I’ve been hearing raves about MAC Fluidline Gel Liners for years. This is my first one. I have mixed feelings. Overall, I prefer the colors and consistency of Buxom Lashliner. Waveline wore very well, but had a tendency to sheer out in application, and didn’t smudge evenly.
Waveline is a rich blue-violet. It has a glossy finish, but no actual shimmer or sparkle. It sells for $14.50(I recall).
I like the range of colors, and the long wear(I had NO issues with it smudging, or running, even in light rain).
Still, I found myself applying two or more layers to get an opaque effect out of it. Apply one layer, let it set, apply the second one, and then smudge.
That’s still more fussing than I generally want out of my gel liners. I definitely wouldn’t use it for complex eyeliner wings, or things that are difficult to apply that second coat exactly over.
I like the use and wear of Sephora Cream Eyeliners, and Buxom Lashliners better, but they don’t have quite the color range of that glossy, deep finish. If you HAVE to have this color(it’s slightly more violet than many of the Navy eyeliners I’ve seen, and VERY pretty) then it may be worth the fussy application. I don’t think I’ll be repurchasing.
here’s product photos and swatches!