Kosas Light Baked Bronzer Review & Swatches

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Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer
Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer

Light

Kosas Light Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer ($34.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a light, peachy brown with soft, warm undertones and a fine, golden pearl running through its more satin-like finish. The consistency was incredibly finely-milled, silky, and smooth to the touch without being powdery or too firmly pressed into the pan.

The bronzer applied evenly to bare skin and blended out easily along the edges. The only “downside” was that it had nearly opaque color payoff in a single layer, while it was supposed to be buildable coverage, so I’d recommend using a lighter hand (or a more feathery brush) to produce true, buildable coverage if desired. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading noticeably.

Ingredients

Mica, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Hectorite, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Unsaponifiable, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Extract, Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides, Soybean Glycerides, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenethyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Tristearate, Tin Oxide, Citric Acid.May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163).

Light

PPermanent. $34.00.
A-
A-
9.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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That bronzer looks very nice on you. I’ve seen it on some fair/cool people on YouTube and it looked straight up orange on them, which made me ambivalent about it. Might be worth a look now.

While it is too light for me personally, I see it as a lovely option for lighter and paler complexions. It really looks wonderful on you!

I really like how this looks on you, Christine. However, after reading Cameron’s remark, I think I will check it out in person. I am fair and really can’t abide anything pulling too orange on my cheeks.

So many bronzer releases! This is the one I’m most interested in. It certainly doesn’t look orange by your swatches (which are very consistent). But I happen to like orange-ish bronzers.

This is something I need to see and swatch in person (*sigh* those days are gone for now). My last few bronzer branch outs (high and low end) were fails. Either too red or patchy. So far only Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer (original color) looks good and natural on me. Though it is incredibly tempting and looks positively stunning on you.

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