Bobbi Brown • Antigua Face Palette • Palettes
|Would buy this product again.||100%|
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
This is my all time favorite pallet! All of the colors are so pretty and natural. It is the perfect size for purse or travel or even a small bathroom. Also a good deal and savings to buy the pallet instead of buying each color individually. The dark eye shadow mixes with the oat for the perfect liner and the bronzer works beautifully as a blush. Truly versatile.
Age: 56 & Over Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Silver Eyes: Hazel
This palette works incredibly well to produce a subtle, no-makeup look that is flattering and pretty. I wasn't sure whether the Oat eye shadow would be too warm for my pale, pinkish complexion, but the colour is very-well balanced. The Antigua bronzer is my blush of choice: very quiet and natural colour. The only colour that doesn't really work for me is the Kitten lip colour -- it's a bit too nude/brownish and makes my rose-pigmented lips look a little pale purplish. However the other two lip colours are great for me. This is really my go-anywhere palette. It's small enough to slip into my purse and is going to make a great travelling companion!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Red Eyes: Blue
Love, love, love this!!!! Oh my gosh---SCORE, Bobbi Brown. Love the whole darn thing. I don't love the price, and I don't actually really *like* palettes, as I prefer all of my shades separate from one another, but I am soooo glad I splurged on this one. The Antigua is flattering, but it is the new "oat" eyeshadow that I just love (can anyone do a more perfect natural, soft, matte, skin and eye-enhancing neutral than Bobbi Brown?), and the kitten lip color. So sexy!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
Oh my, this is just about as close to perfect that I can imagine!! I was going to buy the Bronzer alone to use as a blush, but then I saw this palette and it made more sense to get everything!! The bronzer/blush is absolutely stunning, I think, on my face. I got so many compliments that I looked 'fresh' and 'glowing', etc.!! I mixed all 3 of the lipsticks together on my brush to get an awesome shade that didn't need gloss, and lasted a long time! I used the lipsticks over my Lancome 'Ideal' lipliner. Haven't tried the eyeshadows out yet, but they look like the perfect blend of a nude/natural/polished everyday look. LOVE ♥♥♥!!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
This is another great palette from Bobbi Brown. I have many of them, because I just can't help myself, and this is my new favorite. The blush/bronzer Antigua is the perfect pink with light shimmer. As others have reported, I too am not sure why she calls it a bronzer, it is much more in line with her shimmer blushes than her other bronzers, but I am not the make-up guru so she wins the semantics battle. The eye shadows are very neutral and useful for everyday. I mix Oat and Caviar eye shadows for eye liner because Caviar by itself is just too dark for me (but I am a chicken when it comes to eyeliner and like the subtle touch). I use Oat as a lid color and just the tiniest touch of Caviar for my crease - and I mean just a touch of a fluffy eye shadow brush is all I need to deliver great color payoff. Navajo is tough. It is a good color but you have to work at getting it to show but in my opinion this palette is about summer and sheerness and natural effects so I will let that one go. I do love that Navajo has no shimmer because I hate looking glittery at a summer bar-be-que. The shimmer of Antigua is enough for me.
The lip colors are beautiful and I wish the metallic color Azalea was a permanent addition because it is so pretty and I would buy a tube for sure. On the site it is described as bright fuchsia but it is not at all bright on me and I don't 'do' bright so factor that in if you like your lipstick to have real color punch. The only disappointment for me is the lip color Pink Ballet which I would describe as more beige than pink (and on my computer monitor the BB website color looks much more pink than it does in real life). I can't do beige justice, at all. Makes me look like death warmed over.
I will take this palette with me on vacation this summer and probably use it a lot in the future. I said I would buy it again only because it is really a good one. In reality I won't because she always comes out with new ones to tempt me. Nevertheless, I am hooked on her colors so if you love Bobbi you will love this.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I purchased this at Belk and was told it was exclusive to Belk. It so far my favorite BB palette and I have the color stip, earth metal and a few more. I would consider it a fav because every color is great. The lightest color is a little wimpy but I have used the caviar at night as a lid color and it is simply gorgeous along with the neutral kitten lip color.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
The Antigua Face Palette is a Limited Edition palette offered at Bloomingdales in April 2010 (see picture). From the website: "Designed to give you that well-rested, seaside glow, this Caribbean-inspired palette has a pinky peach illuminating bronzer that gives pale skin subtle, sun-kissed color and works as a beachy blush on darker skin tones. Also includes three neutral Eye Shadows and three pink Lip Colors that let you take your look from subtle to bold. Like a week on the islands".
Included Eye Colors:
- Navajo, a good matte neutral light base shade
- Oak, a medium matte brown on the warm side for lid and crease
- Caviar, a blackened matte neutral brown for outer V or as liner shade
Blush and Bronzer:
- Antigua Illuminating Bronzer, a soft rosey nude with subtle shimmer
- Kitten Creamy Lip Color, a light soft pinkish beige
- Ballet Pink Creamy Lip Color, true pink with golden shimmer
- Azalea Metallic Lip Color, a plum rose with metallic shimmer
The layout of this palette is identical to many previous BB releases (e.g. the Pink, Violet and Mauve Palettes) with a large blush pan in the center, eye shades to the left and lip shades to the right. I like the fact that it contains the Antigua Bronzer as blush/bronzer because on my light cool-toned skin (BB Porcelain, MAC NW15) Antigua is the perfect blush and I also use it on my hairline and with a light hand all over my face to contour and warm up my complexion. Antigua does not accentuate any redness on my skin. The eye shadows are versatile mattes and even Oak is still usable for me, although I don't consider it a true neutral, as it is quite a warm shade. I do like Navajo as a base shade better than Bone as it is not yellow based but instead it has the slightest hint of peach which makes it a good base shade for my coloring. Caviar is a great liner shade, soft enough to not look harsh, but strong enough to add depth. I have used Caviar dry as well as wet and both ways it looks good and lasts well. All eye shadows are the usual high BB quality, finely milled and non-chalky.
The lip shades are a good mix of the two textures Creamy and Metallic and different depths of color. This makes the palette a good travel companion because it can be used for casual day looks as well as more defined evening looks in a small packaging. I bought this palette for this very reason and as such it is a good buy for $55, I will simply pack a BB Gel Eyeliner and a Pot Rouge along with this palette and I will be all set for a weeklong trip.