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Lakmé Brown Eyeconic Kajal

After the success of the Black Eyeconic Kajal (I did a post on it here), Lakmé  launched 5 more shades - Brown, White, Green, Grey & Blue. Brown pencil liners are my ultimate must-haves, so I couldn't wait to try this one!
Claims: No Smudge, Waterproof, Lasts for 10 hours.

Lakmé Brown Eyeconic Kajal Swatch

The Good:
It is not soft like a kohl pencil, so it's quite matte. This makes it really smudge-proof & long-lasting. When you wear it on your top lash line, it won't transfer on to your lids (you ladies with hooded lids know what I'm talking about)

It could also work as an eyebrow pencil if dark brows suit you.

The Bad:
Because it is not soft, it doesn't glide on your waterline easily. I have to draw a few times for the brown to transfer.

The texture can feel a bit too stiff for the delicate eye areas, like the waterline. The other day, I had that uneasy feeling of 'something-is-in-my-eye', which lasted a while.

In Short: 
Good on lash line.
Not So Good on waterline & inner rims.

It's not a product I'd want to buy again, but it's a decent budget liner. In this price range, there's really not a lot of options when it comes to brown eye pencils here in India. So, if I ever have to suggest one that's under 300 bucks to a friend or a student on a budget, this will most probably be it.

Price ~ Rs.250.

My Rating:

Have you all tried this? Would love to know your favorite brown pencil liner!


  1. CZ, great review. i love your pics. could you please let me know the camera model you used for this post. thanks :)

  2. Pretty brown, next to white I like this shade from the eyeconic range.. pretty eotd cz xoxo

  3. Am not a regular reader here but OMG ur EOTD looks amazing. Guess am gonna stick around :) I have this and quite like it :)

  4. Hi Cynthia ♡♥ agreed 100% . Infact this product was my contribution to your *the flops* post . Apart from lakme brown , I have used few more black eye pencils from maybelline , revlon , oriflame .I have also bought bourjois khol n contour black n brown pencil after ur recommendatin but only revlon comes close to bourjois.

  5. great review Cynthia..pretty eyes..

  6. Looks good Cz :) I will check this out soon :) Lovely pics as usual :)

  7. Whoa..awesome EOTD.
    I have this one and I love it, its soft, smooth and pigmented! Luckily I didn't experience any problem when I applied it on my waterline :)

  8. I have this and I use it everyday for work :)

  9. Good for light skinned girls..doesnt show on mocha girls...on recommendation I have switched to brown liners with shimmers..Works really well for brown skinned girls.

  10. Beautiful pictures Cynthia! This is my favourite brown liner for work as it doesn't smudge AT ALL and lasts without fading for a solid 7 hours on me. But I agree about the waterline part- on days when I've used it for tightlining I've always noticed some lashfall from the upper lashes.

  11. I don't think this will show up on dark skin all much..

  12. I have two shades from lakme eyeconic but the brown is still missing, i hae to buy it..i think its gorgeous :)

  13. Love your swatch, its so cute! haha!
    great review hun!
    Adore your blog


  14. Nice shade of brown this fav will be this Brown pencil liner from Faces.

  15. Oh it's a very pretty shade. I have been using brown shade in Oriflame Beauty Smooth Definer. It is super fine and a little lighter in colour. It helps bring out my eyes colour, which is hazel. Do give it a try too!


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