Bourjois – Effet 3D Lipglosses

For 10 years now, women have been seduced by Bourjois’ popular lipgloss effet 3D; so much so that one gloss is sold every 13 seconds worldwide. In February 2011, Bourjois gave these lipglosses a face-lift and relaunched their much-favoured range with the addition of six new shimmering shades and a brand new formula. A whopping 15 iconic shades now grace the shelves, all offering ultra-shine and protective hydration. 

The new formula contains micro-crystalline waxes to add brilliance and dimension to the gloss, whilst added vitamin C and E leaves the lips plump and hydrated.  These glosses are lovely and rich, with a balm-like texture. They really do glide onto the lips like a dream and smell sweetly-fruity, trumpeting a scent of blackberry, raspberry and blackcurrant.
Below are three of the glosses from the new effet 3D range.

The new contouring applicator brush is softer and rounder, meaning the curves of the lips can be sculpted precisely with the gloss. This range consists of gentles pinks, beiges, browns all the way to rich reds and feisty fuchsias. Nine of the original best-selling shades have been joined by six new gorgeous shades, cumulating in a wonderful collection of colours to suit all whims and wishes.

48 – Rose Romantic, a soft rose
04 – Rose Polemic, a light pink with glimmering tints (NEW)
23 – Framboise Magnific, a purple with a light touch of pearly silver

My absolute favourite out of these three glosses is Rose Romantic (top). I love the subtle golden sheen it leaves on the lips and its pretty subtlety. A perfect Summer colour!

Rose Polemic (middle) is a gorgeous light pink with soft metallic tints. It probably wasn’t as pigmented as I had hoped it would be, but I believe it would look very sweet over a baby-pink lipstick; MAC’s Viva Glam Gaga for example.

Framboise Magnific is a wonderful fuchsia with delicate silver sparkles. This was the trickiest of the three glosses to work with. I felt it definitely needed a base colour underneath it to really capture its vibrance. I think MAC’s Violetta would be the perfect match for this lipgloss. 

Bourjois Effet 3D lipglosses can be found in Boots and Superdrug nationwide and retail at £6.99.
Are you a fan of these classic glosses?

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  1. 4th March 2011 / 10:03 pm

    These glosses look absolutley gorgeous on you, i'm wdef with you on the 'Rose Romantic' such a pretty shade and will look gorge even over a nude lippie!

    I'm getting right into lipglosses at the minute, so may just have to pick up a couple of these!


  2. 4th March 2011 / 10:06 pm

    Such gorgeous pics! THe photography far outshines the product =) Great job.

  3. 4th March 2011 / 10:06 pm

    i love the smell of these there amazing!!

    i got thevRose Hypothetic last week,gorgeous light pink colour

  4. 4th March 2011 / 10:16 pm

    Love the new Rose Polemic gloss! πŸ™‚ x

  5. 4th March 2011 / 10:18 pm

    I love these lipglosses! I wore number 34 Rose Mythic on my wedding day, they smell amazing too! xx

  6. 4th March 2011 / 10:22 pm

    wow! all the lippys look gawjus on youu! can totally pul it off πŸ™‚

    i may have to have a sneakky look in boots to check these babys out πŸ™‚

    x x x

  7. 4th March 2011 / 10:46 pm

    The rose romantic lip gloss is definately my favourite too! It really suits you! xx

  8. 4th March 2011 / 10:51 pm

    These look lovely, I cant believe they are so popular and I have never even tried them! xx

  9. 4th March 2011 / 10:51 pm

    Oh they all look so lovely on you! I always look at these and think they've spelt 'effect' wrong but it's probably just some fancy French word… :S


  10. 4th March 2011 / 10:56 pm

    Rose Romantic is lovely !

  11. 4th March 2011 / 11:17 pm

    these look gorgeous, i need them! x

  12. 4th March 2011 / 11:34 pm

    ha i don't even own one! i'm not a big fan of having anything sticky on my lips tbh. love the colour of these though so maybe i will give them a try. xo.

  13. 4th March 2011 / 11:37 pm

    They do look really pretty but I personally hate wearing lip glosses!

  14. 5th March 2011 / 9:19 am

    LOVE 04 – Rose Polemic. Definitely my favorite. I have got to go buy this! x x

  15. 5th March 2011 / 12:02 pm

    I used to obsessively use the clear version when I was a teenager. Your post has made me REALLY want 48 and 04. I shouldn't buy them because I never use gloss when I buy it but they look so gorge.

  16. 5th March 2011 / 12:03 pm

    Favourite is definitely Rose Romantic.. Looks great on you. XX

  17. 5th March 2011 / 6:15 pm

    Fab pics hun-I LOVE all of them!! First and second being my faves I think..what gorge sparkle pigmentation xxx

  18. 6th March 2011 / 2:26 pm

    Even though I can find them a little sticky, I do love these glosses and will be purchasing a few more in the not too distant future! xoxo

  19. 7th March 2011 / 1:48 pm

    Great post! I have got right back into my lipstick of late but might need a bit more convincing to try a gloss again…hee hee.

    Carol x

  20. 12th March 2011 / 5:58 pm

    I've had my eye on numbers 48 and 04 for a while now! Think I'm going to need to treat myself! πŸ™‚ x