Filed In: Bronzers

NARS · Highlighting Bronzing Collection Summer 2017

 

NARS is kicking off the season with a bang; introducing the Highlighting Bronzing Collection for Summer 2017, consisting of the Bord de Plage Palette and three new Velvet Shadow Stick shades. I don’t know about you, but looking at this group has me thinking that all I need add is a quick swipe of mascara and some lip balm, and BAM — Summer look mastered. PS: I wouldn’t say no to a beach thrown in as well …

 

(more…)

Guerlain · Terracotta Summer 2017

 

From the moment I tried on my very first Guerlain bronzer I was smitten, and that particular love affair continues with these latest releases from the Terracotta family. What makes this range stand head & shoulders above their competitors, is the finish upon the skin: radiant, luminous, and oh-so lusciously sun-glowy … but in a good & healthy way that doesn’t require any wait time to get you there.

 

(more…)

NARS · Sun Wash Diffusing Bronzer Collection

 

I have a special affinity to certain products, whether it’s because there was some event happening in my life at the time that makes them special to me, or simply because they have proven themselves time after time; NARS’ Laguna is one such product, being the very first bronzer I ever used. So how do you improve on an icon? For starters you create a few more shades, give the surface powder a new look, and then add a little magic to the formula and … voilà! Sun Diffusing Bronzer is born.

 

(more…)

Clarins · Sunkissed Summer 2017 Collection

 

Several years while away on holiday, I came across a Clarins bronzer that basically took my breath away — and that was even before I swatched it or learned of its amazing price point. Since then, I always look forward to the Clarins Summer collections and this year’s version certainly does not disappoint: the 4 limited edition pieces of the Sunkissed 2017 Collection are all equally lovely and pretty much guaranteed to bring the heat on.

 

(more…)

Givenchy · Gypsophila Floral Edition Poudre Bonne Mine, limited edition

 

Some products are just so breathtakingly beautiful that it’s actually painful to even think of marring them with a brush, such as the Floral Edition Bonne Mine Powder from Givenchy’s Gypsophila Collection, limited edition for 2017. But I’m nothing if not a trooper and after taking about a zillion shots, I forced myself to dive in. Like its namesake flower, this bronzer packs a contradictory subtle yet powerful punch, leaving behind an ethereal glow. Cue the angelic choir …

 

(more…)