Review & Swatches: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in “Violet Plum”

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Violet Plum

Availability: Sephora
Price: $28.00

Company’s Description

A long-lasting, waterproof eye shadow that glides on easy like a stroke of genius. Shade, define, smoke up, and highlight your eyes with this do-it-all eye shadow formula. It glides onto your lids tug-free and is completely waterproof, so it can play as rough as you do. Choose from subtle to eye-popping shades that last for up to eight hours without creasing, flaking, or fading.

Bobbi Brown’s new Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Sticks come in eight (8) different shades. This review is for the shade Violet Plum–a light lavender color.

If you would like to see photos and swatches of all eight (8) shades, please see this post.


Packaging: 9.25/10

The Long Wear Cream Shadow Sticks come in cylindrical, plastic tubes with pull-off caps. The tubes twist to reveal more product so that you do not have to sharpen it.

Quality: 9.75/10

Bobbi Brown describes Violet Plum as a light lavender, which is inaccurate. This is a medium-to-deep purple with subtle, lighter purple shimmer. The shimmer is subtle enough that you can still use this in the crease as a matte crease color. This shade has great pigmentation and an opaque finish.

The formula for this eye shadow is very creamy without being too soft. The shadow glides over the skin. This shadow dries and sets within a matter of several seconds. After that, it’s smudge-, water-, and fade-resistant. You can definitely use this in the crease as long as you blend the color out immediately. With primer applied, creasing didn’t throughout an entire day of wear.

Ease of Use: 9.75/10

This shadow’s creamy formula glides onto the skin without tugging on your lid or skipping. Make sure to blend out the color immediately if you’re using it in the crease, otherwise it will dry and set before you diffuse the color.

Price: 7/10

For $28.00 you get 0.05 ounces of product. Make Up For Ever’s Aqua Shadows contain almost three times as much product (0.14 ounces) and cost less ($20.00). MAC’s Shadesticks contain about the same amount as Bobbi Brown’s Shadow Sticks but cost less than $20.00 each.

Final Grade

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick Box

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Violet Plum

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Violet Plum

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Violet Plum

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick Swatches:
Vanilla, Violet Plum, Bark, Golden Pink

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Violet Plum Swatch
Disclosure

This sample was provided for consideration purposes by the brand or a PR company. Reviews are always honest and never paid for.


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