Nicka K Green Shimmer Eyeliner Review+Swatches

 Nicka K  says "add an instant touch of sparkling glamour with Nicka K New York Shimmer Eyeliners. Specially formulated and equipped with a foam tip applicator for an effortless glide and water, smudge, and fade resistant long wear. Available in twelve twinkling shades and two impact matte shades." I'm reviewing the green shade. This liquid liner contains 2.8ml (.1 oz) and sells for $5. Actually, make that sold, it appears as though Nicka K has discontinued these glitter liners, which is a true shame! Nicka K is cruelty free.

 Nicka K's Shimmer Eyeliners come in short, color matched bottles with long, black caps. The product name is scrawled across the cap in loopy, white cursive letters. An ingredient list is printed on the product well. Nicka K's Shimmer Eyeliners have a strange, yet oddly functional applicators. A thin, long, stiff, curved brush that holds just the right amount of product. I thought the unusual curve would make it hard to apply, but surprisingly it hugs the lash line, helping this liner apply very easily. Unfortunately, it can make creating a cat eye flick a little difficult. Packaging doesn't seem to be recyclable.
 Nicka K's Shimmer Eyeliner is surprisingly good, its really a shame that this product has been axed. This shiny liquid liner applies smoothly and with full opacity. Nicka K's eyeliner dries down in a reasonable amount of time and doesn't bleed into fine lines. This eyeliner wears like iron! I've worn Nicka K's Green Shimmer Eyeliner for nine hours without a hint of smudging, flaking, or fading. In fact, Nicka K's Shimmer Eyeliner can be difficult to remove, even with my most dependable makeup removers. When I do manage to remove this eyeliner, it leaves behind a faint, green stain.
 This eyeliner is beautiful - but its more of a teal than a green to me. This lovely jewel toned shade has fine silver shimmer suspended in it, lending it a metallic finish.  This is a great, wearable way to add some color to any look - especially during the holidays!
I really like Nicka K's Shimmer Eyeliner! It has an easy to apply, long wearing formula with great pigmentation. The green shade, though slightly misnamed, is absolutely gorgeous. The best part is the super affordable price point. I'm sad that Nicka K chose to discontinue this product, and I really hope they bring them back. 




Ingredients:
aqua, acrylates/octylacrylamide copolymer, propylene glycol, triethanolamine, phenoxyethanol/ethylhexylglycerin, xanthan gum, simethicone tin oxide may contain: mica (ci77019)/titanium dioxide (cii77891), fd&c red 40 (ci 16035), fd&c yellow (ci19140), fd&c blue 1 (ci 42090), carmine (ci 75470), ultramarine blue (ci 77007), iron oxide red (ci 77491), iron oxide yellow (ci 77492), iron oxide black (ci 77499), ferric ferrocyanide (ci 77510)

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