Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder Review, Photos, Swatches

Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked PowderLaura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder ($40.00 for 0.26 oz.) is dark brown with warm, reddish tones and a satiny sheen. Tarte Crown (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Compassion (LE, $34.00) is lighter (95% similar). Stila Sending My Love Bronzer (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Cover FX Sunset (P, $38.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Kosas Medium (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Becca Malibu Soleil (LE, $38.00) is warmer (90% similar). Guerlain #03 (P, $53.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Angle (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty (Bronze) (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Kaja Toasty (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Becca Bronzed Bondi (P, $38.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty The Afternooner (Bronzer) (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Sun-soaked Strip (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Happy Hour (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Warmth (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Gingerbread (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Bronze Me (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). L'Oreal Deep (03) (P, $14.99) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Viseart Bronze #2 (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Guerlain #02 (P, $53.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Matte Radiance Baked Powder formula is supposed to have “natural color with soft matte radiance” with “sheer, buildable coverage” that lasts “8 hours.” The powder had an incredibly smooth, soft, and finely-milled feel to it that blended out beautifully on the skin–it didn’t look dry or totally matte, but it had a nice, natural finish that looked like skin but better. It had semi-sheer to opaque coverage, and the blendable texture made it forgiving and easy to diffuse the coverage if over-applied. The color lasted eight and a half hours on me, which is a bit longer than described!

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Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Top Row: Bronze (01), Bronze (02); Bottom Row: Bronze (03), Bronze (04)

Laura Mercier Bronze (01) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Bronze (01) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder
Laura Mercier Bronze (04) Matte Radiance Baked Powder

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • YSL Paris Palette
  • Urban Decay Honey Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Anastasia Melon Lip Gloss
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Oh là là, love it!! Too bad I can’t get my hands on Laura Mercier products (not sold in Portugal) but if I could, I would buy this one! Love me a good bronzed look!

Well, this is kind of a bummer. The formula sounds good, but the first three shades look too light for me, and this has the wrong undertones. Boo 🙁

That wouldn’t work for me at all. Though the red undertone is good for that real authentic sun “baked” look.

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