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Bobbi Brown

Lesson time 31:18 min

Demonstrating on models with different skin tones, Bobbi shows you techniques for applying your foundation.

Bobbi Brown
Teaches Makeup and Beauty
Bobbi Brown teaches you the tips, tricks, and techniques for applying simple, natural makeup that makes you feel beautiful in your own skin.
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Be your own best makeup artist

Bobbi Brown’s philosophy is that makeup should be quick and natural, and it should enhance who you are. A beauty industry icon, Bobbi shares her expertise in step-by-step tutorials, using models with a range of skin tones. You’ll learn how to choose the right foundation, do a smoky eye and a statement lip, and take your look from day to night. But most of all, you’ll learn how to feel confident in your own skin.


Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Super special - thank you. I'm not a make -up person, this was so helpful and a inspiration. Loved it. Would love tips and advice for older woman. The best masterclass!

I really enjoyed hearing her take on make up, knowing yourself as a person and as a professional, as well as her business advice!

I am excited to apply all the practical information she taught. I really respect her hard work and solid life advice.

Enjoyed the class very much and got some great ideas!


A fellow student

It's weird she calls the white model by name the whole time, but she only refers to the Black girl by name 1x and sometimes not even as a person ("see the skin").


I'm kind of confused: She claims that foundation/concealer, in other words this whole video, shouldn't take more than 60 second, but, even factoring out the time taken to explain everything, this took at least 5 minutes. I feel like it's because she's utilizing complexion sticks. Most of the video was helpful for me (esp. "concealer should be one shade lighter"), but I feel like complexion sticks (for the rest of the face) were tedious and time-consuming, if this is intended for everyday make-up. I wish she'd demonstrated other foundation types (I do see there is a "tinted moisturizer" lesson further on in the course).

A fellow student

It's not helpful to see how to apply makeup on someone who has literally perfect skin. How do we learn coverup of dark circles? What about pigmentation from having a baby? I'd rather we'd seen application on real people than models.

A fellow student

I've watched the first three classes but why is she only speaking to women?! Women aren't the only people that wear makeup! Seems ignorant and narrow-minded.

Vartika A.

Love her classes. She is super nice and makes you feel so good about yourself :) I had a question, is it necessary to use primer before foundation or just cream would be enough?

A fellow student

It was so enlightening to see the foundation, concealer, and powder being applied strategically depending on the skin. I will make changes in my own application. I also love the foundation brush and use it for other purposes besides foundation. It's okay to branch out and use what feels good and works for me. Thanks Bobbi.

Maxine D.

Loved this lesson. Thank you for paying equal time to women of color. Because our skin is usually not all one color I find it difficult to apply the right foundation. Now I see that I may need more than one or at least a cover stick. This is very helpful. Thank you Bobby.

Sonja H.

I really learned alot in this lesson, and I believe that I probably know more about makeup and its application than most. I have no data to back up that statement, but I'm sticking with it! I was able to get good tips that will enable me to change the way I "makeup", to make it simpler and allow me to look as though I'm not wearing make up at all, which is my ideal.

A fellow student

Some good information about matching color to your skin, but promotes some pretty unfriendly environmental habits, like disposable sponges and makeup wipes. There are better options out there today that don't break the bank and don't make your life harder or travelling harder.

A fellow student

I appreciate the natural makeup sentiment, but as someone who has acne and blemishes on her face, I would have liked to see more tips on concealing those. It wasn't as helpful to see makeup application on women with clear skin.