Bobbi Brown City Twilights Collection + fotd

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Bobbi Brown City Twilight Collection

When I saw the colors from the palette, I knew I need it (ehem…)want it. It would make for a really great plum smokey eye. And that polish would look great in combination with Twilight Night Nail Polish from the Desert Twilight Collection, wouldn’t you agree?

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Bobbi Brown City Twilight Collection

According to Nordstrom…

Inspired by the play of shadow and light at dusk, this collection has everything you need to transition your look through the seasons. The set includes Hydrating Eye Cream (0.23 oz.), a double-decker palette filled with sun-swept shadows, glosses and a cream blush. Plus, Long-Wear Pencil in Jet (0.04 oz.) and Intensifying Long-Wear Mascara in Black (0.23 oz.) offer lashes that last. The finishing touch is City Twilight Nail Polish (0.3 oz.), which makes your fingertips the ultimate accessory. Palette also includes Dual Ended Eye Shadow/Eye Liner Brush.

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Bobbi Brown City Twilight Collection

I think the colors in this collection is worthy of nights out in the city. You can actually dress it up or dress it down. And the addition of the eye cream is smart to ensure that the eye area is moisturized to ensure ease in application of makeup.

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swatches from the City Twilight Palette (from left to right): Pink Beige Lip Gloss, Desert Rose Pot Rouge, Blushed Heather Glitter Lip Gloss, Ivory Eye Shadow, Smokey Haze Metallic Eye Shadow, Heather Dusk Metallic Eye Shadow and Velvet Eye Shadow.

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As you can see, the eyeshadows have really good pigmentation. I didn’t like the texture of the Velvet Eye Shadow, it’s very dry but I guess because it’s matte and it comes with the territory of being matte. It is workable though because it is a darker shade and I use it a lot to smudge on the lash line and it’s okay for that purpose.

Now for some FOTD…

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Instead of using mascara, I though of practicing how to put on false eyelashes on myself. It’s not noticeable in this picture but it is really a fail. If you look close on the full face picture you can see it.

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products used

Products used in this FOTD are…

face

Le Métier de Beauté ‘Peau Vierge Anti Aging Complex’ Tinted Treatment
Koh Gen Do Triple Lighting Foundation Compact
Chanel Lumiere Sculptee de Chanel Highlighting Powder

eyes, cheeks, lips

NARS Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base
City Twilights Palette
Le Métier de Beauté Eye Brightening and Setting Powder
Le Metier de Beaute Precision Liquid Eyeliner in Noir

This is a Nordstrom exclusive collection introduced during the Anniversary Sale. It is still available in some stores (where I got mine) and online for US$80.

xo, Emilie

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3 thoughts on “Bobbi Brown City Twilights Collection + fotd

  1. Ahhh the palette is BEAUTIFUL! I don’t like the really really sheer shades that can sometimes be found in Bobbi Brown palettes, but this one seems to contain solid, pigmented ones! Must check it out if it’s here at all!

    • I know what you mean and sadly I have been a “victim” of those palettes. But this one is different because I think it doesn’t have any of the shimmer eyeshadows. Those are the culprits because according to one SA I talked to those are meant to be sheer. Used to take eye makeup from day to night. It made sense when she explained it that way. So now I avoid palettes with more than one shimmer eyeshadow. I’m glad this one has none 🙂

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