I love a good taupe liner. They’re a subtle, yet still different enough, alternative to basic black and brown, and that’s why I thought I’d fall for Guerlain’s new Eye Pencil in Khol Me Jungle ($30), one of three new shades for fall (there’s also one in navy and one in ebony). Not just because it’s a delicious taupe — a dark grayish brown — but also because of its totally awesome name.
Khol Me Jungle? Seriously, isn’t that great?
Unfortunately for my taupe-lovin’ self, during application, it tugs at my skin a little, and the tip feels uncomfortably hard. It also doesn’t like to hang out long on my water line and fades away after about two hours. It manages to last about four on my lash line, but even there, it doesn’t last quite as long as I’d like.
Yes, I think the color’s versatile and gorgeous, but $30 is a lot. Considering Guerlain’s new kick-ass lipsticks, I expected a little more.
AVAILABILITY: Coming this August to Guerlain counters
MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG RATING: B-
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,