Inglot Gel Eyeliner in “77”

October 4, 2013

I really wanted to love this gel eyeliner, but alas, I’m not sure. 

I’ve been doing winged/cat eyeliner since I was about 13, so I’ve used a lot of eyeliner. I tend to lean towards liquid eyeliner, as it gives an opaque, clean line but it tends to flake off after an hour or so. This partly has to do with constantly touching my eyes (I’m tired a lot okay!) and partly because… well I don’t know why, hence why I jumped onto the gel eyeliner bus.

I’ve heard fair few good reviews of this eyeliner, saying it has brilliant staying power etc, but I’m not so sure. When I first get it on- I love it. I’ve been using the Real Techniques Fine Liner Brush to apply it, and it looks wonderful. It’s easy to use. The formula is very creamy so goes on sooo smoothly. However, I feel this may actually be it’s biggest weakness. It runs and smudges. It’s not the worst, but it’s not the best. (You can see on the photo below that it has transfered to my lower waterline and started seeping in the outer corners)

I wore this eyeliner, while working in a kitchen area, during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (and anyone who has been to Edinburgh at that time of the year can tell you just how busy it is) and the actual wing part, sweated (TMI?) off within half an hour. During less sweaty times, it lasts maybe 2 hours. I’ve used it both with and without primer, and the longest I’ve managed to get it to stick to my face for is 2 hours (while consciously making myself not touch my face/eyes)

I don’t think I have particularly oily lids, I have very dry skin on the rest of my face, so I can’t imagine oily-lids being the issue.

Like I said, I’ve heard a load of lovely things about this, but I’d say unless you can get a sample/ a trial run of a friends pot, before you buy it. Don’t go for it. For me £10 is a lot of money to waste on something I’m probably going to use once a month, or as an eyeshadow base every now and again.

And so, the search for the holy-grail of eyeliners continue…


Whats your go-to eyeliner? Give me some suggestions!




  • Reply Steffy October 4, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    Really nice eyeliner! i only have some cheap liquid eyeliner I use since im not really good at using them xd
    2 Girls and a Blog

    • Reply Jayde October 7, 2013 at 9:22 am

      Time and practice and you will be a pro!
      I used 2true (Superdrug) for pretty much all my teenage years, £1.29 (I think?) and lasts months, shame it flakes off my eyes!

  • Reply wonderchebs October 4, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    BEAUTIFUL, wow. I've never considered gel liner because I can never seem to make it look right, but that stuff looks gorgeous on you.

    • Reply Jayde October 7, 2013 at 9:24 am

      Thanks darling!
      You mastered liquid fine enough! It's the same tbh, easy peasy.

  • Reply Heather October 5, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    Sounds really disappointing – I love the clinique brush on liner and the stila waterproof liquid liner 🙂 x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness

    • Reply Jayde October 7, 2013 at 9:25 am

      Heart breaking haha…
      I've heard brilliant things about the stila one, will have to give it a go when payday comes!

  • Reply Vanessa October 5, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    Wow,so beautiful…I like your blog.^^
    Maybe follow each other on bloglovin?
    Let me know follow you then back.
    Lovely greets Nessa

    • Reply Jayde October 7, 2013 at 9:25 am

      Thank you.

      Will check your blog out.

  • Reply KylieR October 6, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    Ooo your eyes look amazing shame it didn't last long! I just can't apply eye liner I need to start practising.

    Thanks for sharing your link in the #bbloggers chat
    Kylie –


    • Reply Jayde October 7, 2013 at 9:27 am

      Thank you! I know, I was gutted.
      Practice makes perfect! I still can't get my eyes equal half the time and I've been doing it since I was 13, so don't fret about it haha,


  • Reply Vanessa October 8, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    Thank you so much for the follow.
    Follow you back on bloglovin and gfc,too.
    Do you also follow me on gfc?
    Btw,I'm also on Instagram,maybe you like my account?
    Lovely greets from germany 😉

  • Reply Afroditi Kat October 9, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Looks amazing!!!Your blog is lovely!!!! Would you like to follow each other on bloglovin' ? xxx
    Gleaming Spire // Bloglovin'

    • Reply Jayde October 10, 2013 at 4:33 pm

      Thanks love!


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