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Benefit Cosmetics They're Real! Push-up Liner - Black

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To make your look even more eye-catching, amp up the black liner with a bold lash: Scoop up Benefit They’re Real! Mascara for the dramatic look of falsies with none of the fuss.

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  • 3.4 out of 5 stars, based on 2,880 Reviews 2,880 Reviews Write a Review
  • $24.00
  • 0.04 oz   
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Birchbox Breakdown

Striving for that classic swoop of black eyeliner, we’ve struggled through more than our share of smudgy pencils, finicky liquids, and unwieldy gels. Enter this eye-opening gel pen from Benefit: The liner is a breeze to control and it nudges lashes aside to cozy up to the lashline, so we can easily sweep on a smooth, lash-hugging line every time.The pen’s innovative AccuFlex™ tip is both angled and flexible, to glide liner along the lid in a simple, single, tug-free swipe. A wide guard below the tip gently shifts lashes out of the way, making it easy to get right against the lashline for an extra wide-eyed look. The formula quickly dries to a matte finish, and is smudgeproof, waterproof, and utterly unbridgeable.2014 Allure Best in Beauty Winner

How to Use

On the first use, twist the base 8–10 times until gel emerges from the pen tip. Each later use, click base once to fill tip with gel. Slowly sweep pen tip along lashline.

Isododecane, Dextrin Palmitate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Silica. [+/-: CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77289 (Chromium Hydroxide Green), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)]. N⁰ 08395/A

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Enjoyable

First the pros: The staying power is great and the color pay off is fantastic. The cons however is it's a pain in the butt to get off. I had to scrub over and over again in order to get it off. I used makeup remover, cleansing water, oils, and it would barely come off. It began to irritate my eyes, due to all the scrubbing I had to do in order to remove it. I love the lasting power, hate the removing process. Also, I feel like I can't get a super precise line with this. It kind of skips when applying, because the product gets on the sides of the applicator and can mess up your line. I love the idea of eliminating the use of a separate brush and that it's so pigmented, but I wish it were more precise and easier to remove.

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Easiest liner EVER!

This gel liner is a dream! I do not have a steady hand and have never been able to do a cat eye—until trying this product! Benefit has made it so super easy to get that perfect line and shape every time!

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Easiest Liner Ever!

I won this as part of a Birchbox giveaway and it's the easiest liner I've ever used! It's so different from anything I've ever tried before… whoever thought to put gel in a pencil casing was a genius. My one complaint is that it doesn't come off easily. I had to really scrub to get the product off my lids. I guess it will be good for my summer vacations though!

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Not Happy

This is probably the worst liner I have ever used. I have never gotten the hang of putting this on. It clumps and comes out in little broken pieces. It does not seem to matter if I use light pressure or more pressure. I am totally unhappy with this product, and that is very surprising for this brand. I think this is the first time this brand has not gotten an outstanding review from me.

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I really wanted to like it...
Purchased

After all the hype and reviews, I finally made the plunge and bought this eyeliner. I used to use a gel liner pot and it can be cumbersome to have to redip the brush several times during application and clean the brush each time. I thought this would be faster. So, it is... kind of. I find that sometimes I have to click several times for something to come up, then all the sudden there's too much product. Sometimes if there is too much it will just fall off and go to waste. As for the actual liner product, it does give you a fully pigmented black, and it does last all day. I'll keep practicing but I think I'll end up going back to my tried and true gel liner pot and brush.

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One of my faves!
Purchased

I'm pretty picky when it comes to eyeliner and I loved this product! It took a few clicks to get the gel to come out but after that, it was smooth applying! The rubber tip makes my eyeliner perfect!

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Different
Purchased

Hard to use and even harder to get off! I am still deciding if i like this or not... Is good if looking for Jet Black liner.

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Too Thick
Purchased

This went on heavy and made my eyelids look scaly. I did like the control of the rubber tip, I just wish their was more control of the quantity of the product that comes up with each click.

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Great, but hard to maintain
Purchased

Strong and fierce lines with this eyeliner but very messy clean-up and maintenance. After each use I go through several tissues to clean off the tip and the surrounding make-up war zone. Looks wonderful on and allows me to add a line with precision

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Inconsistent

I wanted to love it, it seemed awesome. I loved that the rubbery applicator tip was made in Japan. I thought I had found the holy grail of eyeliners.
It was relatively easy to get a hang of how to apply it. And the staying power was insane - I had to buy the matching eye makeup remover! And the matching mascara.
But then the honeymoon ended.
I noticed that when I'd go to apply it in the morning, after it had been sitting out for 24 hours (cap on, normal temperature in the house) the liner was more liquid for the first part of the application, then it returned to its more solid state. The rest of the tube was like this, unfortunately.
It made things a bit messy when I'd wipe off the liquid part, and I felt like I was wasting a lot of product.
In the end, it was just not worth the effort. There are tons of eyeliners out there that can do the same or a similar job, without having to roll the dice on consistency.
BOO!

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