Colorbar Just Smoky kajal – Just Blue review and swatch

Colorbar Just Smoky kajal – Just Blue
http://www.colorbarcosmetics.com/Just_Smoky_Eye_Pencil

Colorbar Says

Description: Just Smoky Kajal gets you Glam ready in just 50 seconds. This long-lasting, multi-tasking eye pencil gives you 3-in-1 benefits of an Eyeliner, Kajal and an Eye Shadow. It helps you to achieve the mysterious smoky-eyed look which will last for up to 12 hours. It comes with a built-in smudger that is as soft as a cushion which can be used to demystify the art of smoky eyes. The intense color and matte texture of the pencil adds definition and drama to your eyes. It has waterproof property and does not transfer.

Application: After a few strokes of the soft liner along your top and bottom lashes, use the sponge smudger to blend out the color to the desired level of strength for the perfect smoky eye look.

It is available in 5 variants.

  1. Just Black
  2. Just Grey
  3. Just Green
  4. Just Teal
  5. Just Blue

Today i am reviewing the shade Just Blue.

MRP: Rs. 650

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Packaging: Pencil style with kajal at one end and smudger at the other with their respective caps. The outer color of the pencil is in blue color as well which makes it easy to identify.

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DSC_0788Shade: Ink blue color with matte finish. The color is almost black but when you smudge it then it shows the  nice ink blue color.

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Texture: kajal is creamy and glides smoothly. The disadvantage of creamy formula is that the tip tends to break when you sharp it. I have personally faced this problem with this liner and it leads to product wastage which hurts when you are using the liner of this price range.

Application: Application is smooth till the time you are using it as eye liner but if you will try to use as eye shadow you would be disappointed. The formula makes the liner set so quickly leaving no room for the blending and if you try to blend once it is set then it starts to flake. I mean what is the purpose of putting smoky kajal claim when you can not blend it to achieve the desired effect.

Pigmentation: Very pigmented. One swipe gives the perfect ink blue matte color. You can intensify the color with multiple swipes.

Staying power: It stayed on my waterline for 6-7 hours with slight fading. On my eye lids it stayed for 5-6 hours and started fading afterwards which is a good wear time for me. It did transfer to my crease but that may be because I have oily lids.

Removal: You need a good oil based makeup remover to remove its traces completely.

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Pros:

  • Beautiful color
  • Creamy texture, glides smoothly
  • Application is smooth if you will use as kajal or liner.
  • Waterproof, it doesn’t budge and sets with in seconds.
  • Great pigmentation
  • Long staying power

Cons:

  • Smudger is not ideal for application and not cushiony as claimed by brand.
  • Difficult to sharpen, wastage of product.
  • Sets quickly leaving no room for blending.
  • You will get patchy application if you will try to blend once it is set.
  • Not at all a smoky kajal, but if you have expertise to blend and smudge it in seconds then you may achieve desired results.
  • Expensive for a liner or kajal.

My verdict: It doesn’t live up to its claim of Smoky kajal. However it gives the best results if used as kajal or liner. Frankly speaking i am a little disappointed with colorbar, they did something innovative but it doesn’t serve the purpose it is meant for.

Rating: 3/5

You can buy it from Flipkart, it is available here : http://bit.ly/1M3Jbez

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