Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown

:"For other uses, see: Bobby Brown (disambiguation)".Infobox Person
name = Bobbi Brown

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birth_date = birth date and age|1957|4|14|mf=y
birth_place = Chicago, Illinois
death_date =
death_place =
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occupation = Make-up artist, CEO
nationality = American
Bobbi Brown (born April 14, 1957) is an American make-up artist and CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Her products are sold in over 400 stores and twenty countries worldwide.


Born in Chicago, Illinois, Brown graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a degree in theatrical makeup. Afterwards, she moved to New York City to work as a professional makeup artist. In 1991, she and a chemist released a line of new lipsticks under the brand Bobbi Brown Essentials, which debuted at Bergdorf Goodman in New York City. Today, the line is available at few fine retailers such as Lord & Taylor. The success of that makeup line led Estee Lauder to buy the company in 1995. [cite news|url=|title=Style Makers; Bobbi Brown, Makeup Artist|last=Welles|first=Linda|date=1990-02-04|publisher="New York Times"|accessdate=2008-08-02] [cite web|url=|title=How I Did It: Bobbi Brown, Founder and CEO, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics|last=Brown|first=Bobbi|date=2007-11||accessdate=2008-08-02]

In addition to creating cover looks for magazines and make-up for fashion shows, Brown is the exclusive beauty editor of "The Today Show" and a frequent guest on the E! and Style channels. She is the author of "Bobbi Brown Beauty", "Bobbi Brown Teenage Beauty", and "Bobbi Brown Beauty Evolution". On 2006-10-24, Brown joined the Emerson College Board of Trustees. [cite web|url=|title=Renowned Make-up Artist Bobbi Brown Joins Emerson Board of Trustees|last=Rosen|first=David|date=2006-10-24||accessdate=2008-08-02]

Brown is partners with a charity called Dress for Success where she gives underprivileged women nice clothes to wear to job interviews. Also, the women receive the basic makeup by Bobbi Brown Essentials. When they receive the makeup, they get their makeup done by volunteer Bobbi Brown makeup artists. [cite web|url=|title=Dress for Success: Who We Are: Sponsors||accessdate=2008-08-02]

Personal life

Brown lives in Montclair, New Jersey with her husband Steven Plofker and three sons. [Galant, Debra. [ "The Makeup Maven of Montclair"] , "The New York Times", February 16, 2003. Accessed November 28, 2007.]


* "Bobbi Brown Beauty: The Ultimate Beauty Resource" (1997) ISBN 0-06-270167-3
* "Bobbi Brown Teenage Beauty: Everything You Need to Look Pretty, Natural, Sexy & Awesome" (2001) ISBN 0-06-095724-7
* "Bobbi Brown Beauty Evolution : A Guide to a Lifetime of Beauty" (2002) ISBN 0-06-008881-8
* "Bobbi Brown Living Beauty" (2007) ISBN 0-8212-5834-6


External links

* [ Bobbi Brown Cosmetics] Official Website

NAME= Brown, Bobbi
DATE OF BIRTH= April 14, 1957
PLACE OF BIRTH= Chicago, Illinois

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