Bourjois Effet Lumiere Trio Les Bruns Culvres 41 review,swatches & EOTD

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I got this trio as a gift from Bourjois on purchase of rs.1500 I guess but I am must say,it is a very pretty and handy product and great for those who love neutral smoky looks.

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PRICE: I am not sure aobut the price as this product is dscontinued but still available as freebies.It must be around rs.500-600 for 3.5 gms!!

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PACKAGING: The effect lumiere has a same shade plastic packaging like i have golden shades so the packaging is golden.A small sponge applicator is also provided that comes handy in application at times.

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The shade name and number are provided at the back of the packaging.The eyeshadows are in the oval shape divided into three.

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SHADES: The three shades present are shimmery  with a lighter champagne shade that is quite chalky and has fallout but looks beautiful as a brow highlighter.The second shade is a velvety light golden with a bit of shimmer.

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It look great when used all over the lids.The third shade is a chocolaty brown with shimmer.It is great shade for crease.

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TEXTURE,FINISH & STAYING POWER: The texture of the eyeshadows is smooth.They have fallout but not too much.Also,you need to layer on the shade at least 2-3 times to get full colour on lids else a single swipe will have a sheer coverage and only shimmer is visible. The first shade feels a bit chalky but comes out beautifully on lids.

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They are not highly pigmented but need 2-3 swipes as said.Also,the shades blend well with each other and come out with a beautiful everyday wear look.

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in flash light

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I would like to mention that these eyeshadows show up well when applied with a sponge tip applicator than a flat eyeshadow brush.

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Staying power is around 6-7 hours which is great.Also,a base underneath will increase the staying power.

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PROS:

  • pretty shades for a day look.
  • soft and smooth texture,
  • decent staying power.
  • handy packaging.
  • all the shades blended together very well.
  • can be used sheerly as well as intensely.

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CONS:

  • the shades have a bit of fallout.
  • the first shade feels a little chalky.
  • this range has been discontinued.
  • absence of matte shade.
  • no mirror.

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RATING: 3/5

RECOMMENDATION: This is neither a bad nor a very great trio as many dupes are available in the market.