Burberry Burberry…. BURBERRY
OK.. So I have totally found my new makeup crush…. BURBERRY BEAUTY.. Honestly, for their first line of cosmetics, Burberry have just got it right… I’ve already written up my thoughts on their fluid base, but just yesterday I was walking through David Jones and of course wanted to check out their other products. The assistant wanted to give me a quick 15 minute makeup which of course I said yes.! I didn’t let on at all that I was a makeup artist because I truly wanted to hear her opinions and thoughts without any bias. My god… She was ROUGH..! I promise you all, all my current clients and future clients, I PROMISE I will always be gentle with your gorgeous little faces and not torture you like she did to me.! OK, now onto it..
Burberry Sheer Luminous Fluid Foundation
What an amazing Product. It is as it states.. Sheer.. But mix two squirts of foundation with two squirts of the luminiser fluid base and wow, you have an amazing product.. Its definitely not a product you would use if you are wanting full coverage.. I also wouldn’t want to lose the dewiness of it by powdering down either.. So only use this if you love a light to medium/light coverage with a soft glow finish. It also has been made using a hydrating formula, containing UV filters to protect from the UV exposure.
Burberry Sheer Luminous Concealer
Now I wasn’t a big fan of this product.. It was probably the only let down of my Burberry experience.. I found it extremely similar to the YSL touch pen in both its look and how it applies.. And I’m not a fan of that product either.. Go figure. Anyhow, I found this concealer to be a bit too heavy to place around the delicate eye area and after about 15 minutes it had started to crease and make me look older.. So yeah.. Not holding my breath on this one.
Burberry Sheer Eyeshadow
This is one that I was truly surprised by.. I’ve got every eyeshadow brand under the sun that is available to us in Australia.. MAC.. NARS.. Gorgeous cosmetics.. Stila.. La Femme.. Inglot.. etc.. and I think there hasn’t been a time where they haven’t creased at some point.. Some crease less (MAC/Stila/Nars) than others (Inglot/La Femme). I always try to choose my eye shadows based on their pigment levels and also how powdery they are. I don’t like fallout.. Its my worst enemy.. So the less powdery, the happier I am. Anyhow, when I had my makeup done I received a smokey eye in the colours of Midnight Brown & Midnight Plum. Apart from her blending issues, the colour placement was nice. This was done at lunchtime.. By the time I went to remove my makeup at 10pm at night, I closely analyzed my lids for creases and was pleasantly surprised that there wasn’t one at all.! And there was no prep on my eyelid with any powders or lid primer.. It was pure concealer she used then eyeshadow. So I expected some movement.. So big thumbs up for Burberry eyeshadows.
Burberry ‘Eye Definer’ Eye Shaping Pencil
Very pretty pencil to look at.. Bit sexy even.. It looked nice on.. Applied a tiny bit harsh, but then again this was a makeup artist from hell on all application levels.. Other than her harsh application, the pencil ingredients combine emollient vegetal oils, natural waxes and a high concentration of pigments that respect the fragile eye area. It is also long wearing and water resistant.. Fantastic.!
Look and feel: Amazing.. All described above
Quality: Second to none..
Value: As everything else is in Australia, so much more expensive than overseas..
Variety: Variety is quite commercial and consumer based.. But from a makeup artists point of view, the colour range would be great for your bridal kit.
Overall: LOVE.. Not many bad comments on this brand.
Would I purchase again.? Absolutely.. But in all honesty, if I can find a cheaper way of getting it, I will.. Find people overseas willing to send to you.. Better savings..
So thats the end of my love for Burberry.. Now I just need to save my pennies to purchase all their goodies.!