Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil – Glazed Toffee Review

Skin tone: Medium tanned

Hi girls!

Maybelline India keeps launching exciting products every now and then. This time, they have launched the ‘Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil’ range. This range right now has around eight shades. I have already reviewed the shade Polished Amethyst and this review is about Glazed Toffee. Let’s get started with the review now.

Price: INR 499 for 1.10g
Product Description:
Make a lasting impression with our waterproof gel pencil that delivers all-day, intense color.
This waterproof and smudge-resistant gel eyeliner glides on smooth for impactful definition.
All-day wear.
Ophthalmologist tested.
Dermatologist tested.
Allergy tested.
Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.
How to Apply:
Glide the gel liner along the lash line from the inner to outer corner of the eye.
Eyeliner is easily removed with Maybelline Expert Eyes® 100% Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover.

My Experience with Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil – Glazed Toffee:

The liner comes in a standard white and brown paper packaging; this paper packaging carries the product description, claims etc. The actual liner comes in a gorgeous color-coded pencil with a clear cap. It is a sharpenable pencil but there is no sharpener provided with the pencil. Overall, the pencil looks nice and is quite easy to carry around.

‘Glazed Toffee’ is a beautiful dark toffee brown shade. It looks very natural on the eyes. These days, I prefer to wear brown eyeliners. I love how natural they look on the eyes and enhance the natural beauty. Brown shades, like this one, are perfect for all skin tones. Glazed Toffee is a lovely option for everyday eye makeup looks as well as for smokey eyes. Also, there isn’t any shimmer in this shade. This is a very pigmented shade and only 1-2 swipes are required for true color pay-off.

Texture and Quality:
This pencil has a super smooth and creamy texture which glides like a dream. This smooth and soft texture goes on amazingly well on the waterline without any tugging. I like this formula as it doesn’t dry out instantly. So, I can blend it or smudge it for a little natural look. It never looks patchy or dry. It gives a flawless, silky finish. It has a perfect, shiny, non-drying and velvety finish.

There isn’t any overpowering shimmer or glitter in the eyeliner. Therefore, the eyeliner doesn’t only look nice on the eyes, it does not lead to any irritation either. It is so easy to draw lines on the lower and upper lash line with this. It works well in both ways. But, for a sharp winged liner, a perfect tip is needed. The overall procedure is smooth and requires only a few minutes.

Staying Power:
This ‘Lasting Drama’ name describes that it is a long lasting eye liner. And yes, it lasts super long and doesn’t look messy at all. It doesn’t settle into the fine lines and it doesn’t crease. The formula is totally smudge-proof and transfer-proof, hence it survives one whole day. But after 5-6 hours, it gets slightly settled in my watery eye corners. The brand claims that this eyeliner will last 16 hours but I never keep my liner on for that long. Still, I would say, this is a huge claim and is not quite true. It lasts around 10 hours nicely. It doesn’t stain and can be removed with an oil-based makeup remover.

I am amazed at the quality and staying power of this eyeliner. I really love this beautiful brown shade.

Pros of Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil – Glazed Toffee:

• Color-coded and travel-friendly packaging.
• Affordable and easily available.
• Good shade range.
• Beautiful dark brown shade for all complexions.
• Well pigmented shade.
• Super smooth and creamy texture.
• Glides like a dream.
• No tugging and no patchiness.
• Silky, smooth and beautiful finish.
• Transfer-proof, smudge-proof and waterproof
• Good staying power.
• Doesn’t fade.
• Doesn’t irritate the waterline.

Cons of Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil – Glazed Toffee:

• No sharpener provided with the pencil.
• The 16-hour claim is not true.
• Settles a little into the outer corners.

IMBB Rating: 4.7/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil – Glazed Toffee?
This is an amazing range and I am really excited to try more shades.

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3 thoughts on “Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil – Glazed Toffee Review

  1. I love your eye makeup, Chayanti. It’s amazing how you always nail LOTDs and EOTDs. 🙂 Which mascara have you used in this look, btw? Your lashes look so long. 🙂

    1. Thank you so much Shikha di 🙂 Here I used Maybelline Lash sensational Full Fan Effect Mascara. This is my current favorite mascara. It always provides me perfect lashes..:)

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