FOTD: Burberry Lip Cover Lipstick in #16 Claret (worn sheer)

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 28 - 2011

OK, I’m nearly done with “the best lipstick that ever graced makeup counters anywhere” but as promised, here’s a FOTD showing the Burberry Lip Cover Lipstick in Claret worn in a more casual way.

This is how I favour it… not that I don’t like it worn as a full-on red lipstick but I’m delighted to have something that I can blot onto my lips and achieve a good 6 hours of wear from with it come out still looking pretty pristine the other side.

The camera hasn’t picked it up but there is a sprinkling of silver sparkle throughout the lipstick and it’s more apparent after blotting, perhaps because the actual act of blotting mattifies the colour base.  Whatever the reason, the sparkle shines through in an understated way.

So yeah, incase you haven’t already deduced… this is my lipstick du jour.  My objet d’art *insert more poncy faux frenchness here*.  Check out this post if you want to see the shade swatched in full pigmentation.

You can purchase Burberry lipsticks at Harrods if you’re nearby but I also discovered last night that the Burberry website is offering free-freaking-delivery at the moment, which is also pretty awesome.  The lipsticks are £22 each.


23 Responses to “FOTD: Burberry Lip Cover Lipstick in #16 Claret (worn sheer)”

  1. Hollie says:

    Looks absolutely stunning on you!
    Hollie
    http://incensepeppermints.blogspot.com/
    x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Swathi says:

    Wow ! That looks amazing !!

    Pity we don’t get Burberry cosmetics in my country !!!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Eyeknee says:

    Is it just me… or are you getting prettier and prettier? :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. I think you are the perfect vehicle to show off lipstick!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Kirsty says:

    Charlotte, you look like a different woman to when you began the blog a couple of years ago! You look far happier and more confident. Without wanting to sound like one of those air-punchy women’s power anthems: YOU GO GIRL! Very nicely done. You look positively radiant.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 1

  6. Fiona says:

    Such a gorgeous shade and I agree with Kirsty- you look so pretty now. And I’m loving that blush with the lips.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Linda says:

    looks lovely on you, and you looks stunning on that fotd =)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. I think I’m weak in the knees! That looks incredible on you! Agh why can’t I get my hands on Burberry. I wan’t the new Midnight Brown eyeshadow as well!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Larie says:

    This color is stunning! I love it! That fotd is absolutely beautiful – love the blush :D

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. 25fLONDON says:

    Lipstick aside, this is the best picture I’ve ever seen of you!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. Vijaya says:

    You look so beautiful! =]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  12. Leah says:

    What blusher are you using in this photo? It looks so purdy, and so do you (cowbag). I feel now I’ve been following you for over a year I can chuck in the odd jokey insult. Feel free to reciprocate :D *runs away in case I’ve overstepped the mark*

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  13. luxiehoney says:

    gorgeous! :) xxx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  14. Rachael says:

    you look beautiful! love that color.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  15. Jenn says:

    I love it, I love it, love it! The color is gorgeous on you! Can’t wait for Burberry cosmetics to expand their range to other retailers. :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  16. Goodness, you guys have given me some ridic. nice comments on my appearance. I feel like a total ‘fishing’ type cam whore LOL.

    Thank you though, I’m a bit embarrassed… but thank you xxx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  17. This shade is DELICIOUS. No other way to describe it, really.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  18. teenee says:

    omg gorgeoussssssssss! i love how its not too red. just red enough. lol if that makes sense. :P

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  19. Jen W says:

    O Em Gee you look like a Pre-Raphaelite goddess!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  20. [...] Turning 30  |  Day Trips  |  Louise James Facial  |  Burberry Lipstick [...]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  21. Great color! Looks real great on you. Gorgeous!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Self-Combusting Cosmetics - Becca Pressed Shimmer Powders

Australian brand Becca is one of my favourite cosmetic lines, I love almost everything about the brand.  The shades, the packaging, the beautiful campaign imagery …

Eat it or apply it? Products that smell too good to wear!

When it comes to enticing us into a purchase, beauty brands fully understand the power of gluttony. When was the last time you bought a …

Don't let your nail polish give you the bum's rush

Life is taken too seriously and Bootie  Babe Cosmetics are clearly here to remedy that problem. President and CEO Mark O’Hara wanted to create a …

LUSH Colour Supplement in Light Pink

Light Pink my bum. I picked up the LUSH Colour Supplement in shade Light Pink a few months ago.  In theory, I love the idea.  …

A Lush Afternoon For Mums!

I don’t generally copy press releases verbatim, but thought this might be of interest… We love mums here at Lush – they give good cuddles …

Sleek Oh So Special Palette: Yeah, you might *need* this one

£6.49, Superdrug… if you’re lucky.  If you’re not so fortunate… there’s always the Sleek website or eBay but if you know you’re going that route, …

NOTD: Boots 17 Magnetized Nail Polish in Grey

How late am I on this trend?  I’m like your Gran when she discovered the button for the interwebz. OK, well I’m not really late… …

The Lippmann Collection at House of Fraser

I’m wildly excited at the prospect of being able to get my hands on the Deborah Lippmann’s collection. From mid October, House of Fraser will …

The corset returns: Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Intense EdP

In 1993, I turned 12. I was in my second year of secondary school and fully in love with Evan Dando. Prince changed his name …

W7 Metallic Mars NOTD

I love a good bargain and this W7 polish, purchased for the princely sum of £1.95 is a very good cheapie indeed!  Sure, it’s sheer …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads