NYX Cosmetics’ Jumbo Eye Pencil in Pacific review

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  • Manufacturer: NYX Cosmetics (owned by L'Oréal)
  • Availability: part of the Jumbo Eye Pencil collection
  • Color Range: light periwinkle shimmer
  • Cost/Amount: USD$4.50 for .18 ounces / 5 grams
  • Would you purchase again: yes - but only from etailers, because the tubes aren't sealed
NYX Cosmetics’ Jumbo Eye Pencil in Pacific

I was drawn to this because of the shade. I admit, I'm a sucker for anything periwinkle. (I'm going through my blue phase. I've been going through it for the last...oh, few decades.) I wish that this were slightly deeper-toned, less of a "borderline pastel", but it is a pretty shade. I get better effects when using this as an inner-lid accent color than an all-over shade. It isn't a metallic, but there's a slight shimmer finish. Application is very smooth and even (some of these pencils tend to skip just a little bit - mostly the true metallics.)

Photos that show how the product actually performs...! See how I create my swatches

A montage of three images: top left, close-up of the eyeliner tube or pencil barrel; top right, the eyeliner applied over bare skin, to better show the shade and properties; and below, the eyeliner applied on the eyelid at the lash line.

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