Testing Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15 PA++

Bobbi Brown

I’m finally done testing the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15 PA++ in Warm Beige 3.5 a friend gave me. She’s about one shade lighter than my NC 30/35, but thinks warm beige 3.5 is too dark on her. Received the foundation in January, but forgot I had it til I was looking for a warmer tone ‘coz I got darker from SAR proficiency training. Had a few Bobbi Brown foundations in the past. yet I always went back to MAC Studio Finish powder (the most convenient, most comfortable product on my skin through all the humidity in the Philippines).

Let’s see why Kate Middleton favors Bobbi Brown.

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15 PA+

And so before my birthday, I reached out for the Bobbi Brown bottle, swatched it on my face, took a photo and liked the color match and finish.  It has the consistency of a tinted moisturizer or a BB cream. The weight is incredibly like nothing on, yet it is able to even out an imperfect skin, without having to apply so much. It’s pretty expensive that I’m reserving it for special occasions, and it’s supposed to be an everyday wear product, considering the nice sheer coverage and SPF content. Since I’m super oily, I have to layer loose powder all over and I’ve pretty figured out which one to wear depending on the peg. It sets to an airbrush-like finish, doesn’t cake, and freshness lasts quite long, like 4-5 hours, unless you sweat a lot. I’m not breaking out from it, so it makes it even much better.

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation

For this look, I applied Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Warm Beige 3.5 with a finger and used a powder brush to layer MAC Skinfinish Natural Light on top, and then used a stippling brush to blend everything together after shaping with contour and highlight.  Here is a warmer effect when I use Ben Nye Luxury Powder in Banana to seal in the foundation.

Products Used:

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15 PA+ in Warm Beige 3.5
MAC Studio Finish Concealer SPF 35 NC 30 to spot conceal
MAC Espresso eyeshadow to fill and shape brows
MAC Paint Pot in Soft Ochre used as eye base
MAC Sweet Lust eyeshadow on brow bone, inner Vs, and lower waterline
MAC Expensive Pink eyeshadow on the crease
Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Liner on upper lash line
Maybelline Long Extreme Stiletto Mascara in Black
MUD Taupe Eye Color to contour
MUD Warm Bisque Cheek Color
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Light to set makeup
Revlon Matte Stormy Pink lipstick

Bobbi Brown Beauty

My old Bobbi Brown Beauty book.

It’s still raining so hard in the north. I hope everyone is dry and safe. Take care, people!

Photographed by Blauearth © Blauearth™ All Rights Reserved 2009-2013

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