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CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer Review, Photos, Swatches

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer ($9.99 for 0.10 oz.) is a golden, medium-dark bronze with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. Kevyn Aucoin Sunlight (P, $52.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Sunlight (P, $44.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Global Glow (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Sunset Striptease (P, $4.99) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Tower 28 Gold Coast (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, glossier (90% similar). Too Faced Spice (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Laura Mercier A La Mode (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Terracotta Gold Light (LE, $60.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Cover FX Sunkissed Bronze (Right) (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Park Ave Princess (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Pyrite (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Laguna (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Tropical Days (P, $48.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Too Faced Sun Bunny #1 (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Hourglass Golden Bronze Light (P, $52.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Fenty Beauty Teddy (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Gold (P, $30.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Burberry London With Love (LE, $68.00) is lighter (85% similar). Physicians Formula Brazilian Glow (P, $14.99) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The TruBlend Bronzer formula is supposed to be blendable and create a “perfect bronze glow.” It had great color payoff with a very smooth, blendable texture that was just a tiny bit powdery, but it was noticeably denser than the TruBlend Blush formula. The one thing I was caught off guard by was how the shimmer didn’t translate nearly as strongly on the cheeks once blended as it did just swatched on my arm–it was much more subdued, and as a result, there was no emphasis of pores either. On me, the bronzer wore well for seven hours before fading.

Bronze (200)

DCDiscontinued. $9.99.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total

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CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Aqua Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • L'Oreal Little Beige Dress Eyeshadow
  • L'Oreal Cafe au Lait Eyeshadow
  • L'Oreal Pain au Chocolat Eyeshadow
  • L'Oreal Mademoiselle Pink Eyeshadow
  • Zoeva Taupe Eyeliner
On lips
  • MAC So Select Lipstick

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Katherine T. Avatar

Oooh, now this is an interesting one! It’s too dark for me as a bronzer, but wondering if I can use it as a blush or highlighter. It’s hard to find yellow gold based blushes and highlighters, and I have some yellow undertones– think this can make me look pretty good or make me look like I have jaundice. I don’t have anything like this, will need to check this one out!

Julia Avatar

This looks really pretty on you! I like that it’s not orangey or dirty looking like some bronzers. Thanks for including some drug store cosmetics in your reviews!

Valerie C. Avatar

This probably would give a nice warm glow to my fair skin. I’d even try it on my shoulders etc 🙂 I may pick this one up. The price is right 🙂

Genevieve Avatar

Now this is a fantastic little bronzer for such a reasonable price. A great rating too. It looks really lovely on you Christine.

By the way, I was wondering whether you could review some of the latest eye shadow palettes from Milani? They look really great, but I would like to see what you think of them.

Trish Avatar

i really dislike it when the #1 ingredient is that dang TALC! That crap sucks the moisture right out of my skin and makes my pores look like moon craters. My new TF summer trio has it as the first ingredient also and I’m feeling awfully frosty about it. I’d love to find a low cost bronzer but this won’t do it for me. It’s pretty on though.

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