Bobbi Brown BBU Face Palette Haul – A Make-Up Artist's Dream!

Hey Everyone!
I think one of the challenges with starting any make-up artist career is building a kit. Not only do you need to get your shade, you need to be able to provide for everyone else’s. While you were opening your awesome Christmas presents, I was opening this. My boyfriend gave me a make-up artist’s dream – the Bobbi Brown BBU Face Palette! Best boyfriend in the world award? Pretty much.
The Bobbi Brown BBU Face palette is not available in retail stores, and is only available online. It is inspired by Bobbi’s own make-up palette that she uses when she works and features her correctors, concealers and foundation sticks. It has a great amount of shades and is perfect for a make-up artist because it is portable and provides for people with light or dark skin an anyone in between.  I’ve used her foundation sticks at school and bought one for myself at the airport (go duty free) and love it! But enough talk, let’s open this baby!
All nicely wrapped, of course I had my paws already on Christmas so the wrapping is all torn up. Oopsies.
So the Bobbi Brown BBU Face Palette features 11 shades of corrector and 14 shades of creamy concealer. Correctors are used to neutralise under eye circles which explains why they are peachy or yellow based to counteract ashy and blue shades. You apply the correctors first before your concealer under the eyes. Of course there are many other correctors out there like – green to fight off redness and lilac to fight off sallowness. It’s all about the color wheel really. Typically the peachier the corrector is, the more it is suited for correcting darker skin.
The palette also includes 20 colours of foundation sticks. I love the Bobbi Brown foundation stick and I will do a review soon! I love how it really blends into the skin. When you see the swatches, you’ll see how it blends right in. What I also like about Bobbi Brown is that they really do provide for the more warmer skin tones, including a good amount of yellow. Even their bb cream suits me because it is yellow toned as I myself am quite warm. However, people who have a cooler undertone often complain.
Time for swatches! It’s quite hard to swatch foundation right, especially when it matches so well to the skin. It’s quite cool too. If I ever need to get a foundation or concealer from Bobbi Brown again, I’ll know my shade exactly since I…I guess have all the shades now!
Swatches for the foundation stick. They are extremely creamy when you warm it with your fingers but when you take it from the tube, they are stiff enough to apply. It’s a great product because it knows what you want. When you apply it, you don’t want it to smear everywhere if it’s too creamy but when you need to blend it, it becomes very flexible.
This palette is my new baby, I’m in love with it and can’t wait to use it and it’s smaller than I expected it to be making it great to bring along!
I’m also back in Singapore already (now this time forever) and it’s time to get cracking. I’m hoping to launch the store at the end of this month so I need to work really hard, I hope I have everyone’s support! It’s going to be fun! That being said, I will have giveaways all throughout January for the store so stay tuned for the blog post about it! I hope you have a fabulous new year 🙂
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  • Joanna

    This is definitely a palette I am interested in owning on day but the price is a tard off my budget. Happy Holidays!

  • Wildthyme

    I keep meaning to buy this for my own kit and now I’m convinced. The case is utterly beautiful and the shades are perfect.

  • Samy

    GOSH !! I’m looking for this palette for a while l It look perfect in real lol !

  • kerker

    Wow such an amazing palette, do you know how much it retails for?

  • Sabrina

    I thought about getting this palette but was a little concerned that it would be too warm but it looks amazing. I settled on the Graftobian Warm and Neutral Palette for my kit and some Studio Fix Fluids from MAC. Great post!

    • roseannetangrs (author)

      yep it’s really good!! Those are good choices too though 🙂 love the studio fix fluids! Thanks 🙂

  • Kathy

    Hi…I’m glad that u r back hm.. I was wondering why u went abroad to study make up at the make-up school there. I mean why not just study make up here in S’pore? Issit because its better in England? Did they offer u a diploma, degree or masters qualification cert there? I was considering of taking a Diploma course in Professional Make-Up Artistry at CosmoProf Academy. Since I look up to u a lot. I wanted to know your thoughts abt my plan. I will be forking out my own savings 100% (Tears!) and I am really passionate in this field. I guess what holds me back is the nerve, uncertainty and fear of it all…Despite the financial pain, I still think that it is worth it. The thing is, we don’t know if I can MAKE IT (be successful) and be STABLE if I took this field. So, I really don’t know and desperate now! I hope u can help me again… Thanks in advance:)
    P.S Sorry for rambling a little:P

  • Samy

    Hello ! I just want to tell you that I just get the BB artist lip palette ! Check out the review on my blog
    I was as excited as you when I get it !

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