A few months ago Bobbi Brown released this amazing pocket sized neutral palette called Bobbi Brown Shimmering Sand Eye Palette ($110AUD / $70USD) that contains twelve neutral shades in a highly travel friendly palette that also comes with a beautiful large mirror and a dual-ended eyeshadow and eye liner brush.
The palette contains the following shadows:
Sand Castle (light silver pink)
White Sand Sparkle (light silver sparkle)
Seashell Shimmer Wash (light pale pink)
Sunkissed Metallic (midtone champagne pink)
Copper Sand Shimmer Wash (shimmering pink peach)
Suntan (medium beige)
Beach Pink metallic (light pale pink)
Seashore (champagne pink)
Beach Bronzed Shimmer Wash (midtone beige shimmer)
Golden Sand Shimmer Wash (midtone beige shimmer)
Bronzed Sand Sparkle (rich, dark brown)
Black Sand Sparkle (grayish brown)
The quality of Bobbi Brown eyeshadows, especially in palette format has always been a little hit and miss, and I tend to find price to be a good indicator. Palette sthat come as a set or at a low price tend to be difficult to use, this however is a whole different story. The eyeshadows are incredibly pigmented, rich in colour as you can see in the swatches and blend out amazingly well. The shades that lean on the high shimmer side however may have a bit of fall out so best to proceed with caution, mattes however are just fine.
However the thing that caught me off guard was the size of the pans, so I included a shot with my hand to you give you an idea as to the size. The palette was a lot smaller than I had anticipated, nothing terrible because I will certainly get a lot of use out of it, but probably worth keeping in mind if this is something that is important to you.
Would certainly recommend this palette to those who are neutral addicts, just like myself 🙂 A favourite in my collection!