I'm scared of purple eye makeup the same way many are petrified of blue and green eye shadow (both colors can be found in abundance among my pretties). However, Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencils were made for the phobics, as they're blackened versions of the colors. So far I've amassed three (see Black Turquoise here), and they get lots of use and love.
Black Violet Kohl Pencil is among my favorite "not quite black" eyeliners. The violet shade is very muted and elegant; it never makes my eyes look bruised. I use it often and generously, lining, tightlining, smoking out, and always admire the long-lasting abilities, including in high heat and humidity.
Bottom Line: one of the best.
Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencil ($19) is available from the counters, Sephora and lauramercier.com.
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