HELP!!!! makeup tragedy...

rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,737Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
okay, i just know y'all are going to think i'm totally nuts [more than you already do, but i can live with that], but...

it's bad enough that Maybelline discontinued Wonder Curl mascara in Canada, now i can't find my eyeliner!

yes, i know i'm president of the Harlots, but i don't use MAC products alone.

my eyeliner of choice is Maybelline Smoked Kohl in the shade "Smouldered Chestnut". and i'm nearly out of the stuff. :(

so i was in the drugstore yesterday and it is GONE!!!! not available!!!

*sigh*

i can't access the Maybelline web site because i can't run Flash on this ancient computer, so i don't know if the product has been completely discontinued or if it's just not available in Canada any more. i'd be most grateful if someone could look for me.

and if it is still available in the US, i'd be even more grateful if some kind soul could buy some for me. 100 pencils should about do it! :D
My blog:

http://labellatestarossa.blogspot.ca/

Little Mother of all the Roaches, President-for-Life of the MAC Harlots!

Comments

  • MipMip Posts: 233Registered Users
    Hiya,

    I tried to find a Maybelline Canada site, but couldn't find it. I went on the American one instead.

    I tried to find your product and couldn't.

    But then I looked at the 'lost and found' section.

    Your eyeliner appears to have been 'lost', but the matching product is Cool Effect Eyeliner in Iced Espresso. Exactly how similar the shades are, I don't know. Brandied Raisin and Cocoa Brown also were Iced Espresso.

    Hope that helps. =)

    Binky xx
  • MipMip Posts: 233Registered Users
    Oopsy, double post. :oops:
  • rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,737Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    eeek, they HAVE discontinued it!

    Binky, thank you! at least now i know for sure.

    :(
    My blog:

    http://labellatestarossa.blogspot.ca/

    Little Mother of all the Roaches, President-for-Life of the MAC Harlots!
  • MipMip Posts: 233Registered Users
    Poor you. Maybe you can try the alternative listed.

    :D
  • rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,737Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    i had tried the Cool Effects eye shadow cream in "Cool Beans" a while back and wasn't happy with it, so i don't think i'll be giving that stuff a try.

    i'm really a traditional eye pencil kind of gal and i like something that can be as thin or as thick a line as i want and smudge-able [if that's a word]!

    so i might try some Bonne Belle that i saw yesterday when i was looking for an inexpensive colour to recommend to someone else. it's $1.49 per pencil on sale at Shoppers and you can't go wrong at that price!

    :D
    My blog:

    http://labellatestarossa.blogspot.ca/

    Little Mother of all the Roaches, President-for-Life of the MAC Harlots!
  • rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,737Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    yee haw!

    Bonne Belle Eye Definer in the shade "Midnight Bark" is a close match!

    okay, so the pencil is half the size of the Smoked Kohl, but it's 1/3 of the price! :D
    My blog:

    http://labellatestarossa.blogspot.ca/

    Little Mother of all the Roaches, President-for-Life of the MAC Harlots!
  • MipMip Posts: 233Registered Users
    Yay! It's a great eyeidea that you looked at other makes, and this underlines the fact that you can find a replacement if you look hard enough. =)
  • rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,737Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    i hereby nominate Binky as Official Punster of Naturally Curly!!!!

    :D
    My blog:

    http://labellatestarossa.blogspot.ca/

    Little Mother of all the Roaches, President-for-Life of the MAC Harlots!
  • ScarletScarlet Posts: 3,125Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    If Wet n Wild and Prestige are available in Canada you might want to check out those lines. Their pencils are great and are very inexpensive (at least here in the U.S.)
    The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics - Thomas Sowell
  • rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,737Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Wet 'N Wild is available in some places, but it's more expensive than Bonne Belle here!!!!

    :shock:
    My blog:

    http://labellatestarossa.blogspot.ca/

    Little Mother of all the Roaches, President-for-Life of the MAC Harlots!
  • ScarletScarlet Posts: 3,125Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Really? The pencils here are only $1 US!!
    The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics - Thomas Sowell
  • SuZenSuZen Posts: 1,595Registered Users
    The Smoked Kohl eyeliners were my favorite for years, too. I stocked up a few extras when they discontinued them. I don't think I have the Chestnut one though, my favorites were the gray and navy.
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    Rou, can you get the Styli Style pencils (up there and have you tried those? Although I only use powder liner now, those were my favorite. Great control and semi-permanent color that stayed put, and they make a zillion colors. They're around $5-$6 here I believe. They just started making a wider, 'flat' one, but I have only used the normal pencils.

    Link to the normal ones: http://www.adiscountbeauty.com/page202.html

    Link to the flat ones: http://amos.catalogcity.com/cc.class/cc?main=catalog&pcd=7615281&ccsyn=22&_ccn_test=1

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