7 Causes of Eyeliner Pencil Not Working, Reduced Pigmentation?

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women wearing eyeliner (pexels.com/Aleks)

Eyeliner is one of the eye makeup products that can give more charming dimensions. So it’s no wonder that this product is often used to enhance an appearance. One type of eyeliner that is now present in the market is eyeliner pencil. 

This product has several advantages because there is no need to be afraid of breaking or filling it out because the texture is really similar to a regular pencil. However, pencil eyeliners can also malfunction due to several reasons. You can check out the causes of eyeliner pencil malfunction in this article.

1. Eyeliner pencils that don’t work well could be because the tip has become blunt. If this is the case, you’ll need to sharpen it again.

eyeliner pencil illustration (pixabay.com/kinkates)

2. Oily skin conditions can also cause eyeliner to not work well and give a less pigmented color.

woman applying eyeliner (pexels.com/Alena Darmel)

3. The build-up of product on top of the pencil can hamper the performance of the eyeliner resulting in unreal colors. Wipe with a tissue

eyeliner pencil (pixabay.com/Markรฉta Klimeลกovรก)

4. Incorrect storage can also dry out the eyeliner pencil. That way, the product can’t work optimally

eyeliner illustration (pixabay.com/Luis Wilker WilkerNet)

5. Eyeliner pencils can also be contaminated. This will result in a less flattering look and even irritate the skin.

someone holding an eyeliner pencil (pexels.com/Alena Darmel)

6. Poor quality eyeliner pencil is also the main reason why the product can’t work well

illustration of a woman wearing eyeliner (pexels.com/Aleks)

7. Shelf life of eyeliner pencils that are too long can cause the quality to decrease and make the product less pigmented.

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If your eyeliner pencil is not working properly, then you can check the seven causes of eyeliner pencil malfunction as explained above. If simple solutions can’t solve the problem, then you can consider trying a different product or buying a new one so that the eyeliner pencil can work optimally and make your eye makeup more dramatic.

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