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Friday
Apr192013

MAC Fluidline Brow Gelcreme in Dirty Blonde

When I saw the promo materials for the MAC Fluidline Brow Gelcreme in Dirty Blonde (P1,100) I knew that we were destined to be together. I thought, with absoute certainty, that everything was gonna work out between the two of us.

I was correct. This product was exactly as I imagined it would be - super creamy, long-lasting, and flattering on my skin and hair. Well, I wasn't that surprised because I've been using my MAC Fluidline eyeliner in Dipdown as an eyebrow product for a while now. You should check out the tutorial, the results are pretty amazing. ;)

I have a lot of excellent eyebrow products but I love the Fluidline Brow in Dirty Blonde because it's easier to control. I barely have to tweak or blend it out once I've shaded my brows! The level of pigmentation and color is so exact that once you draw it on, it looks perfect as is - on me anyway.

Did my brows here in less than a minute. One layer, no blending after.

Some eyebrow products you have to lighten by blending, or dye over with a brow mascara. Dirty Blonde looks great once you figure out how to get your preferred opacity. At first I thought it was too light but I realized that it's best applied with a heavy hand - rather, a normal hand, the way you would write or draw eyeliner. You know how sometimes you have to consciously watch your hand when applying makeup? No need to do that with this product. 

Love using this Charm eyebrow brush with the Fluidline. 

Oh but why am I rambling about that! Dirty Blonde is exactly as the name proclaims - a dirty blonde, with a strong brown base. I think this is the mid-color in the collection (came out last February I believe) so expect it to work with many skin tones and hair colors in the fair to mid-tone range.

The texture is super duper buttery and creamy. You can even use this as cream eyeshadow! I have tried it as such, and it's such a gorgeous color on the lids, a little bit like the MAC Soba eyeshadow.  

MAC Soba. It's darker in person - I love using this as a crease contour shade. Incidentally, Soba is also a popular eyebrow color!

I believe that the Fluidline Brow has a long-wearing formula. Once it sets, it just stays stuck there until you rub heavily and/or apply makeup remover. I'm confident enough to recommend it to oily brows, but make sure to clear the area of oil before applying the Fluidline. Otherwise it won't stick and set.

So yes, I highly recommend the MAC Fluidline Brow Gelcreme in Dirty Blonde to just about anyone (fair to mid-toned) who wants a flattering brow color that sticks. I purchased this from MAC Mall of Asia last month, so I'm not sure if it's still available since it's part of a collection (Stylish Brows). Hm. I'll update you if it's still for sale locally. If not, you can ask resellers to look for you! Just got word from MAC Philippines. It is sold out everywhere, even in the US. Nooooo. I should have hoarded when I had the chance!

I hope MAC makes this permanent like they did with Candy Yum Yum. It's only a matter of time! *x fingers*

What's your current brow product? Do you like switching 'em up?

Reader Comments (13)

I like this one, I heard some good reviews about this, and I try this one, it looks good on my skin.:)

April 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterOhms

I'm always iffy with eyebrow products since I tend to have a heavy hand (and my brows are pretty thick anyway haha) but seeing this makes me want to give it another chance. Gona try this out soon!

April 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterYsabelle

so happy you reviewed this ms. liz! oh how i love this product too! after trying it at home, i rushed to the store the next day and bought all the remaining stocks left (crossing my fingers that they won't dry up!). a little goes a long way though. i'm no brow expert so i've always wanted a product that's so easy to work with. sadly it's limited edition. i hope MAC makes it permanent as this is such an amazing product! :)

April 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterVeronica

Sold out already?! Oh no. I want to try this or the veluxe brow liner! I have a friend going to the US and had a few things in mind of what to ask for pabili and this is one of those. Sold out?? Sure hope they'll make this permanent. Loving your brows here Liz. So defined yet so soft.

April 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterManilaJen

I need to try this one! :)

April 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJes

agree with manilajen, this looks like something that is worth to be included in the list of "pabili" since its sold out here. i always have to worry about my heavy hand and I tend to erase or reduce what I already put in my brows. i'm attracted to this since you said i don't have to be careful about heavy hands. I wonder how long this last without drying out?

April 19, 2013 | Unregistered Commentercouchpotato_md

Hay. Same sentiments. Should've bought 2 more pots before it went sold out. (Okay that's a lil' exaggerated. One will do LOL!)

April 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterThe Beauty Junkee

Sold out everywhere?! Wow, that's indicative of its popularity. In-demand pala talaga ang MAC Fluidline Brow Gelcreme in Dirty Blonde. This is not the first MAC product that I heard was sold out fast though. Even some MAC lippies are not very easy to find if you're not quick enough.

April 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKris

Majo's Brow and Lash colorist does the trick for me. I do want to switch it out but I have nothing else in comparison to it at the moment. MAC's Seems like a good buy! So sorry to hear it's been sold out tho :(

April 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLysha

hi, i only tried evey bilena, over the counter brow liners , medyo mahirap i-blend kasi pencil sila. pero may nagustuhan ako dati sa metro nalimutan ko lang ung brand kasi hindi naman ganoon kasikat, pero nagandahan ako kaso di na ulit sila nagrestock nung naubusan :)) but i am currently using nichido pencil brow liner and maganda sya, actually6 i'm happy and contented that i found it :) we really are a great team hehehe. try nyo din if you want! hopefully, i could have a chance to own this (MAC dirty blonde) if it's in stock and if i have the budget teehee

April 21, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterhani palima

Lovely on u
Just bought this few days back n while googling i found ur site

Whats ur mac studio fix shade just to know if u dont mind

Iam nc 40

April 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterVidhya

@Vidhya How is it w NC40 s? I am nc 40 and was wonderin if itll be bagay.

April 23, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterManilaJen

I Want!!! i'm currently using Fanny Serrano Eyebrow set and MAC Girl Boy

April 23, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCai

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