7/31/2011 / 16 Comments

Review: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencils

 Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on Eye Pencil Duo in Zero and Ransom (pencils are available individually at Sephora Mall of the Emirates and Dubai Mall, 88 Dirhams each) 

  The duo came with a cute sharpener, too!
 
 The pencils can easily be sharpened when needed.

 I love how dark this black is!

Urban Decay Says:
Creamy, forever-lasting, award-winning and waterproof 24/7 pencils delight you with lush tropical hues, deep metallics and unusually vibrant neutrals. 
Created with 50% moisturizing ingredients suspended in a sophisticated waterproof formula, 24/7 Eye Pencils offer long lasting color and a dreamy, creamy feel when applied. With Jojoba Oil, Vitamin E and Cottonseed Oil.

I say:
I think I now understand what all the fuss was about!  These pencils are super creamy, so they glide on without dragging the delicate skin around your eye. Plus, they are waterproof, which means that not only are they going to last even if you sweat, they are ideal for lining your waterline as well as tightlining. They're also great if you are prone to allergies and watery eyes, like I am!

Plus, they smudge really well, which is great for me because I like to wear a thin line of smudged liner when I am wearing my glasses. When you apply these, you have about 30 seconds to smudge it before it sets. I don't really advise waiting because once the liner is set, it isn't going to budge!

Just one word of caution: Don't press too hard with these. The liner is so soft and pigmented, that you really don't need to press hard at all. So use a light hand to prevent having to sharpen these all the time, and save yourself a little liner :)

Now, I know I'm a little late to the 24/7 party. In fact, Glamour's beauty blog Girls in the Beauty Department recently named it 'The Best Eyeliner Ever'.  Have you tried these liners? What are your favorite shades?


*This product was provided by PR
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16 comments:

  1. I use the black one daily! Also used a few in the anniversary edition that was released. Long lasting, creamy and pigmented. The best!

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  2. I'm going to try and get my hands on these!

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  3. They are gorgeous! I'm always on the lookout for eyeliners Im a little obsessed:p
    Lovely colours!

    Sarah
    http://fashionismyh2o.blogspot.com/
    xx

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  4. I've been really wanting to try these but I'm tryna use up the ones I have at the moment before I go purchase the UD 24/7 pencils in ALL shades =P

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  5. These pencils are my favorites . Zero is my favorite black ! From the colors i like Rockstar and Corrupt . I discovered these a few years ago and since then , i use them daily !

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  6. I know! Whenever I use them I think of you :)

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  7. hahahaha I might be now, too! I'm not good at colored eyeliner, but this purple is just too pretty not to wear! :)

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  8. Hahahah And I know that's totally going to happen!I'm just avoiding Sephora because I know what's gonna happen! :)

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  9. Ooh I'm gonna have to look for those ones! Zero is just gorgeous! I can't get over how dark it is! :)

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  10. I like the idea of being easy to smudge and then it setting~
    I love the looks of 'Ransom'~

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  11. I like how multidimensional it is :)

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  12. aussiebeautyreviewsAugust 1, 2011 at 3:32 PM

    I love using the black to smudge and create a sexy smokey look, it works so so well! Wish that Urban Decay was more readily available is Oz though :(

    Hannah xoxo

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  13. I know what you mean. We only have it in two stores at the moment and the last time I checked, there were lots of items that were sold out :(

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  14. nice blog !  

    Kisses from Casablanca ! www.meryemarieh.blogspot.com

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  15. I like my black eyeliner to be very black and this one looks amazing! Great swatches!

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