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Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color Review, Photos, Swatches

Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color

The Sultry Season: Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted rusted red-brown. It’s described as a “rich plum brown,” but it’s so hard for me to see the plum in shades like this. Once you tell me, I feel like maybe I can see it, but then maybe I’m just trying too hard! Raisin is an opaque shade with excellent color coverage and feel–very smooth and clings without pulling moisture out of lips. It has a slight glossiness to it but no real shimmer.  It’s also scent- and taste-free!

Oh, and psst, it’s a dead ringer for Chanel’s Imperial Rouge Allure Laque in color (doesn’t have the fine gold shimmer, but color-wise…)!

Is this the right “plum” for you? Would you wear it?

The Sultry Season is a series of posts featuring deep, rich shades of brown, berry, plum, and wine lipsticks and lipglosses — just right for autumn — that runs through November 2010.

See photos and swatches…

Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Raisin Lipstick

Bobbi Brown Raisin Lip Color

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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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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Wow. Love this colour! It reminds me of Cover Girl Outlast in Canyon, which is the same sort of hard to describe muted brownish-peachy-red-pink-rust. A great colour that suits almost anybody – in fact I get a TON of compliments every time I wear it. I’ve been looking out for a similar shade in lipstick form, so I’ll definitely be picking up Brown Raisin.

I am in love with this color. Name anything Raisin and I’ll buy it. I don’t know why because I hate actual raisins, but it’s the reddish-brownish shade that I love so much especially in the autumn months.

hi! is this shade aka as rum raisin no.32?

i’ve been searching for forever for a shade that matches my Mum’s old lipstick, which she still keeps even tho its been used right down to the core! so i really want to replace that lipstick for her 😀

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