When was the last time you tried to do winged liquid eyeliner?
Today? Last weekend? Years ago when you did it that one time, royally stuffed it up and decided never again?
Ask anyone – ANYONE – and they’ll tell you mastering the classic ‘cat eye’ makeup look is notoriously tricky.
You’ve got to close your eye but also have it open, and draw a straight line that’s not too thick but also straight, which makes your hands shake because you’re so anxious, which only makes things worse.
Yep. My hands are shaking as I’m writing this it’s that stressful.
22-year-old Iris Smit felt the same way. Only she decided to do something about it. The entrepreneur from Perth dreamt up The Quick Flick, a felt tip eyeliner pen with a stamp for the perfect wing.
Smit claims The Quick Flick will “have you saying goodbye to wonky and uneven wings”, providing “a simple, clean and stress-free solution to nailing your eyeliner, every time, resulting in a flawless and tailored finish”.
Check out this video for a demonstration…
Sounds brilliant, right? Especially for a beauty noob like me, who also has large fingers that don’t handle delicate tasks like winged eyeliner very well.
But does it work?
In the interest of public service, I took The Quick Flick for a spin around the block to see if it delivers on its promises. Here’s how it went down: