Bobbi Brown Vanilla Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick
Bobbi Brown Vanilla Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “warm cream.” It’s a warm-toned beige with a creamy, mostly matte finish. Estee Lauder Halo is a touch lighter and frosted. Maybelline Barely Branded is also lighter and more frosted. MAC Soft Ochre is less warm-toned (more neutral).
Of the shades released, Vanilla is best-suited for a (mostly) universal base for your favorite eyeshadows. On lighter lids, it can also work simply to brighten. It has a very creamy finish, and it goes on with opaque color coverage without needing to build up the color. The texture is lightly creamy; enough creaminess to help it glide on without pulling or tugging on the lid but not so much that it creases. It does set a bit faster than other shades, so work quickly if you want to blend out the edges or blend it with other shades. Even after ten hours, the color remained opaque and crease-free (and it’s rated to last for eight).