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Flashy Liner Waterproof


Flashy Liner Waterproof

What it is:Creamy, metallic waterproof eye pencil.What is does:Each vivid shade glides on easily, so there's less tugging on the delicate skin of the eye. Line your eyes with bold, shimmering metallic color that lasts through rain or shine.
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Question
brown eyes with blue eyeliner?
I'm asian so I have brown eyes. I'm wondering if Sephora's Flash Blue eyeliner would look nice on me. i usually wear a lot of blue. I'm also tired of using browns and blacks. I just want a different color that would bring out my eyes. If not blue, what else?
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
alove21
(Mpls, MN)
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I am Mexican and have light brown eyes. I have never been afraid to experiment with bold colors. I really love the way the flashy blue color. It looks great on and I have gotten a lot of compliments wearing it.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
moose74
(Modesto, CA)
answer 2
The blue would probably look great on your brown eyes!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
AMandalayBay
answer 3
The blue would look stunning but what compliments brown even more is green! The teal or the other green color would look fabulous as would the purple. For eight bucks why not try them all out!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
megaliscious
(Aurora, CO)
answer 4
Hi

The blue should look great with your coloring. It's a pretty shade that should make your eyes pop.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
dreamyone
(ATLANTA LOOKS GREAT THIS TIME OF YEAR)
answer 5
I say why not wear the blue! It is really an aqua, and I would also recommend the green for your coloring. Have fun experimenting!
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
mlknhunee
(Henderson, NV)
answer 6
I bet blue will look great on you with your brown eyes. I have brown eyes and the blue really makes my brown eyes pop. I like the blue or the green for a fun change.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
missytoemom
(West Kingston)
Question
can I sharpen the flashy blue waterproof liner?
asked 4 years, 9 months ago
hiba
(dearborn heights)
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. I own the flashy black liner and it sharpens wonderfully, just make sure you use a sharpener made for eye liner!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
alison1210
answer 2
yeah, you can sharpen these eyeliners. you're gonna need to after you use them.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
AmyS512
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 3
Yes you can just be careful when doing so as they are smudgable and can break easily if applied too much pressure. A light touch and you'll have a fresh new face!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
megaliscious
(Aurora, CO)
answer 4
Hi,

Sephora sells a variety of sharpeners that work perfectly. Look for one that contains the shavings in an enclosed section, plus one that has a duo size. They're very inexpensive and last until they get lost. Sephora makes as nice duo sharpener as does NARS and UD (Grind House). DuWop had a great duo sharpener, too, that sanitizes tips as it sharpens. I've found a good sharpener with really sharp blades protects from product loss and drag caused by poor sharpeners or dull blades.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
dreamyone
(ATLANTA LOOKS GREAT THIS TIME OF YEAR)
answer 5
well you can usually sharpen eyeliners..
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
Valetta
(Chicago, IL)
answer 6
Yes you can, I've sharpened it before and there hasn't been any problems.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
asiandollface
(Shirley, NY)
Question
For green eyes
Which one (or both!?) of the turquoise and copper brown eye liners would fit best with pale green eyes?
asked 4 years, 6 months ago
verovanille
(Vaudreuil, Qc)
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I like turquoise too, I bought a copper one and it's too subtle, I also saw a PINK one in urban decay!
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
verovanille
(Vaudreuil, Qc)
answer 2
I have both, I like the turq. and like it better!
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
eyelinerjnki
(chatham, IL)
answer 3
purple brings out green in eyes and is very flatering so you might want to try between copper and turqouise i would say turquoise because i tend to lean towards more color but thats more a matter of personal taste
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
serendipityca
(San Francisco, Ca)
answer 4
Copper brown! It will bring out your pretty eye color and make your eyes look bigger! :]
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
Jazzy2296
(Dallas, TX)
answer 5
I find that the nice turquoise would look very nice with beautiful light green eyes especially if u dont put the eye liner very dark like use it very lightly cuz u have light eye colors...another thing that would look good with ur light green eyes & ur turquoise eye liner would be a ligt purple are even a green eyeshadow.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
Breannaa
(Timmins,Ontario)
answer 6
The turquoise would be too similar to your eye color and do nothing for it.

I don't know if you mean the Flashy Brown or Flashy Copper, but either would be much better for you.

I also have light green eyes, and I've found that UD's Lucky eyeliner pencil does amazing things for the color. Just a couple of hours ago, I was in a Sephora and swatched both UD Lucky and Sephora brand Flashy Brown, and they were almost identical in color. I haven't worn the Sephora brand liner yet, so I can't tell you how well it wears, but the Flashy Brown would probably be a good choice if you want to make your eye color "pop."
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
hollys
(New York, NY)
Question
when i use up the tip of my eyeliner, how do i sharpen it?
asked 4 years, 11 months ago
buttman
(denver colorado)
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
The key to sharpening an eyeliner pencil is to use a sharpener designed specifically for eyeliner pencils. Frequently you can find two sizes, one for regular sized pencils & one for thicker ones. If you have a thicker eyeliner pencil, you will need to get the bigger size in order to sharpen it. In general, regular pencil sharpeners (for office supply pencils) will not work well on eyeliner pencils and the points will not turn out well. Just use the eyeliner pencil sharpener on the eyeliner the same way you'd use a regular pencil shapener to sharpen a pencil - insert the eyeliner, turn it slowly, watching for when it becomes as sharp as you'd like. Then just pull it slowly out of the sharpener. Carefully wipe the end of the eyeliner pencil with a bit of paper towel to remove any excess color. This is particularly important if the eyeliner pencil is made of wood, as it prevents bits of wood falling into your eyes when you line your eyes. Also, it keeps flecks of color from falling onto your cloting, upholstery, or carpets where it will disperse & create a mess.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
nestapleton
(Denver, Colorado)
answer 2
Get a special eyeliner sharpener from sephora for it. They have several specifically for different eyeliners.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
Erin2005
(Kalamazoo, MI)
answer 3
You can sharpen the pencil with any regular beauty pencil sharpener. If you go to the Sephora site and look at the sharpeners they have, there are a wide range of them from different companies to choose from, but I would recommend a Sephora pencil sharpener because I'm sure Sephora designs their sharpeners based on the eye pencils they come up with.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
makeupfan16
(Orlando, FL)
answer 4
Hi,

Sephora sells a variety of sharpeners that work perfectly. Look for one that contains the shavings in an enclosed section, plus one that has a duo size. They're very inexpensive and last until they get lost. Sephora makes as nice duo sharpener as does NARS and UD (Grind House). DuWop had a great duo sharpener, too, that sanitizes tips as it sharpens. I've found a good sharpener with really sharp blades protects from product loss and drag caused by poor sharpeners or dull blades.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
dreamyone
(ATLANTA LOOKS GREAT THIS TIME OF YEAR)
answer 5
Put it in the freezer for about 15 minutes first, then sharpen with a small sharpener and it with give you a nice sharp point. Let it warm up prior to using after you sharpen it.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
allegso
(Novato, CA)
answer 6
There are different eyeliner sharpeners you can purchase and many different places. Sephora sells one for about $2 as does Walmart, CVS, etc. If you have a jumbo eyeliner make sure you have a sharpener that has a larger hole. :)
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
lolitakat
(Gainesville, Fl)
Question
Sharpening
I can't seem to sharpen the eyeliner with out cutting off chunks of it. How is the best way of sharpening the pencil?
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
eyelinerproblem
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Sephora sells several special eyeliner sharpeners that work really well and sometimes there is a sharpener specifically for the eyeliner pencil you have. Just look into those and you should find one you need.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
Erin2005
(Kalamazoo, MI)
answer 2
I haven't had to sharpen mine yet but I heard if you put eyeliner in the fridge for alittle while it makes sharpening easier. Maybe you need a new sharpener if it is doing that to your pencils.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
proudmarinemom
(South Jersey)
answer 3
To keep the liner from breaking or cutting chunks off, buy a sharpener that has plenty of room towards where the pointy part moves as you sharpen the pencil. Like a sephora band duel sharpener, they're cheap and efficient.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
makeupfan16
(Orlando, FL)
answer 4
Hi,

Sephora sells a variety of sharpeners that work perfectly. Look for one that contains the shavings in an enclosed section, plus one that has a duo size. They're very inexpensive and last until they get lost. Sephora makes as nice duo sharpener as does NARS and UD (Grind House). DuWop had a great duo sharpener, too, that sanitizes tips as it sharpens. I've found a good sharpener with really sharp blades protects from product loss and drag caused by poor sharpeners or dull blades.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
dreamyone
(ATLANTA LOOKS GREAT THIS TIME OF YEAR)
answer 5
Try sharpening it not as sharply as you have been. You don't need it that pointy since the point will only break off anyway. Also, make sure you use a good sharp sharpener. Invest a couple of dollars if you have to, It will make all the difference.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
mlknhunee
(Henderson, NV)
answer 6
A long time secret of Make up artists, put it in the freezer for a short time prior to sharpening. The reason its breaking off in chunks is because its so soft & creamy, so by freezing first it hardens it up so you can get a nice sharp tip without wasting product. Then let it warm up a bit before using.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
allegso
(Novato, CA)
Question
Can I sharpen the waterproof eyeliner?If so how?
I bought this product back in black in April and i just used it. I realized i didnt have that much left and i dont know if i can sharpen it I really would like to know thanks
asked 4 years, 5 months ago
loveliss101
(Poughquag,NY)
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can definitely sharpen these liners! I have most of the colors and I use my Black liner EVERYDAY, so I run out of the liner pretty quickly and I sharpen mine every time I use it. Just be careful when sharpening them though, because the liner is creamy and if you sharpen too much then it breaks. Hope this helps! Enjoy!
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
makeupfan16
(Orlando, FL)
answer 2
I sharpened mine, I had some trouble getting a sharp point, but you can definitely sharpen it.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
beautyfiend33
(Los Angels, CA)
answer 3
yep just use the regular eye liner pencil sharpner! Does well too! Does not shread up like a lot of them do!
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
eyelinerjnki
(chatham, IL)
answer 4
i just use a standard size eyeliner sharpener. the same one that i use for my non-waterproof liners.

sharpening it does not effect the waterproof quality :)
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
aRose222
(Wisconsin)
answer 5
Yes it can be sharpened. Use a regular sharpener, the same as you would with a wooden pencil.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
AuntLizz
(SF Bay Area)
answer 6
Sharpeners are available for all eye shadow pencils, including thick barreled colors. There are also sharpeners that double as caps, so they are always there when you need them (my favorite). They are commonly available.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
pinkbeanz
(Brooklyn, NY)
Question
I have oily eyelids so can i use them ?
Does it really smuge badly if i rubbed? how can i keep the pt from being to pointed and sharpen it ? thx :]
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
JuicyK
(New York City, NY)
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Oily or not, if you rub your eyes with any liner they will smudge. It doesn't smudge badly for me if I by mistake rub my eyes, but since you have oily eyes, I think it would smudge badly for you. To keep this liner sharpened and pointy you just have to sharpen the liner (not too much though) and that should work. I would recommend you buy a Sephora sharpener that works for me!
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
makeupfan16
(Orlando, FL)
answer 2
Even when sharpened the pencil never gets too sharp. If you need to make it a little smoother try rubbing the pencil across the back of your hand until the point smoothes down.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
AllieBallie
(New York)
answer 3
Hello, I would suggest to use a powder on the lid first to make it last longer. Also, rub the pencil on the back of your hand to make it less pointy.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
diosa71
(Winnipeg, MB)
answer 4
I have oily eyelids too, and it does smudge a little bit. I set it with translucent face powder, and that it helps it stay put better. The colors are great, and the pencil is inexpensive, so that outweighs the smudging for me. I also bought the sharpener from Sephora (the professional one that will sharpen both small and large pencils), and it works really well!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
AMandalayBay
answer 5
I have oily eyelids too, but I always use an eyeshodow base which takes away the oily residue and keeps the pencil in place. It really does not smudge too much unless you want it to.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
mlknhunee
(Henderson, NV)
answer 6
mine has always stayed put really well. I'd say give it a go.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
jkm246
Question
Is this hypoallergenic?
I have sensitive eyes
asked 4 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have very sensitive eyes so much so that I cannot wear mascara at all. This product does not give me trouble.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
ifhed1eshed1es
(Tulsa, OK)
answer 2
Yes. I have very sensitive skin and even my 11-year-old daughter, who also wears contacts, had no problems with this whatsoever.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
acspa
(Northern Iowa)
answer 3
I have super sensitive eyes also and it doesn't both mine one bit!
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
klcmsu
(Austin, TX)
answer 4
I have sensitive eyes as well and this has never irritated them, just have some strong eye makeup remover on hand because it is waterproof! I wear it underneath my lash line and that may have something to do with it not irritating and since the colors are so bright they go perfectly there.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
megaliscious
(Aurora, CO)
answer 5
i have very sensitive eyes as well and many colour eyeliners make my eyes go bloodshot. not this one!!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
lc0808
(Brantford, ON)
answer 6
I don't know if it is supposed to be hypoallergenic, but I am allergic to lots of makeup and didn't have a problem with this.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
mayma
(Brooklyn Park, MN)
Question
how do you get hte liner to come out?
I really like the eyeliner. but there doesn't seem to be a lot to it. is there a way to get it to twist out of the tube or something? or is it there is only a couple weeks worth of liner there? I tried twisting it out and shaking it. I'm at a loss. Can you help me?
asked 4 years, 3 months ago
lizfeelinggood
(lewisport, ky)
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
It doesn't twist or push up, just use an eyeliner sharpener. It looks the same as a regular pencil sharpener
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
lovelylaura
(Okotoks, AB)
answer 2
if its a pencil liner, u use a eyeliner sharpener
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(NY)
answer 3
You need a pencil sharpener.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
mikesgirl4ever
(Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
answer 4
Anyone's I have purchased are all ones that need to be sharpened!!
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
KarlitaMae
(Regina, Saskatchewan. CANADA)
answer 5
You don't twist. You sharpen. :)
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
slykat5
(Seattle, WA)
answer 6
Sharpening works. It's a pencil.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
emmle
(Rochester, NY)
Question
Waterline???
I'm looking for something with staying power. Will I be able to wear this liner on my waterline?...Or will it smear & come off before my 8 hour work day is over?
asked 4 years, 3 months ago
matahari
on Flashy Liner Waterproof
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
It will definitely smear and come off.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
ag45
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 2
For me it stays on very well, and i apply it there too. i Reccomend it
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
aastone11
(Redmond, Oregon)
answer 3
It does not stay on my waterline. I will put it on in the morning and it's gone within the hour but it stays in my lashes so it still looks really dark.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
lindseylou6
(Houston, TX)
answer 4
Never tried it there. They say it will. If not, Sephora has several "Insider" liners for your "waterline" or inside you eyelid. There's a great one by Buxom...stays all day.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
slykat5
(Seattle, WA)
answer 5
I think it might smear off since its so creamy. I have asian eyes, so of course it smears off after a couple hours...but I put eyeshadow under and over it to anchor it and that helps a lot.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
pennyg
(new york, ny)
answer 6
I have watery eyes and this stays put for me. Everyone is different, but it's definitely worth a shot.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
emmle
(Rochester, NY)
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