Bath & Beauty

Illamasque Liquid Eyeliner Review

I have been using the same black liquid eyeliner from Collection 2000 for yearsss…you know the one! I never thought about trying a different one, because it always worked so well for me and is cheap.

I buy a beauty subscription box sometimes from ‘Latest In Beauty’- click HERE to see my review! Basically, with this subscription box, you get to choose the products you want to receive. My beady eyes spotted this Illamasque eyeliner, so I added it to my basket.

For a bit of perspective, this eyeliner sells for £20.50 on their website- click -HERE-. But, in the subscription box, I got this eyeliner and 8 other products for £18!! I definitely got a great deal, I couldn’t believe it!

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Here is a description of the eyeliner from the Illamasque website:

Create looks with attitude that no one can ignore with Precision Ink in Abyss. Precision Ink’s fine tip allows for defined application. Long-lasting and waterproof it’s perfect for use anywhere on the face and body to bring out your bold side. You can even use it as an nail art pen; simply seal with Illamasqua Top Coat.

Using an eyeliner as a nail art pen? That’s a new one! I will have to try that out one day.

It is correct what say about it being long-lasting and waterproof. During the week I apply my makeup at 7 am, and it lasts until night-time when I take my makeup off. I’m a chef so it will be interesting to see if it still stays on in the summer when it is extra hot!

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The packaging is very understated; all of Illamasqua’s make up comes in the same black packaging with their logo. The eyeliner comes in a range of 6 colours- the black one I have here is called ‘Abyss’.

The eyeliner has a tip which resembles a felt tip pen. Before I used it, I was worried the tip was too long and thin, and that it would be too hard to control. I needn’t have worried, it is so easy and quick to apply! You just have to go over it a few times to get the desired line thickness. It definitely takes less time to do my signature flick, compared to my Collection 2000 eyeliner.


To summarise, I would buy this eyeliner again. I would only buy it if I could find it on offer somewhere- sorry, but I’m not going to spend £20.50 on an eyeliner! I like how quick and easy it is to apply.

Question: What is your favourite liquid eyeliner?

I look forward to hearing your recommendations!


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7 thoughts on “Illamasque Liquid Eyeliner Review

  1. Oh I do love illamasqua! Their Gleam Highlighter in Aurora and cream pigment in Hollow are two of my favourite products! Lovely post and I love that you showed Swatches 💕

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