Laura Mercier Metallic Creme Eye Colour…

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 18 - 2010

…in Burnished Copper.

So pretty… so, so very pretty.

I’ll admit that Laura Mercier is a brand that I’ve never gotten into before now.  I’m always drawn to the sleek packaging and impeccably made up SAs but the line confuses me a little.  It’s all those powders I think… I once asked about the Secret Brightening Powder and left the counter with the impression that I needed to buy about 7 other products before the Secret Brightening Powder would be able to do it’s intended task.

So now, for the sake of my tiny brain… I ignore that whole “secret” part of the counter whenever I stop by for a look.  I’m probably missing out on something great… but don’t tell me that.

So anyway, I hadn’t even noticed these cute little tubes before… but last time I was browsing my eyes alighted on them straightaway!

I already have a particular fondness for creme eyeshadow formulations and was eager to swatch them all.  I was terribly torn between this one (Burnished Copper) and Alloy (Cool Taupe).  I went with Burnished Copper in the end because I knew it would really pull the green in my eyes to the forefront and just seemed more Christmassy (only 10 weeks away – don’t hate me).

You can either squeeze a small amount of product onto your finger tip and apply like that for a sheerer finish or use a brush to build up the colour intensity.  I would recommend using a primer underneath if you have oily lids… longevity lies somewhere between NARS cream shadows (i.e. none) and Benefit’s Creaseless Creams (good).  With a primer, they last a whole lot longer on me.

Ain’t it purdy though?  Metallic but more of a metallic sheen than robot wars.  At £18 each, they ain’t much of a bargain… but I am such a sucker for beautiful shades.

Have you tried the Laura Mercier Metallic Creme Eye Colours?


7 Responses to “Laura Mercier Metallic Creme Eye Colour…”

  1. Julia says:

    It’s earthy or rusty, nice…:) I have something similar by Clarins, in a metal tube as well, color is lovely, texture velvety, but they crease :(

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  2. kelliegonzo says:

    i’m not one for these kind of things usually, but i love these ones! this color is great :)

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  3. Rae says:

    Ooh, it *is* quite pretty! I’ve been wondering about these for a while now, so thank you very muchly for the review ;)

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  4. Shortiee31 says:

    Not into to cream shadows but the colour looks gorgeous :)

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  5. liloo says:

    yum, yum. what a gorgeous shade and in a squeezable tube x

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  6. I’ve wondered about these since I’ve seen the Pixiwoo girls use them :) that one looks purrrrrrty

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  7. Ashleigh says:

    I adore the LM Cream shadows. Rose Gold is my favorite! Burnished copper looks fantastic when pared with purples too ;)

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