Tips and Toes Eye Pencil in Jade Green
Hi IMBB World,
I was on a buy-as-many-colors-for-eyes craze sometime back in June-July this year and was just starting to enjoy buying various colors, when some of my friends to whom I accidentally mentioned this, gifted me a set of eye pencils in all possible shades that I had to stop checking for them (that’s okay, I hatched on to the “love lipstick” after that, so the shopaholic in me remains the same!!).
So, I was firm on not buying any more eye colors when I went to this cute little boutique near my home and then I saw the SA wearing this lovely greenish shade and I had to buy this one as she said she uses this every day. I didn’t get a chance to swipe this as they didn’t carry any testers, but still I got this, I guess partly because of nostalgia – Tips and Toes was a familiar name when I was growing up. I was also curious when I saw that this was manufactured by Schwan Stabilo who is also the manufacturer for many high-end brands and was wondering if the brand I knew as a manufacturer of cheap nail polishes has grown larger!
The eye pencil came in a plastic covering and the color was marked at the edge.
Around 150 INR.
No idea, not mentioned anywhere on the pencil or on their website.
Aqua Blue, Jade Green, Mocha Brown and Ebony Black.
This is what is mentioned on the website about the product.
- Sleek, trendy wooden pencil to outline your eyes.
- Smudge-free formula defines eyes perfectly.
- Easy to sharpen and use.
- Available in 5 exciting shades.
I found it surprising that they mentioned this is available in 5 shades, but I couldn’t find any mention of the 5th shade anywhere.
My Experience with Tips and Toes Eye Pencil in Jade Green:
I liked the sleek and decent-looking packaging though I do wish they had added a sharpener with this, but, I guess for 150 rupees, they had to save somewhere! I didn’t have many hopes on this eye pencil as I got this just for the color Jade Green. However, I love the color, it’s a deep fresh green that resembles a leaf color. It immediately brightens the eye and the shimmers are not at all over the top, in fact, almost difficult to find. It glides very well over my eyes, and doesn’t irritate my sensitive skin at all.
The SA mentioned that I should reapply this every 4-5 hours, so I guess for her the staying power is decent, but I found that this fades in intensity after around 3 hours, maybe because of my oily skin. I don’t think this is a smudge-free formula as it is kind of creamy and when I tried to smudge after 10 minutes of application, it immediately smudged, but then, it didn’t create any raccoon-eye effect at all, so I guess this is somewhere in between.
(The swatch is taken after double swipe – pardon the extremely tanned and non-moisturized skin)
Now, the downside for me is the lack of ingredients. These days, I am very sensitive to what I wear over my eyes for more than an hour, and definitely not daily, but as this is not an office wear color, it is okay so far. Also, quite a lot of product is wasted when I try to sharpen it, but I guess that is inevitable for this kind of pencil eye products.
Pros of Tips and Toes Eye Pencil in Jade Green:
- Creamy lip pencil in a nice jade shade for dramatic eye looks.
- Did not cause any irritation of the eyes.
- Cheap price for the quantity.
- Lasts for around 3 hours.
- Doesn’t spread much even though it smudges easily after 10 minutes.
Cons of Tips and Toes Eye Pencil in Jade Green:
- No ingredient list.
- Nonavailability, I have not seen this in many stores or in any of the online stores.
- A lot of product is wasted due to the need for sharpening.
4 out of 5 (0.5 for missing ingredient list and 0.5 for nonavailability and wastage during sharpening).
Will I Buy Tips and Toes Eye Pencil in Jade Green Again:
Nope, I do like the color and I do feel that for the quantity and price, the quality is very good, but these days, I am into safe eye makeup and moving to paraben-free products for eyes as much as possible, so I am planning to stay clear of products without any ingredient list!
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32 thoughts on “Tips and Toes Eye Pencil Jade Green Review”
nice shade..I have a similar shade called Forest green in Faces which is about 249 bucks I think. I wear this shade so often. today also as a matter of fact. 🙂
Thanks Aru. :thanks: . I have forest green from Faces, its a bit more creamier than this one..but surprisingly tis one is gud for te price!!!! and this is a lighter shade than forest green, this is almost emerald green :methinks:
Tis one brightens up te eye bettr than Forest green!
accha ok..i shud check it out then..for 150 bucks, its a steal
Hey Devilgirl, Nice review.. I own jade green from Lakme silkliners.. but it is almost double the price.. :worship: :worship: .. I love green on my eyess… :yahoo: :yahoo:
Seriously! I luv greens as weelll.. Thanks Poo :thanks:
Thats a gorgeous shade…and so pigmented…nice review Devligal!!! :waytogo:
:thanks: Thanks a lot Kimi :toothygrin: i just wish companies wud start puttin ingredients on the product!!!! aaj kaal consumers r sooooooo shmaaaaarttttt… :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:
Devligal?????/ nahinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn…. call me devil :devil: , cal me devi O:) ..bt devli????? nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2:
i hav 2 shades frm tips n toes… pink n blue… i dont kno when i actually bought them but i find them very soft n creamy :whistle: .. this is also a pretty shades but yess.. availability n no ingredient list mentioned is a serious issue :haanji: :haanji:
Nids, tips n toes has a stay on eye pencil wich tey say is much more creamier..is tat wts urs??? ?:)
i dont kno.. packaging a lil diff though.. :toothygrin:
Hain????then i guess it must be stay on!!! ?:)
150 mey is good :jaiho:
haan dear :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: …. its gud enuf and size is almost as Faces pencil..
In pros ka first point you’ve written creamy “lip pencil” for dramatic eye look. Khi khi khi. Lip pencil. :lol2: :lol2: ya sometimes I act like I’m 12!
But nice review Devi! I’m tempted to buy this too! :waytogo:
oooooooooooopppppppppppppsssssssssssss…. :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:
Devi….good review…… :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: I have not seen tips and toes products in a very very long time :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana:
Thanks Jomol dear.. :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: . I saw their makeup remover in their website and wantd 2 try it, since my frnd ws raving abt t, ive nt seen tis in many stores here too or online..wish v’d cheap-but-nice makeup prdts lyk MUA or ELF here :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked:
its a nice sahde devi. i have only see this brand in one store near my office and if you happen to see their tester, you’d never buy anything form them. :yuck: :yuck: :yuck:
glad it worked for you. 🙂
Izzzzzzzat so!!!! shockin! i guess T&T doesnt ve much markt presence….. :nababana: :nababana:
very nice shade for 150 :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:
companies should always mention an ingredient list, v need to know what goes on our eyes 😛
Soo true Vid!!! i dont understand y tey dnt get tat aaj kal consumers r super conscious!@!!!! :toothygrin: :toothygrin:
nice shade devi :yes:
Thanks Bhumika… :thanks: :thanks:
great review hun 🙂 im not sure if i am able to get these products here -__-
Thanks Saharji.. :thanks: :thanks: .. buahhahahahhahaha i gt my revenge on u for temptin me wth alll superb products. :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: .buhahahhahahahahhahhaha
Wow! That’s a lovely color! :waytogo:
Thats a cool colour. . would have been great if you would have attached a pic of how it looked over the eyes..:waiting:
Looove that jade green shade Devi. :)) I think I’ll find me a liner colored like this to use during the holidays. :))
I know where I can find tips and toes wala stuff in b’lore here…I’ll check it out the next time I pay a visit to that store. :preen: :preen: Nice review! :pompom: :pompom: :shying: