Estee Lauder • Bronze Goddess Exotic Bronzing Blush • Bronzers
|Would buy this product again.||100%|
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond Eyes: Hazel
I found this bronzing blush at my local Company Store recently and I love it. I only wish this product was available every year. The color is reminiscent of Nars Orgasm but even better.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral Hair: Red, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
Love this bronzing blush! I love that it looks so natural on my incredibly fair skin. The pink blush swirled in with the light bronzer suits me perfectly & gives me an amazing, natural glow. I found this at my CCO & was thrilled to get home & try it out! I'm on the hunt for more :) I use a stippling brush to apply this.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I love Estee Lauder's LE bronzing blushes. I also picked up sunblush illuminator last year. This year EL raised the price to $35 from $32, and product is 8.6 g compared to 13 g last year. Still a lot of product, though. Color is peach, rosey, bronzey. It's gorgeous in the pan, even more beautiful on the cheeks. Definitely the perfect blush for summer. It has shimmer that makes you look glowy but never sparkly or frosty. EL's blushes are always very well-made.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
Just bought this today after the EL salesgirl put it on me. I had originally only gone in to buy the Pure Crystal lipstick in Crystal Baby (GORGEOUS GORGEOUS.. Go try it and you'll be surprised! I usually loathe pink lipsticks but this is sheer pinky-coral goodness in a tube) but with 2 purchases you got the free gift bag and I'm a sucker for any sort of "free" promotion.
Starting with the bad stuff: The compact is made out of plastic and on the bright side, this makes it very light and easy to carry, but for £26.50 I expected a more sturdy compact - this feels way flimsier than most drugstore products and the hinge already seems a little dodgy. Unimpressed. There is a huge mirror in the lid though which is lovely - gotta have a big mirror! So bad points - price and packaging.
The product doesn't come with a brush so instead of shelling the £32.50 on the new powder brushes the SA was trying to promote, I bought an ecotools powder brush, which is soft and gorgeous and I highly recommend it.
Luckily, the best thing about this product is the product itself! It has a zebra print swirl/pattern of a soft brown (the bronzer) and a muted pink (the blush). Apparently its supposed to be inspired by the coral reef but it just looks like a zebra print to me.
Upon swatching, it actually looks much more pinky than bronze - kind of like how Benefit's Coralista would look swatched but with a more pastel/chalky pink, rather than a coral tone. The bronze doesn't show up much on my finger.
When applied to the face (I am around NC25 but MAC stuff generally doesn't match my skin... I am a spot on match for Chanel Vitalumiere in 20 Claire or Lancome's Photogenic in 03), the product imparts a gorgeous glow, not quite bronzey, ever so slightly pink, not shimmery nor muddy - just like my skin is glowing! I was not convinced at first under the harsh Boots store light but once I went outside I had to run back and get it - under sunlight this makes you look so healthy! I have to use yellow-toned foundations to balance out the pink in my face and therefore have a tendency to look a bit beige and blah. This baby worked its magic and made me look a bit rosier (but not red or flushed or hot and bothered).
I would steer clear or use a very light hand when dusting this onto your forehead because it could pick up more rosy, but I think the product is sheer (for my skin tone anyway and I'm quite light) and pretty much foolproof. It would definitely be more of a highlighter for darker skins as its really not very pigmented, but fair/medium skinned guys and gals - go and give this a try. The SA applied it more heavily on my cheeks and dusted it all over my face and I was amazed at what a difference it made. The shimmer doesn't really show unless you dust it a bit more heavily. This product would be gorgeous as a blusher, light bronzer (if you want to fake a tan then this isn't the right product - its more glowy than pigmented) or all-over face powder (which I was sceptical about but it works!).
And I think its limited edition, if you needed another excuse to buy it :)
Age: 44-55 Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel
LOVE THIS! Great product for an all over natural glow, just fabulous. I use this alone and it puts life into your face if you want something *on* after taking a shower but not wanting to go through the effort. This takes a few swirls of a brush and, poof! looks completely natural, like sitting in the sun for a few moments. I have medium fair skin, not too pale and blond hair.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Blue
Holy Smokes, I LOVE THIS! I have been staying away from all things shimmer because I am, well, 55. But I read these reviews and I thought, "Heck, I'll give it a shot!" It is the exactly right combination of blush and bronzer so if you don't really like bronzer because the color never seems right, this is the perfect option. And the compact is big! It's buildable - which was mentioned by other reviewers. You can't screw up the application. So it could be subtle enough to wear to the gym (if you're into that) or the beach yet strong enough for a night out. And Estee Lauder does the most subtle shimmer in all of their products - nobody else compares. So ladies over 45: If you've been avoiding shimmer because that's what the experts say, just try this one product. You'll love it and you'll use through the whole summer and into the fall.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Brown
Absolutely love this. HERE is a fool proof product! It really looks good, no matter if you have a light or heavy hand when applying! It is beautiful and compliments many skin tones, although I wouldn't dust it everywhere if you have very fair skin as certain places such as forehead and nose might take on too much of the rose-y tint and end up being unflattering.
I use it like a powder over my blush, just a light dusting on a large powder brush (MAC 150 or the Sigma version). I am IN LOVE. Plus it just looks so gorgeous in the compact...
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
Let me say that as a broke girl this was a lot to spend on a product but fell in love once I tried it. I'm fairly pale (mac nc 20). Bronzers tend to look fake or dirty on me and peach blush always look unnatural. This however is a perfect combination of the two with a hint of shimmer which surprisingly turned out beautiful. I'd say it is much more a blush than a bronzer but gives this girl who can't wear bronzer a nice glow that I get jealous of on other girls who can. I don't know if it would show up on darker skin tones but looks gorgeous on pale girls.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I didn't think I would like it more the MACs MSFs. But I love it more!
I have very fair skin, and its gives me the perfect natural pinky cheek.
It is my new go to blush!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Medium, Cool Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium Eyes: Hazel
It was love at first sight with this beautiful Bronzer/Blush. New from the 2010 Bronze Goddess collection. It's a two-tone Bronzer and Blush in one gorgeous Bronze Goddess signature compact.
The Colors: A summer tan combined with a peachy-pink coral swirled around each other in a zebra striped pattern. This color combination creates a stunning, natural, sun-kissed glow.
Pigmentation: Application starts out light for a subtle sunny glow but is easily buildable for a sun-kissed bronze. (For reference I'm an NC30) For darker complexions this may be too light but for fair to medium skin tones this is a great product to have in your summertime beauty arsenal.
Since this is only available for a limited time I will definitely be purchasing backups.