this younger audience.

Bearing in mind that I'm accustomed to using liquid liner, I found that 2True Effortless Eye Liner lived up to its name. It was easy to use. For me, the black colour isn't as intense a black as I personally would opt for, although the undertones of brown make it more wearable.

Overall, I'm impressed. The aspect which impressed me the most was its longevity once applied. It really was smudge resistant, even when I rubbed my eyes and there's also a waterproof version (although I haven't tried this).

At just £1.99, I'd recommend checking 2True Effortless Eye Liner out.

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