Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter
Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter

Clarins Instant Sun Light Highlighters: Bronze

Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter ($32.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a creamy–almost gel-like in consistency and texture–golden bronze with soft flecks of gold shimmer that glides onto skin and gives a warmer, luminous look. Though rather deep bronze in the compact, it applies rather sheerly and much lighter on the skin. On both paler and deeper skin tones, this is more of a highlighter than a contouring shade–on the palest of skin, I could see this working as a subtle bronzer. I like this best as a natural highlighter on medium to deep skin tones.

I do wish this product lasted longer on the skin, though; it seems to slide off within three to four hours, even on my normal skin, so I would imagine even shorter wear time on oilier skin types. It doesn’t dry down to a powdery finish, which is good news for those with drier skin types, because it won’t emphasize any dryness or flaking skin. I definitely recommend using a translucent setting powder to help this stay in place longer.

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  • Product: 25/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: I think those of light-medium to medium skin tones will find this most flattering, because it will add some warmth as well as sheen. It’s not ultra long wearing, though.

AVAILABILITY: Clarins

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Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter
Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter

Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter
Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter

Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter
Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter

Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter
Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter

Product & Review FAQ

Where can I purchase Bronze? How much is it?

Clarins, $32.

Is it limited edition?

Yes.

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11 thoughts on “Clarins Bronze Instant Sun Light Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Biddi_NZ

    This looks like just the light bronzed glowy goodness I’m looking for going into summer, what did you use to apply it with Cristine?

  2. Martina

    why don’t you ever buy and review helena rubinstein products? some of them are nice

  3. Luciana

    Too orange! don’t you think?

  4. I have been told to use bronzer rather than rouge because of the red small scars. I use mostly cream products so this will be worth a try.

  5. Hend

    very interesting bronzer :D
    I never considered buying bronzer or blusher by clarins
    But I think I will very soooon

  6. Hi Christine!
    I was just wondering how similar this creme bronzer is to ‘Weekend’ from MAC’s To The Beach Collection? I absolutely love that bronzer and have been using it sparingly so I don’t run out…would be great if this Clarins bronzer turned out to be similar so I can have a back up!

  7. FlaSH

    wow) it looks like mac to the beach cream bronzer)))