Swatch & Review: LUSH Liquid Eyeliner

The very popular handmade skincare line, LUSH, has introduced a cosmetics line. I have a few pieces from the makeup line to swatch and review for you, so let’s get started with their liquid eyeliner!



PRICE: $18.95


PACKAGING: It’s packaged in a clear glass bottle. The top looks like a dropper from the outside, but it is actually a fine-tipped liquid liner brush.

SIZE: About the size of a bottle of eye drops.

CONSISTENCY: Very liquidy.

SMELL: None that is noticeable.

INGREDIENTS: Rose Petal Infusion (Rosa centifolia) , Water (Aqua) , Glycerine ,Stearic Acid , Almond Oil (Prunus dulcis) , Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis) , Cupuacu Butter (Theobroma grandiflorum) , Triethanolamine , Cetearyl Alcohol , Synthetic Fluorphlogopite , Titanium Dioxide , Iron Oxides , Ferric Ferrocyanide , Methylparaben , Propylparaben


  • Set the mood: Go bold and colourful, or less dramatic, these beautiful colours are easy to use and blend effortlessly into the skin to create a softer look if required.
  • Soothe moves: The base is made with soothing rose petal infusion and skin-softening almond and jojoba oils to care for the sensitive area around your eyes.
  • Take your time: Our eyeliners and eyeshadows offer beautiful colour which doesn’t set straight away so you have plenty of time to get your look just right.


 Now, let’s take a look at the product!



[ ] Independent (jet black)
[ ] Feeling Secure (purple)
[ ] Quietly Motivated (bronzed, chocolate brown)



Hmmm… I’m going to keep this review short. I’m not very fond of these liners, as a professional. For one, they come in glass bottles. That means that they are vulnerable to breaking in my kit, and they will add considerable weight if I chose to carry multiple colors. For two, the formula is very runny and takes multiple strokes to get the line opaque and streak-free. For three, it is super dry! You can see in the swatch photos how drying the liner is. For four, the purple stains! Yikes! That is a huge no no for me. I can’t send models and clients home with stained eyelids. The same thing happened with their liquid lipsticks. Take a look at the evidence below… (and this was after cleaning my hands three times)


I absolutely cannot justify spending almost $20 on this eyeliner for my professional kit. I would be interested to see if LUSH ends up changing and improving their formulas as their cosmetics line grows.

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If you would like to purchase the LUSH Liquid Eyeliners, click [HERE].