Burberry Complete Eye Palette in Mocha

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

*Burberry Complete Eye Palette in Mocha, Burberry Eye Definer in Midnight Brown,
 Real Techniques Starter Set

You all probably know I'm a bit of an eyeshadow noob, but I made a beauty resolution to be more adventurous and experiment with them, pulling myself away from my usual classic eye liner look. For some reason I always felt it didn't suit me, but I think thats just a case of getting to used to it. 

So, first thing I needed to crack this resolution was some good eye brushes. Where else to head than Boots to pick up some Real Techniques? Next up, I needed a palette on hand. I'm never one to go for anything bold, I just wanted something that was very neutral and defining. This Burberry palette in Mocha is absolutely perfect for this. They apply so effortlessly that you hardly need to blend at all,  quite sheer but build-able, very smooth and buttery soft. Burberry are so on point with their cosmetics, keeping with the brands classic image focusing on a neutral palette throughout their products. They are at the utmost quality you would expect and the packaging is so luxurious with the iconic Burberry embossing.

For this look I applied the light brown all over the lid, as well as bringing it underneath my bottom lash line. This shade alone looks beautiful as a wash of colour, as do all of them. Next, I took the mid brown and placed it on the outer corner of my lash line, then mirrored this on my bottom lash line, and blended to create further definition and a slight smokiness. I felt like my upper lash line needed slightly more definition across the lid, my product of choice? The Burberry Eye Definer in midnight brown. This also made my lashes appear thicker, which is essential if you plan on wearing no mascara, It's a great substitute for black to detract from a harsh finish. These pencils are also super long lasting, so fantastic for water and tight lines. For the last step I applied it to my water line, but just the outer corner to bring it all together and... Voila! You could leave it without mascara, known to be a classic Burberry look, which to be honest I don't think looks too bad after a quick eyelash curling, or just a slick of mascara finishes it off nicely too. 

What do you think? There are so many looks you can create from this palette and I think it may have just converted me. You can buy Burberry cosmetics from Harrods, John Lewis or Harvey Nichols.



  1. oo love this look! Might have to investigate in this pallete, looks lush xx

  2. such a pretty look xx


  3. This is such an elegant eye look! Burberry cosmetics have been tempting me for a while now....


  4. it's actually a really lovely look, and i love your eyebrows!

    taylorpluslife.blogspot.com xo

  5. These eyeshadows look divine! I am actually looking forward to getting my hands on the real technique's eye kit! :)
    I loved your blogpost, btw!
    Elle :)

  6. This eyeshadow palette looks so beautiful and I love the look you created!

    Gem x

  7. The shadows in this palette are very pretty and right up my alley. You have amazing eye brows lovely, jealous:) xx


  8. I want this SO badly! And the Spice one (I forget the full name) know they're neutrals (of which I have MANY) but ermagerrrrd.

  9. Suuper light/ natural. Is there a before picture without any eye make-up on?

  10. Burberry eyeshadow is gorgrousx


  11. this palette looks so pretty! i love neutrals!



  12. Beautiful, I'm definitely getting this now!

  13. Looks great, and the burberry eyeshadow palette is definitely on the wishlist!

    I'm hosting a giveaway, I'd love it if you checked it out! http://tinyurl.com/ajkc8mw

    caperepulchra.blogspot.com xo

  14. Gorgeous colour combination! In love with the burberry palette! x


  15. This palette looks beautiful, wish there was a stockist in Ireland.

  16. Such beautiful packaging and I love the look as well! xxx

  17. Looks amazing, I love real techniques brushes as well

    A little bit Unique


    Oh and I'm running a giveaway, if you want to pop over and have a nosey! Giveaway here

  18. what one of these burberry palettes so badly! x


  19. I'm in love with this Burberry eye palette!



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