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Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual

Posted on: February 18, 2009

Makeup Kits

I checked out the Bobbi Brown makeup manuel from the library. ( I like to do this when deciding if I am going to purchase a new book, just to see if I’ll use enough of the information. Its 35.oo Cdn. a bit steep but hey you can use it for life )

Like any good book its divided into sections, the first is equipment. Im not going to list every makeup brush that she recommends having ( though they are good) but I am going to detail the different makeup kits she recommends having and their contents.

Home makeup

  1. Concealers and correctors
  2. Foundations or tinted moisturizer
  3. Powder (two colours)
  4. Eye shadow (three to four basic colours)
  5. Eyeliner (powder and gel)
  6. Mascara
  7. Blush (powder or cream)
  8. Lipstick, gloss, lip pencil 

Everyday Bag

  1. One or two palettes that contain your foundation, concealer, blush and lip colour
  2. A compact of pressed powder with a mirror
  3. A basic eye palette
  4. Mini Mascara
  5. Lip gloss
  6. Mini brushes
  7. Small sample sizes of face cream

Evening  Bag

  1. Lipstick or gloss
  2. Lip pencil
  3. A powder compact
  4. Customizable face palette ( foundation, blush, concealer)
  5. Mini perfume
  6. Breath mints

In your Desk Drawer

  1. Concealer
  2. Foundation
  3. Pressed powder  ( with mirror)
  4. Blush
  5. Lip balm, lip colour, and/or  lip gloss
  6. Black eyeliner and white or silver eye shadow to create an evening eye
  7. Mini brushes
  8.  Travel toothbrush and toothpaste set


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