* Prices may differ from that shown
When it comes to make-up products I'm really terrible for buying stuff I really don't need! My make-up bags are bursting at the seams and like my Mum says to me all the time 'Melanie what is wrong with you you've only got one face!' lol. It's true but I saw this pencil in T.J Hughes priced at £2.00 (instead of usually being £8.00 a go) and couldn't resist buying one. It's fair to say that these arnt stocked in a lot of places so you do have to keep your eyes open (pardon the pun!) for them and one of the best places to snap one up is of course on the world wide web in one of the very many discount stores available to make purchases from!
Well mine is the exactly the same as the one depicted on the review photograph at the top of this page even down to the colours shown...that's mine! So many thanks Dooyoo!
It's a long pencil with a see-through plastic cap covering a coloured nib at each end and in this case half of the pencil is a neutral sort of pink colour and the other end is a dark green colour and both are shimmery. On the pencil all in white writing I'm told it is Elizabeth Arden 'Fling/Flair' Dual-Ended Eye Pencil (Crayon Vontour Des Yeux Duo), weight is stated (.04 OZ/ 1.38G) and finally contact details for Elizabeth Arden are given. It's a nice slim pencil and I like the way that the plastic ends actually don't slide off the pencil or anything thus keeping it clean. It's easy to sharpen and of excellent quality and the writing doesn't scrub off it with ease so feel free to store it with all your other make-up items. Basically it looks a quality product and what you would expect from the Liz Arden range.
Well as I'm sure you've guessed by now it is an eyeliner pencil lol. Call it Kohl whatever you like and of course you have the two colours to choose from and you can use one, or two depending on how daring you are of course. This isn't just available however in this colour combo it is available in about 4 more as far as I'm aware of but you'd need to look into this yourself if interested.
So I use it as a normal eyeliner. At first I thought the green colour would be very me for in the daytime as a bit of a change of colour and that I'd probably never use the neutral colour. I was wrong..I use them both.... alot!
They both don''t smell, the colour comes off thinly and evenly from the nib and they don't smell or agitate eyes y at all. They are as easy to remove as to apply and if you do make a mistake it's easy enough to correct it. If you put this on and blink and you have slightly heavy eyelids that are a bit droopy (like me) it doesn't transfer because although it is easy to apply it isn't wet and/or sticky or anything. So application wise these is a simple breeze to use!
I find them both really easy to use and they look great on me and suit my colouring well (pale). I like the neutral colour to line the waterline of my eyes along with the khaki green colour but I also like it to create a really nice, subtle daytime look to polish up my look just with the neutral colour alone!
I wouldn't pay £8.00 for them to be totally honest with you. Yes they are good, soft to use but so are many far cheaper brands nowadays. However if you can get these at a bargain price like I did and have limited space in your make up bag or want to carry a choice around with you on the go as it were then these are great. I like the ease of use and the way they are simple to remove and stay put till you choose to rid your face of them. Smudge proof, waterproof they are a nice addition to particularly to older ladies who don't want an eye pencil to go into creases and thus highlighting them. This simply glides over the top of any issues you have and allows you to experiment with colour.
Look out for bargains and snap them up if you can but cheap like me lol.