Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow
Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow

Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow ($29.00 for 0.088 oz.) is a soft, medium brown with just a touch of warmer, more golden undertones, but very subtly so.  This would make a great contouring shade for those with fairer, paler skin, and it would work well as an all over color on medium to medium-dark skin tones.  It pairs well with Trench for a quick neutral eye.

The texture is soft and smooth–buttery and feels like silk.  It adheres well to the lid, over a base or without, though I haven’t worn it sans a base for twelve hours or anything (I always prefer a base–it feels like I’m committing a cardinal sin otherwise!).  It’s pigmented but it’s a buildable shade–you can sheer it out with ease for a very soft look or apply in layers for something deeper.  Burberry eyeshadows uncomplicate makeup; it’s hard to go wrong if you use their shadows.  I also like the amount you get for the price tag; a little more than the usual high-end shadow.

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  • Product: 28/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 5/5

RECOMMENDATION: If you like subtler color and enjoy soft, buttery textures, you may like Burberry eyeshadow.


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Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow
Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow

Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow
Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow

Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow
Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow

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13 thoughts on “Burberry Almond (06) Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. vivian

    how does this compare to mac soft brown?

  2. Anne

    Is there any word on when Burberry will be expanding its distribution in Nordstroms? It’s only available in six locations.

    • Not yet, but I imagine if the line is successful enough (and from both my personal experience with the quality and the overall buzz online), I think it eventually will be.

      • daphne

        I hope it is! The products look wonderful, but I don’t buy without seeing in person, especially not such high-end brands. Hope it comes near me so I can check it out and judge for myself :)

      • Amanda Enn

        If you purchase any more Burberry shades in the future, can you do more swatches? 😀 & possibly MAC dupes? Do you know what would be a mac dupe for this particular shade?

  3. jessica

    this color looks so boring

  4. Jenna

    Hi! I was wondering whether you think this is a good dupe for Urban Decay Buck (in the Naked palette). I’ve heard that MAC Wedge (which I know you mentioned in these comments) might be a good one, but I’m not really a MAC person and I am anxious for an excuse to try the Burberry eyeshadow. Thanks!