If you like the idea of flawless skin minus photoshop or filters, look this way... Bobbi Brown's new Retouching Face Pencils and Powders are designed to do just that, while the New Classics lipsticks deliver a perfected pout.
RETOUCHING FACE PENCIL
|Bobbi Brown Retouching Face Pencil in Porcelain|
Illuminate is the only shade with shimmer to highlight cheek/ brow bones and the inner corner of the eye. The others can be used in a shade to match your skin tone to correct imperfections, or in slightly lighter/darker tones to brighten and bronze.
I've been using mine to add extra coverage to a light foundation and for on-the-go touch ups, particularly useful for concealing redness around the nose and chin where my foundation tends to wear off first.
The creamy matte texture blends easily with the heat of my fingertips and I'd describe the coverage level as full, verging on concealer-like if used intensely on small areas. For example it will cover a large freckle or pigmentation mark completely.
Mine is in the lightest shade, Porcelain and I'm happy to say it's consistent with my Bobbi Brown Porcelain foundation - I'm assuming this carries through with all of the shades.
RETOUCHING FACE POWDER
|Bobbi Brown Retouching Powder in Rose #2|
Also available in white, peach, pink and yellow, the powders should be applied over foundation and can be used for colour correction - eg pink or peach to warm a sallow complexion. I'd recommend colour matching on counter to find the right shade for you... while I wouldn't call these essentials for every makeup bag, I think true makeup enthusiasts will enjoy them.
|Bobbi Brown Retouching Face Pencil in Porcelain & Retouching Powder in Rose|
THE NEW CLASSICS
|Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color in Bellini & Flame|
|Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color in Flame (top) & Bellini|
I'll definitely be checking out the other shades, which include some gorgeous Autumnal tones such as Bahama Brown and Uber Rose (is anyone else kinda looking forward to Autumn already?!). The Retouching Face Pencil has already become a firm handbag staple - no mess, no fuss, does what it claims.
Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color: New Classics, £25
Bobbi Brown Retouching Face Pencil, £22 - on counter at John Lewis 4 Sep, nationwide 8 Sep
Bobbi Brown Retouching Powder, £27
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