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Monday, May 21, 2012

Illamasqua Sealing Gel-Review, swatches & photos

I had been often thinking about something like Illamasqua sealing gel which can make my favorite eye shadows as eyeliner and after using this gel I can use my favorite powder eyeshadow and pigments as eyeliner very easily. It's an exciting activity which gives a change to my makeup routine. Today a short review of this sealing gel.

Illamasqua Sealing Gel

The Sealing Gel is a product which you can use to convert your powder shadows or pigments into liquid. It's a smallest part of Illamasqua's Human Fundamentalist collection.

What Illamasqua says... 
One drop of this cult product turns any powder into a colour-intense, water-resistant paste that dries quickly and lasts for hours. Blend with Powder Eye Shadow, Pure Pigment, Eye Brow Cake or Eye Liner Cake and use across the face and body for endless creative opportunities. Be bold, be original and stand out from the crowd.


2 x 6ml 0.2 FL. OZ.




In the mirror of  my own experience

I love to use my most favorite eye shadows on my eyes as an eyeliner. In this way, we can give some new way to our makeup look. When I tried it first, that was really an exciting experiment and the result was just amazing. The effect which I got, was fantastic, I'll show you how it happened but first one quick view of its packaging.


Illamasqua Sealing Gel comes in a tiny small black bottle with same color lid. The packaging is good and can be carried out in the purse very easily. After opening the lid, you can drop the liquid direct onto your shadows/pigments.

The way of using

At first I tried this sealing gel with my favorite RBR pigment. I took out some amount of the pigment in RBR pigment's cap and then dropped just two drop of the sealing gel into the pigment, mixed it with my eyeliner brush and then applied it on my hand, first as shadow then as eyeliner. After this trial, I used it with some other favorite eye shadows and always loved the result. You can use it as a creamy eyeshadow base , liner or you can even apply it alone on your entire lid and trust me you'll love its effect in every way.

RBR Pigment and Illamasqua Sealing Gel. I took a small quantity of pigment in its cap.
Then dropped two drop of gel into the pigment, Mixed with an eyeliner brush and done!!


I really love the effect I got after using this gel with my different favorite eye shadows and pigments. This tiny bottle has opened a door to experiment with lot of eye shadows and getting different eye makeup looks.You can see how beautiful the eyeshadow looks with sealing gel , you can apply different colorful eyeliners everyday with this gel. 

Left- Dry pigment     Right- With Sealing Gel
First L to R- Dry pigment, with Sealing gel as shadow, with Sealing gel as eye liner

Lasting power

I applied my Sleek Makeup eye shadow as a liner on my eyes using this sealing gel recently in a party and it lasted almost 6-7 hours without fading.The Sealing gel does make the eye shadows waterproof but  if you rub it with fingers, it will start to fade,but otherwise you'll require a good eye makeup remover to wipe it off completely.

Good points

Cute small packaging.
Very easy to use.
The quantity is too less but you just need two or three drops to intensify the eye shadow.
It's water proof and I didn't find my liner smudging or smearing.
This sealing gel opens doors for so many looks and experiments with your eyes.
Bad points

This is a wonder product, but no doubt,very expensive.
Not available in India.

I'm very happy with this wonderful product. I love to apply different color eyeliners on my eyes these days so now it has become very easy with this product. The only disappointing part is its cost which is too high to see the quantity. So It'll be difficult to afford by every makeup lover. But overall, I want to appreciate Illamasqua to launch a wonderful product that can do some amazing work.



It's costly but if you can afford it and love to do different experiments with your eye makeup, you should definitely try it out. 

Illamasqua Sealing Gel can be purchased from Illamasqua website

This post contains a sample product sent for consideration by PR. All reviews are expressed with complete honesty. For more information, please read my full disclosure HERE

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