05.10.2013
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Lip Color
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$24
Last Updated:05.10.2013
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:Yes
Review Overview

Lip Color is a traditional cream lipstick with nice opaque coverage and great colors, including less conventional but still attractive options. Regardless of depth, the shades have minimal stain, so don’t expect long wear.

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Bobbi Brown At-A-Glance

Strengths: A good cleanser and eye makeup removers; some impressive foundations, with options for all skin types and preferences; very good blushes and eyeshadows (powder and cream); several top-notch mascaras; mostly excellent brushes.

Weaknesses: Multiple moisturizers in jar packaging, otherwise great products hindered with irritating fragrant oils or fragrance components.

It all began with lipsticks. In 1991, New York based makeup artist Bobbi Brown debuted a collection of ten lipsticks at Bergdorf Goodman, expecting to sell about one hundred units in a month. She sold more than that the first day. From there, it's been mostly success after success, as Brown launched her classic foundation stick, wrote her first book, Bobbi Brown Beauty The Ultimate Beauty Resource, and enjoyed continued attention as an in-demand makeup artist and beauty educator.

Today, Bobbi Brown's makeup that continues to excel with superior foundations, true matte blushes and eyeshadows, and with all of the other basics that are essential to anyone’s makeup wardrobe. It isn't the least bit surprising that this makeup collection continues to do so well, because for many it's one-stop shopping that combines classic makeup application techniques with enough fun-yet-functional products to keep customer's interest piqued season to season.

Turning to the skincare collection, there are a few excellent formulas, but unfortunately, many are packaged in a jar, which means their beneficial ingredients are rendered useless due to air exposure (and bacterial contamination from spatulas or fingers). In addition, some suffer from the inclusion of potent fragrant essential oils. Those that should be avoided are noted in their respective reviews. That aside, color is without a doubt Bobbi Brown's strong point—but you will find a few sleeper hits among the selection of skincare products.

For more information about Bobbi Brown, call (877) 310-9222 or visit www.bobbibrowncosmetics.com.

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04.30.2015
Disappointing

I was disappointed in this product because it has a weird,rather unpleasant fragrance that resulted in a chemical taste while it is on the lips.It also doesn't last very long...I had to reapply often. The colour was nice but didn't make up for the fore mentioned issues.

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Margaret M.
12.30.2012
Regular for Raisin

I have been a huge fan of Bobbi Brown and especially the lipsticks for many, many years now. I can't live without Raisin. Its the perfect red/brown for me (fair skin, blue eyes, light brown hair). Only problem is a few years back they changed the formula and the fragrance does not agree with me. It's hard to describe but to me smells like a lipstick that is on the verge of going rancid. The smell tends to go away after a while. :- /

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