Dior Golden Bronze Dior Forever Natural Bronze Review & Swatches
Golden Bronze (07)
Dior Golden Bronze (07) Dior Forever Natural Bronze ($48.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a richer, medium-dark brown with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture felt incredibly smooth and velvety without being too firmly-pressed into the pan.
It had opaque color coverage that could be blended out for a sheerer effect (or applied with a lighter hand), but it could also be worn at higher coverage and retain its blended edges. The powder seemed to sit particularly nicely on my skin, as sometimes true matte finishes can look dry, but this looked lovely and worked well on bare skin as well as over foundation. There were signs of fading present after eight and a half hours of wear.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).
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$48.00/0.31 oz. - $154.84 Per Ounce
It is supposed to be a powder brush that is long-wearing and "blends seamlessly" to yield a "natural healthy glow." They had semi-opaque to opaque, buildable color coverage with a particularly smooth, velvety consistency that looked almost cream-like applied to skin, yet was slightly powdery in the pan. The product applied beautifully to bare skin as well as over foundation and was particularly easy to blend out.
The bronzers had a slightly denser consistency, but they were yielding, which ensured a variety of brushes could be used to pick up product--fan brushes to dense, large bronzing brushes--for different levels of coverage or application methods. Applied, the blended bronzer looked like a natural matte: no visible shimmer or shine, but it wasn't flat or dry, and it didn't emphasize my skin's natural texture (e.g. dryness/flakiness). The formula lasted nicely for eight hours on me before showing signs of fading.
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#15676 SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE ● C30-45 ALKYL DIMETHICONE ● SILICA ● BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER ● SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE ● C20-24 ALKYL DIMETHICONE ● CAPRYLYL GLYCOL ● PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL ● ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN ● PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) ● PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE ● POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE ● C20-24 OLEFIN ● ALUMINA ● GLYCERIN ● AQUA (WATER) ● TOCOPHEROL ● ZINC STEARATE ● BUTYLENE GLYCOL ● HYDROLYZED VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT ● ROSA MULTIFLORA FRUIT EXTRACT ● 1,2-HEXANEDIOL ● STEARIC ACID ● [+/- : CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) ● CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE]
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Even though I still like Amber more, this is still a beautiful bronzer!