Physician’s Formula Eye Enhancing Gel CreamLiner – Brown Eyes

by Bhargavi Jannu on February 20, 2013 · 27 comments

Physician’s Formula Eye Enhancing Gel CreamLiner – Brown Eyes

Hello!

Today I’ll be reviewing Physician’s Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Gel CreamLiner in Brown Eyes. (phew, that’s a mouthful!)

I am very picky about my eyeliners. I don’t like to use pencils since I find that they disappear after an hour. Liquid liners are a big no-no for me since my hands aren’t very steady, instead of a smooth line I get zig zags. I’ve been hooked on gel liners for a long time. They are perfect.
Physician’s Formula CreamLiner is a gel formula. It comes in three variations: brown eyes, blue eyes, and green eyes. I like that they’ve taken into consideration the different needs of women with different eye colors. I also love (and I do mean LOVE) that you get three colors of eyeliner in one package. How great is that?

Physician’s Formula  Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner - Brown Eyes

“3 Custom Shades = 3 Custom Looks” they say. It’s perfect. You can mix up the colors or use them single, anyway you want. The product also comes with a brush, so you don’t need a separate one. They’ve thought of everything really.

For three liners and a brush I think it’s pretty reasonably priced at $10.95 (around Rs.596).
The eyeliners are super creamy and very easy to apply. They practically glide on my skin. All three colors are very pigmented, double application is completely unnecessary. It’s also true to the claim of being water-resistant. My attempts at correcting a mistake with a wet Q-tip fail miserably every time. That stuff is not budging without makeup remover. Which is good since it lasts on my upper lid (without setting with eye shadow or powder) without smudging for a good eight hours.
Smudge Test:

2pm, right after application:

Physician’s Formula  Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner - Brown Eyes swatches (2)

6pm, after attempting to rub liner off without water:

Physician’s Formula  Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner - Brown Eyes swatches (3)

9am next morning, after washing hands several times and going to bed with it on:

Physician’s Formula  Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner - Brown Eyes swatches

Would you look at that? 19 hours and you can still see the eyeliner. Smudge test passed!
The best part of all is that it’s hypoallergenic. Being a person who gets allergic reactions to a lot of cosmetics, this is a big deal for me. It’s going around my eyes, I need it to be safe.

The only problem I have with this product is that I can’t apply it on my waterline. I always use eyeliner on my waterline, and my L’Oreal gel liner has been doing a good job staying. But Physician’s Formula Cream Liner is too creamy to stay there. I’ve tried setting it with eye shadow but the color just slides off as soon as I blink.

Physician’s Formula  Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner - Brown Eyes (2)

Ingredients: Isododecane, Polyethylene, Cyclopentasiloxane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, PVP, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Water, BHT, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Carmine, Chromium Oxide Greens, Black 2, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Iron Oxides, Manganese Violet, Mica, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Ultramarines, Yellow 5 Lake.

Pros of Physician’s Formula Eye Enhancing Gel CreamLiner – Brown Eyes:

• Custom colors for different eye colors.
• Three colors in one pack
• Able to create many different looks with just the one product
• Affordable
• Very creamy texture
• Hypoallergenic , doesn’t irritate my eyes at all
• Highly pigmented, only need small amount for each application
• Water-resistant
• Smudge-proof
• Long staying power
• Comes with its own brush
• Claims to be paraben free
• Safe for contact lens wearers
• Compact and travel friendly.

Cons of Physician’s Formula Eye Enhancing Gel CreamLiner – Brown Eyes:

• Can’t apply on waterline.
• Some might find it too creamy (I don’t have oily eyelids, so maybe if you do it might not stay).
• Not available in India.

Overall score:

4.5/5

I think it’s a great product that you should definitely try out. It’s one of the long-wearing eye-liners that is completely true to its claim, and at an insanely low price for three full sized liners. What more could you ask for?

 

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{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

jomol February 20, 2013 at 10:07 am

Very cool…three gel liners and all pretty shades :)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:26 am

yeah, beautiful shades

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neha February 20, 2013 at 10:08 am

this looks too good to be true :)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:26 am

Tis true, Neha, very true :)

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ife February 20, 2013 at 10:18 am

oh wow thats an amazing product….

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:27 am

Oh it is! You should definitely try it if you’re an eyeliner user

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sweta February 20, 2013 at 10:25 am

oh god it sounds amezing… i want !!
Thanks for review :)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:28 am

Thanks for reading, glad you liked it :)

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Vineetha February 20, 2013 at 10:47 am

Those are really pretty shades ! nice review :-)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:29 am

Thanks! :)

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Rati February 20, 2013 at 10:58 am

goooooood morning everyone. :))

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sahiba February 20, 2013 at 11:32 am

good wali morning… ;) :)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:29 am

Mornin’! :D

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neha February 20, 2013 at 11:11 am

Good morning Rati Hope u had CP and Cal:)

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Mithu February 20, 2013 at 11:18 am

I almost picked this from Ulta last weekend…then realized that I have too many eyeliners and kept it back :(….I so wanted this after seeing it in Emiley’s annual awards video..

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:34 am

I’m having the same problem. I want to try new liners but I already have these and another tub that I need to finish first

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sahiba February 20, 2013 at 11:34 am

this is such a tempting product… and nice review are these available online??

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:36 am

Online in India? Not sure, but I don’t think so. You can get it off Amazon.com

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Anuja February 20, 2013 at 11:41 am

wow. that is such an amazing product. and nicely written review!

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:36 am

Thank you, Anuja!

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neetu lohani February 20, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Wow.. u made my task easy dear.. m getting this gel liner now. I ws searching for a gel liner so long.. thank god ur post came in right time.. :)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:37 am

Glad I could help! I hope you like it :)

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Richa Saxena February 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm

I have used these! And I totally love them…..They are some of the best liners :)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:37 am

They really are :)

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Manisha February 20, 2013 at 3:13 pm

Want this but not available in India :( I like all shades & perfect for my brown eyes :)

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:58 am

I know, it’s so sad when we can’t get these products here. But maybe try Maybelline or L’Oreal gel liners. They’re pretty good, and you get them in India very easily

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Bhargavi February 21, 2013 at 10:31 am

I got it off Amazon. They ship to India now. But fair warning, the shipping charges are only worth it if you’re buying a lot of products

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