Friday, August 17, 2012

Maybelline Master Drama Cream Eye Pencil - is a bit soft but stays strong


I've been looking for a Holy Grail eye pencil for just doing the basics.  Everything I have either fades too quickly or "drags" across my eyelid and I feel like you work too much for an eyeliner. Anyhoo...
 Maybelline describes the product as:
Experience the new generation of liner~          
• Oil-free cream formula holds the highest concentration of pigments for more intense eye drama.
• Smudgeproof and waterproof for 16 hours.
• Most intense line for lasting drama.
• Safe for sensitive eyes and ophthalmologist-tested.
• Contact lens safe.

It's funny they say "smudgeproof and waterproof for 16 hours" and then on the packaging it says 24 hour wear.  I wore it for about 14 hours and it looked the same from beginning to end.

It is a really creamy formula so it glides on but it also may smudge right away, (which it happened) so I nudged into place with a brush.  For some real lasting power I would put a black eyeshadow over it to set it.  And that nice sharp point you see above that is the only time you'll see it, because you can't sharpen it.

 You can get two different widths of line by using it straight on or wide by angling it sideways, and after it drew these lines on my hand for the picture it was about 5 miuntes before I washed it off and it lives up to its waterprrof claim, it took a bit of scrubbing to get it off.

But you do get a nice black line that can be smoothed with a brush.  It's not the Holy Grail I was looking for but, it works well enough for it's $6.49 price tag.  You can check it out at Target Here.

If you have any suggestions for an awesome pencil liner let me know!



  1. i think i'm going to go buy this one! i bought the liner in a pot and because i don't read i got eggplant. i suppose the purple will help bring out my brown eyes.

    1. I swear I did that exact same thing - except I got a charcoal grey. But the purple will look fabulous on you!

  2. The old school mabeline eye liner... remember the red coloring on the pencil and the cover is red too...use of sharpener needed and u have to use a lighter to heat it up to get it to be dark enough....I now use it on all of my special occasion makeups... its more like a crayon (hence the heating it up for better opacity) but that stuff will not budge! if I leave it I have a nice defined liner, or, i can hurry and smudge it with a brush for the smokely eye look that stays all day!

  3. I saw the red liner the other day and I thought "i can't believe their still making that" you totally have to "heat" it up - but it does STAY!