I like the color (high dive) but it just goes on kinda splotchy to me. I had the same problem with the warmth, I'll stick w bobbi brown for bronzers.
I have the color in high dive, love it. I'm light skinned, maybe nc25 and when applied correctly looks very natural. I apply it with sigma angled kabuki brush and I can create a strong or light contouring/bronzing effect.
Give it a try!!
I got the High Dive, which is the medium shade. I love the packaging. It comes in a simple compact mirror, no brush. I guess I'm just so used to using BE mineral foundation/bronzers, I forget the ease of compact mirrors. Anyway, I use the BE Flawless Face Brush with it. The color is very buildable and it's matte - no glitter crap. It looks a little intimidating at first because it is so dark but it really isnt. Anyway, I wanted to love this SO BAD, but after I started using it for about 3 weeks, my skin breaks out in pimples - only along my cheeks, t-zones where one would normally apply bronzer. So sad, but I guess I'll stick to BE Warmth.
I bought this in Skinny Dip and I am pretty fair but I don't think it's dark enough for me. I do like everything else about it but I don't think it's pigmented enough. I've tried a bunch of different brushes and I didn't feel like they were picking up any product. I did rub the compact with my fingers and eventually products showed up. I'm going to keep trying to use this because it was so expensive but next time I'm going to go a shade darker or try another brand.
So I have this in 'High Dive", which is the middle shade. There is Skinny Dip, High Dive, and Deep End. High Dive is a medium-dark bronzer that is silky smooth in consistency. It's mostly matte, but not flat matte -- there is NO glittler/shimmer. There is a very, very slight sheen I guess you could say. However, I am still able to lightly contour with this and my skin just looks glowy. It makes me look like I just got back from a week in Fiji! It compliments my NC25 skin beautifully. The feel of the packaging is similar to NARS, so it gets dirty easily, but it's also easy to clean up with a makeup wipe. I paid $24, which is on the more pricey end IMO, but if something works I don't mind paying for it. I was comparing this to TF's Chocolate Soleil, and while that's beautiful too, I went w/this because of the color pay off. A little goes a long way, so you don't need much. This should last me awhile...would buy again if I ran out. I use this to contour my face, then use MAC's Dainty blush on the apples of my cheeks and then highlight with Smashbox's Halo Highlight wand in Pearl. Gorgeous!
I purchased the High Dive (medium) shade. I think I like this a lot. When I looked at it right after purchasing, it appeared to have regular compacted product consistency. After not touching it at all, this morning when I went to use it, it had that film on it that compacted powders get when they come in contact with something damp. Usually I would just scratch that layer off if it were just a cheap product that I accidently got wet and procede to use the powder. Since this is a pricier compact and I have no idea why the layer formed, I am not sure what to do with it. I applied a lot of pressure to it to try to pick up some product and very little actually got on my brush. The little I got seems to be a decent color and one of the least orange (not muddy at all) bronzers I have used. If it weren't for this film I would like the bronzer better than TF's Chocolate Soliel. I might end up seeing if I can just exchange this for the same one.
I use this in The Skinny Dip. I was pretty fair until a few months ago... so this was a great bronzer for my skin tone at that time. I have borderline warm/neutral undertones when I'm not tanned, and this shade was perfect for me. Not too orangey or red. I'm a little darker now, but I still use it after foundation. It gives me just the right amount of color. I was told by someone at the BE store that I should be using a darker color now... but I still use this one because I have plenty left. I'll admit, I use quite a bit now that I'm darker. But I can build up the color easily and it looks very natural. I will probably try a darker color when I finish this one up. I love the packaging in their Ready line! So much easier to use than the loose Bare Minerals!
I've only tried one color but it's amazing for whatever look you're going for.
Have it in "high dive" and it's a great color. I like the fact that it's not too dark. It's the mid range bronzer. It goes on silky and somehow makes my skin look so pretty and smooth! I ordered my first one from QVC..just ordered another from ebay. I may get the lighter color for fall and winter. such a believable color in a great powder! I do use a light hand so not to look overly "bronzed." I use on my face, neck and decollete, and sometimes shoulders. It's my favorite bronzer so far!
It IS a little pricey and I am not personally overly impressed with the case, but what's inside is what counts!
I bought the Ready Bronzer in "The Deep End" shade, and I LOVE it! Definitely one of my favorite, all-time bronzers! It is a simple bronzed-brown shade with no sparkles, no orange tones (at least not on me), and no "dirty cheeks" look. It is basically a matte bronzer that I have no problem blending onto my skin. It lasts all day on me; and it gives a very, natural, tanned-look to my NW20 skintone. I will definitely buy this one again if I ever run out.