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Bobbi Brown Pink Nude, Almost Bare, Mod Luxe Lip Colors

Bobbi Brown Pink Nude Luxe Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Pink Nude Luxe Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Pink Nude Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “pale pink nude.” It’s a muted, medium pinky-peach with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It was moderately creamy with some slip (but it didn’t slide around) that applied with mostly opaque color. The lipstick wore well for four and a half hours with a little color that gathered into lip lines after three hours of wear, but it was nicely hydrating while worn. NARS Barbara (P, $34.00) is lighter (90% similar). Edward Bess Forbidden Flower (P, $32.00) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Roleplay (110) (DC, $30.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Naked Desire (P, $32.00) is darker (90% similar). Givenchy Beige Plume (102) (P, $36.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Hazelnut (P, $28.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Reel Sexy (LE, $17.50) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Laura Mercier Pink Grapefruit (P, $25.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Bite Beauty Sable (LE, $24.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Gotta Dash! (P, $17.00) is warmer (85% similar). Laura Mercier Cinnful (P, $25.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Touche (LE, $20.00) is lighter, less pigmented (85% similar). MAC Real Redhead (LE, $17.50) is lighter (80% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Eat Cake (150) (P, $30.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). MAC Boca (LE, $17.50) is lighter, cooler, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bobbi Brown Almost Bare Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “soft beige.” It’s a muted, medium peachy-brown with warm, orange undertones and a natural sheen. It had mostly opaque color payoff with a soft, creamy, glide-on consistency. The color wore well for four hours, but I had some color pull into lip lines after three hours of wear. The formula was comfortable to wear and very moisturizing. MAC Cozy Up (LE, $17.50) is warmer (95% similar). Estee Lauder Covetous Nude (P, $30.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Milkshake (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Naked 2 (DC, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Sensual Sparks (LE, $17.50) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Stark Naked (DC, $22.00) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC Soft Pout (P, $23.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Cream (P, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Honey (P, $21.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Delectable (LE, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) (P, $36.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Midsummer Night (LE, $17.50) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Posh Tone (P, $23.00) is warmer (90% similar). Estee Lauder Stripped (P, $32.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Hepburn Honey (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). NARS Besame Mucho (LE, $29.00) is lighter, less pigmented (95% similar). Bite Beauty Whip (P, $24.00) is lighter, cooler, glossier (85% similar). NARS Isola Bella (P, $25.00) is warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Bradley (P, $36.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Bite Beauty Caramelized (P, $24.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bobbi Brown Mod Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “pale yellow beige.” It’s a light, yellowed peach with warm undertones and a cream finish with light shine. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a creamy consistency, but it was very unforgiving. It seemed to exacerbate the natural texture of my lips and made them look uneven, almost dry. This was one of the worst-performing shades in the range for me. The color lasted for three hours and was lightly hydrating. MAC Nearly Nude (LE, $17.50) is darker (95% similar). bareMinerals Nudist (P, $20.00) is more muted (90% similar). Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) (P, $36.00) is lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Sexpot (P, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Pure Decoration (LE, $17.50) is lighter (90% similar). MAC She's a Peach (LE, $17.50) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Topless (P, $22.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Moody Margot (106) (DC, $30.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Estee Lauder Insatiable Ivory (P, $32.00) is darker (85% similar). Too Faced Country Star (P, $22.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). MAC Meta-Fabulous (LE, $23.00) is lighter (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Severine (112) (DC, $30.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Bare Bling (LE, $17.50) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is supposed to have one-stroke color coverage with a hydrating, smoothing formula, and “nourishing shine.” I was impressed with the formula as a whole, as the majority of the shades were very pigmented in one pass with a creamy consistency that glided on easily. There’s a richness to the texture that does feel more “luxe” in a way. The natural-to-luminous shine level gives lips a smoother, plumper look, while the formula itself is hydrating and many shades are longer-wearing. I noticed that the lighter shades tended to perform more poorly relative to more light-medium to medium-dark-hued shades. There was a faint floral scent (that was a surprise, I wish they had gone the unscented!), but I didn’t have issues with taste and found it very subtle on (it’s no Dior/Chanel-level scent!). In general, I like Bobbi Brown’s lipstick formulas, and this one feels creamier and more hydrating than others, but for pigmentation, you can’t go wrong with this or the Rich Lip Color formula.

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Sneak Peek: Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color Photos & Swatches

Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color
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Here’s a preview of 20 of the new Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Colors ($35.00 for 0.13 oz.) that you’ll find across retailers. There are also nine shades that are exclusive to Sephora (those I don’t have). The new formula is supposed to have one-stroke full-color coverage, be hydrating, and “minize the look of fine lines and wrinkles.” Full review to come! 🙂

Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color Launches for September 2015

Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color

To Bobbi, luxury is all about things that are timeless, and of the very best quality. With this in mind, Bobbi combines the most nourishing ingredients with her keen eye for color to deliver an incredibly luxurious, rich new formula—Luxe Lip Color. With a comfortable, ultra-luxurious feel, it glides effortlessly, delivering bold, maximum-coverage color in just one swipe. Soft, nourishing shine adds brilliant dimension to lips and instantly enhances the complexion. This formula delivers sumptuous treatment benefits. Luxe Lips helps visibly reduce the appearance of fine lip lines and relieve flaking while a blend of moisture-boosting ingredients work to help keep lips soft and conditioned. With a chic crest-embossed gold tube, it’s the ultimate feeling of pure luxury and the perfect dose of glamour.

Luxe Lip Color ($35.00) (New, Permanent)

  • Pink Nude Pale pink nude
  • Almost Bare Soft beige
  • Mod Pale yellow beige
  • Red Velvet Deep rich red
  • Pink Buff Creamy nude beige
  • Soft Berry Neutral rose berry
  • Posh Pink Creamy violet pink
  • Plum Brandy Deep purple plum
  • Brocade Bright ppurple plum
  • Pink Guava Pink tangerine
  • Parisian Red True yellow red
  • Sunset Orange Bright red
  • Your Majesty Bordeaux red
  • Neutral Rose Neutral pinky rose
  • Retro Red Blue red
  • Pale Coral Midtone coral cream
  • Retro Coral Pale pink coral
  • Pink Cloud Pale pink
  • Raspberry Pink Bright blue fuchsia
  • Spring Pink True pink
  • Pink Sand Pale yellow pink (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Downtown Plum Neutral brown berry (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Hibiscus Plum wine (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Hot Rose Fuchsia pink (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Russian Doll Rosy red (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Atomic Orange Bright yellow orange (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Bright Peony Bright yellow pink (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Baby Peach Bright peach coral (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Pale Mauve Light pinky mauve (Sephora Exclusive, VIB Rouge)

AVAILABILITY | Now at Nordstrom, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Dillards, Bobbi Brown, Bergdorf Goodman

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Bobbi Brown Pink Glow Highlight Powder Back at Sephora

Bobbi Brown Pink Glow Highlight Powder
Bobbi Brown Pink Glow Highlight Powder

I remember last holiday that Bobbi Brown Pink Glow Highlight Powder ($46.00) was really popular, and I just noticed it pop back on Sephora this morning. I have no idea if it’s a repromote for upcoming holiday or not–I haven’t seen any other holiday shades from Bobbi Brown pop up yet–but I thought I’d pass along the word. You can find my review of it from last year here.

Bobbi Brown Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick

Bobbi Brown Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick
Bobbi Brown Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick

Bobbi Brown Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick ($46.00 for 0.40 oz.) is described as a “soft, warm pink glow.” It’s a muted, medium-dark taupe-brown with warm undertones and pink and bronze shimmer that gives it a more metallic sheen. Bobbi Brown Nude Glow (LE, $46.00) is less shimmery, darker. Chanel Accent (84) (LE, $45.00) is less shimmery, darker. MAC Taupe Shape (, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler. MAC Superb (LE, $30.00) is lighter, warmer. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

I was expecting to review the newest Shimmer Brick for summer/fall, but I received this shade (I honestly have been so overwhelmed with new products releasing that I just photographed and reviewed without a lot of thought!), and it was only when I started putting together the written review did I notice! Oh, well, it’s a long-time favorite and has been out for awhile, so no harm in a full review, right? 🙂 Bobbi Brown’s Shimmer Brick formula is an intensely shimmered set of five strips of shades that allow you to customize the overall color (use the top half for a pinker, darker hue, while you can use the bottom half for a lighter, warmer hue) or individually. Together, they are richly pigmented and very shimmery, which gives a beautiful glow to the skin, but it can be over-applied and then emphasize pores. I like using a fan or feathery brush and a lighter hand to build up the shimmer as desired to minimize the chance of overdoing it. I felt like this particular shade was easier to apply than some of the other Shimmer Bricks I’ve tried, almost as if it was smoother with finer shimmer. This may be more of a blush, bronze, or highlighter depending on your natural skin tone. On me, it wore well for eight hours.

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Bobbi Brown Hot Collection for Spring 2015

Bobbi Brown Hot Collection for Spring 2015
Bobbi Brown Hot Collection for Spring 2015

Bobbi Brown and Kate Upton team up to bring you the Hot Collection, with this season’s must-have items for looking and feeling confident. Inspired by Kate’s hometown in Florida, this collection pairs subtle nudes with pops of head-turning color. Think the warm nudes of the beachfront and the bright lights of Miami. Fun, effortless and vibrant, Bobbi carefully selected each shade and product in the collection to reflect Kate’s playful, beach-ready lifestyle. Pair a well-defined nude eye with a high-voltage lip for a look that channels hot summer days, sexy summer nights and Kate’s easy confidence.

Hot Nudes Eye Palette ($65.00) (Limited Edition)

Housed in a sleek black compact with neon pink accents, this flirty palette features eight totally wearable shades that flatter all skin tones. Layered or worn alone, the shades in the Hot Nudes Eye Palette create a variety of signature Bobbi looks—from subtle and sultry to super smokey.

  • Ivory Eye Shadow
  • Smoke Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow
  • Peach Sugar Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow
  • Cement Sparkle Eye Shadow
  • Nude Petal Eye Shadow
  • Bronzed Beige Metallic Eye Shadow
  • Nude Glow Metallic Eye Shadow
  • Blackest Brown Shimmer Wash Eyeshadow

Art Stick ($26.00) (Limited Edition)

Gorgeous, creamy and moisturizing, these super-hot Art Sticks are pure fun and pair perfectly with a nude eye. This long-lasting formula glides effortlessly onto lips for a high-impact, creamy-matte finish.

  • Hot Berry
  • Hot Pink
  • Hot Orange

Sheer Lip Color ($26.00) (Limited Edition)

Sheer Lip Color is now available in three electric shades that deliver the perfect pop of color with a beautiful, sheer payoff. The creamy and lightweight formula is comfortable on lips, making it easier than ever to wear daring color.

  • Berry
  • Pink
  • Orange

Cheek Palette ($45.00) (Limited Edition)

Bobbi introduces Cheek Palettes—a no-nonsense, natural-looking approach to highlighting cheeks. Featuring two shades of blush and a pearlescent highlighter, this palette enhances cheeks for a healthy, lifted effect. To achieve Bobbi’s signature “just pinched” cheek look, dust the softer shade of blush onto cheeks, and then follow with a pop of brighter blush, applied just on the apples of cheeks. Finish with the highlighter shade on top.

  • Calypso
  • Pink
  • Berry

Availability: Now at Sephora and Nordstrom (official launch date at all retailers and counters is April 2015)

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