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Summer Collection 2008: Bobbi Brown Bronzed Pink Collection

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Guess what I got my hands on?

Some of Bobbi Brown’s brand new Summer Collection entitled Bronzed Pink! Excited? I know I am.

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My love affair with Bobbi Brown continues from the Spring into the Summer with this hot new collection!

I know, I know I’ve said I hate bronzers but I couldn’t help but get curious about Bobbi’s Bronzed Pink Collection. Seriously, just think about it, bronze and pink…a contradiction most gorgeous don’t you agree?

Anytime I’ve ventured into the scary world of bronzers I’ve always had the yearning to spice up my bronzing experience with a dash of pink and lucky for me Bobbi thought the same exact thing when she created this collection!

I admit I wasn’t brave enough to venture into actually purchasing the scary bronzing powders I seen with the collection but I did get the best of the lot of items introduced with two of the Metallic Eyeshadows and two of the Tinted Lip Balms and I’ll be testing them out for you shortly!

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I’m thinking these shadows and the lip balms are going to rock out really well with the new love of my life, Urban Decay Baked Bronzer.

The promo images are simply divine and the model is glowing with health and such a natural look that I’m dying to dupe!

Sneak Peek of the review to come……………Yummie Bobbi goodies!

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If you’re loving it now is a time to grab some and snatch up some cool freebies too!

Get a mini Bobbi Brown Beach Tote with your $60 Order!

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Also recieve a Pot Rouge Lip & Cheek Sample with your order! You know the Muse loves these dontcha?

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I just wanted to give you guys a sneak peek of my upcoming review for this interesting collection!

Loving this collection?

Wanting it?

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Shop Bobbi’s Bronzed Pink Collection by clicking on over here!

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Bobbi Brown: Customize Your Own Palette

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If you follow me around Cozy you might have noticed I posted about these on the Bobbi Brown thread!

If not you got me babbling about them here on my blog!

These are an interesting concept and since my obsession with Bobbi Brown lately you know that I want to try these out but the price makes me cringe slightly!

First of all these are completely well thought out as the color selection is vast so it’s not a flash in the pan money making scheme. They actually considered this a while prior to releasing them. I love that they have a nice good array of color.

What are they?

Basically you’ll be purchasing an empty quad or trio which you can fill with any combination of blushes or eyeshadows of your own personal choice!

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Items available are shimmer eyeshadows, shimmer blushes, and standard blushes and eyeshadows.

The shimmer shadows and blushes are of course something I am highly interested in trying out for myself!

At the moment there are at least 30 shades of shadow available. That number is without the shimmer shadows so the choices and variety are fantastic!

Price wise is where I am slightly raising my eyebrows. An empty quad or trio is $10 USD…mmm not too bad but nearly twice the amount of a standard MAC quad. Blushes are $22 USD each and Eyeshadows are $20 USD.

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Break that down with a quad and you’re looking at say over $90 USD for one blush and three eyeshadows.

Bobbi I love you, I really love you but I don’t love a $90 palette!

Holy cow!

If you went the cheaper route and decided on a trio one blush and two eyeshadows would run you over $70 USD!

Wow.

As much as I am wanting these the price tag is just a tiny bit too high for the Muse!

Love ‘em, yes. Price Tag, not feeling it at all!

Want these?

Good deal?

Bad deal?

Tell the Muse!

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Bobbi Brown Moisturizing Cream Compact Foundation Review

My love for Bobbi knows no bounds lately. I’ve done a complete 180 and I’m the biggest fan Bobbi ever did have.

I can’t believe I went from bitchin’ how bad her products were (or at least some I tried) to how fantastic they are!

I guess I seriously didn’t give her stuff a chance because lately I’m an utter convert, fan, and lover.

I wanted to do a comparison review this week of Bobbi’s Cream Compact Foundation vs. MAC Moisture Blend Foundation. But since I splurged some cash on Bobbi’s Cream Compact I thought it would be a bit ridiculous and obscene of me to go buy some MAC Moisture Blend just to compare the two. I may still do so as I’m sick enough to go buy some out of the sake of curiosity but for now you’ll have to settle for my review of Bobbi’s Foundation.

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First off I should mention I don’t need a face full of coverage. If I had to go around with an entire load of mineral powder on my face all day or a ton of liquid foundation on you might as well shoot me dead in the head Zombie style.

Seriously the idea of having all that on my face all day scares me. I guess there may very well be a bit of irony in that statement considering I pack on eye color like I’m going to a rave but hey eye color and tons of foundation are two very separate things people!

Secondly, it deserves to be mentioned that I have some serious dry skin going on due to the cold weather. I’m a combination skin that gets oily come Summer and dried out in the Winter so using a cream foundation is an absolute life saver during colder weather!

Bobbi Brown’s Cream Foundation promises flawless coverage, long wear, and relief for dry skin. Hey, I’m all over all three of those things!

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I think this is actually made with a mature lady in mind that has drier skin, wrinkles, etc….however it’s relief for my dry skin.

I normally use a cream foundation anyway so I had no reason to adjust to this or learn how to use it etc…My normal foundation is the Morgen Schick Hide and Highlight palette which is something you have to pry out of my cold, dead hands one day but I will say that Bobbi’s Cream Foundation is slowly become a fast favorite that may very well end up topping my list soon!

The formula is extremely easy to blend and is highly moisturizing. I use Bobbi’s foundation brush to apply to the inner corner of my nose and blend slowly outwards. I apply a bit to the shadows around my chin and shadows found under my nose, above my lip line.

That’s it done.

Coverage is beautiful and as flawless as promised! It also happens to last about 7-8 hours without touch up which really makes me do cart wheels! Sweet! 8 hours of continuous wear? The Muse likey!

The compact has a sponge applicator it comes with as well which can be stored under the cream as it’s a flip top which makes for ease of touch ups during the day if you please.

It goes on wonderfully smooth and my skin is quite happy afterwards as it doesn’t flake up as a powder would. It just sinks in and creates a lovely canvas for my makeup!

I originally purchased Sand but it was way BEIGE! Holy cow! I swapped up for Porcelain and that’s perfect.

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All in all definately worth my $40! I’m super happy with the results and the beautiful look of my skin when using this. If you have dry skin this is something you definately, sincerely need to try!

Do you use cream foundation?

Have you tried this?

Love Bobbi Brown?

Tried MAC’s Moisture Blend? The Muse is curious tell me about this!

Tell the Muse!

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Showing Bobbi more love when I tested, reviewed, and tried out the Metallics Palettes! Click here to read!

Click here to read my Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner Review!

Click here to read my entire review of the Bobbi Brown Pink Raspberry Collection!

Click here to read my review on the Bobbi Brown Concealer Palette!

Want more Bobbi Brown?

Click on “Bobbi Brown” in the categories and be whisked away to all my entires on Bobbi Brown Cosmetics!

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Bobbi Brown Pink Satin Collection

Oh god I feel the force of the lemming hard this morning!

Have you seen this!?

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I’m sitting here doing my best not to order this gorgeous, beautiful set. I’m breaking out into a cold sweat as the object of my lust stares back at me in all it’s virtual glory on my monitor!

I admit it.

I’m a slave to Bobbi Brown lately.

I’ve analyzed and done the math on this for the past five minutes deciding if it’s worth $140! Do I really need this at that obscene price?! Yes I do don’t I?

Seriously, I really loved the Metallics Collection and now having a Pink Metallic Palette is making me excited enough to spit.

Oh the struggle!

I think I’ll get it, no I won’t, yes I will!

Want it?

Absolutely need it like the Muse?

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Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner Review

I don’t know how but I’ve somehow became a Bobbi Brown groupie (you must be exhausted hearing about Bobbi Brown cosmetics so much this week!). Bobbi Brown is alot like the little boy in kindergarten who hits a little girl because he likes her. I’ve slapped Bobbi Brown around a few times in some old posts as you might recall but it’s probably just me hiding a deeper love for her product then I realized thus I’m the little boy!

I was on a Bobbi Brown kick last week so I purchased her gel eyeliner and I’m hear to rave about it! I’m normally a big fan of KATE gel liner or Smashbox cream liner. I rarely venture outside of using those two brands. Fact of the matter is I do indeed collect many MAC Fluidlines but rarely reach for them! My hand normally goes for either KATE or Smashbox.

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Another fact is I rarely line my eyes. A girl on Specktra once told me that in order to wrap up my look it’s best to line my upper lashline and lower waterline and believe me it was the best advice ever because liner really makes an eye look pop! However, I tend to create very bold looks and using liner on top of that makes me look quite like a “painted lady” (read between the lines). You’ll catch me using eyeliner for an evening out or when I’m using a lighter shade of shadow and that’s about it.

Anyway, the story is getting long and you’re getting bored! On with the review!

I don’t normally like gel based liners because I find they apply streaky and I have to fill in the area after I apply. Which means I have to have a steady hand to apply and a steadier hand to reapply because the first time I didn’t get the coverage I wanted to begin with! This happens to me with MAC FL much of the time I use it which puts me into a battle of loving and hating it.

The good news is Bobbi Brown Gel Liner goes on smoothly, seamlessly and once. I don’t have to re-line the area. One line is dark enough and perfect enough to last me all evening (or day) long!

The texture is “melty” and soft but it doesn’t make application difficult. Normally my sole reason I don’t use MAC FL as much as I should is due to the weird melting, soft formula that streaks for me. However, this gel liner applies very dark the first time, no streaks, and gives me a perfect, smooth line! I realize MAC FL has a cult following but I’m not really all that big a fan, sorry guys! However, I’m loving the Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner at the moment!

Three Cheers for this one! It’s Muse Approved!

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Before Liner. Aw no pop!
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After Liner. POP!
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Sorry lots of similar pics! You can tell I was messing with makeup that night big time right?!

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