Review: 3CE Creamy Waterproof Eyeliner in #10 Mojito

♫ Lorde - Everybody Wants To Rule The World

My fondness for anything mint-coloured is still going strong, as well as my love for eyeliners. So what do you get when you dangle the proverbial carrot in the form of a mint eyeliner like this 3CE Waterproof Eyeliner in Mojito in front of me?

Why, an overly excited makeup junkie and a review chock full of raves, of course! :P

3CE Creamy Waterproof Eyeliner
I had heard many good reviews about 3CE (3 Concept Eyes) makeup from friends and various online reviews, but never had the opportunity to try it personally. A (long) while back, Luxola had a 40% off offer storewide, and I immediately pounced on this particular mint-coloured eyeliner that caught my eye. ψ(`∇´)ψ

3CE Creamy Waterproof Eyeliner in #10 Mojito
Shade indicator and sharpener
The impression I had of 3CE products was that it was all about sleek, black, and simple packaging. I was not disappointed. The 3CE Creamy Waterproof Eyeliner comes in a simple matte black box, with a glossy section at the top to indicate the eyeliner shade. The eyeliner itself is similarly presented in pencil form; a sleek matte black body with the shade indicated at the bottom, along with the built in tip sharpener.

Sticker seal for safety
Before you use it for the first time, you'll notice there is a sticker seal on the cap to make sure it has not been opened or used before. There are A LOT of counterfeit/fake 3CE products being sold online nowadays (especially their lipsticks), so it's best to purchase from guaranteed sources like Luxola or Stylenanda to ensure you get genuine products.

Retractable type eyeliner
Remove the sticker seal and cap, to reveal the pretty mint eyeliner inside. One thing I love about this, besides the sleek minimalist packaging, is that it is a retractable type eyeliner. This means no sharpening, no wastage!

Swatch of 3CE Creamy Waterproof Eyeliner in #10 Mojito
In the swatch above, you can see how bright and pigmented it is. The eyeliner is true to colour, and one layer is enough to achieve that result. It is also very smooth and creamy, no tugging on the lids. Once set (which takes about 2 seconds, tops), it doesn't budge at all. Rubbing with water does nothing to fade, smear or smudge it at all; I went about my daily tasks with a swatch on my hand, and it still looked exactly the same 3 hours later, after several hand washes and a shower. (º_º) Waterproof and smudge-proof? Check! ✓

For this simple eyeliner look, I drew a line of the mint eyeliner just slightly above the lashline (leaving a small gap), then filled in the gap with black liquid liner and a tiny flick at the end.

I can hardly express in words how much I love this 3CE Waterproof Eyeliner, not only because #10 Mojito is such a pretty mint shade, but also because of its great pigmentation and waterproof properties. Oh, and not to forget it applies like a dream, smooth and creamy with no tugging on the lids. The only (slightly) negative aspect of it? Be prepared to use a strong (oil-based or bi-phase) makeup remover. (¬‿¬)
(Remember my CLIO Gelpresso eyeliner? Well, this 3CE eyeliner ties with it at the top of my fave coloured liners list.)

The 3 Concept Eyes (3CE) Creamy Waterproof Eyeliner (0.8g) is priced at RM 50.50 on Luxola.

✓ Pros: Sleek simple packaging, pigmented, smooth and creamy application, waterproof, smudge-proof, available in a variety of shades, retractable type eyeliner, comes with tip sharpener.
✗ Cons: Pricey, small amount of product, not easily available outside of S.Korea unless bought online.

Caution: Be careful of fake 3CE products when buying online, especially lipsticks! 

*Disclaimer: Products in this post were purchased using my own money. They were not sent in for review.


Twenty Two - When 2 Meets 2 said...

Nice colour, pastel green is m favourite!

Myra said...

wah~ I heard a lot about this brand before but one thing for sure, I know it's quite pricey. Is it a high-end or mid-brand?
The colour is indeed pretty! You're so good at applying it, by the way! I'm still working on liquid eyeliners right now so yeah, I'll try to do this one next.
Well, it's only good if it lasts longer. Hence, the cleansing oil is important here. hehe
anyway, thanks for sharing!
Oh, do drop by my blog some time!

Kay Cake Beauty said...

omg ♥ LOVE this! It looks super pigmented and the shade is beautiful; very mermaid ;)

LauraLeia said...

Audrey: Yesh, it's such a pretty colour! :)

Nuraini: I think 3CE would be considered a more high street brand? Mostly because their products are more pricey than drugstore ones, haha~ Thank you for the compliment and dropping by with a comment. With this eyeliner, if you have oily eyelids, it might fade a bit after a while, even though it's super waterproof.

Kay: Yes! One look at the picture online, and I knew I just had to get it, hehe~ Thank goodness the colour came out exactly like in the photo.

Najlaa 'Aqilah said...

that's a neat line you made! must be very creamy that it glides smoothly. i'm so getting one!

Najlaa 'Aqilah