Bobbi Brown Hot Berry, Lady Ruba, Watermelon Lip Colors Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color ($26.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “bright, pink berry.” It’s a bright, fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and violet iridiescent shimmer. It had mostly opaque color coverage with a smidgen of translucency that enabled the natural lip color to come through (this may turn red on those with more natural red pigment in their lip color). The consistency was lightweight, creamy, and easy to apply and didn’t have any issues on or when I pressed my lips together (a problem with some of the other shades in the range). It wore well for five and a half hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. Guerlain Rose Grenat (864) (LE, $51.00) is brighter, warmer. Estee Lauder Dominant (P, $30.00) is lighter. Estee Lauder Tumultuous Pink (P, $30.00) is slightly brighter. Too Faced Jelly Bean (P, $22.00) is redder. Charlotte Tilbury Velvet Underground (P, $32.00) is cooler-toned, lighter. MAC Pleasure Bomb (LE, $16.00) is more matte, no shimmer. Urban Decay Jilted (P, $22.00) is slightly redder. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color ($26.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “bright, reddish coral.” It’s a bold, orange-red with warm undertones and a satin finish. It was incredibly pigmented and yielded full color coverage in a single stroke. The consistency was light-to-medium in weight but applied smoothly and stayed even throughout the wear. It lasted for six hours on me, though it was neither hydrating nor drying. This is a very common color–there are a lot of extremely similar shades to it. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color ($26.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “bright orange, pink.” It’s a medium-dark, pink-coral with subtle warm undertones and a satin finish. On me, it almost looks cool-toned, but it is a warmer pink. It had rich, opaque color payoff, and the formula felt comfortable to wear, creamy, while it applied smoothly and evenly. This shade wore well for five and a half hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. NARS Kelly (P, $32.00) is lighter, more muted, warmer. NARS Grace (P, $32.00) is brighter. Marc Jacobs Beauty Wham (604) (P, $28.00) is lighter. Guerlain Insolence (144) (LE, $35.00) is cooler-toned. Chanel Melodieuse (136) (P, $34.00) is lighter. Givenchy Magnolia Organza (301) (P, $36.00) is similar. Maybelline Shocking Coral (P, $7.49) is glossier. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Hot Berry Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Watermelon Lip Color

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Finishing Powder

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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All of these are stunners! Sometimes I wonder if Lady Ruba might qualify as a ‘cool orange’ rather than a ‘warm red’, so that I could get away with thinking that an orange might work on my skintone, LOL!
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You look especially radiant and flawless in these photos, Christine! I’m envious that you’re only wearing loose powder, Maestro, and these lipsticks!!

Hot Berry is exactly the type of color that’s right up my alley! It looks so lovely on you (all three do, but that’s my fave).

I’ve never tried Bobbi Brown lipsticks before. I buy mostly MAC and UD. Do they have any scent or taste? Thanks, Christine!

Watermelon looks lovely on you Christine! I must check BB lipsticks again, I only have one from the brand that I purchased on a total whim since I am not huge user of lip products in general, but it is total and utter love, it is called Nectar and it is sooo becoming to my complexion, I have no idea if it is still available, but it is creamy and easy to apply without seeping through fine lines, I just love it

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