What it is: Benefit They're Real! Push-up Liner is a 24-hour wear, smudge-proof eyeliner that is now available in five eye-catching colours to provide the perfect lined look — from barely there to dramatic cat eye.
Beauty bonus: The gel texture provides saturated colour, making on-trend looks a cinch.
Beauty bummer: Not really a bummer so much as it is an F.Y.I factor — this liner has some major staying power, so a makeup remover is a must. (The brand's They're Real! Remover does the trick!)
Overall: This gel liner is an interesting offering with it's flexible silicone tip.
The shape lends itself to creating the perfect cat eye, but it won't come right away. We had to practice on our hands a few times to figure out the flow of the product as it can get a bit thick.
Once on though, this liner stays put all day — and beyond.
And the new saturated shades (which see blue, brown, green and purple added to the original black release!) make playing with colour a snap.
Would recommend? Probably — the tricky application makes it a bit of a struggle at first, but if you're a longtime liner user looking for a long-lasting formula, this one's for you.
Where to buy: Sephora
—Review by Covet and Acquire Beauty Editor Kirsten Harris
True to a reader's review below, we have kind of fallen out of love with this liner. While we were initially pleased with the gel-pen hybrid liner, we found that it dried out really quickly and became flaky and difficult to apply. In short: it's really only good when it's super fresh out of the box.