Maybelline Hyper Matte Eyeliner Review

Maybelline Hyper Matte Eyeliner

Maybelline new launch – Hyper Matte Eyeliner

Maybelline has been up with new products one after the other since last few months and Maybelline Hyper Matte Eyeliner is one of those! I surely couldn’t afford to give it a miss as I wear a matte black liner almost everyday to work.

Prior this I have used Maybelline Gel Liner, Maybelline Collosal Liner, Lakme Shine lineLiner. All in matte black.

Lakme Shine Line Liner was a disappointment! It cracked a lot at the inner 1/4th corner of the eye and ended up looking messy and too dry! Since then I was just taken aback  by liquid eye-liners…

Maybelline being my all-time favourite, managed a place in my kit. Have been using  it since a week now and here is what I think about the product.

Packaging

Sleek and very light! It comes in a black and white plastic body (thank god! no handle-with-care hassle). The brush is thin enough.. not super thin I would say! The bristles have the perfect length and the brush feels really light while applying which ensures better control and application.

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Product on Application

The liquid has a good enough consistency. It’s neither too thin nor too thick. On application it takes about half a minute to dry and turn matte. If you’ve used Lakme Shine Line liner, I would say that this one doesn’t look as matte as the lakme one. Also, this one doesn’t crack much in the inner 1/4th corner of the eye like the lakme liner did, but cracking is still there.

It’s water proof and smudge proof as the product claims for itself.

 

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Maybelline Hyper Matte Eyeliner

 

Maybelline Hyper Matte Eyeliner
Maybelline Hyper Matte Eyeliner

Staying Power

It stays well for 8 hours. I can easily spend my day at work with this on!

Price

Rs. 325/-

Availability

It’s readily available online and at all the maybelline counters.

Rating

3.5/5

Why It couldn’t make 5/5

1. The price seemed slightly higher for the given quantity.

2. It tends to crack in the inner corner of the eyes

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Party Nails with Maybelline “hooked-on-pink”

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Bright bling party nails

I am a big BIG fan of bling and pink! and when teamed, they are the best option for party nails! I used Maybelline “hooked-on-pink” as the base coat, holographic silver on the tips (not available in India, you can get in online.) lined with silver glitter particles (purchased online) to get this look.

You can try out your own combinations and create something new.

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Mr. Mojo!

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Maybelline Gel Polish – mint for life

Obsessed with this beautiful mint shade from Maybelline Gel Polish – “Mint for Life”, you can check out the review and another nail art done using this here.

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Glitter Nails

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Glitter Coated Nails

Glitter ALWAYS makes me so happy! This is what I wore for the last weekend party and I adored it! You can play along with as many and which ever colours you like. The reason for which I chose this combination is because it matched my outfit really well!

 

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Block Nail Art Tutorial

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Block nail art using nail taps

I love colourful nail art designs. I tried this simple block nail art pattern this weekend (using nail taps) and it turned out really good.

Block Nail Art

 

You Will Need

Block Nail Art

 

You can use any color combination as per your choice. A more colourful look is good for summers.

The video below will guide you through the steps.

 

 

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Red Lips + Glitter Gold Eyes

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The classic red gold makeup

Red and Gold is an ever classic combination and the safest to play with when getting decked up for a close wedding and want to choose a dramatic look. For this classic red  gold makeup, I chose to pair glitter gold eye make-up with a bold red matte lip color. Since the two shades spoke for themselves, I kept a loose hand at the blush. A highlighter is inevitable!

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red gold makeup

Products Used

Face

Maybelline Fit Me Foundation (Reviewed Here)

Maybelline Fit Me Compact (Reviewed Here)

Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush

MAC Silver Dust as a highlighter

Eyes

Maybelline Nude Palette (Reviewed Here)

Maybelline vivid and smooth Eye Pencil – Gold (On the Upper Lid)

Maybelline Gel Eyeliner – Brown

Maybelline Falsies Mascara

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Crushed Emerald

MAC Glitter Pigments – Gold

Lips

Diana Of London 2000 Kisses – Red Nature

Maybelline 14hr Lipstick – Keep Me Coral

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red gold makeup

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Maybelline Gel Nail Colour – Mint for Lift

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Have been looking for a Mint Nail Polish since long and Maybelline Forever Strong Super Stay 7 Days Gel Nail Color – Mint for Life is the latest addition in my nail polish drawer! Here is a quick update based on 2 coats application of Maybelline Gel Nail Polish and a single coat of clear top.

  • Quick Dry
  • Started chipping on the 6th Day
  • Price is INR 325/- for 10mL
  • Super smooth finish

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Glitter Teal Eyeliner

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I have been highly obsessed with glitter eye-liners lately or rather I should correct myself and say I am obsessed with glitter ALWAYS!! I wore this beautiful glitter teal eyeliner for a dinner outing last week. Bling in any form looks best when worn at night.  This eye-liner is even more special as it was gifted by a dear friend when we were just out of college in 2011, so it’s like 4 years old!! can be considered vintage 😉 none of my make-up product has been so old and lasted so well!!

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Glitter Teal Eyeliner

 

This look that you see was created to make the bright teal look GLAMOROUS and not over the top, for which I kept rest of the face fresh and subtle.

 

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Glitter Teal Eyeliner

 

Products Used

Face

Maybelline Fit Me Foundation (Reviewed Here)

Maybelline Fit Me Compact (Reviewed Here)

Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush

MAC Silver Dust as a highlighter

Eyes

Naked 3 Palette (“Strange” on the lid and “Burnout” in the crease)

Maybelline Falsies Mascara

Maybelline Gel Eyeliner – Brown (Lower lid)

Meilin Eyeliner (lost the shade name and number 🙁 )

Lips

Lakme Gloss Addict – “Dessert Rose” (Reviewed Here)

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2015 Winter time Besties!

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2015 Winter Makeup Favourites

For me winters are too cold to look pretty! This is when my dressing-up-mode gets switched OFF. My hands feel too cold to be patient with the art work on my face… Also, I feel my skin aching to be left alone. My vanity goes on a semi-hibernation and is bought into use only during wedding or parties. Some of my winter makeup essentials are:

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1. Maybelline “The Colossal” Liner

 It is all I need on my eyes throughout winters. It lasts about 8  hours after which it starts to smudge and loose its intense sharp look. It is absolutely quick and easy to apply letting your hands rush back to those warm gloves!
2. Nivea – Fruit Shine Cherry

A cherry tone and flavour lip balm adds instant brightness to the face and provides the required moisture to refrain your lips from chapping. The colour tint does not last long enough, It stays for about an hour or two. It requires touch-up 2-3 times a day!
3. Nivea Soft Creme 

It’s a water based moisturiser and works best for me. It doesn’t feel heavy in the face like other cold creams do. Its absolutely non-sticky. I apply this twice on my face one in the morning, immediately after a bath. And once at night after a refreshing face wash.

 

This was all about my winter time favourites. You too can put in your thoughts in the comments section below 🙂

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