Sunday, 3 July 2011

Lou's Reviews :: Bourjois Little Round Pot Intense Eyeshadow

Aloha Bloggerinos,

Pudding Face is in her bouncer, Bride Wars is on in the background, Fluff-face-Mindy is sprawled under the window and I'm tiptapping away on here, what bliss. What I should be doing is cleaning the bathroom and clearing up, ready for Zoe's visit tonight but alas, why do now what you could do later?!

I recently bought 3 of Bourjois latest new releases- the Little Round Pot Intense eyeshadows and thought I would do a quickie review on them.


I don't usually rate the normal Little Round Pots too highly- I have found that a lot of the colours have poor
pigmentation and are rather chalky but as I swatched and mooched about that the Bourjois stand, I was quite surprised. These new Intense Pots really are intense! The formula is easy to blend and the colour pay off is great. I picked up the sparkly buttery shade, the glittery pink shade and a matte black- the black is brilliant! I would even put it above MAC Carbon, and that's saying something!


I have used the 2 glittery colours for an easy wash-of-colour look when I'm in a rush and the black to create a lovely smokey going out look. According the the Bourjois website (which you can find HERE) the shadows are made from 87% mineral pigments- wowee.

I really hope they bring out more vivid colours of these, I would buy more for sure (I'm a poet and I didn't know it!).

I believe these retailed for around the £7 mark, which I think is just about reasonable because you get plenty of product and a cute package with a handy mirror. Pleased.

Have you seen these little treats around? Would you pay £7 for a single 'drugstore' shadow?

Toodlepip!

xx

16 comments:

  1. Ooooh I am always drawn to these Bourjous pots as they're so adorable! But I too have bee let down in the past by the rubbish pigmentation! These look fab though! I love the goldy one! Would be great with a tan!

    Hope you're having a gorgeous Sunday! xxx

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  2. Hmmmm I would probably get it for that price considering its expensive in the USA

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  3. I would pay £7 especially as you say it's better than the MAC one, very intreged I am indeed! I shall have to go and have a wee test of these:)

    Thank you for the great post. I always picture you saying the posts in your cool little way:D

    Have a good Day! :)

    http://makeupandmoustaches.blogspot.com/

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  4. This looks great, I love the look of the pinky one. £7 for a 'drugstore' eyeshadow is a little pricey and espically if the pigmentation is rubbish. xxx

    http://allthingsprettyandsparkly.blogspot.com/

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  5. They are super pretty I've heard but I wouldn't pay £7 for a single e/s. I would rather get MAC or Urban Decay. I will however hunt them down on ebay :D

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  6. Can you purchase these in the US? I've looked for Bourjois products before and couldn't find anything but maybe I'm looking the wrong place. Do you know?

    Emily
    emilyerinyoung.blogspot.com

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  7. Hi Lou, these look lovely, Lissy and I saw the gold one and we really like it, looked super sparkly and very lovely indeed, I do think I would buy them because although they are £7 they are quite big and would last a while. I think the gold one will be on my shopping list for my next shopping trip with my girlies as it would look lovely on hols with a tan :) thank you for showing us these, fab blog as always, lots of love to you and Baby Glitter, Zoe, Cole and Lissy :) xxxx

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  8. oooo the black one looks very tempting!!

    http://livelaughloveandbeauty.blogspot.com/

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  9. I don't think I'd pay that much really! I'd rather have a MAC palette than these, as it takes up less space.. but for quality I'd buy them :) Lovely post as usual! Soph xxx

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  10. I really like Bourjois products, and love them even more when they're on 3 for 2 as I do think for a 'drugstore' product they can be a little pricey, but the quality is always great, so worth the pennies in my book.

    Much Love,
    Lauran
    xxx

    www.lamourlauran.blogspot.com

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  11. I don't think I'd pay the £7 but Bourjois always seem to be on offer so think I would when their on offer. Btw, I was the Abbie on blogTV! That you thought was Abzzzw haha xx

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  12. Hey, great post! I just wanted you to know I tagged you in a Top 10 Award post of mine, thanks for being a follower! :)

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  13. Haven't heard bout this brand before (or maybe im just weird :p). Immay try some of them out. That pink one is oh so charming! <3


    xoxo
    -teli
    krzteli.blogspot.com

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  14. oooh that black one looks lush!

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  15. I love Bourjois products. Unfortinately I can't buy them in Germany :(
    So everytime I'm in the UK I have to buy a lot xD

    Chiccy

    http://chiccychic.blogspot.com/

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