Burberry Gold Pearl No.001 Wet & Dry Glow Shadow


Hi guys,

Hope you had a relaxing Sunday.

I have been experimenting with Burberry Gold Pearl Wet & Dry Glow Shadow for over a month now and it’s time I spill the beans:)

I wrote a review on the Nude No.002 describing how much I love it.  With Gold Pearl on the other hand, I was so underwhelmed.  I think it is due to the fact that it is very similar to my skin tone and it doesn’t show up as well.


Burberry Gold Pearl is a pale neutral gold shimmer.  The texture of the eyeshadow is similar to Nude which is finely milled and cream-like.  The shimmer is finer and less noticeable than Nars Dual-Intensity Eyeshadows. I like to apply it dry using my fingers. Applying the shadow wet will give yield a more intense metallic look.


I have used Gold Pearl to highlight the corners of my eyes and as a wash over my lid on a natural make-up days. On my oily lids, pairing with a primer, Gold Pearl lasts 7-8 hours before starting to crease.

Verdict: Burberry Gold Pearl Wet & Dry Glow Shadow comes in a luxurious compact.  The texture of the shadow is divine and the subtle shimmer is beautiful but I can’t say I am in love with it. It is a nice-to-have and not a must-have.

I purchased Burberry Gold Pearl Wet & Dry Glow shadow directly from Burberry.com.

Have you tried the new Wet & Dry eyeshadow formula from Burberry? Will you be tempted to try Gold Pearl No.001?



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