One would think that I might lay off the bronzer as soon as Autumn has arrived but it seems that I'm more into it now than I was before! I may not be the poster child of the J.Lo glow look but I sure do love me some warmth a good bronzer imparts. Sadly, my tan which I loved, has already faded quite a bit and my face can look pale at times (especially in the morning).
I wasn't sure if a bronzer comparison would be interesting for you guys but I must admit that even I gasped when I put them side by side - the difference between them is rather significant. After my major makeup clearout (post on that coming your way!), I have noted that I'm most certainly a drugstore bronzer girl. Something I would not think of myself before as the drugstore offer of bronzers never was impressive. However, I have stumbled upon some great pieces in the past years and my desire for that Guerlain Terracotta goodness has subsided (for now). I have four bronzers that float my boat and they all are pretty diverse, as you'll be able to tell from photos.
Revelique Cosmetics Bronzing Powder - I always think that it's such a shame this brand and this product isn't widely accessible because it's a dream for light and fair skin. Soft and silky, it glides over the skin seamlessly and it's free from any orange undertones. Looks very natural and radiant. As my skin is darker than before (despite my tan fading), I note it sinks into my skin and almost blends with its color. It's something I like to use all over my face because it 'lifts' my complexion and gets rid of any sallowness. Bourjois Delice de Poudre Bronzing Powder is the old timer from the drugstores and it keeps people's interest for years for a reason. It's the warmest one from all four in this bunch but it doesn't translate as orange. Looks rather radiant, smells delish and has a tiny amount of micro shimmer - puritans and very fair skin tones won't like this or the warm tone but it looks amazing in real life on everyone el...