Sunday, March 16, 2014

Review and Swatches: Ever Bilena Lip Pencil

Hello lovely readers! It's Sunday and as scheduled, here is a new review for you guys. :) Today, I will be reviewing the new version of the Ever Bilena Lip Pencil.
Ever Bilena had lip pencils ever since, but they didn't strike me as good as the Nichido ones, until they launched the new shades and formulation. I believe this was released last year, but I just had my hands on them last January.

They have 5 shades available: Cappuccino, Burgundy, Deep Orange, Deep Purple and Deep Pink. I actually wanted to get them all, but the Deep Purple color is disappointing (its lighter than Deep Pink) and I wouldn't really use the orange one.
[L-R] Cappuccino, Burgundy and Deep Pink

I actually love how it smoothly glides on the lips. It is creamy but sturdy enough for precise lining of the lips. Also, it stays on for hours and it doesn't budge or bleed so this is a really good base for your lipstick. It is not as drying, but you still definitely need to exfoliate and moisturize.

CAPPUCCINO
I am not sure why it appears more of a dark reddish brown on my lips, maybe because of the natural pigmentation, but this is a good neutral liner than I can use underneath a nude lipstick.

BURGUNDY
Oh I love this lip liner! :) It is a dark red with a bit of a purple tone. I love using this under my red lippies, or use it on its own and top with a clear gloss.

DEEP PINK
Look, look at this gorgeous color! Oh I am super inlove with this liner! I usually use this and top it off with the Evera Lip Glow.

What I like about this product:
- Affordable and readily available for ₱100/each.
- 5 shades to choose from.
- Super pigmented.
- Glides smoothly on the lips.
- Does not bleed out or smudge.

What I didn't like about this product:
- A little bit drying.
- Need to sharpen (Tip: Put it in the refrigerator first so it is easier to sharpen.)

Overall, I am inlove with these lip liners! I think it is super affordable and good quality. I actually prefer this now than the Nichido Lip Pencils. I am still thinking if I will get the 2 shades, just to complete the collection.

Have you tried these lip liners yet? What are your thoughts about them? Let me know in the comments below!

Thank you so much for reading guys! I hope you enjoyed this post, and if you have any requests for product review, tutorials, etc. just let me know! I will see you in my next post loves, goodluck!

-- Maica :)

10 comments:

  1. rhania escuetaMarch 17, 2014 at 11:49 AM

    yay pretty shades!

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  2. Monika De VeasMarch 18, 2014 at 8:32 AM

    Fave ko ang Deep Pink. Pwedeng pwede sya on its own or under any lipsticks. I haven't tried Cappuccino yet. :) Great post sis!

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  3. RaeMarch 25, 2014 at 6:11 AM

    I love deep pink. It's my type of color.


    Hey, what lipstick were you wearing at the BDJ Box Social event?

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  4. Maica SaldoMarch 26, 2014 at 3:29 AM

    Yes they are, affordable too. :)

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  5. Maica SaldoMarch 26, 2014 at 3:31 AM

    Yes, its really pretty dear! I think magugustuhan mo ang Cappuccino. :)

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  6. Maica SaldoMarch 26, 2014 at 3:35 AM

    When I say you? I think I was just wearing Lucas Papaw. Hahaha! Forgot to bring a lipstick eh. :D

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  7. RaeMarch 26, 2014 at 3:48 AM

    Yup! I thought parang sheer lipstick e.g., revlon lip butters.

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  8. Maica SaldoMarch 26, 2014 at 9:12 PM

    Ah, pigmented lang talaga lips ko. Hahaha! :D

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  9. Rissa NomaMarch 30, 2014 at 12:22 PM

    I use my lip liner as lipstick because the lasts longer than lipstick and I want to buy that Burgundy color! Yay! ^_^

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  10. Maica SaldoApril 8, 2014 at 5:12 AM

    Same here, I usually top it off with a gloss or balm. You should try it dear. :)

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