These forthcoming Burberry Lip & Cheek Bloom products are really interesting. They’re made to a ‘bouncy’ formula, so feel a like a gel/mousse hybrid with a blur feel to them. They give a translucent matte finish that’s very much in keeping with the ‘English Rose’ concept of Burberry beauty using sheer and natural looks.
The two shades (of 6) I have here are Orange Blossom and Peony – my favourite is Peony – it’s a hot coral/pink hybrid that does a cheek pop. However, you do need to work with the texture. When I tested the Burberry Lip & Cheek Bloom products, I found that it can almost clot a little on the skin; the trick seems to be that you use very small amounts to smooth over with a brush or a fingertip and build up, rather than go for the full look immediately. Because it’s a slippy texture though, you can really work it to a seamless finish.
So, as you can see from the swatch, they’re touches of colour to enhance the tone. I didn’t like them on my lips though – but I’m not a matte lip fan personally. For those that love a matte lip, I think these are quite a discovery – all the sheerness of a translucent gloss but in a matte formula. I don’t think I’ve seen that before.
The pots, in case you wonder, are actually glass – I was so sure they were plastic so I tapped one against my tooth and feel lucky to still have that tooth! Definitely glass. The Burberry Lip & Cheek Bloom is £24 and launches in June.
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It looks gorgeous!
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Wow wow wow! These are beautiful!
As lovely as they are, I would rather eat my own earwax than buy anything from Burberry after the new US owners promised to keep the UK factories open and then promptly reneged…
I had no idea… thats terrible.
Lady Norwood that has put me right off purchasing ANYTHING Burberry!!
They look great! I love products that don’t apply too heavily so you can build them up as you wish.
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These really remind me of the YSL Crème de Blushes that were discontinued when the brand introduced the Kiss & Blush line. I loved the Crème de Blushes, so I’m looking forward to seeing if these will fill that gap!
Loving the look & sound of these. That packaging is so sleek!