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K-Palette 1-Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eye Pencil

You've read the raves I'm sure. The K-Palette 1-Day Tatto Real Lasting Eye Pencil (P795) is the reformulated version of the old pencils and comes in Super Black and Deep Brown. These are heavily pigmented, creamy, and very easy to work with once you get the hang of the flat tip. They stay on the whole day - well, as long as you have primer or powder on top of your lids. If you don't, the eyeliner is golden for about 5-6 hours, which is a good amount of time anyway.

I find that this migrates to my upper lids and smudges on the outer corner of the eyes if I use it on bare skin for more than five hours. I wore this to a shoot where I was out for a solid twelve hours (7am to 7pm). By noon, the eyeliner was starting to smudge. By 3pm, I have two queer lines on my crease, as the pigment has transferred. Well, it was a pretty hectic and stressful day as I was the one directing the shoot. Most of my makeup has gone to the dogs come 3pm. 

I know I sound cranky, because by all intents and purposes the K-Palette pencil liners are awesome. It's just that, they pale in comparison to the liquid version. The latter can be used for 15 hours with zero smudging and fading, with or without a primer!


In any case, as long as I have some primer and/or powder on my eyelids, these pencils stay in place like a dream. I think that it's because the pencils are so ridiculously pigmented that the color just can't help but escape on bare lids. The actual base formula is pretty solid though, as long as you allow it to set properly before doing anything else to your eyes.

One swipe each of Super Black and Deep Brown

Deep Brown, worn

I love that it's warm, no taupey as some brown eyeliners tend to be. The effect is softer than a black eyeliner which is why I prefer to use this during the day.

And this is Super Black. It's a matte black eyeliner, pretty basic. I wore this look for six hours and it didn't fade or smudge or transfer at all.

I swear these pencils are not as fussy as they sound. :P Like I said, they're extremely pigmented - one swipe can get you an opaque line. Unlike other similarly opaque pencils, however, the K-Palette ones are creamy and easy to control. You just need to dot a couple of times on the back of your hands first to sorta warm up the tip.

You have to be careful about exposing only 2 milimeters of the tip per use. Why? Because it it's so creamy, it breaks off easily with pressure. Just expose what you need to line your eyes and no more.

I highly recommend the K-Palette 1-Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eye Pencil to girls with normal lids, or if you have oily lids, just make sure to apply eyeshadow, loose powder, or primer on your lids first. :) Allow it to set completely before you curl your lashes and you'll be fine. It's water-resistant so I'd be confident enough to take it to swimming, but yes, make sure it has set. Retouch as needed.

Which should you get, the K-Palette liquid pen or the pencil? Well, I much prefer the pen because it's more precise and stays on better, but I also like the pencil because it does give a certain softness and roundness to the eyes. Depends on the look, really. If you only need to pick one, go for the formula that you're comfortable with. Pencils are easy for beginners. ;)

What do you think?

You can find K-Palette in all Beauty Bar branches.

Reader Comments (17)

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May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCrissey

It comes in retractable pencils pala! The one I got from a friend who went to Japan is the regular pencil (the kind you need to sharpen). I wonder if the formulation has any difference?

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChenyl

Hi Crissey, good morning! I think you'll like this on your waterline. ;)

Chenyl, yes I saw nga on your Instagram! Those might be the old formula? I'm not sure. Hope it works the same!

May 30, 2013 | Registered CommenterLiz Lanuzo

I'm not sure if my lids are normal or oily, I don't wear much eyeshadows but eyeliners stay on me just fine. If they smudge I blame the liner not my lids... hmm I think I must observe that. I know I'd still get the liquid liner but this pencil's soft look is pretty tempting. Will try when I finish what I currently have. :)

P.S , Funny I knew the first commenter was crissey si judging from the way she talks. heehee.. why the sad face being the #1 stalker, girl?

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRanne

hi Liz

I have been following your blog for the longest time, and I adore it and you as well. I like how you maintain your brows any suggestions how? thanks!

hugs and kisses

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered Commentershannel

I have the liquid pen and I really swear by it! So I'm pretty sure this works as well! Anyway, I was wondering whether this can be easily smudged to create a smoky eye look. Have you tried using it for that purpose?

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJanelle

Yay!I love eyeliners!and these made my day, I Wanted to try this sana may online shop sila para mas convenient sakin na sobrang busy.:)btw,it looks good on you Liz.

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterOHMS

I'd love to read your opinion about the San San Waterproof Eyeliner Pen. It's only P85 :D

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAviva

Im more fond of gel liners still they last longer. but i read a lot ofgood reviews about this prod. my hubby is flying to japan and this is definitely one of the prods I'll have him buy for me. ;)

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDane Salazar

The brown one softens the face. i like it on you Ms. liz!

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAubrey

It seems like K-Palette products are all good! They look so tempting

May 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterStacie

Thanks for the review Ms Liz! I prefer liquid eyeliners. :)

May 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKris

now that is black!
im a pencil girl. it's easier for me to control and easier to correct.

Liz, if creamy siya, meaning I can smudge this and turn it into a base for my eyelid(like an eyeshadow).

May 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPong

This product looks really good! Pencil na mukhang liquid liner.. and the pencil is easier to control and apply too

May 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDaisy Dee

This is the product that I want to hoard in Sassa HK this July! I hope they'll have discounted price tags as well though. :D I truly cannot live without eyeliners and I'm continuously searching for my HG. As for me, I prefer the pen because it enables me to create a neater line. :)

May 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEunice

How does this perform when applied on the waterline, Miss Liz? I like tightlining my upper waterline to make my eyelashes look fuller, but most eyeliners smudge on me and transfer onto my lower lashline, so I rarely do it when I go out. I'm hoping this will be the eyeliner I've been searching for! :)

June 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJenine

Hi Liz! You do your makeup so well that you can sell anything. I really love how well you put your eyeliner. I wish you will have a makeup class one day and do invite me, I would love very much to attend and learn more.

August 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRochelle Rivera

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