Huda Beauty Rich GloWish Bronzer Review & Swatches
Huda Beauty Rich GloWish Soft Radiance Bronzing Powder ($31.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a dark brown with subtle, warm reddish undertones and a “natural” matte finish. It had medium to semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation, which was more in line with how the product was marketed, but you’ll still want to use a slightly lighter hand if you prefer truly buildable coverage.
The texture was incredibly smooth to the touch, finely-milled, and easy to work with as it was blendable, almost blurring on my skin, and didn’t get patchy applied on bare skin. It wore nicely for nine hours before fading visibly.
P.S. — You can see this shade on deeper skin here> and here.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).
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The formula is supposed to be "buildable" and "easy to use" with a "light-as-air, non-powdery texture" that lasts for "12 [hours]." The coverage was more semi-opaque to opaque, but the texture was forgiving and lived up to the "non-powdery" claim so a lighter hand was all that was necessary to pick up less product.
The texture was smooth, silky, and finely-milled with a firmer press that wasn't stiff, so product picked up readily on a brush but was easy to control. The powders applied well to bare skin as well as over foundation, as they diffused easily, blended out and sat flatteringly on skin. They had a more "natural" matte finish where they did not appear totally flat and matte but weren't overtly shimmery either.
The shades lasted between eight and nine hours on me before showing signs of fading, and most shades had around 70% of product visible at the 12-hour mark.
Browse all of our Huda Beauty GloWish Soft Radiance Bronzing Powder swatches.
mica, silica, cetearyl ethylhexanoate, zinc stearate, dimethicone, sucrose acetate isobutyrate, dodecane, rosa damascena flower oil, capsicum annuum extract, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, tocopherol, glycerin, squalene, ethylhexylglycerin, citronellyl methylcrotonate, triethylhexanoin, c30-45 alkyl dimethicone, phenylisopropyl dimethicone, cetyl peg/ppg-10/1 dimethicone, sorbitan sesquioleate, dimethiconol, beta-sitosterol, sodium benzoate, citric acid, sodium salicylate, xanthan gum, iron oxides / ci 77491, iron oxides / ci 77492, iron oxides / ci 77499.
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I am so glad to see her offering shades for all skin depth levels in a high quality formula! Huda nailed it!
This seems like a good choice for bronzing or contouring for me.