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Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Makeup | 3 comments

Rimmel – Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Pencil in Silver

Rimmel – Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Pencil in Silver

My name is Laura and I am addicted to coloured eye pencils…… there, I’ve admitted it! I do love a good coloured eye pencil, my make-up box is home to a fair selection of dark and brightly coloured Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils, but I don’t think Urban Decay has a good range of paler colours so I was on a mission to bag myself something a bit paler and shimmery… and this Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Pencil in Silver just fits the bill. The tip of the pencil is really really soft and this makes it really easy to apply to the eye, you hardly need to press at all and it doesn’t cause the skin to drag. What’s more, once it has been on the skin for a couple of minutes it becomes really waterproof – after I had applied the pencil to my arm to take the below swatch image I tried hard to remove it just using warm water and cotton wool and it...

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Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Makeup | 0 comments

Clarins – Crayon Khol in Intense Blue & Platinum

Clarins – Crayon Khol in Intense Blue & Platinum

Another Clarins make-up review, this time it is the new Crayon Khol pencils in Intense Blue and Platinum*. Both are very subtle colours, I do find that Clarins make-up tends to err on the cautious side with nothing too bright or ‘in your face’. Both Crayon Khol pencils come in cardboard packaging in the classic Clarins red colour. Each pencil has a lid at each end, one end has the pencil nib the other end has a useful brush that can be used for blending and smudging the pencil colour to create different effects on the eyelid. Both Intense Blue and Platinum are quite dark colours, and give lovely dense long-lasting coverage. Intense Blue is almost a navy blue, but is a slightly softer colour than a black pencil.I have been wearing Crayon Khol in Intense Blue on my lower lash line, you can see from the image below that it is a dark colour. It would also look good inside the lower lashline, or on the upper lashline...

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