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Review, Swatches, Photos: Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection Spring 2012

Review, Swatches, Photos: Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection Spring 2012

I must say, when I first received the newest Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection, I was excited to see the brochure. Each season, Bobbi finds either precious stones, fabrics, or colors to inspire her color collections; rose quartz, pink pashminas, etc. This season is no exception — it looks like pink sea crystals was the inspiration of choice. I couldn’t wait to see what was in store! This collection has four items: Sparkle Eyeshadow, Brightening Finishing Powder, Brightening Lip Gloss and Crystal Glitter Lip Gloss.

The first product I tried was the Sparkle Eyeshadow. I must admit I was skeptical, since she had tried to do glitter in the past, and it wasn’t the best product I ever tried. Well, she knocked this one out of the park. I had the Silver Sparkle Shadow, and I LOVE THIS! As you apply, it looks like your lids are wet and shiny, as if you just came out from the ocean and the sun hits your face — perfectly gleaming. I might have to go back to the store and get the other three shades, which are Mica — a deeper grey shine; Ballet — pink shine and Sunlight — gold shine. I am so happy she added these to the line. There has been a void since she discontinued the cream shades from the line years ago. These are even better. THANK YOU, BOBBI!

 

Review, Swatches, Photos: Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection Spring 2012

Next up, the Brightening Finishing Powder. Six shades that blend together to give skin a luminous finish. The powder contains mulberry, grape scutelleria and gentian root extracts to nourish skin. I do like this powder overall. Just be careful not to apply too much, otherwise it can tend to look ashy. I also love the silver compact; I don’t mind taking this out at the dinner table!

Review, Swatches, Photos: Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection Spring 2012

Swatched from left to right: Lilac Pearl, Pink Lilac and Pink Opal

 

Review, Swatches, Photos: Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection Spring 2012

Last but not least, lips. New shades of Brightening Lip Gloss come in 8 shades, I sampled Lilac Pearl, Pink Opal, and Pink Lilac. What can I say, I love Bobbi’s lip glosses. I don’t know her secret, but each shade does in fact give light to the face. And paired with the shadows and the powder, you too can look like an angel. I am also happy she changed the tip of the gloss and made them larger. I am forever reapplying and am grateful for the larger packaging — definitely a better bang for your buck!  And lest we forget the Crystal Glitter Lip Gloss. I had this on, and my boyfriend commented how nice it looked. Girlfriend tested, boyfriend approved for the soft look!

Review, Swatches, Photos: Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection Spring 2012

Review, Swatches, Photos: Bobbi Brown Brightening Nudes Collection Spring 2012

So, tell me: Do you want to look like an angel? Go get your inner glow and check out Bobbi Brown‘s latest collection today!

Sparkle Eyeshadow – $28.00
Brightening Finishing Powder – $50.00
Brightening Lip Gloss – $23.00
Crystal Lip Gloss – $15.00

Available at select Sephora locations, major department stores and www.bobbibrowncosmetics.com

-Erin Sutera, senior writer and makeup artist

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2 comments

  1. I love this collection! The Sparkle eye shadows are #1 on my wish list 🙂

  2. Love this collection. All the colors would be perfect for my complexion and skin tone.

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