Bourjois Khol & Contour Eye Pencil Bleu Graphique Review & Swatches

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Bourjois Khol& Contour Eye Pencil in Bleu Graphique – Review & Swatches

We Indians just can’t seem to get enough of using Kohl a.k.a. Kaajal and many of us don’t think of stepping outside without it. Nothing accentuates our peepers better than deep, dark, Kohl and everyone from a village girl, to an urban woman, to babies and even men are spotted sporting eyes laced with Kohl. And now it looks like it is contagious and the rest of the planet has caught on! Bourjois is actually a French brand and they too have their own version of Kohl. Did u notice that Bourjois has spelled Kohl as “Khol”? What’s interesting here is that Khol is actually a Bengali word for drum. But that doesn’t matter to us, does it? 😉

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 About Bourois Khol & Contour Eye Pencil Bleu Graphique:-

  •  Enriched with pure pigments, this kohl allows for an intense result from the very first stroke and lasts up to 16 hours.
  •  Ideally suited for different situations, weather conditions, shape and color of the eyes.
  • Pencils glide easily on the eyelid area and it does not require pressure.
  • Its soft and blendable formula is ideal to apply both on the inner and outer rims of the eye.
  • Hypoallergenic, with natural wax and vitamin E, it is gentle on the delicate eye contour area.
  • High density color in an absolutely must-have pencil. Line, define and smudge your way to smoldering perfection.
  • Safe for contact lens wearers and sensitive eyes.

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  • Quantity: 1.14 gms / 0.04 oz
  • Price: 260 INR

 

We have all the shades swatches on Wise She Here :) 

Bourjois Khol & Contour Shade Names:-

  •  Ultra Black

  •  Noir Expert

  •  Gris Ingenieux

  • Brun Design

  • BrunDelicieux

  • Bronze Raffine

  • Bleu Graphique

  • VertExpressif

  • Pure Modeme

My experience with Bourjois Khol & Contour Pencil Bleu Graphique:-

 

The shade I own is No.82 and is named Bleu Graphique (Graphic Blue). It a matte Navy/Indigo blue color with absolutely no shimmer or glitter. You can read the review of the shade Prune Moderne here.  Since there’s no shimmer, you can easily wear this to work, or to the grocery store or even at home. The entire pencil including the lid matches the color inside making it very easy to identify the shade. The texture is smooth and creamy and it glides onto the eyelids without tugging. It is quite pigmented when used on the upper lash line but on the waterline you need a couple more swipes for the color to show. My eyes are quite sensitive but this never gave me any problems at all. So this is completely waterline safe and great for contact lens wearers too. The color stays put easily for 6 hours minimum on my oily lids. So if you have normal to dry skin this would stay intact the entire day until you decide to take it off. It does fade slightly after 4 hours or so but even then it performs better than many eye pencils I’ve used. What surprised me was the fact that it lasted on the waterline for 4 hours which is quite a feat since even the most pigmented eye pencils start disappearing on the waterline after 2 hours or so. Although this lasts long, I do think the “16 hours” claim is a bit far-fetched since it does fade by the end of the day. Since the pencil is soft and creamy, I find it easy to smudge and it works great for smoky eye looks. This particular shade is universally flattering and I find myself wearing this with almost every other day.

The images below show the color in a single stroke and in 4 strokes. The pic on the left is taken in natural light while the pic on the right is taken in artificial light without flash.

 Swatches Of Bourjois Khol & Contour Eye Pencil Bleu Graphique:-

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What I like about Bourjois Khol & Contour Eye Pencil:-

 

  • Creamy, soft texture. No tugging required
  • Nicely pigmented and color can be built up in a couple more swipes.
  • Can be smudged easily for a smoky eye look
  • Lasts for 6 to 8 hours easily and may last longer on normal to dry skin
  • Does not bleed even on oily skin
  • Fades evenly and not in patches
  • Can be used both on upper lash line as well as waterline
  • Safe for contact lens users and those with sensitive eyes
  • Easy to remove.
  • This shade of blue is universally flattering and will look good on all skintones
  • Has no shimmer and is thus very versatile.
  • The color of the pencil including the lid matches the shade inside making it easy to identify if you own many pencils
  • Reasonably priced for the quality
  • Comes in a variety of shades

 

What I don’t like about Bourjois Khol & Contour Eye Pencil:-

 

  • Since it is a wooden pencil, it requires sharpening and you have to be careful while doing so since the tip tends to break coz of its creamy texture.

Rating: 4.8/5

 

Okay…please don’t be scared. Prepare yourself for some very unprofessionally-done eye swatches :giggle: In the left pic I’ve worn it on the lash line and waterline. In the right pic I’ve smudged it on the lash line. I personally like 2nd look better. It’s softer and very wearable. What do you think? :lashes:

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Overall, this is a great buy and I would totally recommend it! If you love Kohls, You should take a look at Ana’s lovely stash here  . And if (like me) you thought Kohl is black then you should check out Zara’s pure white Kohl review here 

Have you tried Bourjois Khol & Contour Eye Pencil Bleu Graphique ?

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101 COMMENTS

  1. WOWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! Nafi…I can make out with ur big beautiful eyes itself dat ur damn beautiful… big bold beautiful nashileee eyes u have..very pretty!!! :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :rose: :rose: :rose:

    n U r rocking that blue.. as u knw i have purple n i luvv it too..bourjois has done a very good with this khol pencils..i like dem too!!! 😀 :yes:

    P.S – Still cant take my eyes of ur eyes!!! :beauty: :chic: :-* :hug-makeup: :rose: :heart:

  2. That’s a gorgeous blue and it goes into my wishlist right away!! Nafi, you have such big biggg eyes 😛 You shud see mine, they are sooo chintu I say 🙂
    You dont have any dark cirlces 😀 awesssomee! :-*

  3. Nice n neat….I like how you’ve placed your first pic….against that gunny cloth with the blue print…..now I remember u are the girl who did the watermelon nails and i gave u full marks for it…….ummm.

  4. nafiiiiii…ur eyes are jus stunningly beautifulll.. :chic: :chic: .its like what we call as “MUTTAI KANNUUUU..”..he he.. :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: beautiful nafii.. :kissblow: :kissblow: :kissblow: :kissblow: :kissblow: :kissblow: .oops sorry totally forgot about what yu reviewed jus by looking at your stunning eyes..its a beautiful color to have n i own one such color too… :-))

  5. That u for all the sweeeet compliments Shaba :blush:. Muttai Kannu?! :rotfl: Reminds me of a friend who once said that my eyes look like grapes! :rotfl:

  6. MindbLowing …beautiful eyes u have Nafisa… :-)) Loved the blue…and the smudged look is just soo koool…
    After everyone suggested me kohls..i was keen on blue and olive one…and here comes ur review..Just cant resist this now 😛 :-*

    • Thanks sooo much Pihu :blush: U look absolutely lovely n i love how dewy ur skin looks :yes: :-)) Do try these..they’re very good for the price. Have u bought any make-up after all the reccomendations?

      • :blush: :blush:
        Yes i bought the Body shop tinted moisturiser and lakme sheer radiance compact and collosal kajal…yet to buy more things mentioned by everyone..and then i will do my makeup Haul… :dance-left-right: :dance-left-right:

  7. Wish everyone would put up eye pics instead of doing swatches on hands.. it gives you no idea of how the product would look on eyes….
    Barbie-doll eyes u have… so cute and pretty…. really doll-like.. :cute:

  8. u have lovely eyes.. i use noir expert.. btw, nafisa, is there any flesh tone shade available in bourjois kohl pencil??

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