Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer Review & Swatches

Hazelnut

Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer ($35.00 for 0.4 oz.) is a dark, slightly yellow-toned brown with more muted warmth paired with a “natural matte” finish–the kind where it looks very skin-like without adding shine or shimmer. The color coverage was more buildable as the product had the type of glide that had a tendency to sheer out during application, so it was more medium and buildable with a brush and more semi-opaque and buildable with a fingertip.

The texture was lightweight, thin, and emollient without being thick or overly emollient, which helped it apply beautifully over bare skin or on top of foundation as it didn’t lift up base products. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading visibly.

P.S. — You can see this shade as a bronzer/contour on deeper skin tones here and here.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$35.00/0.4 oz. - $87.50 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "buildable" and to "melt effortlessly" into a "matte, second-skin seamless finish" that can be applied "on bare skin" or "on top of makeup." They can be used to add warmth and/or definition (by choosing a shade two to three deeper).

The texture was emollient, lightweight, and thin with moderate glide, which made them work well on top of bare skin as well as layered on top of foundation, even more matte bases. They seemed more pigmented upon swatching on my arm, but in practice, they had medium coverage that was easy to sheer out further or build up for greater coverage if desired. The reason for this was because the formula had enough glide and spread that it naturally sheered out during application, so one had to layer for truly opaque coverage.

For higher coverage, apply with fingertips and give it a little time to dry down before blending. For sheerer coverage, apply with a stippling brush. It was a very forgiving formula and hard to overdo.

The formula dried down to a more matte finish but seemed to let my skin come through, so it didn't appear flat or dry. They wore well for eight hours before fading visibly on me.

Browse all of our Anastasia Cream Bronzer swatches.

Ingredients

PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, SILICA, DIMETHICONE, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, MICA, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, SYNTHETIC WAX, OCTYLDODECANOL, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, 1,2- HEXANEDIOL, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, ISOSTEARIC ACID, LECITHIN, POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

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Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer

Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer

Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer

Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer

Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer

Anastasia Hazelnut Cream Bronzer

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Reminds me of a sheerer cream version of UD Jawbone. What do you think?
Then again, my thinking skills may be way off as I’m sweating my butt off in a laundromat!

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