Bobbi Brown Cosmetics: Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown created Bobbi Brown Cosmetics because she felt there was a market for neutral color palette.
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Bobbi Brown created Bobbi Brown Cosmetics because she felt there was a market for neutral color palette.

Marcus Marritt for NPR

Bobbi Brown started out as a makeup artist in New York City, but hated the gaudy color palette of the 1980s.

She eventually shook up the industry by introducing “nude makeup” with neutral colors and a natural tone.

In 1995, Estée Lauder acquired Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Bobbi remained there for 22 years, until she realized the brand was no longer the one she had built.

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