Bourjois • Ombre Stretch Eyeshadow - Brun Nylon • Eye Shadow
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Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
I really really love the color, it is some kind of a shiny brown color. A negative point is the fact that you have some fall out and that the eye shadow is a bit chalky. The brush that comes with it is a plus but I would recommend using your own brushes, but if you don't have them it is definitely a plus. Also the mirror is a great plus, you can easily apply it on the train or wherever you want to.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
Lovely soft silvery-taupe; buttery silky texture, cute package & brush is quite good. Got this on sale when brand was being pulled from UK stores though I used to test swipe it everytime I did my grocery shopping at Monoprix in Paris. It's more subtle than Satin Taupe or other plummy taupes but still, used just by itself, adds definition to eye & makes blue eyes more prominent. Someone here said it resembles Chanel Safari with a bit more silver & I agree; Bourjois & Chanel are owned by the same parent company so this makes sense.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
Gutted this produce as been discontinued in the UK. Really flattering and universal taupe. This was my favourite budget eyeshadow colour and i've been trying to match it for ages! The best i've come up with is No.7 mono eyeshadow in mink or mac in copperplate.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
usually I don't buy single e/s but after swatched this colour at the counter, I know I had to have it and make it my favourite to go colour
It is a unique light grey-ish taupe colour, yes it is shimmery but put this all over your lower lid up to your crease and pair it with a matte crease colour + matte/sheen highlighter, and you're done for your daily quick soft smokey look. if you have no time at all to blend, you could apply it lightly as sheer wash lid colour & you're ready to go
price wise, in my local dept store it is quite pricey, around $12 but for the unique colour, I will repurchase (if I managed to finish this one, though)
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
This is beautiful taupe color for blue eyes! I usually don't like shimmery eye shadows, but this one looks really nice. It lasts all the day and the color is very nice.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
I guess I'm the only one who wasn't blown away with this! I was able to get it in a swap, and fancy myself something of taupe shadow connoisseur, but this is just not cutting the mustard. The color is pretty, but to me, isn't much different than the CG Tapestry Taupe. Also - it has about as much fall out as that color as well (which to me is a lot!). I was not at all impressed with this. I think it is over-hyped, over-priced, and low quality. If you're after a really light taupe shadow with shimmer that is likely to have heavy fall out, save yourself some money and get the CG Tapestry Taupe. EDIT: I've given this shadow another shot and now I really like it! While this is close to CG Tapestry Taupe, it doesn't have nearly the fall-out that CG TT has. This is a pretty color, if used with the right primer and brush. It looks great to have a light lid color, and then use this in the crease. I prefer the CS MAC 217 dupe.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Black
I generally don't get along with cool taupes because they don't look that good on me. I had doubts about purchasing this but now I am happy I did. It is very neutral and subtle. As the name suggests it stretches and is very easy to apply. It has a beautiful subtle shimmer that is totally suitable for day wear. The texture is very soft and blendable. It can easily become my go to shadow for every day.
I think you get a decent amount in the package. It comes with a brush that I find a bit too small but still better than sponges. My only con with this is the price in South Africa. But to all those lucky girls out there who can get this cheap, I definitely recommend this.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
HG product IMO - I wear everyday, sometimes on its own when it even manages to make me look as if I've done my crease with a slightly darker colour, and sometimes with another colour at my crease. And so cheap! Buy buy buy!!!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
Absolutely beautiful color! It goes on very, very smoothly. I actually found this while walking around Ulta the other day. I got it for 2.99- what a deal! I just wish I had bought the others in the sale bin. And, I really hope they aren't discontinuing this. It's a flattering, soft color. Love it.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
Bourjois was 3-for-2 at my Superdrug, so I got this baby, Bourjois Ombre Stretch eyeshadow in 09 Brun Nylon. a nice e/s:
Comes with a decent, if teeny, brush applicator:
Aaaaand, swatches! It's not a dark taupey, purply taupe, if you know what I mean (ie. not like satin taupe.) But it's a good medium-to-light taupey color, with a good shot of silver, beige-ish-ness (I think that's what makes it medium-to-light, instead of a dark plummy taupe), and just a hint of purple. But it's still taupe. It reminds me of a more purple, less beige and brown Stila Wheat, if you know what I mean, since it's of a similar color depth. It's a little on the frosty side, but not that OTT frosty. The color is also pretty neutral. I think its neutral-leaning-cool, so I think this would look awesome on cool-toned and neutral-toned girls, although I think warm-toned girls would also carry this off, due to the beige-ish-ness in the color. Would look awesome paired with a matter crease shade for those who aren't comfortable wearing this color on its own. I personally really love this color, because for me a lot of the cult taupes out there are on the dark side, and it's hard finding a nice light taupe. This for me is perfect - not too dark and not too light.
FYI my skintone is NC20, AAB, with olive skin with neutral-to-cool undertones:
Pigmentation starts off sheer at first, but color is very buildable. I think that's what the 'Ombre Stretch' selling point means - like the idea is that they have these nylon micro-spheres that allow the e/s to be 'stretched' out - ie. stretched out sheer, or packed on opaque. I don't believe nylon particles are going to make an e/s fantastic, but at least they got the description right on this one - it is buildable, and very nicely buildable, even if it starts off sheer. Just the whole thing about nylon-microspheres is such a terrible way to put it across to the consumer. The texture of the e/s is also pretty smooth, which is good, and it applies well.
I wore it the other day to try out how it wore as the day went on, and I'm pleased to say this is decent. It doesn't fade, but it does crease a little by the end of the day (I wore it out for one entire day), but I wasn't wearing any primer or anything (I don't have major e/s issues), so I think with a little primer this will be much better.
I'd recommend this for those who don't mind frosty eyeshadows, and for those who don't mind buildable shadows, and for those who want a taupe that's not a deep, dark, taupe like so many other taupes out there. It's harder to find a light taupe than a dark taupe, and good ones are hard to come by, so this is good for anyone who feels that alot of the taupey colors out there are too dark for them. The wear and pigmentation is pretty good too. I also would recommend this for most skintones, although the color is probably better on cool and neutral ladies than on warm ladies, although I'm quite sure a warm lady could pull it off too, it's not by any means totally cool. I'd say its a pretty good color overall.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
I like this eyeshadow a lot and it works well for me as an all over shade with a bit of eyeliner. The texture is nice and it applies smoothly and blends easily. I don't use the brush thats included so can't say much about that. Brun Nylon is a great colour that I imagine would suit most skin tones, however I would have liked a wider range of colours to choose from as this is the only one in this range that I would wear.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Other Eyes: Blue
This was a welcome surprise that I got on sale; it cost about €5 (full price) and I picked the shade "brun nylon" because it looked like a nice taupe. And what do you know; It IS a nice taupe! Rather glorious taupe in fact. The colour is neutral with a slight lean on the cooler side.
It's shimmery but not overly so, pigment is good and shadow goes on smooth; there's none of that gritty feeling you sometimes get with cheaper shadows. The packaging is genius; the lid is mirrored, there's a decent brush included and the content is 2.5 g which is at least twice the amount of most brands. This eyeshadow is buttery-smooth on application, holds up very well compared to other brands, doesn't irritate eyes or have massive fallout during the day...
All in all; the perfect taupe!
I don't know if the other colours are as good as this one; I just ordered the "extreme white" and will report back!
PS: All of you looking for a purple shadow; check out the "deep violet". Looks like it would be fab as a liner too!
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Red, Straight, Medium Eyes: Blue
I found these while browsing in ULTA. They were located on a bottom shelf where you might not really notice them unless you were an obsessed MUAer. However, I saw this shade and immediately jumped on it. It is a gorgeous taupe of the lighter brown type. They call these "strechable" eyeshadows. I don't know if they call them that because the packaging is a long rectangle or because these have "nylon microspheres" that allow the color to stretch more when you apply it. Anyhow, these are beautiful silky eyeshadows that apply very nicely with a good color payoff. These are $15 USD in ULTA, and really I would like to get more of these because the formulation is so beautiful. The color is officially 09 brun nylon, but if you look at it on the display it is name "shimmering taupe" which is exactly what it is. Long rectangle package the same shade as the eyeshadow inside, which is nice when digging through your stash looking for it. Comes with a little brush which doesn't really matter as I have a ton of eyeshadow brushes for application. Also, has a nice little mirror in the lid. I found these slightly difficult to open because you have to press in the little latch and then pry up the lid. But really that is the only disadvantage to these lovely shadows.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
I love these eyeshadows. Only took off one lippie because this particular color is just a little too shimmery frosty for me. It goes on a lot more silver than it appears in the packaging. It looks more brown in the package and goes on a silvery gray taupe on the lid.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
I just recently bought two of these at Ulta (Brun and Bleu), and I must say these are gorgeous. I wish there were more wearable colors (black and brown were way too dark for me, unless I used as eyeliner), but I can't really hold that against the product.
As for the specific color, I would classify Brun as something like a taupe, beige, brown. The reason for so many colors is that it seemed to change depending on the lighting when I was playing with it. It is definitely a nice neutral shade, and is not too dark that you cannot wear it to work (at least in my opinion).
What really made these stand out to me was their texture. They have a wonderful, buttery texture, and just seem to smooth on. You do not have to worry about chalkiness with these. I did notice one tester was a little chalkier than the others (I think it was white), but that honestly could be someone put something like hand sanitizer on it (which is what looked like happened). These do seem like they would make good eyeliners, but I still have yet to try them wet.
At $15 each, I would not say they are the greatest price, but they are reasonable. The packaging is a longish rectangle, instead of the usual square or circle shapes you often see. Instead of a notch to open, they have a small, clear button, which really makes them easy to open and close. The top flap stays open (at least on mine) without any help, there is a mirror that covers the entire top flap, and there is a brush included (instead of a sponge). The brush is decently soft, and I could see myself using it in a pinch.
Overall, I am extremely happy with these, and will purchase more when more colors I like come out.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I must admit that I don't quite understand the concept of "stretchy" eyeshadow. Maybe my fantasy hasn't reached some certain levels. What I do recognise though, is a cool eyeshadow when I see it. This one doesn't look or feel like the regular Bourjois eyeshadows (which I like). The Ombre Stretch is not baked and it comes in a long, rectangular compact with a little brush in, not a sponge applicator, but a cute little brush that I'll use to apply eyeshadow on my bottom lid only. When I swatched at this color the first thing that came to my mind was "Safari dupe". Ok, not 100% the same, but Brun Nylon is one of the closest dupes to the gorge Chanel shade. It's a great, light taupe, a silvery one, very wearable and nicely pigmented. It looks really good on my neutral/cool skin but I suspect it will match some warm toned people too. If Bourjois retails in a shop near you, you should definetely check this out.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Medium, Cool Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
Bourjois shadows had yet to grow on me until I had gotten this Ombre Stretch In Brun. Love the color, love the pigmentation, love the wearability of the this product. The shadow is a mix between a shimmery grey, silvery, light brown, with maybe a hint of lilac. It is extremely diverse. I found it to be an good highlight or accent color, but I really like it as an allover lid color! It blends really well with other colors. The brush that it comes with is not that bad for say lining the bottom of your eyes with the shadow, but I would still suggest using your regular brushes. Packaging is slim, and esthetically pleasing. I would def. have you try it.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Green
As I'm quite a fan of Bourjois eyeshadows (good value for the money), I thought I'd give this one a go.
I was pleasantly surprised by this one. I expected this to be like all the others (baked!), but the quality surpasses the usual ones.
First of all, the product amount contained in the slender little compact is quite substantial. Best of all, the colour payoff/pigmentation is phenomenal! A little goes a long way, and I can see this lasting for quite a long time.
It blends nicely, and lasts well. No creasing! It's easy to do either a light wash, or apply intensely.
I purchased this in Brun Nylon, as I recently ran out of a similar (and now discontinued) Too Faced shadow and needed a replacement. It's a shimmery, silvery, plummy brown. I've heard it compared to a lighter, slightly more silver Chanel Safari.
I don't get the whole 'nylon stretch' concept. Supposedly, it contains nylon microspheres that allow the shadow to be 'stretched' and 'blended' infinitely. Probably just a gimmick. Who knows. Regardless, it was a steal at £5.75 and it's a really good product! I can't wait to purchase and play around with the other shades.
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Age: 30-35 Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
Absolutely gorgeous color. The best way to explain the color would be Chanel Safari but lighter with more silver- brun nylon is not brown: it is a silvery greyish purpley taupe. I have small eyes, so as a general rule I wear most of my shadows as a wash, but I could see this working as a lid color, or even as a highlight if you were doing a nighttime smoky eye.
Ombre stretch is a new bourjois shadow in Europe. Unlike the normal clunky cases which always broke on me, the cases for the ombre stretch are flat and rectangular with a mirror running lengthwise and the brush included is a little brush, not a sponge tip. While nothing is like using your real brushes, the little brush is more than fine for touch ups or even weekends. This does not turn my eyelids crepey and the quality is excellent. I was turned off from bourjois shadows for a while mainly because of the packaging (too fragile for my lifestyle) but the packaging for this line is sleek, easy to carry around, and the color inside is gorgeous and wearable. Definitely give the ombre strech line a chance, even if you don't get this particular shade.