A tale of three foundation brushes

Applying foundation can be tricky. Sometimes you want sheer coverage but at other times, you want medium to full coverage. How do you achieve control over your foundation? This is where the foundation brush comes in. The two most common foundation brushes are the stipple brush (shown in the middle above, from Trish McEvoy) and […]

Bobbi Brown Pretty Palette for spring 2011

You can always rely on Bobbi Brown Cosmetics to come up with beautiful palettes containing wearable colors that look good on everyone. This season is no exception. They have launched two palettes and this is my favortie: the Pretty Palette. Available from www.bobbibrown.com for US$60.

Holiday 2010 gift guide: top 5 makeup palettes

Limited edition makeup palettes make wonderful holiday presents. There’s an air of exclusivity about them because they’re available only for a short period of time and their packaging is more luxurious and opulent than regular palettes. Here are my five favorite makeup palettes for the 2010 gift-giving season. (1) Trish McEvoy: All Dressed Up Makeup […]

Favorite Bobbi Brown palette for Spring 2010

I love Bobbi Brown’s eye and lip palettes. The colors are suit so many different skin tones and the textures are wonderful. For spring 2010, Bobbi Brown does a palette that is much more colorful than her usual neutral tones. Eye shades include: Ivory Eye Shadow, Bermuda Pink Metallic Eye Shadow, Seashell Metallic Eye Shadow, […]

Favorite Spring 2010 makeup

Spring 2010 Makeup Picks by Esme Vos on Polyvore.com Items in this set: LES QUATRE OMBRES DE CHANEL QUADRA EYE SHADOW – CHANEL -…, $56 Yves Saint Laurent Ombres 5 Lumières – Powder – Bloomingdales.com, $56 Yves Saint Laurent Complexion Palette Collectors Edition – Beauty -…, $65 Armani White Contrast Palette For Eyes – New […]

Bobbi Brown 20 percent off online orders Nov 30 through Dec 2

Fans of Bobbi Brown cosmetics have an extra incentive to get the new holiday palettes now and to stock up on items they use regularly: 20 percent off all orders from the Bobbi Brown website between November 30 and December 2. The savings are quite significant given that there is no shipping charge if you […]

Holiday makeup favorites: Bobbi Brown Chrome Palette

I know it’s a bit too early to be talking about Christmas but I have to start reviewing the holiday makeup kits and palettes right now because they run out quickly. Many of these palettes are limited editions and they do fly out the door. So here goes. The Bobbi Brown Chrome Palette is, in […]