Lancome Liner Design Review, Photos, Swatches

by Nupur on January 10, 2011 · 52 comments

Hi ,
The giveaway results were out yesterday, many congratulations to all the lucky girls who have won.. Rati has indeed started off the new year on a happy happy note.. Cheers…
OK,
Along with millions of other women I have been on the search for the perfect eye liner. After having gone through reviews of dozens of different brands and types (gel, pencil, liquid, powder) I was ready to give up hope on finding one that would work well for a beginner like me..
I consulted a friend who is good at make up stuff and she suggested Lancome art liner .
So, around a month back I decided to check it out. I could easily find it at the lancome counter at shoppers stop. The SA went all GA GA about the liner and that It was a best seller etc. etc. she applied it on my my eyes and found it good. But, I was not sure If I would be able to draw a thin straight line with my little expertise and the liquid fact sort of scared me. I told her this and she said she has a breakthrough and showed me THE LANCOME, LINER DESIGN. I tried it on myself and could apply it well with ease.. yippee.. :) The SA also informed that It was Suitable for sensitive eyes & contact lens wearers.

THE LANCOME, LINER DESIGN

What the product claims

Graphic precision eye liner with soft, smooth and precise tip that draws a swift continuous line on intense , smooth, smudge resistant and lasting colour. For optimum results, store horizontally.
Ophtalmologically tested. Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

LANCOME LINER DESIGN Comes in four shades

  • Noir Sensual (dark black)
  • Brun Intrigant (dark brown)
  • Bleu Renversant (blue )
  • Kaki Voluptueux ( olive green)

I bought noir sensual- the classic dark black ☺
The liner comes in a thin, light weight, black plastic pen and looks almost like a sketch pen . The cap of the pen can’t be screwed and you have to pull it in/out (with a “click” indicating it’s locked tightly.) The felt tip is made of sponge and fairly sharp. The felt tip helps in drawing a very fine line..(check swatch).

THE LANCOME, LINER DESIGN

Lancome liner ingredients

Quantity = 1.6 g./0.05 oz.

Price= around Rs. 1500 (been a month so remember it faintly)

My Experience:
With the Lancome liner design I could draw a fine line evenly across the lids that I always fancied.
With the fine point and long wand it is easy to handle and control. My hands get a little shaky when I try to use a brush so I am using this with ease. It gives nice dark black colour in one stroke. . the tip allows you to make a very thin line or thicker without needing to re-dip to applicator in the tube/bottle like in the case of conventional liquid eye liners.

This is how it looks on the eyes

THE LANCOME, LINER DESIGN

THE SWATCH

THE LANCOME, LINER DESIGN
Shows it is easy to draw from thin to thick lines

WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THE LANCOME LINER DESIGN

  • It doesn’t smudge or rub off on eyelid and lasts the whole day or evening.
  • Dries up instantly and you don’t need to wait for the colour to dry.
  • Very convenient to use for beginners like me :) I get a precise straight line everytime with no effort at all. ….. thank you Lancome!!!! My savior has finally arrived…
  • It is great for women who love to/ have to do make up on the go, since it is spill proof and you don’t need to dip /carry a brush/ applicator to apply the liner.
  • The liner claims it is Ophtalmologically tested. So, it is Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

The only thing I don’t like about it is the fact that I wont get to know exactly when the liner is about to finish. May be it will give a lighter colour then..

Hope I have done some justice to the product review.

Thank you

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Rads January 10, 2011 at 10:19 pm

You just posted the BEST swatch I have ever seen :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho:

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Ik January 10, 2011 at 10:38 pm

haha totallyyyyy!!!!! :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

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naina January 10, 2011 at 10:43 pm

me three… perfect swatch :waytogo: :waytogo:

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Neha S. January 10, 2011 at 11:10 pm

i agree toooo!! sooper review noopur..!! :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :star: :star: :star: :star: :star:

im loving it.. it looks nice and applies nice as well!!!
but im cmfy with liquid liners so maybe il give this a temporary miss since its expensive… but maybe whn i feel rich or wanna indulge some day im defntly byuing this.. im all about precise lines :)

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:47 pm

hey neha…thnkx for appreciating it ya…
ur right ..i stopped myself frm buying the other colors just coz of dat :(
i hope i get along well wid liquid liners too someday….sighhhh :hypnotized:

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Noopur January 11, 2011 at 12:14 am

thnkx nainaaaaa

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:44 pm

thnkzzz Ik :pig2:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:21 pm

really rads..thnkx ya :victory2: me happy … lalaalaaa laaa laaaa

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Jinal January 10, 2011 at 10:20 pm

Great review Noopur :waytogo: :waytogo:
its so precise na…..thin lines would be so easy with this….and its darkly pigmented..am surely gonna get this when I am done with my Revlon liner :victory: :victory:

And the smiley is shooooo cuteeeeee in the swatch :toothygrin:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:23 pm

hey jinal, glad u beautiful girls(including rati :P) r liking it…

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Neha S. January 10, 2011 at 11:46 pm

:sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: no1s forgotten that line yet :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:
:weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:48 pm

khi khi..atleast i wont since i brought tht up
:toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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Rima Kaur January 10, 2011 at 10:21 pm

cute swatch :snicker:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:24 pm

thnkx rima… even u look cute in ur new dp… :rose:

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Janhavi January 10, 2011 at 10:21 pm

OMG DROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:26 pm

dnt drool gal.. be my gooods frends n i ll share it wid u :D :victory2: :bravo:

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Janhavi January 10, 2011 at 11:59 pm

mujhse dosti karogi ;) :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

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Noopur January 11, 2011 at 12:17 am

yeahhh… i waaannntss tooo dooo frendsheeepppsssss widddd uuuuuuuuuu :) :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :koala: :koala: :koala: :koala: :hippo:

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Rati January 10, 2011 at 10:32 pm

It looks very beautiful and intense. Loved the swatches. Super cute :))

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:28 pm

thnkoo rati… :)
m giving a shot to blogging…i need ur aashirwaad and love and posts and comments etc.etc. :evilgrin: :victory2: :soldier: O:) :toothygrin: :| :whistle: :rose:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:35 pm

thats the link =http://makeupgyaan.blogspot.com/

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calicoaster January 10, 2011 at 10:39 pm

Awwwwwwwesssommme review Noopur…those swatches are sooooo cute and amazing!! :) :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:31 pm

thnku cali… i have an eye for all cute things… (eg. ranbeeeer kapoor…shahid kapoor…zac effron………. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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Parinaaz January 10, 2011 at 10:40 pm

Hey Noopur,

I have a felt tip liner from boots, my mum got it for me from Dubai in Dec 2008, As u correctly pointed out, it gives a fainter line when its finishing, but we r in Jan ’11 and its still a lifesaver when on the run/ too lazy or simply bored. :waytogo:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:40 pm

hey parinaaz… i ws wondering if we cud replace its refill like we doo wid our sketch pens… :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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shanaiia January 10, 2011 at 10:42 pm

:heart: :heart: :heart: me gonna get this next time i go to the lancome store at palladium :) thanx 4 sharing :yes: :yes:

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Tommy January 10, 2011 at 10:48 pm

:waytogo:

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:38 pm

:nerd: thnkoooo

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princa January 10, 2011 at 10:56 pm

hey can it be used on the waterline too?? plz tel!! and what abt its price??

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princa January 10, 2011 at 10:57 pm

oh i’m so sorry.. just read the price!!! plz tel me if it can be used on the waterline

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:34 pm

hey princa, i havent used it on my waterine as yet …will let u know
m little clumsy to get out of my quilt @ d moment :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd:

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Bee January 10, 2011 at 10:57 pm

lovely review gal D:
loved the liner….

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:37 pm

thnkx bee ….

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Noopur January 11, 2011 at 12:21 am

i want the brown one
i want the green one
n i want the blooo one too scooobss :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd:

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bhumika January 11, 2011 at 7:33 am

hey nice swatch n nice review noopur… :yes: :yes:

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Aditi January 11, 2011 at 8:19 am

Noopur, Awesome review!! Pretty eye! :kissblow: :kissblow: That smiley is soooooooooooooo cuteeee!! Me too a beginner…and was looking just a product just like this. :waytogo:

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ramya January 11, 2011 at 10:14 am

that was a superb review and the swatches too…… :yahoo: i agree such pen type lliners are easy to use even when u r out….. i’ve the oriflame one…. its dark when u first apply but kind of becomes dull after some time…. will give this a try….. maybe some other color other than black for a change :)) :))

and the way u have done ur eyes is neat…. me liking it very much :jiggy1:

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Dia January 11, 2011 at 11:12 am

@Noopur :)) ,

How about on waterline did it stay for long(flaking,budging,etc…..)coz i love to apply eye liner on my waterline only….. :victory: :))

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Rentu January 11, 2011 at 11:42 am

it looks so good on you, this is the most perfect swatch i have ever seen

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Aruna January 11, 2011 at 1:55 pm

i so so love this liner. just have to buy it. I am going crazy here but in a fun way ofcourse. I have to stack up on a couple of MAC products – probably the foundation and the eyeshadows to begin with. The Liner is defy # 1 on my priority.

my wish list though :toothygrin:

Cosmetics:
Lancome Lipliner (especially after seeing this article)
MAC foundation
MAC pressed powder
MAC eyeshadow
Body shop shea butter
Body Shop shampoo – read an article about one of those shampoos giving a lot of shine
Concealer – currently L’oreal which works great especially after i saw a You Tube on how to apply it. Wud love to experiment with a MAC concealer maybe
Sheer Cover – been tempted many a time to buy it online – Rs 2995/-

Skincare:
Night cream – badly need one for combination skin- Oil of Olay perhaps

any recommendations wud be welcome :whistle:

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Aarthi January 11, 2011 at 4:56 pm

Even I am a beginner but your eye liner is perfect.. mine still stays zig-zag :(

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Noopur January 10, 2011 at 11:37 pm

hey twinkle,,,, m more than happy if my review has really helped u… :) :)

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