I LOVE THIS STUFF! I got it in the Allure Beauty box recently in 'Light'. I'm not usually into bronzer, i have tried so few but the minute i put this on i loved the look. I am an NC30/35 with an olive undertone. I've been using it for a week straight, it goes on so easy, no streaking, no excess color, not too dark, actually the perfect color for my skintone. I esp. love wearing it over my Neutrogena spf 55 sunblock, it makes it look as if i'm not wearing sunblock at all, hides any white cast/grey look immediately. It stays looking nice and warm all day. I absolutely love it.
Update: Is this giving me breakouts? I think it might be, but I'm not 100% sure.
nice bronzer. doesn't go orange at all. only problem i have w/ this is that it can go too dark on me sometimes. i'm an nc25 asian and i have to be careful not to over do this or it seriously can look really dark. but applied lightly and i love the natural tan look.
I love this stuff i use it over top of my foundation or my tinted moisturizers I dont really think of it as a bronzer. There are not to many cosmetics that i can find and actually love and buy and buy over again, i think i own everything made by Physicians Formula and i hate a lot of it but, I think this is a really great product and i would definitely buy over and over again!
My skin tones are pink/red cool *but in summer I can tend toward neutral if having a light tan. This bronzer didn't really show up on my skin very well. It's too yellowish/orangish on my skin tone. It is not sparkly. Price $11.00. Color is just off for me, so trashed it. I love the Jane "Tahiti" bronzer which still can look neutral on cool skin tones.
Good product. I use the light bronzer shade. Really like the spf 20 with titanium diozide. Doesn't cause breakouts. Provides a nice warm color to my skin tone (think Vanessa Williams).
I hate to ruin what appears to be a perfect record, but I am going to have to give this product a big fat thumbs down. I bought the Solar Powder Bronzer in Light, as I am very fair/pale. It was too orangey on my skin. I went back and bought it in Translucent. This too was a bit orangey, although I love the way it smoothed and evened my skintone. It looked like a medium coverage foundation. I looked natural, but great. I thought perhaps I could experiment a little to come up with a way to even out the orange tone, as I really wanted to keep the nice coverage. But alas, by the end of the day, after only one time wearing this stuff, I had about 7 whiteheads on my chin and nose. I can deal with being pale, but not with breakouts. I'm not going to use this again, or repurchase.
After reading the reviews here, I decided to try this and am glad I did. I love the color & ease of use, but definately had to use my own large brush, the tiny thing they give you isn't good for anything. There was also a coupon for $4 off on the package, so overall, a good deal.
This bronzer is EXCELLENT! It's a d/s bronzer, but PF prices are really quite high so I normally buy either mid-high end bronzers or if I get d/s bronzer I get the cheap ones lol. I had been interested in this brand for awhile, but all the bronzers always looked way too shimmery for me. Today I came across this matte-looking bronzer and thought, hey what the heck...at least it's got SPF 20! I was expecting this to be a little to light for me, but it was love at first swipe! This bronzer has great quality- soft powder, not glittery or shimmery and gives a terrific sunny glow! I recommend this to everyone!
Really good bronzer considering how cheap it is. You can pick it up at any drugstore. It lasts forever, and I reapply it like 3 or 4 times a day. I've had it for some months now. It also works as a handy compact for other makeup touchups. Of course, the SPF 20 is a plus! I would repurchase it, but I probably won't because I'm moving on to bigger and better makeup! If you're looking for a really pretty glow for a good price, this is definitely the bronzer you want. I have absolutely no complaints. It never cracks or anything.
Loved the bronzer--hated the packaging.
The plastic "lip" on mine broke so now it won't snap shut. Not sure how that happened, but that's the only product that's ever done that on me.
Anyhow, the bronzer is very natural looking--not orangey at all!
I love how there are three shades--one is a highlighter with a bit of shimmer in it. But the overall effect when mixed together isn't shimmery or glittery. Just very natural looking. I don't use the little brush included--I use a big fluffy brush of my own. I find it easier to apply and blend that way.
Oh! And one of the best parts is the SPF that's in it. Can't complain about that! =)