Since the dawn of time… well since I started getting into makeup, and it seems like nothing existed before that… I’ve been hearing that the Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Eyeliner is a drugstore dupe for the Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner. In my naïveté, I just took that to be a fact. However, I decided that that theory needed to be put to the test…
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When I started to get up the nerve to try a cat eye with a flick, I did a lot of research and decided to try a gel liner… looking back that’s like trying to learn to drive on a car with a stick shift (something else I attempted, but that one I could never master). I discovered that many people were saying that the Bobbi Brown liner was the ultimate, but that the Maybelline Gel Liner was a dupe. So being the thrifty Starlet that I was, I grabbed the Maybelline.
We had a good run, the Maybelline and I, and I got very comfortable with a cat eye. But then I discovered pen liners, especially my beloved Kat Von D Tattoo liner and I never looked back.
Over the years, I somehow acquired the Bobbi Brown Gel Liner… although I don’t really remember buying it… but I was so enamored with my pen liners that I barely touched it.
Well, I decided it was high time I find out the truth, and see if the Maybelline is really a Bobbi Brown dupe. So I tried them both on, one on each eye, and battled them out side by side….
Drugstore Dupe? | Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eye Liner vs Maybelline Eye Studio
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Have you used either of these eye liners? Which one is your favorite?
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