Filed In: Bronzers

Bare Minerals · Crystalline Glow Palette & Lashtopia Mascara

 

Bare Minerals is a brand I’ve known for a while but have not really delved into all that much, so when the Crystalline Glow Bronzer & Highlighter Palette and Lashtopia Volumizing Mascara arrived, my curiosity was piqued. The fact that both products sit well within my highlighter & mascara-loving wheelhouse was just a happy coincidence … but I’ll take it!

 

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Faux-Glow Fabulousness with St. Tropez

 

Summer-bronzed skin has long been synomous with vibrant health, but as we all know by now, getting it the natural way comes with a steep price. Thankfully, there are safer options available and many hail from St. Tropez, one of the original brands to package that believable faux glow. Their longevity in the marketplace has another advantage: they’ve not only perfected that perfect golden radiance, but have improved it to the point where anyone will be hard pressed to tell it apart from the real deal. I’m in.

 

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Guerlain · Make it a Terracotta Summer

 

Maybe it’s because I’m born in July, but I’m a Summer girl through & through, and nothing captures the spirit of the season better than Guerlain’s Terracotta — especially this glorious fragrance. But the venerable house hasn’t stopped there, having released several other products under the Terracotta banner that are definitely worthy of the name.

 

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Clarins · Sunkissed Summer 2018 Collection

 

Inspired by the Floridian landscape of palm trees & sun-washed colours, the Sunkissed Summer 2018 Collection by Clarins effectively includes all the products you’ll need to help you create easy-breezy looks … beach not included, sadly. Oh, and how cute is the flamingo motif & the fabric makeup bag?

 

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Guerlain · Terracotta After Summer 2018

 

From the brand that has mastered the art of the faux glow, comes two new Terracotta bronzers, Sahara Jewel and Sous Les Palmiers. Intended to keep that Summer radiance going even when the weather begins to cool, I personally will be using both all year round because, well … just look at them. Not convinced? No problem — I’ll let the pictures (& swatches) do the talking.

 

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