Here’s a little secret: I don’t typically wear makeup during the work week. Call me a hypocrite if you want to. But if it’s a choice between ten extra minutes of sleep and a pretty face – well, I choose unconsciousness.
Though, I recently acquired a new makeup collection that has me rethinking my routine. Bobbi Brown’s Blushed Pink collection is so brilliant, literally, that I can’t not wear it. I am so enchanted by the products that I’ve even set my alarm a few minutes early. This is major.
Only Bobbi Brown could figure out a way to make sparkly shadow and glittery lipgloss appear office-appropriate, romantic, and chic – all at the same time. You will absolutely DIE when you see (and touch and apply) Bobbi’s new Sparkle Eye Shadow. The featherweight formula instantly lights up eyes with a unique combination of shimmering pearls and glitter in a translucent base. Wear it alone for a sheer wash of sparkles or layer over an opaque shadow to give the eye depth and texture.
I’ve tried a million and one eye shadows in my lengthy tenure as a beauty addict; and I have NEVER experienced a shadow that is simultaneously shimmering and subtle. I don’t really have the words to describe this product’s magic. You’ll just have to see it to believe it. Visit your local Bobbi Brown counter and play around with the Sparkle Eye Shadows (I’m partial to Mica), but be sure to bring some spending money because you won’t be able to leave without taking home a piece of this collection.
And while you’re at it, check out the new Lip Compacts that Bobbi created to complement the season’s soft, sparkly eye. All three shades are gorgeous, but Baby Glitter Lip Gloss is simply divine!
Blushed Pink is limited-edition, so don’t think about buying this collection. Do it. Do it now. As I type this, like-minded beauty addicts are depleting the supply. Get yours before it’s gone.
Blushed Pink is available at all Bobbi Brown counters and at bobbibrown.com.
For the fourth year in a row, Bobbi Brown is a sponsor of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s Heart Truth celebrity fashion show. The show, which brings some of Hollywood’s leading ladies together on one runway, will be taking place on February 13th during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Bryant Park.
This year Bobbi created an exclusive, limited-edition Lip Gloss Trio in partnership with the Heart Truth campaign and its annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show to raise awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. The trio includes three of Bobbi’s favorite shades: Buff Lip Gloss, Pink Sugar Shimmer Lip Gloss, and Slopes Shimmer Lip Gloss (available exclusively in this set).
Only 500 of these limited-edition palettes, which feature a specially designed package and the tagline “Listen to Your Heart,” will be available from bobbibrown.com for $40 each.
Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away, and Kiehl’s Since 1851 is has a number of alternatives to the traditional flowers/chocolates scenario! Why not a box of nourishing lip glosses or sweet-smelling lip balms. Or how about a re-launched Kiehl’s fragrance favorite that’s suitable for ladies and gents?
Trios of Kiehl’s “Simply Mahvelous” Lip Gloss and Scented Lip Balm #1 are dressed up for Valentine’s Day. For soothing color, choose between a Bright & Warm Set or a Neutral & Cool Set of Lip Glosses, each featuring one of Kiehl’s brand-new shades. For nourishing moisture without the color, try our Scented Lip Balm #1 Trio of the three newest Lip Balm #1 scents: Mango, Coconut, and Vanilla. Each set is packaged in a special Kiehl’s heart box, just for the holiday. The boxed sets are available only in Kiehl’s free-standing stores and on Kiehls.com.
LIP GLOSS SET #1 Bright & Warm Set includes: • Lights on Broadway (new shade) • French Rose • Downtown Peach
LIP GLOSS SET #2 Neutral & Cool Set includes: • Mahvelous Mauve (new shade) • Icy Everest • Pink Rider
Kiehl’s also recently re-launched their classic essence oils – dating back to the early 1920s. These highly concentrated essence oils are packaged in an elegant amber glass combined with the ease of portability in a roller ball vial. Choose from essence oils of Musk 1921, Coriander 1946, Vanilla 1968 and Grapefruit 1976 Each date corresponds to the original essence’s formulation year created by Kiehl’s pharmacists for patrons who cherished an individual, enduring scent. These four classic essence oils are some of the 122 unique fragrant oils blended by hand in the original Kiehl’s Pharmacy.
Double desire. Love-me-two-times lips. A clever girl carries the conversation by making you believe in both sides of her story: Creamy, quixotic colour, and hard-line, super-sexy shine.
Introducing Cremesheen Lipglass, the perfect performance teammate to Cremesheen Lipstick, now in more drenched-with delicious shades than seasons past. Make yourself all the more convincing with Cremestick Liner, to fill in the little gaps, and prevent feathering or bleeding. Creme Team talks a glamorous game. Lips part to plead for more!
Creme Team expands on MAC’s new lipstick formulation, Cremesheen, with additional shades of Lipstick and a brand new Lipglass formulation. Ultra sheer and uber moist, it features flat pigments and a creamy high shine finish to lips.
CREMESHEEN LIPSTICK Crème Cup: Light blue pink Shy Girl: Creamy neutral coral beige Crosswires: Clean pinky orange Lickable: Bright clean blue pink Lavender Whip: Light cool lavender Crème in Your Coffee: Creamy mid-tone pink brown Spice is Nice: Creamy dark warm brown Hang-up: Deep berry Suggested Retail Price: $14.00
CREMESHEEN GLASS Ever So Rich: Sheer lilac Fashion Scoop: Pale cool baby pink w/light pearl Boy Bait: Light neutral beige with pearl Partial Pink: Light creamy yellow pink with light gold pearl Melt in Your Mouth: Mid-tone creamy clean pink Petite Indulgence: Mid-tone bright blue pink Crème Anglaise: Mid-tone neutral mauve Looks Like Sin: Sheer deep berry Suggested Retail Price: $18.00