Friday, 7 February 2014

NEW IN: Bourjois CC range, Liners and Mascara

New releases from Bourjois always excite me and I have never been disappointed with any of their makeup (except the erasable liner...)! The most recent additions to their range include the 123 Perfect CC Cream, 123 Perfect CC Eye Cream, 2 new shades of Liner Feutre, Mega Liner and a new Dark Khol Mascara. 

Since my hormones went crazy and I got tons of horrible breakouts, I haven't been using BB or CC Creams too often. They simply don't give me enough coverage... That's why I didn't expect anything special from the new Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream, but... I was soooo wrong.... I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS STUFF! The formula is very light and sheer, but somehow it manages to cover imperfections and make my skin look fresh and radiant without creating a cakey layer and suffocating my skin. It contains SPF 15 to protect and 3 colour correcting pigments to perfect the skin: Apricot (anti-fatigue), Green (anti-redness), White (anti-dark spots).  I apply it with my fingers on top of a primer and set with my Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder or Bourjous Java Powder to make it last all day. There are four shades available, mine is 33 Rose Beige and it is a great match for my skintone (I am NC25 in MAC Studio Fix Fluid). Oh, it is oil free too and keeps my t-zone shine free for a couple of hours.

I have been using this under eye concealer to camouflage my dark circles and any blemishes as well. It feels very hydrating and soothing and gives really good coverage. It doesn't crease at all and has a very light texture. It also contains SPF 15 to protect the delicate eye area.  I have the darker shade (T22 Beige Claire) and it is perfect. I can't recommend it enough and I will definitely repurchase it (and the CC cream). 

Left: Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Eye Cream in shade T22 Beige Clair, Right: Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream in shade Rose Beige

The hourglass shaped brush of the new Dark Khol mascara looks very interesting and it is supposed to 'intensify & volumise your lashes from root to tip'. I haven't experienced any problems with it and I think it does the job perfectly - the formula is jet black, adds volume and lenght, separates the lashes and doesn't smudge. I am not too fussy with mascaras and I recently stopped applying multiple layers of product to my lashes - I simply curl them and add one coat of mascara and I am done :)

Mega Liner* (£7.49)
If you are looking for a long lasting, easy to apply liner - this baby should be perfect! Depending on your preference, you can create a thin or thick line with it and you don't have to worry about smudging or fading. It stays put all day and once sweep gives opaque jet black colour. 

Liner Feutre* (£6.99)
I am pleasantly surprised with these and I find them easy to apply and long lasting. The fine felt tip is perfect for creating a very thin line to accentuate the lashes. The only problem I had with these was with taking the product off my lids and I had to triple cleanse to remove my flick. Once I realised how long they last, I actually started using the brown shade to fill in my brows, because it acts as a semi-permanent eyebrow pen :)

The two new shades added to the collection are: Noir Moka (brown) and Noir Violine (dark purple).

If you are planning a cheeky Boots or Superdrug trip this weekend, make sure to check out the CC range. I am very impressed with it and I have only heard good things about it, even from those who  usually hate BB and CC creams :) The liners and mascara are lovely too.

Available from Boots,, Superdrug and

*PR samples



  1. I've just added quite a few of these to my wishlist, definitely going to try the CC Creams and the Mega Liner! The mascara wand does look really interesting.. x

  2. Oooh that mascara wand is unlike anything I've seen before! I'll definitely be trying that out :)

  3. I would love to try their products but it's to much money for them in Canada

  4. That mascara is really unique :)

  5. I wish bourjois was pale enough for me - that CC cream looks really good and I'll definitely be checking it out to see if I could get away with it without looking tangoed! Great idea for the brown liner too, I don't like my black liner Feutre as its too grey for me but I may pick that brown one up

    Katy xx

  6. I always love boujois cosmetics :) They are always really good quality! I was so excited to try out the CC cream at the counter in boots the other day but i found that the formulation was a little bit too thick in my opinion. I have read reviews saying it is light and sheer but i though that the tester that i used didn't really reflect that. Maybe i need to try it out again~ I want to invest in a CC cream because i want to try it out as opposed to my hoards of BB creams :)

    Thank you for the post, the mascara looks so interesting to use due to the shape :)
    Have a lovely day <3

    Ying ♥ || *- YingcBeauty-*
    X x X x X

  7. I've yet to try Bourjois products since it's not locally available, but I really want to.


  8. I love the look of Bourjois' products but their foundations and face powders are just not light enough for me, and their blushes break me out! That mascara looks interesting though, I may go have a look at that one (:

  9. I'm definitely going to pick up the CC eye cream as it looks lovely and hydrating. Most of the concealers I have are quite thick and heavy and sit in my fine lines.
    Laura x | Life and Lipstick

  10. Soo many new goodies!!! Just for the folks in the US- check out Walgreens online, I heard they have some products there :3

  11. I really want to try that CC cream, they only had testers in both Superdrug and Boots so it must be popular x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

  12. Need to get after one of these CC creams I keep hearing about!

  13. I haven't tried any Bourjois products before and not all of their products area available in Canada but I'm definitely interested in giving some of their products a try. The mascara is very interesting and I don't think I've ever seen a brush quite like it before.
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

  14. I really wanted to try that mascara but after seeing the wand it's kind of put me off :/

  15. The CC cream's been on my wishlist for a while I'm hoping it will spare me the agony of shelling out for Dior´s Nude BB cream:p

  16. I can’t wait to try the cc eye cream ^^ it sounds great <3

  17. Great review and beautiful shots of the products. The CC cream sounds really good!

  18. wowww that violet liner looks so gorgeous!

  19. Hi, have you tried other Bourjois foundations? Does the shade 33 for the CC cream match well with Shades 53 for the Healthy Mix foundations?

    1. Yes, I wear shade 53 in Healthy Mix and 33 is a perfect match for me :)
      It's quite sheer, so it suits a wide range of skin tones. x


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