CONGRATS TO MY WINNERS OF THE BEAUTY.COM GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY!!!

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WE HAD OVER 700 ENTRIES FOR THIS GIVEAWAY!!!

PRIZE: $25 Beauty.com Gift Card

OUR TWO WINNERS ARE:

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RAVEN B.

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PRIZE: A $30 SEPHORA GIFT CARD

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A $30 SEPHORA GIFT CARD

STARTS: 2/11/15

ENDS: 2/26/15 @ Midnight!!! 

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BONUS PRODUCT REVIEW:

 

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BOBBI BROWN- PASTEL BRIGHTS EYE PALETTE $52*

*The BEST current price that I could find was at Bloomingdale's for $52 w/free shipping! I also got some great deluxe samples for FREE w/my order :) I believe that it's also at Macy's for that same pricing w/FREE shipping AND a FREE 2 pc. gift w/your order!

Shades:

  1. Ivory Eye Shadow
  2. Champagne Quartz Metallic Eyeshadow
  3. Baby Pink Eye Shadow
  4. Platinum Metallic Eye Shadow
  5. Iced Blue Metallic Eye Shadow
  6. Rockstar Metallic Eye Shadow
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I really wanted to LOVE this palette- I've never tried Bobbi Brown before in ANY of her cosmetics so I was super excited to try this out. There ARE some pluses about the palette AND some positives- BUT...let's start with what I do NOT like about it: to start off, I was a little disappointed in the quality and amount of product that was in the palette for the $. That being said, if the quality is there, I can sometimes forgo the amount of product- but I didn't really find much of either with these eye shadows. I was hoping for BETTER quality than what I paid for :( They just didn't have the pigmentation and silky feel that the higher quality shadows usually have! The product had much more of a chalky feel and didn't seem to last ALL day without some touching up as well. 

With all of those negatives, I know you're thinking how in the world could I have even found anything positive in the palette at all at this point?! Yet I did find a couple of things I DID actually find that were good about it: The colors in the palette are spot-on in regards to the new colors for spring and 4 out of the 6 shadows have a metallic sheen that does make them pop :) The other 2 shadows I am not as fond of as they are more of a matte style of shadow and I have plenty of those and haven't been a fan lately of mattes. Of course, there are a LOT of us out there that absolutely LOVE matte eye shadows and don't very much care for those with shimmer...so if this sounds like you- I would avoid this palette as the majority of the shadows are not that type! The brush was also a great addition to the set as it was a good size and probably better quality than the actual shadows- the case has a GREAT mirror too!


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