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Brown is not actually brown

This is specifically for the brown eyeliner.

I LOVED the black version I got in my Birchbox, ran out of brown eyeliner, and ordered this in brown thinking I'd have a new everyday eyeliner. I got it today, tried it out on my hand, and thought there must have been a mix-up--it was black. SUPER black. I checked the box, saw that it was indeed labelled brown, and took it into a different light to look at it again--still black. I then took some of the black eyeliner from my Birchbox and put it on next to the swatch on my hand.

To my surprise, the brown eyeliner was actually darker than the black eyeliner. The black eyeliner has almost a grey undertone. While the brown eyeliner is a different black than the black eyeliner, its not what I would call brown by any stretch of the imagination.

I'm REALLY disappointed. I'm pale, green-eyed, and have dark red hair, so black eyeliner looks SUPER harsh on me. This is a black eyeliner despite what the label says and is not at all suitable for an everyday eyeliner for me. I might be able to wear this going out to a club or something, but I'm 25 and my clubbing days are swiftly coming to an end (and honestly were never that frequent or exciting to begin with). Honestly, the black eyeliner looks less harsh on me!

I would not recommend the brown at all unless you are actually looking for a black eyeliner.

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