This is my first time buying gel liner. I've used liquid and pencil liner before but haven't try out the gel liner yet. I ordered Etude Code B liner because of ChefCaffy's rave about how good it is. Not only that, I also do some research about this gel liner from jeban.com and blogger.com
I ordered the Secret Black and Strong Brown. Actually, I want to try the Strong Black but from ChefCaffy's review again ^^ she said it's way too black and not for everyday wearing so yea... (blackiest black i think)
The packaging reminds me of my favorite singer, Jolin Tsai, her album "Agent J" if you guys have watched her MV "特務 J"
Left: #2 Secret Black (black gel liner with fine golden glitters)
Right: #3 Strong Brown
The texture is creamy, not difficult to draw, give you a smooth line, and it dries fast!
Up: Secret Black
Down: Strong Brown
Notice that the strong brown is darker than the secret black. So now, I'll be testing whether if it smudges, waterproof, and how easy it can be remove.
It doesn't smudge!! I try rubbing the line really hard but still it doesn't come out! However, you can see that the colors are becoming lighter. You can also see that some tiny glitters starts to appear on the secret black as I continued to rub.
Now I will test if it's waterproof, so I splash water on my hands and starts rubbing again.
Result: it is waterproof! But if you can see on the right picture, I rub it for about 10 times, then it starts coming off. In fact, no one is going to rub their eyes so many times.
Finally, I will use makeup cleanser to remove the gel liner
Wowwwww! It easily come off
Hope this review will be helpful :D
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.