Make up – We all love it, hate it, wear it, try it, have loads of it or none of it! So I was taking a look through my make up bag and decided that I was going to do a post on the Pro’s and Con’s of both liquid eyeliner and pencil eyeliner because it seems people prefer one or the other! Hope you enjoy 🙂
Some people find it very easy to apply.
The brush is thinner making it very precise.
It stands out much more compared to pencil.
Liquid is sometimes easier to get off when your taking your make up off.
Tends to last longer compared to pencil eyeliner.
Others tend to find it much harder to apply thus making a mess over their eyelids and such.
It can sometimes run into your eye if you do it to close the the corners or if you do it wrong.
It can be hard to master ‘the flick’.
Smudges very easily especially if you do not let it dry completely.
Gives a more natural softer look.
Some make up lovers say it is easier to apply.
Lasts longer than other eyeliners with regards to shelf life.
Doesn’t dry out.
You have to sharpen the pencil every so often.
It can sometimes hurt during the application process on the eyelid if the pencil is too sharp or too blunt.
It wears off and does not last as long as liquid eyeliner.
Can be affected by heat and cause a smudging effect around the eyelids.
So I hope this helps somewhat for anyone looking for some advice about pencil or liquid eyeliner, at the end of the day it is narrowed down to personal preference and choice.
So I haven’t blogged in a few days and that’s because I have been unintentionally busy! As you all know I had a job interview in the Easter holidays which is why I had to stay up north, I passed the interview with flying colours and got hired only to finally start my first day on Wednesday and it was CRAZY! Let me fill you in…
So after searching endlessly for a job I found one and got it so I thought this was going to be the start of something great, I thought I’d love it and I would work loads happily and get lots of moneeeey! (An essential for a student) HOWEVER… it wasn’t as it seemed, my day started out rushed and I got thrown into the deep end because the store was overly busy and packed. With a smile on my face I carried on with hopes that it would get better, I had 2 hours of going through the safety and fire booklet with a manager making jokes about all the safety precautions…this didn’t bother me to much but next to me were two girls openly talking about me?! I was in disbelief, I was sat right next to them, oh well continuing the story anyway…
Putting on a brave face I continued and once the precautions and safety talk was finally over I got my uniform, had to put it on in a smelly tiny dirty toilet hobbling around on one leg trying to get my balance so I didn’t put my foot in this ‘water’ that looked suspiciously like urine on the floor. Once my uniform was on I got taken up stairs and put on the shop floor where I was given my equipment and expected to know what I was doing, I felt intimidated to say the least and I kept clock checking my whole ‘training day’ (A.K.A Basically my first shift). This and the fact most customers were angry made a horrible concoction for a first day 😦
So all in all, I left my job. I simply cannot stay where I feel out of place, I would rather work somewhere I love so that I enjoy going to work 🙂 The positive side to this story is that I got another interview next week on Tuesday for a big fashion retailer that I wanted, so I just hope that my interview goes well 🙂 – Wish me luck!
Anyway I brought some new make up bits the other day, I brought a Collection 2000 Colour Pout Lastin Lip Stain in 2 Kiss and Collection 2000 Lasting Perfection Ultimate Wear Concealer in 1 Fair (Because I am rather pale) and that gives 16 hours wear! Also this week I have painted my nails in Maybelline New York Forever Strong Professional 202 Really Rosy.
I also thought it would be good if I revealed my secret make up bag utensils and essentials, I tend to go for the barely there/natural look a lot of the time and the only thing I really emphasize is my eyelashes because they are quite small…(May seem like ALOT of mascara but that’s because I need to clear out my old ones!)
Make up Bag:
Collection 2000 Lasting Perfection Ultimate Wear Concealer in Fair 1.
Collection 2000 Colour Pout Lip Stain in 2 Kiss.
Boots blusher brush.
Rimmel London Professional Eyebrow Pencil in 001 Dark Brown.
17 Va Va Voom Volume Mascara
No7 Lash Adapt Mascara in 01 Black
Bourjois Paris Voluminzer Mascara in Black
Rimmel London Extra Super Lash Building Mascara in 102 Brown Black
Rimmel London Glam Eyes Professional Liquid Liner in 001 Black Glamour