Monday, March 21, 2011

Colobar I Glide Eye Color, Prunella: Swatches, Review and Photos

I have read about this range in many blogs and thought of trying it out mysef.

Prunella means 'plum' in Latin and is also a popular first name for women. True to its name, Prunella from the Colorbar I Glide Eye Color range is a very pretty shade of plum. Here's what I like and dislike about it.




 Product Details
  • Price: Rs 325 for 1.1 gm
  • Shade: Prunella 05
  • Range: Colorbar I Glide Eye Color
What I like about Prunella
  • The Color: Very pretty color, has a smooth shine to it. Its more of a plum shade than purple. Also, the color is exactly as it appears on the pencil bottom only with more shine.
  • The Finish: Although it's an eye pencil, it is slightly moist when being applied. But then it quickly dries and gives a smooth liquid liner like finish.
  • The Texture: Its creamy soft, but honestly a little too soft.
  • Very Long Stay: Well it stays on till you clean it off!
  • Super Smudge-proof: Here I have to give this a 5/5! Even if you rub it really hard, it does not smudge! Stays the way you exactly applied it.
  • Easy to Wash off: It is important that the eye color comes of without too much rubbing. This comes off almost completely when I wash my face with a face wash. Easy with the make-up remover too.
What I don't quite like about Prunella
There is just one thing that I don't like about this product, but a serious one!
  • Too Soft and Breaks Easily: It is super soft while applying, one does not need to apply too much pressure while using this. But then it is so soft that it breaks very easily. Almost every time I sharpen it, a bit of the lead breaks. This way it will get over too fast.
Overall Rating: 4/5


Will I Buy it Again?
Honestly, I don't have a definite answer right now. I love everything about Prunella except the fact that it breaks too often. Not sure if I was unlucky with this piece that I got or this is a general problem.
I have time to decide till the pencil gets over..

You can read about more of my eye colors here.

11 comments:

Mary ♥ Mur said...

♥Love your blog♥

Gauri said...

♥ the colour...i use shades of purple all the time. Thanks for sharing this!!!

Chloe Mia said...

Your reviews are very informative. I like the way you structure them.

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Shalini Dhillon said...

Hey I have always liked colorbar eye pencils .. they are pretty durable and satisfying ... great review

Nivedita said...

Love the fisrt Pic. Hey, I also got a very beautiful eggplant eye pencil from oriflame

Hungover on Fashion said...

Thanks guys! I wanna know if this piece that I got was defective or its a general problem with the pencil. Let me know about your experience.

bhumika said...

I sooo love this..n try jaded too..dats also super pretty..n dey hav cum out wit 3 more colors..

Simply R1y4* said...

Thanks for your mark on my page. Riya is my name so i just put it up as Simply R1Y4. Lol just trying to be creative. I been a follower of yours...Would you like to follow me back?

PeachesandBlush said...

I might get other colors in this..will tell u if i have the same problem...

Simply R1y4* said...

ohhh lol illicitmami is just an old name I had when i used other social networks back in highschool. No specific reason just thought it sounded cool lol.

Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

Thanks for the review!!!
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