October 19, 2010

Burberry Blush in Cameo

Lately, I've been using my Burberry blush in Cameo quite a bit. I bought it in the summer but was sure I had wasted the $50. I couldn't get it to blend nicely and the colour just looked bad.

I'm not sure what has changed but I'm really enjoying it now. It's really pigmented, smells amazing, has nice packaging, and has more product than most of my blushes (it's .24 oz whereas MAC blushes are .21 oz, and NARS blushes are .16 oz).
For a product that has "light glow" in the name, it applies darker than expected but I just use a light hand and keep building it. It definitely gives off a nice 'glow' or sheen as opposed to having shimmer in it.

If you don't want to spend the $50, try the e.l.f. blush in Mellow Mauve. For $3, you can get a very similar colour. They aren't exactly the same, but I think if the e.l.f. blush didn't have any shimmer, they would be even closer. 

I've read some reviews on Mellow Mauve and some say it's matte and not pigmented enough. Perhaps a downside to this blush is it's inconsistency, because mine is very pigmented and has a slight bluish shimmer to it (but don't worry, when applied it isn't a shimmer bomb). You'll probably want to set the e.l.f. blush with a finishing powder though, because I don't find it lasts all day. 
Burberry Cameo on the left, e.l.f. Mellow Mauve on the right
Click here for a Face of the Day using the Burberry blush!

Let me know if you've tried anything from Burberry! I want the lipstick in Cameo Pink but it's just an easy to wear soft pink...I'm sure I can find a drugstore option.

Any suggestions for natural looking pink lipsticks? What's your favourite? 



Anonymous said...

try maybelline's "pink please" . <3

Baldeep Kaur said...

even i would suggest maybelline.

kirstyb said...

lovely colour xxxxxxx

Elise said...

mw and Baldeep Kaur- Thanks so much for your suggestions! I'll check out the Maybelline lipsticks next time I'm at a drugstore xx

kirstyb- definitely is! I think I need to look into getting another Burberry blush because all the shades are so natural! x

Marta said...

wow this colours are amazing!

Ricquetta said...

Where do you get Burberry products in Toronto? Is it at the Holts?

Elise said...

Ricquetta- Yep, Holts :) I'm not sure if they all have a Burberry counter but I went to the one on Bloor St x

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