Bobbi Brown Tortoise Shell Collection Fall 2011 Promo

Bobbi Brown Tortoise Shell Collection Fall 2011 Promo

There are reports that this Bobbi Brown Fall Collection will include two eyeshadow palettes, Sand (left, with neutral to cool tones) and Shell (right with warm tones).  At first I thought that these compacts held Shimmerbricks, but judging from these pictures these...
Mascara Speed Reviews: Hits and Misses

Mascara Speed Reviews: Hits and Misses

I picked up a few samples of Bobbi Brown mascaras and, over the past few weeks, gave them a test.   First up, I tried Extreme Party Mascara ($24 for full sized version), which I really liked on first application.  It delivered on volume and curl nicely.  The volume...
Winterize Your Lips: Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF 15

Winterize Your Lips: Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF 15

This time of year I’ve amped my water intake up to ensure that my skin is hydrated and clear.  I’ve gone through gallons of Brita-filtered water, a water bottle is never far from my side.  Moisture, moisture, moisture is a winter survival skill. There are...
Bobbi Brown Day to Night Cool Eye Palette

Bobbi Brown Day to Night Cool Eye Palette

Bobbi Brown’s Holiday 2010 collection includes the Day to Night Cool Eye Palette ($45), which features a mix of six eyeshadows–3 matte and 3 shimmer shades especially tuned for cool skin tones. This palette has a nice range of shades, from highlighter to...
Bobbi Brown Day to Night Warm Eye Palette

Bobbi Brown Day to Night Warm Eye Palette

Bobbi Brown has an extraordinarily wide array of Holiday 2010 offerings–I can not think of anyone who would be unable to find something gift-able in this collection. I’ve been a long-time fan of many of Bobbi Brown’s palettes–although not all...
Easy Summer Look

Easy Summer Look

Spring is turning slowly into summer where I live–sometimes our weather will seem warm, while others (like today) there is a grey rain with the attendant cloud cover.  Summer brings some of my favorite months, and so I’m impatient for it to arrive.  To get...
Holiday Makeup for the Rest of Us, Part Two

Holiday Makeup for the Rest of Us, Part Two

This is the second post in a series about holiday looks for anyone who (like me) admires the glamorous looks of Lady Gaga and others, but wishes to modulate them for her own individual lifestyle. A new decade is about to start.  I was so heartened to see this article...
Why You Should Care About Nude Blushes

Why You Should Care About Nude Blushes

When I first heard the term “nude blush” –I thought, “why bother?” After all, what’s the difference between nude blush and no blush at all? When I was in Paris, I had a makeover at a Bobbi Brown counter. Well, I didn’t ask for...