NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil In Milk

NYX jumbo eye pencils are a multi-task product, that can be used as an eyeliner & double up as an eye shadow. There are 28 shades available, I own 'Milk' a bright white shade.
 Milk is NYX most popular shade in the eye pencil line. The same as all white liners, when used on the water line it gives the elusion of wider eyes, but the main selling point of  'Milk'  is that it also doubles up as an eyeshadow base.


When used as a base it intensifies the colour of any shadow applied over it  & makes the eyeshadow shade true to colour on the skin (see pictures below) also increasing the lasting power of your eye look.
The pencil is made with a blend of mineral oil & powder, so is creamy & easily blended into the skin, my preferred method of application is to draw & cover my eyelid with the pencil & use my ring finger to blend into the skin.
Here are some swatches of some random shadows to show the intensity of them when used with 'Milk'
Top - Plain shadow
Bottom - With Milk as a base

All of this in one little stick that costs just £5, pretty darn amazing I say.

Have you tried any of the NYX jumbo eye pencils?

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  1. I use milk as an eye base from time to time-- I also like it for lining my water line but feel that it's too thick and tends to get clumped in my lower lashes sadly & even then, it doesn't seem to last very long! I also have the light purple shade that I love to use as a liner in the summer because it really brightens up the eye and gives it a pop of color!

    sundays grace

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    1. Ahh really I will have to try out that shade :) xx

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  2. I've been looking for the perfect white eye liner to help make my eyes look bigger, this looks great! Thanks for such a great blog post!

    Alice X

    http://brushofbeauty17.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. I have never used a NYX jumbo eye pencil. I have heard great reviews, so next time I am in Ulta I am pretty sure I will pick some up. Great review!

    xoxo
    drugstoredreamer.blogspot.com

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  4. i love milk, it is one of my most used eyeshadow bases! makes any colour pop!

    -ariel* xoxo
    www.chiclookxo.com

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  5. I love milk and black bean as well! While milk makes the colors pop, black bean makes the colors deeper and more intense (:
    xx

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  6. This is totally a beauty essential! I love Milk!

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  7. I love using eye pencils as a base to my eyeshadows, it really does make a big difference :) does it stay put or does it crease?
    chanelle jade xx

    www.chanellejade.blogspot.com
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    1. This is my first eye pencil & I love it Hun, not one crease.xx

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  8. I love NYX products, and Milk is pretty amazing. I have bought about 5 other shades thanks to falling in love with this one! Love love love xxx

    Gem │ ♥ │ Miss Makeup Magpie

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    1. I can't wait to try more shades, it's love! xx

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  9. I have Milk but I don't find myself reaching for it much... you've inspired me to give it a try again!

    Sarah
    Eyeshadow Addicts Anonymous

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  10. I had tried these a few years ago and wasn't impressed, but recently picked up Milk again to give it a 2nd chance and it's like a totally different product - it's great!

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    1. Works amazingly well as a base doesnt it :) xx

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