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

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  2. Swathi says:

    Wow ! That looks amazing !!

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

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  3. Eyeknee says:

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

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

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  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.

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  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.

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  7. Linda says:

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

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  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!

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  9. Larie says:

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

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  10. 25fLONDON says:

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

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  11. Vijaya says:

    You look so beautiful! =]

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  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*

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  13. luxiehoney says:

    gorgeous! :) xxx

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  14. Rachael says:

    you look beautiful! love that color.

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  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. :)

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  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

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

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  18. teenee says:

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

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  19. Jen W says:

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

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

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

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