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Bobbi Brown Pink Gold Rich Color Lipgloss

Bobbi Brown Pink Gold Rich Color Lipgloss
Bobbi Brown Pink Gold Rich Color Lipgloss

Bobbi Brown Pink Gold Rich Color Lipgloss ($23.00 for 0.24 fl. oz.) is described as a “soft pink with gold pearl.” It’s a light pink with more shimmer than color–and lots of pale gold, beige, and gold shimmer paired with a high gloss sheen. It’s a lot like other peach/pink and gold shimmered glosses, including Hourglass Imagine, Cle de Peau #2, NARS Orgasm, NARS Super Orgasm, Chanel Bonbon, and Chanel Pin-up — though Bobbi Brown’s is decidedly pinker.

Bobbi Brown describes this formulas as having “the full color coverage of a lipstick” but with “The shine of a gloss.” It’s also supposed to “moisturize, condition, and last throughout the day without feathering.” The coverage is semi-opaque, mostly due to the high shimmer content rather than a lot of color in the gloss base itself, but it’s definitely not full coverage. It has a thin-like consistency that spreads evenly and easily, so it’s not too thin, but it’s not thick at all. The texture is non-sticky and only somewhat balm-like–it has more slip than your average balm. I was able to wear Rose Gold for three hours before it needed a touch-up, and afterward, my lips still felt hydrated. Like the brand’s other glosses, it is mint-scented.

Bobbi Brown Rich Color Gloss Pink Gold
Pink Gold

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MAC Too Supreme Collection for Spring 2012


MAC Too Supreme Collection for Spring 2012

availability: March 1st, 2012 (North America), March 2012 (International)

Sheen Supreme Lipglass ($19.00 U.S. / $22.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Fusing soft succulent shades with smooth, lush, pearl-rich shine, this Lipglass puts a high gloss twist on Sheen Supreme’s signature finish. Slick, clickable pen-style applicator with a super soft brush delivers shine in one stroke.

  • Jasmine Honey Light cream beige (Frost)
  • Fuji Pink Pale peach with low level pearl (Frost)
  • Moon Beach Warm light beige with pearl (Frost)
  • Cherry Fest Rose with high level pearl (Frost)
  • Sweet Bean Cool beige with pearl (Frost)
  • Almond Blossom Pale pink with high level pearl (Frost)
  • Mango Sheen Bright coral with pearl (Frost)
  • Asian Butterfly Lilac with pearl (Frost)
  • Imperial Red Bright rose with pearl (Frost)
  • Dress Kimono Mid-tone frosted plum (Frost)
  • Black Tea Deep brown with pearl (Frost)

Sheen Supreme Lipstick ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Supremely Confident Pale nude (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Happy Hibiscus Creamy white pink (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Fashion City Neutral coral pink (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Bare Again PInky neutral beige (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Tea Ceremony Neutral beige pink (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Sheer Mandarin Mid-tone yellow orange (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Korean Candy Bright orange-red (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Supreme Style Light coral-pink with pearl (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Royal Azalea Bright mid-tone pink (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Blossom Culture Soft pink with pearl (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Zen Rose Bright mid-tone fuchsia (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Insanely It Watermelon pink (Cream) (Permanent)
  • Asian Flower Creamy lavender (Cream) (Permanent)

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MAC and Chen Man Love & Water Collection for Spring 2012


MAC and Chen Man Love & Water Collection for Spring 2012

availability: March 1st, 2012 (North America), March 2012 (International); all products are limited edition unless otherwise specified

Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo ($20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Supersweet Half bronze, pink, gold melange/half solid golden pink (Frost)
  • Pink Union Half taupe, lavender, brown melange/half solid dark violet (Frost)
  • Love Cycle Half light blue, white, dark blue melange/half solid dark royal blue (Frost)

Beauty Powder ($23.00 U.S. / $27.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Play It Proper Pastel soft pink with sparkles (Repromote)

Fluidline ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN)

  • Blacktrack Solid flat black (Permanent)
  • Waveline Navy blue with low level gold pearl (Permanent)

Lipglass ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Force of Love Vivid honeysuckle pink
  • Budding Love Pale lavender

Lipstick ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Force of Love Vivid honeysuckle pink
  • Budding Love Pale lavender

Reflects Glitter ($20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CDN)

  • Reflects Blue Sparkling blue (Permanent at PRO)

Pigment ($20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CDN)

  • Naval Blue Deep smoky blue (Permanent at PRO)

Nail Lacquer ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Breezy Blue Dark blue (Cream)
  • Pinkly Fresh Mid-tone blue pink (Cream)

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MAC Marcel Wanders 2 Collection for Spring 2012


MAC Marcel Wanders 2 Collection for Spring 2012

availability: March 1st, 2012 (North America) at select locations, March 2012 (International) at select locations; all products are limited edition unless otherwise specified

Lipstick ($22.50 U.S. / $26.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Annelie Soft peachy beige with pearl (Frost)
  • Annemiek Soft neutral pink with pearl (Frost)
  • Felicienne Dirty mauve with pearl (Frost)
  • Inez Plum with gold pearl (Frost)

Lipglass ($22.50 U.S. / $26.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Jana Creamy beige with gold pearl
  • Julia Light blue pink with pearl
  • Karin Pink-mauve with pearl
  • Kim Dirty plum with pearl

Sheer Mystery Powder ($60.00 U.S. / $72.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Light Medium Pale ivory
  • Medium Plus Tan beige

Air of Style Solid Perfume ($40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

An indulgence – but not when you consider the sensual delights of our solid Air of Style perfume and the covetable appeal of this exquisite Marcel Wanders multi-faceted chrome compact. Limited edition.

187 Brush ($80.00 U.S. / $96.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

High performance and style merge in a limited edition 187 Duo Fibre Face Brush. With its hand-turned, chrome-finished wooden handle and duo-toned, softly rounded head, this brush is beyond a tool – it’s an accessory.

Brush Clutch ($80.00 U.S. / $96.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

A brush clutch designed with chic and splendour. Silver threads, antique embroidery, and all the clever flourishes Marcel Wanders uses to elevate form and function into something extraordinary. Limited edition.

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Beautiful Beginnings with Bobbi Brown

Beautiful Beginnings with Bobbi Brown

What was the first Bobbi Brownproduct you ever tried?  Did it pave way for a real romance or did it put you off the brand entirely?  What was the first Bobbi Brown product you purchased?  Did you love it? Hate it? Still own it?

my answer:  I had never tried Bobbi Brown prior to blogging, but Bobbi Brown was one of the earlier brands that worked with Temptalia, back when I didn’t even know that blogs were important.  When our relationship started, we were in time to see what Bobbi had on the radar for Holiday ’07.  The first product I remember trying was Everything mascara, which is a really natural mascara overall.  It’s something I still recommend to readers looking for a little oomph but nothing dramatic.

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Bobbi Brown Miami Coral Rich Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Miami Coral Rich Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Miami Coral Rich Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Miami Coral Rich Lip Color ($23.00 for 0.13 oz.) is described as a “nectar.” It looks surprisingly orange in the tube, and even still when swatched (but to a lesser degree), but it’s much pinker on the lips. I actually went back and swatched this just prior to writing out the review, because I was like, “What? This doesn’t look right!” It’s more like a pink coral with warm, yellow undertones once applied. MAC Flamingo is less opaque, less creamy-looking and a touch darker. Chanel Flirt is similar but a little less pale. MAC Blossom Culture is several shades pinker. MAC Ever Hip is similar but a touch less pink.

Bobbi Brown’s Rich Lip Color formula is touted as long-wearing, moisturizing, and have “pure, crisp color.”  When it first came out, I was pleasantly surprised; it’s a creamy yet lightweight lipstick that glides on easily and delivers opaque color coverage with very little product.  It’s also hydrating enough that lips don’t feel dry after four to eight hours of wear.  Not all shades wear the same, as lighter shades tend to fade away after four hours or so, while more intense shades (like a red) can wear six hours or longer.  Miami Coral managed to make it four hours when I trialed it.

Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color Miami Coral

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