Saturday, 28 July 2012

Review: Bobbi Brown Desert Twilight Palette.






This little wonder actually appeared in my Minimising Daily Makeup posts (Post One & Post Two), which were a big hit. I have had this beautiful palette for about a month now and I've used it every day since. 

The palette contains eight beautiful shades, meant to represent late summer colours, and comes in a handy, travel size palette. As far as palettes go, this has it all - lovely soft pinks and browns with a subtle shimmer, a couple of more shimmery pearl shades of rose golds and rich browns and also two matte shades, one a simple pink/cream and the other an easy to wear brown (also perfect for fairer eyebrows) - all in a palette that fits in to your hand. 

I've been reaching for this palette every day, I've actually been experimenting with a more smokey eye but I can say that I have used every one of these shades and really loved them. The colours work beautifully together and are a hit with most skin tones, they apply and blend well and last all day. 
The mirror is also a dream and means I can take it in my handbag with me if I know I'm going out. 

I really can't hype this product enough, it's really beautiful and has quickly replaced every other eyeshadow and palette in my collection. I can't believe how compact it is, and how much use I get out of it - every colour seems to suit me (despite never really going for warmer tones). 

What do you think of the Desert Twilight palette? What else do I NEED from Bobbi Brown? 

44 comments:

  1. This is the first Ive seen of this palette and youve convinced me I need it in my life, my bank balance will not be happy haha x

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  2. You look pretty (: I'm loving my mac neutral eyeshadows and my UD naked palette atm x

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  3. I think Bobbi Brown do the best palettes. This one looks lovely, the top right eye shadow especially! I really like your necklace, too, Kate x

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  4. This palette looks beautiful - I only wish there were a few more darker shades for tanned skin.

    Ria x
    miniinstilettos.blogspot.com

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  5. I need this is in my life! I love all the colours and think it's very versatile as I'm quite fair! Your minimal makeup looks lovely :)

    indiansummeronline.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. This is such a pretty palette, and looks gorgeous on you!

    Emily Wears Things
    xx

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  7. This looks lovely, it's going straight on my wishlist!

    Rachael x

    madeupoflittlethings.com

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  8. looks like such a gorgeous palette, don't know if i could fork out that much for it though!

    highsocietyfashion.blogspot.com

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  9. this palette looks amazing, those shades are so subtle but glam. I have a few Bobbi Brown products, a couple of palettes and i live by their gel eyeliners and blusher.

    I'm going to try and get this at the airport when I go on hol :)

    Melx
    http://www.mediamarmalade.com/

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  10. had my eye on this limited palette and seeing this review makes me want it even more!!

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  11. LOVE these colours....but £48 seems a touch pricey for a palette? Although I suppose it's only £6 per shadow, arrrgh look, I'm justifying making a purchase already! x

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  12. This looks very like my Guelain Pallet. I also have been using it every day. Though i do only have 6 colours I really love it for making bright or smokey eyes :)

    http://www.guerlain.com/int/en/base.html#/en/home-makeup/catalog-makeup/make-up-presentoir-the-eyes/make-up-the-eyes-range-eyeshadows/untitled-554.html

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  13. Oooh so pretty! Yourskin looks amazing, as well!

    www.louloulikes.com

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  14. This looks gorgeous, such pretty colours!
    And i also love your lipstick too :)
    xxx

    http://blondie-xo.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. That palette is absolutely gorgeous. Love the necklace too, where's it from? x

    jacinderella.blogspot.com

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  16. This looks amazing! I love all of the shades, especially the peachy brown ones x

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  17. this looks so gorgeous, i just wish it wasn't so expensive! xx

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  18. Wow this looks like my dream palette! I've been looking for the perfect champagne shade for ages, and this has several of them! xxx

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  19. Ohhh this looks amazing!!! X

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  20. looks beautiful! Thanks for the post : )

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  21. oh wow, the colours in this palette are stunning! perfect all year!
    xo

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  22. Looks like the perfect palette! I love the look of the shimmery colours and that matt brown. Just gorgeous! It's now on my wishlist!

    www.ciderwithrosiebee.blogspot.com

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  23. I think I have just fallen in love, this palette is beautiful! :) xx

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  24. The colours in this palette are amazing! :O :) x

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  25. Such a beautiful colours! I'm defiantly going pick it up soon. Love it. x

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  26. i love the look of this palette! beautiful!!

    http://alicebeablog.blogspot.co.uk/

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  27. The colours are SO pretty! Such a lovely palette :)

    brighton-girl.blogspot.co.uk

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  28. looks like a great palette to have!
    x

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  29. I love this! I was just at the Bobbi Brown counter and was thinking about getting this — I should have! Looks amazing on you.. also your lipstick is ace. xx

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  30. i'm a new follower. love your blog! how do you find the brushes?

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  31. this has been on my wishlist for the longest time! The shades look so gorgeous

    a-la-foliee.blogspot.com

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  32. Wow, I need this. How gorgeous?!
    Nat @ http://ichbinclamp.blogspot.co.uk/

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  33. Those colours are beautiful! This palette is so nice! :)

    summerofwonders.blogspot.com

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  34. I've been eying this palette ever since it came out in Sephora, it's really beautiful but I can't really justify being another neutral eyeshadow palette. Especially since the pricetag in France is ridiculous (€67, namely £53 or 82USD). Such a shame considering that it only costs $60 in the USA... But it really looks gorgeous !

    This tiny rant aside, I love Bobbi Brown, it's such a nice quality brand. I really love their corrector and concealer kit (I repurchased those many times). Their long wear gel eyeliner are AMAZING. I've never seen a gel liner as good. MAC's Blacktrack Fluidline doesn't even compare. I have two of these, one I'm just starting to hit pan on and I've had it for almost 2 years now and it still hasn't dried out. Their bronzer brush is crazy expensive but worth the pricetag, it applies just the right amount of product ! The Pot Rouge are also amazing, there is a nice color selection and it doubles up as a product so what's not to love ?
    My mom'd never worn mascara for the first 45 years of her life but finally gave in under my pressure (haha !) and I chose the Lash Glamour Extreme Lengthening Mascara for her and ever since she bought it, she's never gone a day without using it! It really lenghens her lashes & has a really natural effect, not too made-up. And for foundation, she swears by the Oil-Free Even Finish Compact Foundation.

    I hope it gives you an idea of some Bobbi Brown products that are really worth trying !

    You look stunning in this picture btw ! I love both your blog and your YouTube channel !

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  35. Oh my gosh what a beautiful palette! X

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  36. I'm in love with this palette, the shades are just gorgeous I really do feel like I need it in my life! The Shimmer Bricks are probably one of my favourite Bobbi Brown products and Extreme Party Mascara is another product I adore.

    xx

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  37. Such gorgeous shades! Their products are so amazing and I wish I could use more of them on shoots but just so much $$$

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  38. I really love the colours, it's a lot of money though! Would love to swatch the shadows, especially the dusty pink! And the casing is so sleek and chic.

    The January Girl

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  39. ohhmyygod those colours are perfect xx

    http://ravingbeautyx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  40. These colours look amazing. I think I'd definitely wear all of them, which is a bit of a change from having a normal palette. They just look so wearable, if that makes sense!

    http://ichbinclamp.blogspot.co.uk/

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  41. Thanks for the review, your make up looks great. Could you please post a video on how to achieve this look using the desert twilight palette?

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