Essence Gel Eyeliner Miami’s Ink 5 Review

Essence Gel Eyeliner Miami’s Ink 5

Special occasions require special eye make-up products like the Gel Eyeliner from Essence! It¿s ultra-smooth gel formula allows an accurate application similar to liquid eyeliner. The range offers various effects, such as matte or shimmering. Simply dip the special Essence Gel Eyeliner Brush into the pot and effortlessly paint a perfect quick drying line. You¿re left with an ultra long-lasting, smudge and waterproof look!


Waterproof Gel Eyeliner for intense color expression. Draw a line with the Essence Gel Eyeliner Brush, from inner to outer eye corner. Avoid inner eye contact. Keep away from children.

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Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Mica, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cyclohexasiloxane, Propylene Carbonate, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides).


I got this liner online and was hoping it to be a standard gel liner.Most gel liners manage to glide smoothly and these days most of us have switched to gel liners rather than liquid ones. I did not have any idea about the color of this liner but it turned out to be a dirty grey metallic sort of color.I check the dates on the liner, it said expiry 2016 but lo and behold! when I opened the liner it was dry! :/


The color looked awesome, a great change from the regular black but I could see the sides of the pot has left and the centre of the gel was dry! I was angry but then I called my duraline to duty!I made some holes in the pot with a toothpick and then dropped 3-4 drops of duraline thinking the holes in the pot will help the duraline absorb all throughout. I was wrong 😛 The liner worked only as a messy color with duraline, as in I had equal amounts of duraline and liner on the brush :/

When I applied it it looked pretty, it has a green sheen to it, you can say it is a metallic liner. On me it kind of stood out. This might be suitable for pinker skin tones. I may be wrong as warm skin tones can carry khakis and greys well too. Somehow I craved a thin line of black too. So you can use this for dual liner, may be line with black, then make another line above the black with this one.


The packaging and all is nice, functional nothing wrong with it. The price I got it for is fine too but I got a dry product very much before expiry so it says a lot about the site that sells it and the company.I do not know under which Indian dry climate conditions it was stored in but who cares.


Another thing I like apart from the color is the lasting power.It lasts quite a long time, till the time you remove it honestly. So that was all. I will be throwing it off as I realized duraline is more important to me than this liner 😀 and the liner was so dry that it was eating up a lot of my duraline.

 IMBB rating: Ideally it should be zero but giving it the benefit of doubt on how it works when not dry, I give it a 2/5.

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8 thoughts on “Essence Gel Eyeliner Miami’s Ink 5 Review

  1. I have this gel liner! I got it from the US and mine wasn’t dry. It was pretty smooth and just like how a gel liner should be. It stays on for a long, long time about 10 hours on me (that’s how long I’ve ever worn it). *haan ji*
    It looks pretty nice on my warm skin tone, though even I felt pinkish hues would carry this shade better.
    Pity you got a bad piece! *nonono*

  2. OMG…i have hard rave review about their black gel eyeliner in the same range, midnight in paris and it was on my wishlist…

  3. seriously I cannot believe it turned out to be so bad *scared* *cry* , I have their black one since 9 months now , had picked it from ulta store and it is still so good and creamy, these gel liners are considered to be one of the best in drugstores comparable to high end ones, even better than the maybelline ones according to many *haan ji*

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