Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator)

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator)

Hello Ladies,

Hope you all are having a fantastic Friday! Today I am reviewing the Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator) from the Bourjois Spring 2012 Collection, which I posted HERE and HERE these are apparently the best sellers from the brand too!

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator)

Product Claims :

New silkier formula, new hot shades!

Bourjois has used the revolutionary “baked technology” since 1863 to give its eyeshadows an ultra soft, light and easy-to-blend formula. Dont be shy, apply as much colour as you want for a luminous result.

Rounded, colourful and smart compact cases, as precious as jewels!

A unique feminine design with integrated mirror and applicator for an easy application anytime, anywhere.

And… it respects my eyes

A hypoallergenic formula, paraben and fragrance free.
Contains up to 80% of mineral pigments.

A colour creator for 150 years

Bourjois demonstrates its expertise through the wide colour palette to reveal your true eye beauty.

The essentials (#08, #90, #06, #07, #14, #54, #74): 7 “must-have” shades for any occasion
The hit shades (#01, #02, #03, #72): 4 daring but easy-to wear shades, to unleash the fashionista in you!
The glitters (#10, #13, #25, #92) 4 original sparkling shades with incredible shimmering effects!

Price, Availability and Quantity :
Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow retails at 55-60AED per pot, at all Bourjois Counters across the UAE. You get 1.5 g of the product in the pot! 

Shades Available :
You get a huge array of colors to choose from! There are a variety of finishes available too!

Packaging :

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator)

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator)

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadows come in a sturdy cute round pot! It has a tiny sponge applicator within and a nice round mirror too! Cute ain’t it?

My Thoughts On The Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow in No 5 :
A highlighting is one of the most important aspects of a complete makeup! Basically, I am a person who would go out with mascara and some highlighter on the brow. I personally don’t use a lot of eye makeup regularly but I like adding that extra natural sheen to my whole look! I feel highlighting adds a serene and natural glow to the face, be it the brows or cheek bones! Have you tired doing it at your cupids bow? Or along the ridge of the nose? I mean have you noticed the massive difference a little thing can do? If not run to your vanity and try it!

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator)
Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow in No 5 is an illuminator/highlighting shade! It’s a gorgeous rose gold color, more on the beiger side! It has a satin finish with very very fine shimmer! It can be used as a full fledged eyeshadow as well, but it’s more gorgeous as a highlighter! Bourjois Round Pot

Eyeshadows are baked and hence can be used both, wet and dry! Here are some swatches,

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator)

Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow In No 5 (Illuminator) swatches

Texture :
Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow in No 5 has a soft and buttery texture, even whilst being a baked product!

Why do I use it :
• Highlighting my brow bones
• Lightining up nose ridge, cheek bones and cupid’s bow.
• Highlighting the inner corners of the eyes!
• As a lid color

I won’t be talking in general for all the Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadows but let me just summarize the Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow in No 5 for you all!

What’s to LOVE about the Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow in No 5 :

• The packaging. CUTE, travel friendly, sturdy and complete! When I say complete I say it because, not all eyeshadows come with a mirror!! :P The applicator is pretty functional and adorable!
• The texture is soft and smooth.
• Blends beautifully. You do not need an extra effort to make this work!
• Looks gorgeous as an illuminator and as a full fledged eyeshadow over the lid it looks equally fantastic!
• I prefer using it dry as an illuminator, whereas for a vivid finish over the lid I use it wet not that when dry it is bad, but when wet it is a little more vivid and prominent!
• The stay-ability of the shadow is pretty nice, this stays over my lids for around 5-6 hours with a primer.
• Doesn’t crease or smudge or smear!
• Great for formal everyday usage!
• It makes my eyes look more awake and open when applied in the inner corners of the eyes!
• Has a little shimmer but it is not OTT hence, it proves to be gorgeous!
• Mineral and baked! I have a thing for both of these! :P
• Paraben Free!
• No fall out!
• Multi purpose!

What’s to HATE about the Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow in No 5:

I do not find a flaw in this product! People say these need to be scratched off a little when they grow a little old, but I do not see it as a flaw, since baked products need a little maintenance anyways!

Final Verdict:
If you have missed out on these, do try atleast one of them! They are a must have in my accordance! You get a good quantity of product at the right price! Bourjois Round Pot Eyeshadow in No 5 is a nice illuminator shade and can prove to be your ideal highlighter! 

Ratings :
4.5 /5

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