At last — a brown eyeliner pencil that actually works
Sep 26, 2023
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Narrated by James Marriott
A brown eyeliner pencil is the most basic item of eye make-up, and I have so many on the go that I hadn’t bought a new one with my own money for years. But I stupidly went on holiday without one, which allowed me to conduct my own research afresh and to look at brands that haven’t necessarily been on my radar for a while.
Two hands full of brown eyeliner stripes later and I had my conclusion: Lancôme Le Stylo Waterproof Eyeliner (£25, lancome.co.uk) won by a mile. The great thing about this one, apart from the lovely colours (Chocolat, in this instance), is the combination of extreme creaminess with budge-proof longevity.
Every brand claims to have a pencil like this, but the