Saturday, November 19, 2011

Bobbi Brown CHOCOLATE/BRONZE Dual Ended Eye Liner Swatches and Review

New for Winter 2011, Bobbi Brown has released a trio of Dual Ended Eye Liners sure to make your eyes pop festively for any occasion!  I have been interested in testing these out since I saw them on another blog, so during the Sephora VIB sale I got my hands on two of them.  Today I'll be showing the Chocolate/Bronze Dual Ended Eye Liner.  (I also reviewed Caviar/Gold).

From the Sephora website

What it is:
A long-lasting liner in two colors that brighten and define the eye.

What it does:
This unique combination of soft waxes and oils, plus a high concentration of pigments, provides silky smooth application.
Size: 0.02 oz



 (Chocolate, Bronze)

Chocolate/Bronze (dark brown/ bronze sheen) is perfect for the neutral eye lover.  I am wearing it above with Chanel Beige Lame Eye Shadow.  The Bronze is a beautiful compliment to Chocolate so it can be worn day or night.

The formula is awesome on  these.  They do not budge.  I wore this liner ALL day long and had a difficult time taking it off in the evening.  They are incredibly soft and glide on.  Watch pressing too hard, as they can break easily, and the price point being what it is for such a small liner, you don't want to have to waste ANY of it.

Now, for contact lens wearers.  These liners were highly irritating to my eyes.  At first I thought it was just the Bronze part since it has the shimmers in it, but even when worn alone, Chocolate irritated my eyes.  I like to waterline on the bottom, and these DO waterline easily, but that has to be what is causing the irritation.  I have no issue with these when I only use the liner on top.  If you don't wear contacts, you probably won't have a problem.  As soon as I pop my contacts out and put my glasses on, all is well.

Unfortunately, the Bobbi Brown Dual Ended Eye Liners are limited edition.  They retail for $24 each, which is steep considering you don't get much product.  You can pick them up at Sephora, or your local Bobbi Brown counter at department stores such as Nordstom and Neiman Marcus.

My wish?  The company makes these perm, lowers the price, and makes them more contact lens wearer friendly =( I love them SO much but can't justify the price because of the irritation factor.

Have you tried these new liners from Bobbi Brown?  What do you think?  Have they irritated your eyes at all?  Any tips?

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Stephanie C. said...

This one is SO pretty on you! I love how it complements your eyes. :)

Content Director - Strong Female Leaders said...

No I have not tried them but the fact that they irritated your eyes sounds major to me. I like lining my waterline so this product is a big no no.

Thanks for the thorough review.

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