Bourjois Belle Epoque Collection
Bourjois Belle Epoque Collection

The Bourjois Paris Belle Epoque Collection seems more ice queen than spring fling, but they’re so pretty for spring when pastels will reign. The eye shadows are super-glimmery – they are sparkle packed and the polishes are creamy blends that stop the blue shades being a little cold.

Bourjois Shadow Pot Swatch
Bourjois Shadow Pot Swatch

I’ve only partially captured the twinkles – they’re ten-fold to how they show up here, but the creamy-white shade is called Blanc Nymphea and the duck-egg blue is Ciel Aquarelle. I don’t yet have the two Khol & Contour pens – Blue Espiegle; a vivid, aqua blue and Morning Lime which is an almost grassy, power-packed green.

Bourjois Belle Epoque
Bourjois Belle Epoque

The nail shades, Succes Azure (bright) and Ciel Mon Vernis (off-white blue) have a secondary look – as a dip dye for graded nail effects. Bourjois will be selling mini triangular sponges but if you’re already a nail effect fan, you probably have them in your kit already.

Combined with the blue theme are two new glosses – both peachy-rose shades and I’ll swatch them separately at another time. We should see these rolling out into stores in March 2014.

 

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