October 18, 2013

Bourjois Java Rice Powder

Bourjois Java Rice Powder
Over the summer months, having a glowing complexion was my main aim but even now the colder weather is upon us and I find my self opting for a more full coverage look I still want a bit of  radiance to my skin. I am a powder girl, but the ones I reach for are usually to give my foundation a more matte finish in order to reduce shine so stepping into the world of illuminating powders was a big one for me...

The Bourjois Java Rice Powder caught my attention after seeing it popping up here and there and with promises of radiance boosting properties it was quickly in my hand on the way to the tills. I think there should be a little mention of how cute this packaging is... the vintage design combined with the pale green packaging makes for a very pretty product. But it is what's on the inside that really makes the product shine, quite literally if you go a little over the top when applying this! In the pot the product appears a soft pink shade however once applied it becomes translucent meaning it is a great universal product for people with different skin tones.

You can definitely notice the shimmer running through the loose powder but I can assure you that it is not like applying glitter all over your face, the shimmer gives it it's radiance properties and works well at brightening your over all complexion. As for setting my makeup? The Java Rice Powder ticks this box as well. No need for a mid-day top up as it keeps oil at bay and makes sure your makeup stays put. My favourite thing about this powder is the 'blurring' effect that it has. Once applied, I immediately noticed how much more smooth and perfected my skin looks, it gives your makeup an almost air-bushed look to it. I like to apply this last thing using the Real Techniques Contour Brush so I have more control over exactly where I place it.

I cannot get enough of the Bourjois Java Rice Powder, it has even become my favourite step in my makeup routine and that is quite a big statement to make...

19 comments:

  1. I've been hearing really great things about this! Is it limited edition though?

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    1. it is amazing! Nope - they have just redone the packagin! xx

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  2. I see this so much now, I need to pick it up!

    gigglesandmakeup.blogspot.com

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    1. it is such a lovely product to have in your collection xx

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  3. I've just been sent this, now I'm really excited to try! x

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    1. I hope you like it as much as I do! xx

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  4. Thank you for sending me the link to your blog via my twitter! You're absolutely gorgeous! New follower! xxx

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  5. I really want to try this, I've seen so many good reviews on it!

    Jordan-Alice

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  6. This looks so good! I might have to buy one!
    great post lovely
    xoxo
    blue-slushy.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. omg i haven't heard of this? Why haven't I heard of it? haha. I LOVE powders because they just make my foundation stay so much longer, but I hate the way that they make it look so matte....I love a radiant glow! I think i'll have to invest in this!

    Sharlotte

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    1. you should definitely give it a go! It gives such a healthy glow! xx

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  8. This looks great love the packaging!
    I have a Mac and Lush giveaway open international if you want to enter hun :).

    Sophie
    xx
    www.pocockins.co.uk

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  9. This looks so gorgeous! I don't know why I keep putting off buying it...

    Charlotte - www.blotandreapply.com x

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  10. I have this on my never ending wishlist, I have heard very good things about it and the packaging is so cute!

    Paula at Beauty Lover

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