Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencil – Solid Black Review, EOTD

Posted on Jan 31 2013 - 10:55am by poonam

Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencil Solid Black Review

My love for Faces Eye Pencils isn’t over yet. Even after owing 6 awesome shades of Faces Long Wear Pencils, I couldn’t stop myself from picking more of these beauty liners. So, here is my review on black eye liner from Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencils Collection “ Solid Black”


Product Claims:

  • Soft, gentle pencils in a rainbow of shades.
  • Use them to enhance your natural eye color for dramatic effect or give you that bright-eyed glow.
  • Gentle and safe for sensitive eyes.

Price:- Rs.249 for 1.15gm

Shelf Life:- 30 months from the Mfg date.


Available in 11 shades:-

  1. Purple (Review Here)
  2. Aqua Blue (Review Here)
  3. ForestGreen
  4. Gray (Review Here)
  5. Metal Brown(Review Here)
  6. Solid Brown (Review Here)
  7. Turquoise Blue
  8. Solid Black
  9. Sparkle Black
  10. Dark Green (Review Here)
  11. Navy Blue (Review Here)

My experience with Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencil – Solid Black:-

Solid Black as the name signifies is nothing but a plain black eye liner. The pencil is free from all kinds of shimmers and makes a beautiful matte black liner.Faces-Canada-Long-Wear-Eye-Pencil-SolidBlack

The color pay-off like rest of the liners is excellent. The liner is insanely pigmented and glides like butter on lids. The liner swipes smoothly giving rich black color to the lids in a single stroke. The intensity of the shade can be further increased with multiple swipes. The liner looks slightly glossy when swiped but turns matte within few seconds as it sets.



It lasts long on my lids and doesn’t smudge, fade for 6-7 hours but as the eyes starts turning oily the liner shows slight smearing. When swatched on hand and given few seconds to set,  it didn’t budge, just faded lightly even if rubbed it hard.

EOTD:- I used Solid Black over upper lash-line and Faces Navy Blue on Lower


Pros of Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencil – Solid Black:-

  1. Superb creamy texture
  2. Glides Effortlessly
  3. Great Color pay off
  4. Beautiful matte black liner
  5. Smudge-proof
  6. Stays whole day
  7. Color coded packaging

Cons of Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencil – Solid Black:-

  1. I am not able to draw very thin lines with these eye liners.


Recommendation:- Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencil – Solid Black is a basic black eye liner with extra ordinary staying power. The soft creamy texture glides nicely over lids imparting deep black color. It takes only few seconds to set and once set it is there for whole day without any fading or smudging. It tends to smudge a bit by EOD after (7-8 hours of wear) which is okay with me.

This is next favorite after Maybelline Gel Liner-Black but if you aren’t ready for gel liner, try this eye pencil. Solid Black makes a lovely everyday black eye pencil. A must have for those who love tight lining their lower lash line. Highly Recommended!






Rating:- 4.7/5

Have you tried Faces Canada Long Wear Eye Pencil – Solid Black? Which is your favorite Black Liner?


12 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. NandiniFebruary 1, 2013 at 6:27 PM - Reply

    Have used a couple of them and totally loved them! My only grudge with these pencils is that they’re so soft,that you have to sharpen after lining each eye.. And I hate having to sharpen my pencils when I’m in a rush 🙁
    If you don’t mind that part,these pencils are fabulous in terms of quality+staying power. 😛
    And btw,Faces has hiked their rates to Rs.349 🙁

    • poonamFebruary 1, 2013 at 11:11 PM - Reply

      Hey Nandini.. I now have almost all of them and in love with each and every shade… ya sharpening this with just one application is a bit dreadful but I dont mind that considering its quality and.. On me they give both eye application after sharpned once…
      Even I was disappointed to see this huge hike.. but we poor girls doesnt have other place to go na.. 🙁 🙁
      I couldnt find such pretty shade with comparable quality in any other brand at better price.. If you know any do suggessttt 🙂 🙂

  2. Nickita DiasFebruary 1, 2013 at 9:45 PM - Reply

    nice review :))

    • poonamFebruary 1, 2013 at 10:37 PM - Reply

      Thanks Dear.. 🙂

  3. AtreyeeFebruary 24, 2013 at 1:43 AM - Reply

    I will try this soon..

    • poonamFebruary 24, 2013 at 9:56 AM - Reply

      Must try this sweetiiee… and do share your experience… 🙂 🙂
      It slids like Makkhan on Eyess.. 😛

  4. SmritiMarch 10, 2013 at 10:12 PM - Reply

    Bought metal brown for my mom, and she loves it. It’s so buttery soft and pigmented that it’s hard to find someone who is not a fan of these pencils. I’m eyeing forest green for myself 🙂

    • poonamMarch 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM - Reply

      Hey Smriti… These pencils are truely a hit with their smoothness and color payoff..
      Metal brown tops the chart for my fav brownsss and Forest Green is a fabulous shade.. must get that.. it just goes with everythingg me too love that shade .. 🙂

  5. swatiMarch 30, 2013 at 11:47 AM - Reply

    hi,i just have one new prob that it brings alot of water to my eyes…whereas wen i use my elle 18 kajal…they r normal…i dnt get watery eyes…dnt knw wats d prob…otherwise i jus love it…totally smudge proof

    • poonamMarch 30, 2013 at 6:40 PM - Reply

      Hey Swati.. I dont use these on waterline.. may be these are not made for used as Kohl..
      Like it better as a liner.. 🙂

    • MahiNovember 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM - Reply

      Hey Swati….

      I too have the same prob.. 🙁 its watering like anything.. Does it mean harmful to eyes??? :O I dont have any such prob with other kajals!!

      And otherwise its just awesome!! Smudge proof!! Long lasting!! dramatic!!! 😀

      • poonamNovember 17, 2013 at 7:50 PM - Reply

        Yes Mahi.. sometime the eyeliners are not meant to be used on waterline.. if eyes starts watering .. I would suggest avoid!!.. but yes as a liner it works great.. 🙂

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