Today I would like to share my thoughts on the Bobbi Brown eyeshadow sticks with you. If you love the multi-tasking products, that are easy to apply, bledable and long-wearing – you will definitely like these eyeshadows! I have been using these for quite sometime now and I think these are the best option for a quick eye-makeup looks!
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Sticks ($29.00) is a long-lasting, do-it-all eye shadow that’s a stroke of genius – just swipe and ho. This budge-proof formula stays put for eight hours.
These eyeshadows come in a form of a pencil (or a stick) and are mechanical, that obviously does not require sharpening. The shadow stick itself is creamy and glides on the lid easily without dragging or pulling the sensitive lid skin. There are several finishes within the range to choose from – you can get mattes, shimmery satins or metallics.
The wear time is excellent if applied alone or with the eyeshadow base (what I prefer to do). You can use these eyeshadow solo all over lid or you can mix different sticks and create the desired eye look. You can use these eyeshadows as an eyeshadow base to intensify the eyeshadows you put over it. All sticks are quite bendable with either a finger or a brush – you may also vary the intensity of the shadow – from full opacity up to sheer wash of color.
I have seven shades to show you today, featuring every finish from the line.
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick ($29.00) in Violet Plum is officially described as ‘a deep shimmer eggplant‘ and is a deep plum shade with pink and gold micro shimmer that translates into satiny sheen on the skin. It is very creamy and has an almost opaque coverage in a single swipe, that is buildable to full opacity.
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick ($29.00) in Sand Dune is described as ‘a medium beige tan‘ and is a gorgeous muted tan shade with pink undertones that makes it almost neutral in color. This eye shadow stick is ultra-creamy, has full coverage in a single swipe and an excellent blendability characteristics as it blends out evenly and easily. It looks satiny-matte on the skin. This is a favorite of mine!
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick ($29.00) in Forest is officially described as ‘a cool emerald green‘ and is a cool-toned rich and darkened emerald green with multicolored mirror-shimmer that add s a soft metallic sheen to it on the skin. It is quite creamy and goes on semi-opaque in one swipe, but is quite buildable to full opacity. When blended it looks more grey-ish with green sheen.
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick ($29.00) in Vanilla is described as ‘a warm cream‘ and it is a warm-toned light beige shade with matte finish. It is also very creamy and easy to blend. This one is the best neutral eyeshadow base, that completely evens out the lid discoloration and does not change the eyeshadow shades you put over it.
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick ($29.00) in Iced Blue is described as ‘a shimmering blue grey‘ and is a cool-toned almost duo chrome silvery-blue shade with strong metallic finish. It is as creamy as the above-mentioned shades and is semi-opaque in one swipe. Looks more silvery when sheered out and seems to be more blue when build up.
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick ($29.00) in Golden Pink is officially described as ‘a shimmering pink peach‘ and is a bronzy peachy gold shade with slightly pink undertones and a strong metallic finish. It is semi-opaque in one swipe and is easily biuldable to full coverage. This one can also be used as an eyeshadow base for shimmery shades and looks very shimmery even when sheered out.
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick ($29.00) in Bark is described as ‘a rich brown‘ and it is a completely matte cool-toned deep brown shade. It is ultra-creamy and goes on fully opaque in one swipe. It is easy to blend and even out as it still delivers very rich pigment.
Here are the swatches of all of the shades in order of description.
All of these eyeshadow sticks wear on me for at least 8-9 hours before slightly fading away and no creasing. If you use an eyeshadow base beneath – these eyeshadows will stay put for even longer. I especially love to use these as an eyeshadow bases to intensify the eyeshadow colors. This is a very easy product to use and I would recommend it to beginners – that is how simple it is to do a nice eye makeup look with this sticks and not to worry about the wear time and creasing afterwards.
I hope this review was interesting and useful for you. Please, leave any questions, thoughts and ideas in the comments down below!
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