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

  2. Swathi says:

    Wow ! That looks amazing !!

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

  3. Eyeknee says:

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

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

  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.

  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.

  7. Linda says:

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

  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!

  9. Larie says:

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

  10. 25fLONDON says:

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

  11. Vijaya says:

    You look so beautiful! =]

  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 😀 *runs away in case I’ve overstepped the mark*

  13. Rachael says:

    you look beautiful! love that color.

  14. 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. :)

  15. 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

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

  17. teenee says:

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

  18. Jen W says:

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

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

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

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Inexpensive Beauty Find: E45 Silky Radiance Body Lotion

Small portions at restaurants, a child that can’t complete a sentence without repeating the word “Mummy” over and over before getting to her point, and …

Lipglossiping 2011 - A Retrospective (January - June)

A look back at some of my personal blog highlights of 2011… Paris  |  Leila  |  Paul’s Birthday IMATS  |  NARS  |  Extensions  |  Johnson …

Painting the town...

…Strawberry! I was sent an Arbonne lipstick in shade, Strawberry (£16).  It’s an “almost red” that would suit ladies who fear a completely bold red …

Deal Alert: Bioeffect EGF Serum - Today Only

In celebration of the Icelandic ‘wonder’ serum’s 1st birthday, Bioeffect are offering a free travel-sized version of their serum with every full-sized purchase. Sadly, too …

Deal Alert: Travalo £5.00 each at Play.com with Free Delivery!

These refillable perfume atomizers have revolutionised the way I transport and wear fragrance, you can read my review of them here.  The only problem I …

Deal Alert - Babyliss Conical Wand at UKHairdressers

Click the image to go to the deal… The smaller barrel size is the same price… I don’t know if these ones are much cop …

Liz Earle Rose and Lavender Special Edition Cleanse & Polish available TODAY

If you’re looking to stock up on the classic Liz Earle cleanser – you know, the one that’s gathered a veritable army of fans since …

Confessions of a BeneBabe...

I’ve got a treat for you this afternoon, stop that multi-tasking and give me your full attention, like NAO! Remember a few weeks ago, I …

Strictly Fab-u-lous - Take 2!

I requested some better pictures of a few pieces from the upcoming Boots (Strictly Come Dancing) Strictly Fab-U-Lous releases, ‘cos frankly… mine were shiteous. Strictly …

Red Lipped Readers – Part One!

Check out some of your gorgeous selves rocking a festive red lip look! 1. Kat from Click&Make-Up! is knocking ‘em dead in MAC Viva Glam …

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 …

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, …

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, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads