Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette ($59.00 for 0.19 oz.) contains a of muted browns, yellow, and white. The formula of the eyeshadows is supposed to be long-lasting with “vibrant color in a color-true finish.” One shade is “an illuminating base,” while two shades are more like regular eyeshadows, and one shade is designed to work more as an eyeliner.

Pale Nude #1 is a meduim-dark, golden brown with a satin finish. It had lovely color payoff and was very true-to-pan. The texture was soft and finely-milled but slightly powdery. Flower Beauty Foxy Browns #2 is darker. theBalm Allegro is more matte. Dior Golden Savannah is more frosted, slightly darker. MAC Moleskin is lighter, less warm-toned.

Pale Nude #2 is a light-medium beige-brown with a soft, frosted finish. It had good pigmentation but had a slightly powdery texture–it is not as buttery or as smooth as Burberry’s single eyeshadows. Too Faced Marzipan is lighter. Urban Decay Tease is darker, grayer. Chanel Beige Lame has more sparkle but is very similar.

Pale Nude #3 is a pale, lightly warmed-up yellow with a pearly finish. It had good color payoff, and it applied smoothly for the most part. NARS Misfit #1 is darker. Make Up For Ever #102 is slightly darker and matte.

Pale Nude #4 is a shimmering, cool-toned white with a frosted sheen. It was semi-sheer, but it had a soft feel and no powderiness to it. Guerlain Attrape-Coeur #2 is similar. Cinderella Ball Gown is also similar. MAC Crystal Avalanche is cooler-toned.

The quality of the palette, overall, is not as good as individual shades within the Burberry eyeshadow range. What makes Burberry’s single eyeshadows so compelling is how soft, smooth, and velvety they feel; the textures are buttery and dense, and the powders apply so smoothly and evenly. They melt against the skin and always lie beautifully on the lid. Here, three of the four shades had a powderiness to the texture. When I wore the palette, it wore well for seven and a half hours and there was some slight fading just after eight hours. This is a combination of colors that would best suit paler complexions, and though I would say neutral to warm complexions would find this most flattering, the cooler white eyeshadow is either out of place or may be harder to use.

The Glossover

palette

Pale Nude (03)

B-
This is a combination of colors that would best suit paler complexions, and though I would say neutral to warm complexions would find this most flatterig, the cooler white eyeshadow is either out of place or may be harder to use.

Product

7/10

Pigmentation

9/10

Texture

8/10

Longevity

8.5/10

Application

4.5/5

Results
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Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) #1 Eyeshadow

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) #2 Eyeshadow

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) #3 Eyeshadow

Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette
Burberry Pale Nude (03) #4 Eyeshadow

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Where can I purchase it? How much is it?

Nordstrom, $59.00.

Is it limited edition?

No.

Any dupes?

See individual shade review! :)

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7 thoughts on “Burberry Pale Nude (03) Complete Eye Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Avatar of Xero Xero

    Minus the white, this reminds me of the Wet ‘n’ Wild Walking on Eggshells trio.

  2. JRMillington

    This is downright aweful!!

  3. Ann

    The B- rating surprised me! I have one Burberry eyeshadow and absolutely love it. Was thinking of buying a palette for convenience. Guess Ill need to stick to buying singles then….

  4. Caroline

    The colours remind me of Stila’s It Girl palette, which I already have.

  5. I’m so disappointed! This looks so cute, but the pigmentation doesn’t seem up to par.

  6. Ana

    The colors in this palette can be easily found in other brands and different price ranges. The quality of the Burberry brand tends to make the difference but it looks this time is not the case.

  7. Avatar of Laura LauraR.

    I’ve purchased some singles and was looking into the quads. Thanks for reviewing this! I’ll pass on it. I’ll be getting the spice quad in the fall based on your review (but I don’t think it’ll suit me for spring/summer). I would love to see a review of the Mocha and Pink Plum quads (I know…so much to review and only 2 eyes lol).