Tattoo Liner

by Kat Von D  
Price:
$18 
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Category:
Makeup > Eyeliners > Liquid/Gel/Cream/Cake
Last Updated:
1/11/2013
Jar Packaging:
No
Tested On Animals:
No

The fine-point tip of this eyeliner is similar in dimension to a tattoo needle—hence the name. The result of such a fine point is a very precise, smooth line. Whether or not you like tattoos, there's plenty to appreciate about this smudge-proof and water-resistant liquid eyeliner pen.

This eyeliner allows for very precise control, and is a good option for creating intricate eyeliner designs like double-winged liner. Also, if you want to venture outside the go-to black and brown options, there are a handful of other colors available.

Pros:
  • Fine-point tip is good for creating intricate eyeliner designs.
  • Very smooth, non-feathering line.
  • Smudge-proof and water-resistant.
  • Good shade range.
Cons:
  • Pricey.

Celebrity makeup lines are nothing new—we’ve seen dozens of them over the years—but this one is a first in that it shocked us a bit, and we are not easily shocked. Kat Von D’s claim to fame is her successful tattooing enterprise, and her role as a former reality TV show star—she also was once engaged to Sandra Bullock’s ex-husband. (You just can’t make this kind of stuff up.) Despite the ups and downs of her back-story, Kat Von D is now a makeup entrepreneur, and a good one.

The line launched in 2007 with only two eyeshadow palettes, cream lipstick, and eyeliner, but since has expanded by adding several new products, including the High Voltage Skin eyeshadow primer and Everlasting Love Liquid Lipstick—both of which received our top rating. Also worth checking out are Sin-Full Mascara and Painted Love Lipstick. Just like most makeup lines, this is one to shop carefully; for every great product, there’s one that underperforms or ends up being a waste of money.

Kat Von D’s line of makeup products is actually quite good for the most part, and far better than we were expecting. This is definitely a brand to consider assuming you’re OK with the prices and the knowledge that in most cases you can find similar and even better options available for far less. (We are not okay with doing expensive when less expensive can knock your socks off!)

All Kat Von D makeup products come packaged with the line’s signature images of roses and thorns (perhaps to reinforce Von D’s love of tattoo design), which definitely makes these products stand out among a sea of blandly packaged makeup containers.

For more information on this brand, go to: www.sephora.com/kat-von-d.

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