Best of Bobbi Brown
There are some superb Bobbi Brown products out there right now so I thought I’d do a quick round-up of some of my favourites.
Skin Nourish Mask
I got sent the trio of mini-size masks (above, £10) to try and even though I never buy masks, I gave these a go. The big surprise is the Skin Nourish Mask (£33), a ‘seriously moisturising mask’ containing coral grass and green algae, which smells and acts very much like the amazing Creme de la Mer Intensive Revitalising Mask. It has a lightweight, consistency, so it’s an easy one to apply and after 3-5 minutes you’re supposed to tissue off the excess. Well I do mine at night, so instead of tissuing off (why waste it?), I leave it on for an overnight treatment. In the morning you get lovely plumped up skin. The other masks are also good and I like how quick they are. The mini trio is super handy for frequent travellers (in-flight treatment anyone?) but I will definitely splash out the £33 for the full size Skin Nourish Mask. (Buy it HERE.)
I’ve been straying a little from my beloved cream blush pots lately in favour of subtle highlighters. Basically, I realised that when you wear a strong red or pink lip, it’s better not to have a rosy cheek. These limited edition face highlighters (£26, above left) are so nice to use and I think I’ll be using mine even more come spring and summer. It comes in a little pump that squirts out a sheeny cream to blend along the tops of cheekbones to catch the light. It’s super-easy to use, just with clean fingers. I use Sunlight Bronze but there are also two other shades, however as it’s limited edition, once they’re gone they’re gone. Buy it HERE.
Intensive Skin Serum Corrector and Concealer (above right)
For the eternal dark circles conundrum, this is another really useful product that does the job. It’s actually two products that you buy separately, one to neutralise the colour of the shadows, then one to go on top to lighten and brighten the skintone. This is much lighter and creamier than the correctors and concealers that come in pots so these are good for undereyes rather than spots. They also contain active ingredients to treat and recharge the skin as well as covering up. The other great thing is there are 16 corrector shades and 15 concealers, but at £28 each, the downside is the price. I would much prefer if this could be one double-ended product, but with so many shades to choose from I realise that’s not possible. Buy the concealer HERE and the corrector HERE.
Extra Lip Tint
Onto lips. The good news about the Extra Lip Tint in Bare Pink (above left) is that it’s the perfect stick balm – unscented, non-greasy application, very moisturising, and leaves the barest hint of a tint stain. The bad news is I can’t find it available online anywhere. Bring it back please Bobbi!
Rich Lip Color
The other lip product I’m loving is the Rich Lip Color in Ibiza Pink (above right, £20). Bobbi Brown is great for neutral nudes and classic reds but if you want something more dynamic, then this is the one. It leaves a nice stain behind if you blot it a bit, and as for the name… instantly transported to the decadent isle! Buy it HERE.
In other Bobbi news, British Beauty Blogger has the scoop on a concealer pencil launching in the autumn. One for the want list..
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WORDS AND IMAGES: Disneyrollergirl/Navaz Batliwalla