Posts tagged "eyeliner"

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Jun 12

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Lime Crime Uniliner Swatches and Tips!

The team at Lime Crime very kindly sent me a set of their brand-new, uber-bright Uniliners, so I’m swatching them here and throwing in a few tips on application if you happen to like matte, intense liquid liners as much as I do.

(To see a previous tutorial using a matte liquid/cake liner, click here!)

It’s easy to find liquid liners in neutral shades (black, brown, grey, navy), and metallic finishes, but much less common to get hold of them in matte, BRIGHT shades, hence my previous post raving about the colors in this range.

Swatches (L-to-R): Lunar White (liquid-paper white), 6th Element (true orange), Citreuse (lime), Blue Milk (baby-blue), Lazuli (cobalt), Orchidaceous (bright violet) and Quill (straight black)

The Good News:

These do go on the way they look in images and swatches. I’m actually surprised by just how nice the paler shades are; particularly Blue Milk and Citreuse. They look like they might have a bit of shimmer in the tubes, but go on matte.

These come with long-ish, fine brush tips, so you can get maximum intensity (as compared to felt tips which tend to deposit less product.

The colors are actually quite wearable in real life despite how bright they look in images. They also don’t smear off when rubbed, and don’t crack after drying, unless you really coat on layer after layer.

The Bad News?

They’re a good bit smaller than they look in pictures (1.3ml or 0.04 oz as compared to the typical 2ml or so in the average liquid liner). This isn’t too much of a problem in the sense that most liquid liners dry out before they’re finished, but at $13.99, bear in mind that these are definitely higher-end.

The fact that they come with a fine brush also means they might not be the best option for liquid-liner novices or those with shaky hands. 

Tips for Use

  1. Instead of trying to apply your liner in one single stroke, you’ll get more control and a more intense line if you apply it in sections. Center, outer, and then inner corners when you have the least amount of liquid left on your brush.
  2. Take care not to apply too many coats of liner or your liner will crease and crack after drying.
  3. If you’re going to do what I do and stack liners (black and lime shown here), apply the paler color first in a thick swatch along or close to your lash line. THEN apply the darker or black shade thinly along the base. Doing it the other way round (black first then colored) would be a whole lot messier and harder to control.
  4. Arm yourself with Q-tips and a disposable mascara brush. All that liquid liner that you get on places like your skin and your lashes is going to show up instantly. After applying, clean up any smudges with the the Q-tip or by briskly running the mascara wand through your lashes.
  5. You can wear it neat without shadow, but always add a little dark color around the lashes or wear tons of mascara. Your lash line can disappear otherwise.
  6. Wearing a full strip along the entire upper lash line creates the optical illusion of a smaller but more defined double-lid
  7. If you have a very steady hand, wear it along your lower lash line!
  8. These, like most liquid liners, are made to last. They won’t come off properly with just soap and water. Use a makeup remover.
  9. Apply it thick over the entire lid and gently smooth out with your finger tip for a dramatic eye shadow look!

Lime Crime products are vegan and cruelty-free.


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Oct 18
RHYME & REASONA set of 2 NEW eyeliners — gold & silver — will be flash-released on Monday October 22nd via www.limecrimemakeup.com. For 20 HOURS ONLY, starting at noon PST, fans will be able to purchase the Limited Edition Set at a special price of $20. Those who miss out? Will have to wait till the holidays to purchase the colors individually!

RHYME & REASON

A set of 2 NEW eyeliners — gold & silver — will be flash-released on Monday October 22nd via www.limecrimemakeup.com. For 20 HOURS ONLY, starting at noon PST, fans will be able to purchase the Limited Edition Set at a special price of $20. Those who miss out? Will have to wait till the holidays to purchase the colors individually!


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Oct 22
Rhyme & Reason Pre-Launch begins now! For the next 20 hours fans will be able to get the Limited Edition set at a discounted rate of $20.

Rhyme & Reason Pre-Launch begins now! For the next 20 hours fans will be able to get the Limited Edition set at a discounted rate of $20.


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Jan 23
@DoeDeere rocking lipstick ear-rings today, courtesy of @elessajade! Her #eyeliner is #LimeCrime’s Quill.

@DoeDeere rocking lipstick ear-rings today, courtesy of @elessajade! Her #eyeliner is #LimeCrime’s Quill.


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Feb 10
Looks like the Aquataenia palette & assorted eyeliners found their way into @danielecorpse’s hands! We love her looks and can’t wait to see what she comes up with! 💙💛💜 #limecrime #aquataenia #eyeshadow #eyeliner #makeup

Looks like the Aquataenia palette & assorted eyeliners found their way into @danielecorpse’s hands! We love her looks and can’t wait to see what she comes up with! 💙💛💜 #limecrime #aquataenia #eyeshadow #eyeliner #makeup


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Feb 13
"My favorite beauty icons are Veronica Lake, Marilyn Monroe & Dita Von Teese. All three possess angelic beauty made strong with bold lipstick, eyeliner & personality!" - Doe Deere

"My favorite beauty icons are Veronica Lake, Marilyn Monroe & Dita Von Teese. All three possess angelic beauty made strong with bold lipstick, eyeliner & personality!" - Doe Deere


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Feb 13
Chirp chirp! It’s Yumemi using LC liquid liners to create an exotic bird design on her eye! Would you wear this look?

Chirp chirp! It’s Yumemi using LC liquid liners to create an exotic bird design on her eye! Would you wear this look?


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Feb 20
Rainbow Zebra with LC liquid liners! 😍 Get them on www.limecrimemakeup.com Artist: @yumemisakai #limecrime #rainbow #colorful #eyeliner #makeup #eotd

Rainbow Zebra with LC liquid liners! 😍 Get them on www.limecrimemakeup.com Artist: @yumemisakai #limecrime #rainbow #colorful #eyeliner #makeup #eotd


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Feb 23
Beautiful @jolanijolie rocking our #neon liner in Citreuse and Centrifuchsia lipstick. 💋 #limecrime #colorful #eyeliner #makeup #pinklipstick #lips #lipstick

Beautiful @jolanijolie rocking our #neon liner in Citreuse and Centrifuchsia lipstick. 💋 #limecrime #colorful #eyeliner #makeup #pinklipstick #lips #lipstick


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Feb 25
Sharp, opaque lines are easy to achieve with Lime Crime’s liquid liners. Each comes equipped with a precision brush perfect for detail work! Featured: @irisbeilin using Blue Milk and Quill. 7 color-intense shades are available on www.limecrimemakeup.com 🌈 #limecrime #eyeliner #makeup #coloreyeliner #eye #eotd #mua #makeupartist #blueeyeliner

Sharp, opaque lines are easy to achieve with Lime Crime’s liquid liners. Each comes equipped with a precision brush perfect for detail work! Featured: @irisbeilin using Blue Milk and Quill. 7 color-intense shades are available on www.limecrimemakeup.com 🌈 #limecrime #eyeliner #makeup #coloreyeliner #eye #eotd #mua #makeupartist #blueeyeliner


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Feb 27
This Cheshire Cat eye will put a smiiiile on your face! 😈 @KatieAlves loves using our eyeliners to paint whimsical ‘scenes’ because they are precise, opaque & so easy to use! Featured: Citreuse, Quill, Lazuli and Blue Milk, all available on www.limecrimemakeup.com#cheshirecat #limecrime #neoneyeliner #aliceinwonderland #aliceinwonderlandmakeup #makeupartist #makeupart #mua #disneymakeup #disney #katiealves #eyeliner #coloredeyeliner #colorful

This Cheshire Cat eye will put a smiiiile on your face! 😈 @KatieAlves loves using our eyeliners to paint whimsical ‘scenes’ because they are precise, opaque & so easy to use! Featured: Citreuse, Quill, Lazuli and Blue Milk, all available on www.limecrimemakeup.com#cheshirecat #limecrime #neoneyeliner #aliceinwonderland #aliceinwonderlandmakeup #makeupartist #makeupart #mua #disneymakeup #disney #katiealves #eyeliner #coloredeyeliner #colorful


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Feb 27
Looking for inspiration? Follow @luciferismydad, she’s amazing! 💗 #creativemakeup #makeupinspiration #eyeshadow #eyeliner #limecrime #brighteyeshadow #mua #makeupartist #eotd #makeupart #makeup #colorful

Looking for inspiration? Follow @luciferismydad, she’s amazing! 💗 #creativemakeup #makeupinspiration #eyeshadow #eyeliner #limecrime #brighteyeshadow #mua #makeupartist #eotd #makeupart #makeup #colorful


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Mar 03
Birds of a feather flock together. Thanks @theevanitydiary for creating this awesome look using LC eyeliners! #limecrime #eyeliner #dramaticmakeup #mua #makeup #makeupartist #blackeyeliner

Birds of a feather flock together. Thanks @theevanitydiary for creating this awesome look using LC eyeliners! #limecrime #eyeliner #dramaticmakeup #mua #makeup #makeupartist #blackeyeliner


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Mar 03
Thanks for the shoutout, @karlapowellmua! 💜😸  #limecrime #eyeliner #purpleeyeliner #blueeyeliner #mua #makeupartist #makeup

Thanks for the shoutout, @karlapowellmua! 💜😸 #limecrime #eyeliner #purpleeyeliner #blueeyeliner #mua #makeupartist #makeup


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Mar 12
Pure white eyeliner really makes your eyes pop. Lunar Sea’s crazy opacity means one stroke is all you need! What color eyeliner is YOUR favorite, not counting black? 💙💛💜💚 #limecrime #whiteeyeliner #eyeliner #mua #makeupartist

Pure white eyeliner really makes your eyes pop. Lunar Sea’s crazy opacity means one stroke is all you need! What color eyeliner is YOUR favorite, not counting black? 💙💛💜💚 #limecrime #whiteeyeliner #eyeliner #mua #makeupartist



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