Hi Darlings, today’s post is going to be the review and swatch of the Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in the shade Trooper.
I know this product is super famous and there are plenty of reviews out there but I also wanted to give you my own.
I want to take a different direction with this blog, in fact, I’ve noticed that my most loved posts are my #MakeupMondays and my Reviews and those are also the ones I enjoy the most writing so I will post mainly those.
But, I’m mostly broke and I don’t get PR so I will start reviewing products that I already own that are part of my collection while trying with the help of my sisters to get as much new stuff as possible.
I hope you won’t mind that what I review is not new and you will still love to read my opinion on these cult products.
You can buy it on sephora.com and it retails for 20$
If you have been following my blog for a while you know that this is one of my favourite eyeliner and that I use it all the time. I love the way winged liner looks on my eyes so I tent to do it a lot.
But with that, it comes the fact that I know a lot about liners as I’ve been using it for many many years.
The Kat Von D Tattoo Liner is in a pen form but with a brush applicator which allows an easy application and precision. I have the shade Trooper which is the black one. But it also comes in brown.
When I buy a liner I look for these things:
- Lasting Power
- Ease of use
- Value for money
As you can see this eyeliner is really black and opaque although it’s not matt.
(This comes down to personal preference, I prefer matt liners but I also love pen ones and rarely those are matt so if I have to choose I go with the pen one.)
This eyeliner has a brush applicator, it’s quite different and unique as it looks like a felt tip but it’s actually made of thousands of tiny brushes really densely packed which makes the brush softer than a felt tip as it bends with a bit of pressure making painting the line really easy, like a normal brush.
I find that easy to use, but I still prefer a felt tip applicator, since the fact that it bends so easily sometimes makes it imprecise.
The bristles are super packed so you don’t notice that is not a felt tip until you look closer.
EASE OF USE:
As I said, I find pen liners really easy to use and this one is no exception, even if you are a beginner.
How long does it WEAR? On me, this eyeliner lasts all day with or without a primer (I have super oily eyelids) but when I use it on bare lids I have to go over the line a few times to make it more intense.
How long does it take to DRY OUT? This is something that people don’t realise how important it is, you can buy the best eyeliner on the market but if it dries out in a month is not worth it. I got this one in April and it still works like the first day.
VALUE FOR MONEY:
Since I got it almost 8 months ago and it’s still going strong I think that’s fair to say that it’s totally worth it for me.
People often compare the Kat Von D Tattoo Liner with the Stila Stay All Day Liquid Liner, they have the same price but the Stila one has a felt tip applicator, other than that I think they are very similar but I think I prefer the Stila one.
Here you can see how it looks on my eyes.
- Colour: 10/10
- Longevity: 10/10
- Application: 8/10
- Brush: 9/10
- Pigmentation: 10/10
I really like this eyeliner, it’s one of my everyday staples, although I can’t stop thinking about the Stila one, this is really good. It’s easy to use, very black and long lasting definitely something I would recommend even to a beginner. It’s easy to remove but it lasts all day.
I really hope you guys enjoyed it, don’t forget to like, comment and share to let me know all your thoughts and if you have any question.
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