WATCH RATI'S MAKEUP VIDEOS, GET WEEKLY DIET PLANS FOR WEIGHT LOSS, AND READ IMBB REVIEWS EXCLUSIVELY! DOWNLOAD THE RATI BEAUTY APP!
Today, I would be reviewing Starlooks Ultra Orchid Gem Eye Pencil. It comes in a variety of colors that can be used for eye makeup. Please read on to know more about this product.
Starlooks’ extremely popular Gem Eye Pencils are created with a magnificent metallic finish and are so versatile, soft, and creamy that they can be easily used as liners as well as eye bases! Each highly-pigmented, unique pencil has a gorgeous, micro-glitter finish. Available in 6 brilliant glistening shades. All ingredients used in Starlooks’ lip pencils and eye pencils (as well as ALL Starlooks’ Cosmetics) are FDA approved, and comply with ALL United States Universal Regulations for Cosmetics and Formulas. The basic ingredients in Starlooks’ Lip Pencils and Eye Pencils are the same, but the coloring agents are different. PLEASE NOTE: There ares some coloring agents that the FDA specifically recommends (not “specifically approves”) only be used on lips, some coloring agents that the FDA specifically recommends (not “specifically approves”) only be used on the face, and some coloring agents that the FDA specifically recommends (not “specifically approves”) only be used in eye area. All of Starlooks’ products are guaranteed cruelty-free, and animals are never used for testing.
Petrolatum, synthetic japanese wax, aluminum powder (ci77000), hydrogenated vegetable oil, beeswax, isopropyl palmitate, theobroma cocoa seed butter, ceresin, carnauba acid wax, methylparaben, may contain: [carbon black, ultramarines (ci77007), red 7 lake (ci15850), red 22 lake (ci45380), yellow 5 lake (ci19140), chromium hydroxide green (ci77289)]
How to Use:
This pencil can be used eyeliner as well as an eye base or just as a glitter eyeshadow.
Price and Quantity:
$16 for 0.1 oz
My Experience with Starlooks Ultra Orchid Gem Eye Pencil:
I have used an array of eye makeup products. Some of them have been really impressive while others have been average. But, I like the fact that there are so many options. I wish the makeup market in India also grows by leaps and bounds. This is an eye pencil that I received in one of my subscription boxes and I was impressed that I was sent such an expensive product, that too full size.
The pencil comes with a cap and needs to be sharpened. I wish, it had twist up mechanism. The texture is extremely soft and glides on the lids.
I was in love with the vibrant purple color with shimmers and on taking a swatch. I noticed how soft it glided. I applied it on my eyelids as a liner during a party. I was really excited with the shade but during the application the pencil was so soft that it crumbled on my lids creating a mess. I had to wash off my entire makeup and start over again.
I thought of trying to use it as a base color on my lids on another day. Well, it was okay and the application was of much ease. But, the glitters traveled all over my face within a few hours and I was left with an irritated eye.
The staying power of this pencil is horrible. It gets wiped away even while wearing clothes. Sadly, I had no luck with this particular pencil that I really wanted to love.
Pros of Starlooks Ultra Orchid Gem Eye Pencil:
- Nice color.
- Super soft texture.
- Does not tug.
- Cruelty free.
Cons of Starlooks Ultra Orchid Gem Eye Pencil:
- Terrible staying power.
- Crumbles during application.
- Glitter travels all over face.
1/5 (only for the color and texture)
Do I Recommend Starlooks Gem Eye Pencil in Ultra Orchid?
Only if the brand improves the quality of the staying power or else it is a big thumbs down.
Laura Mercier Stickgloss in Black Orchid
Victoria’s Secret Exotics Ultra Moisturizing Hand and Body Cream
Kiko #244 Pearly Orchid Violet Infinity Eyeshadow
Victoria’s Secret Fantasies Moonlight Dream Ultra-Moisturizing Hand and Body Cream
Sleek Makeup Glitter Dip It Eyeliner in Gem for Glamorous Glittery Eyes
Kryolan Ikonic Gel Liner Pencil: Violet Gem, Black Spark and Navy
How to Apply Pencil Eyeliner – tutorial
Colorbar I Glide Eye Pencil