September 3, 2014

Review: Benefit They're Real Push-up Liner

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Uncapped Benefit They're Real Push-up Liner with instruction booklet

First, let's take a look at what makes this eyeliner different from its predecessors. As you can see from the picture above, the shape of the tip is slanted and curves down. This extra space makes it easy for you to apply by dabbing along the eyelid and helps you to draw a nice winged stroke at the end. This angled tip is also made of rubber, which made pulling and tugging of the skin very minimal when I used it.

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Close-up look at the special application tip
After opening the box you will find a small instruction booklet and the eyeliner pen. To remove the cap, you simply have to twist it off. To get the eyeliner to come up to the top of the rubber tip, you just twist the back end of the eyeliner pen a couple times when you first use it. For me, I had to twist about 10 times. You will know when the eyeliner reaches the tip because you can see the product begin to peak out. When you use the eyeliner any time after this, you only have to twist 1-3 times to bring the product up.

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Front and Back of Box for Benefit They're Real Push-up Liner

Here is how it looked after applying it for the first time:
Benefit They're Real Push-up Liner swatch -
Benefit They're Real Push-up Liner swatch -

I really like this eyeliner and its ease of application because I always had a hard time drawing on a nice winged tip with conventional eyeliners. 

I think this liner is great at filling in the line while hugging closely to the lash line. It really does live up to the claim as a long lasting liner as it lasted from day to night. 

I have sensitivity when it comes to using eye makeup and some brands will leave my eyes feeling itchy or irritated but with the formula in this Benefit eyeliner, it felt like I didn't have any makeup on at all. There was no heaviness or irritation! :) It is also waterproof so you can look flawless throughout the day.

You also have lots of control over how thick or thin you want to draw the line.

If you checked reviews for this eyeliner, you will see that it is hard to remove. That is entirely true as a result of its long staying power. You really do need to have a good makeup remover that is for waterproof eye makeup to get this off or else you will be scrubbing for hours and get panda eyes. 

I found that using a makeup remover oil was more effective than just facial cleanser alone. The ones I used that worked to get this off were The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso Makeup Remover or DHC Deep Cleansing Oil followed by a regular facial cleanser.
Depending on how much you layer on, there might be flaking fall out onto the bottom eyelid. I saw this happening the second time I used this eyeliner but this didn't happen during the first time I used it.

So what do you think?

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