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well i bought a stila smudgepot reccently, and it's creamy, but using the fine brush I bought, it's hard to get enough on the brush to create a line.

How creamy should it be? it seems pretty hard - is it supposed to have a similar consistency to the whipped blushes by maybelline? mine is not like that. I can imagine it smoothing onto my finger ok.

I did a search on this and I really don't think the product is dried out, so any tips on how to use it? I've never used gel liner before. Any ideas?

thanks in advance


 
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Mine is fairly hard too, so I use a really stiff brush to apply it, and push it onto my eye rather than drawing it on. I also make sure that I get a lot of product on the brush.

HTH

 
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I've never used Stila's smudge pots before, but the ones I've used have a harder texture--basically like a khol liner melted into a pot and hardend. I think using a stiffer taperd brush works best. You might want to try browsing your craft/art supply store for brushes since there is a good selection, especially if you aren't sure you want to commit the usualy makeup brush price.

 
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thanks girls.. I might do that. I really don't wanna screw up my expensive brushes

 
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I agree with Speedy, use stiff brush for smudgepot. What eyeliner brush did you use?

 
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use a taklon synthetic brush in the style you are most comfortable with... it's stiff enough to carry the product and draw a good line, and cleans well...

 
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um, I used a really thin brush. Don't think it's an international brand but it's mid quality here...

I tried using my bigger, angled brush today. It worked better but I lost a few bristles


 
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Originally Posted by pinksugar /img/forum/go_quote.gif thanks girls.. I might do that. I really don't wanna screw up my expensive brushes Hi,
I recommend using either a flat-edge or flat-angle brush with the smudge pot.

 
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I can't recall if Smudgepots are gel or cream. I do know my Clinique Cream Liners don't have the same consistency and don't apply the same as MAC Fluidlines. Ya know what... I'm going to shut up and go now, because I have no idea why I'm posting! Hi Rosie LMAO!

 
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They're gel if im not mistaken an they arent supposed to be THAT hard...but maybe you could bring it to the store to compare?

 
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mm, I don't have a store that sells stila anywhere here.. I bought it online so I can't compare it, totally sucks..

LOL @ Aquilah! ya fewl!

 
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So, come to think of it.... I once had a Smudgepot... It wasn't very creamy either... It was quite "hard" feeling.

 
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