July 16, 2011

Review: Kanebo Kate Gel Eyeliner

Kate Gel Eyeliner in BK-2

Product Info from KATE:
A waterproof gel type eyeliner for a long-lasting finish.


RETAIL PRICE: Php 660.00. Available at SM malls.

WEIGHT: 2.5 grams

SHADES : Available in 6 shades.












PROS:
* waterproof (see pics below)
* easy to remove with eye makeup remover
* very creamy and pigmented
* glides like a dream - does not tug my lids.
* pot is made of glass thus preventing the gel eyeliner from drying easily compared to plastic pots.
* no smudging, flaking, and fading throughout the day.


CONS:
* KATE is not yet available here in Cebu city.
* No free brush included. Am I asking too much?! hehe


TIPS:
* always keep the cap tightly closed.
* always clean your eyeliner brush after using with a cotton pad + a few drops eye makeup remover.


I RECOMMEND THIS TO:
Anyone who loves/wants to try gel eyeliners.


OVERALL:
I recently dyed my hair 2 shades lighter (I used Revlon Colorsilk Light Golden brown #54) and using a black eyeliner during daytime looks too harsh on me, so this is an alternative to a jet black shade to soften my face.



More pics (click to enlarge)

Notice the tiny gold specks/shimmers?


Swatch
I meant blackish-brown with gold flecks.


Placed my hand under running water for a few seconds and rubbed it 20x.
Staying power is amazing noh?!


What's your favorite gel eyeliner brand and shade?


Till next time,


Disclaimer: Products were sent for PR purposes.
This is not a paid review and is solely based on my honest opinions.


7 comments:

aisyah De Cullen said...

I heard they're very good (hardly smudge nor budge)! But they dried up pretty quick. Used to come with a brush though..=\

Michelle said...

haha yeah, I'd like a free brush too :P good staying power ^^

fashioneggpplant said...

nice, i like stila but i might give this one a try :)

TzeYien89 said...

i have this in 3 colours, i dont rate them as mcuh. i think theyre pretty hard to apply. but lasting powwer is brilliant!

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sugar sugar said...

this looks like a good gel eyeliner! been meaning to buy one so i suppose this would be a good choice. thanks for the review sis! :)

Askmewhats said...

Ahh I appreciate the matte version of KATE gel liners more, I've swatched the colored version when I was in hong Kong :) Nice and looks super natural but I like the dark eyeliner kasi my eyes are small :D

Issa said...

thanks for the review! looks like a good gel liner! i'm using the one from Maybelline! :)

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