I've been wearing Lancome's "Black Coffee" eyeliner for 25 years (since I was a teen in the 80's!). It is THE PERFECT combination of dark brown and black ..... Not too black as to be harsh .... Yet darker than all other dark brown eyeliners on the market. It is literally the exact shade of straight black coffee. Dark and sultry, yet still soft and warm. Love it and will always wear it!! It is a true classic. :)
The only eyeliner ill ever use... Before this purchase, I used the Chanel and mufe eyeliners (which were great) but they did not go on as smooth as the Lancôme ones do. They last all day!!! I use black coffee to tight line and I also line my lids with it. It is so natural and beautiful. I also bought one of these for my 12 (going on 13) year old daughter and she loves it too. She wears it on her lid along with a white, cream colored shadow and it looks very elegant.
Thanks to the great reviews, I picked this up tonight. I must say so far all is true, I love it. I use it on my waterline. Mi have been looking for a new pencil. I will update soon, but so far perfection.
Holy grail. Perfect shade for blue eyes. Not as severe as black and not a wishy-washy brown. I like to use it for the bottom lashline corners, paired with Marc Jacobs Magic Marc'er for the top lashline. The shade blends well enough with black, without being as harsh.
I love this eyeliner. It is the perfect soft black, not too harsh but not too light either. I actually got a sample of this and really doubted its staying power because it was advertised as a kohl liner. I tried it and I was amazed that it last all day! I normally have to wear waterproof eyeliner or gel liner because it never stays on me. But, surprisingly enough, this stuff it awesome! I have gone through 2 pencils and will continue to purchase.
Holy grail day-to-day eyeliner. Also works well at night, although a black is better for formal occasions. Defines the eye, but not too harsh. Glides on easily, stays all day. Easily applied to the waterline. Cons: needs to be sharpened. Worth it though.
This is a great dark brown pencil eyeliner. The color is really rich and creamy, and its perfect for everyday makeup because it isnt too bold. The staying power isnt great, but its not rally noticable unless you rubbed your eyes- it will smudge everywhere! so anyways, its a really nice product and I definitely recommend it :)
I love this eyeliner... It has a nice mix of smudgability and staying power for me. I have read the reviews about it melting off easily, but don't think I have this problem as I'm not lucky enough to have all those extra oils in my lids as some other folks. Those oils will keep you looking young!!! I typically set it with a dark brown shadow if I know I need it to stay put for a full day though, just to be safe. I will continue to purchase this...
This is a great color. Not as harsh as black, not as soft as a brown. It's a brownish black just perfect for everyday. The pencil is several inches long and will last you quite a while so it's a good value as well. With its somewhat creamy, kohl texture, it does smudge a bit so be prepared to neaten up midday. I reach for this one all the time.
I LOVE the smokey, sultry, sootyness this liner gives to my dark brown eyes...but it lacks staying power-about 30 minutes on my lower waterline and a few hours on my upper lid. It does smear, especially if you put it on your lower lid, but I don't mind because since it's a dark brown/black, it adds to the sultry and sootyness of the look instead of looking like smeared eyeliner. Despite the lack of staying power for me, it's my HG everyday liner.