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Bobbi Brown fans - a couple of questions

(8 Posts)
TougherThanTheRest Mon 10-Oct-11 08:17:37

I went to their counter on Saturday after being thoroughly disillusioned by my normal haunts (clueless salesgirls more interested in telling me about their weekend trying to sell me stuff I don't want just because it's new instead of what I actually asked for) and I have to say I was really impressed, the products completely transformed my face although I did have to stop myself singing My Prerogative the whole time.

So, a couple of things I'd like to know - as I say I loved the whole 'look' but I think it was as much to do with the products the girl used under the make-up as the make-up itself. So does anyone use the skincare products and find them to make a real difference? I'd be happy to invest if I could guarantee they'd make my skin look that good but I am very cynical about being sold things for the sake of it (which may be clear after my mini rant above smile )

Also, <cheapskate alert>, is there anywhere reliable that I can get the products a bit cheaper? I'd be willing to pay the full price because they seem worth it but it will add up to a fortune if I get a few things so I'd like to save if I can. I did buy some foundation on Saturday so I didn't waste the poor girl's time for nothing.

Also interested to hear about other BB products that are good - so far I've only seen skincare and foundation/concealer/bronzer/blusher etc. What else is worth a look?

Thanks very much smile

AnnetteProfit Mon 10-Oct-11 08:21:16

ebay - always get brushes on ebay

i like their concealers but having dry skin, find the two pronged thing they recommend too much, so use the eye brightener pen only.

agree preparations is good.
i use the Loreal skin primer sometimes ( is about £12 from boots)
then my chanel foundation and the eye brightener
bb cream blush and a Nars bronzer with a brush.

PinotScreechio Mon 10-Oct-11 09:21:03

QVC do packs that work out much cheaper. Be careful on ebay - check feedback as some are fakes and are shittola.

I like the shimmer brick and it lasts for yearssssss as a touch is enough. The sheer cheek stick on coral is sublime - takes years off and is a great lip colour too. The Pot Rouge also great - use a kabuki brush to stipple it on. Shimmer brick for eyes is luscious.

Obviously the classis gel eyeliners, everyone loves them and the long wear cream shadows are worth the £ as last all day. Use a finger for sheer cover or a brush for definition.

Glitter lip balm - no.
Haven't tried skincare range as happy with ocm but I never believe you have to use the entire product range for best results anyway.

AnnetteProfit Mon 10-Oct-11 09:34:36

i hated shimmer brick fwiw too shiny

PinotScreechio Mon 10-Oct-11 09:42:46

shurrup fishy

polyhymnia Mon 10-Oct-11 09:49:55

Eye brightener, cream eye shadows, pot rouge.

When I've tried the skincare have always like it, though can't 100%guarantee how it will work on you, I'm afraid.

BuntyCollocks Mon 10-Oct-11 15:10:14

Skin foundation, pot rouge in coral, shimmer brick in nectar and nude, tinted moisturiser, their lippies are lovely, especially in salmon, and the little pot which has a concealer and powder is also great. Under eye brightened. Eyeshadows are brill.

My name is Bunty and I'm a BB addict. Have a drawer full blush

TougherThanTheRest Mon 10-Oct-11 17:47:53

Thanks, can see this costing me a fortune smile

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