Bare Escentuals • Tropical Radiance • Highlighters
|Would buy this product again.||66%|
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
This is gorgeous - at first I didn't know how to apply it so it looked a bit much. Now I know that less is more, such a pretty peach colour. Would suit all skin tones I think.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Tan, Warm Hair: Brown, Curly, Coarse Eyes: Brown
Purchased this on Ebay. I was excited to try this, but I'm disappointed. There's nothing special about it, and it makes me look sunburned. Glad I didn't pay full price for this.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Cool Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I really like this, I don't get a weird cakey look like I do with clear radiance. It looks great if I apply blush right under my cheekbones and then sweep tropical radiance along the top of my cheekbones. It's a subtle shimmer, and gives me a bit of glow without being obvious. I'm pretty fair, and with foundation on can have a bit of a waxy look, so I really do need some warmth on my cheeks to made me look alive and healthy. It's warmer than clear radiance and a little bit more "grown up," not a cutesy pink. This does the trick and is hard to over-apply.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Oily, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
I'm not sure what kit this came in, but my version of Tropical Radiance came as a double with Pure Radiance and the sifter had a moving divider.
Tropical Radiance is a lovely true peach with a slight reddish tinge. It has slight shimmer. Being a pale girl, I need to use a light hand or look a little "burned" with this shade.
I love the rotating sifter cover, as it allows control of product.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
this is such as great product! it looks so dazzling on me and it really brings out my features~~~!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Love this. It's not too sparkly for me but it gives me a glow that no other product has done. I've tried Nars blush, Laura Geller's Baked products but they're either too shimmery or too bright. This is perfect for a flushed look on my light tan skin. It's too much for all over the face but great on the apples of my cheeks.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
This product is again, like many bare minerals products, too shimmery. It is also has very light coverage, which is okay, but if you are going for deeper color it isn't adequate. I like to layer it over the faux tan, which is very matte. I think it gives a nice dewy finish. Its not a bad product, but it is also just sorta mediocre.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Normal Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
Great subtle blush over my Tarte blush in tipsy. Very subtle ethereal look.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
A peachy corally color with bronze and gold shimmer to it. I do love BE add ons even if I dont love teh foundations. This is a pretty highlighter or even used as a blush I like it .I use it mainly in teh summer and I also wet it to use as an eyeshadow ,really pretty!! There is so much in teh pot that I don't thionk again that I would use it all.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
this color to me is like a deep peach. since i am really light i can't use too much of it or else i will look like a clown but it does come out really nice.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Oily, Olive, Warm Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Hazel
I'm a MAC NC30 and this is lovely on me - it really brightens up my look. I think if you are lighter than an NC30 this could be too bright, however. It's best for warmer toned skins, which I certainly am. I like to use this with a SPF day lotion, then Bisque concealer, then Well Rested, then the tinted mineral veil. Gives me a very sunny effortless, healthy look. This is a beautiful bronzey coral with some shimmer, and I use it primarily as a blush, but you could also touch nose, forehead and chin to look like you've had some sun. Very pretty on me.
Edited 5/08: While I still like this and will use it, after finding EM blushes and Alima blushes, and Fyrinnae, I doubt I will repurchase any of the BE radiances. Alima's shimmer blushes are better than the BE Radiances, anyway.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Hazel
I don't like Tropical Radiance as a blush or highlighter, I find it too orange/peachy for my skin. Haven't tried it on my eyes, yet. I also think this settles into the fine lines around the outside corners of my eyes and makes me look older. I much prefer Pure Radiance over Tropical Radiance. I can see where this product would look good on certain people, but I don't think it does anything special for my complexion. (NW25, hazel eyes, med- dark brown hair.) I guess I just look better in pinks and brown neutrals.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
im medium yellow undertones. I use this over BE Faux as a highlighter and a blusher. the coral really works for me, brightens up my skin tone-gives a healthy glow, in agreement with the lady below this is lovely with a coral lippie too. you look like the sun has been on your side.
i wont buy it again though because its not wow, and its not that great quality
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
out of all of the products i've tried from the BE line, this is my everyday staple. i don't wear foundation, so this is the only thing i'll put on my face before leaving the house in the morning.
this is just a gorgeous, shimmery pink-ish, almost orange-ish (very tropical indeed) color that i put on my cheeks and sweep over my eyelids. it gives you just enough glow to not look ill after not getting enough sleep, and works well as a pick-me-up.
i like the amount of shimmer contained in this product- if you happen to be facing the sun, it gives you a nice glow and just looks pretty and girly.
try some of the other radiances in the BE line. most are very flattering to every skin tone and type, and you can't go wrong.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel
Tropical radiance has surpassed the other blushes in my rotation and has become my daily staple. I have NC15/BE "fair" skin, pretty normal as far as oil goes, light brown hair, hazel eyes. I do not like anything overtly shimmery or wild-colored, and prefer neutral toned makeup. Most blushes and bronzers look too heavy on me, and so my favorite look is actually one without blush or bronzer. Tropical radiance gives me a sunkissed look, one that is surprisingly not overly coral-toned, but more of a healthy warm summer glow. Looking at this product in the container, it appears a medium coral-orange, with slight shimmer. I was skeptical of its use. This product goes on sheerly and without obvious glitter particles. It can be built up on the skin, although too much application does leave a powdery appearance, as with all BE face products that I have used. When worn dry on the face, it does have a peachy-coral appearance, but not a heavy or unflattering tone. However, whenever I use BE foundation, I always slightly dampen my hands and lightly press them on my face, a technique that really takes away the powdery appearance, making the foundation meld into my skin. That same technique works well with tropical radiance, whether I am wearing BE foundation or a traditional liquid foundation underneath. Using the slightly damp "pat", tropical radiance gives my face a sunkissed glow, very appropriate for my pale skin and not at all overdone. This product does not take on any additional intensity when worn over liquid foundation, on my skin. I can war tropical radiance in my professional work environment. Tropical radiance does not apply orange-toned at all, and has broadened my thinking on what colors I can actually wear. I am now considering a coral lipgloss to go with this; even though the tropical radiance doesn't look overtly coral on me, I bet the combination would be a winner for summer.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Dark Hair: Brown, Relaxed, Medium Eyes: Brown
I LOVE this highlighter. Definitely adds a touch of life to my face. I especially love it on the top of my cheek bones. A really nice addition to my collection. Would definitely repurchase, if i ever run out.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Oily, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
This is very pigmented for a "highlighter", so I use it as a blush. It is a beautiful peach color with pink and gold iridescence. Sooooooo gorgeous!
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Olive Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I was a little disappointed in this. I thought it was gonna be more of a coral and its more like a light true peach shade. Its very sheer so you really need to layer it if you want to use it as a blush. And then on my nc30 light olive complexion, its still too light. Better to use as an allover highlighter(which it was intended for). the slight peachy tone, warms my skintone and gives me a slight sunkissed "burn". I like this, but its not one of my favorites. Would retail for $18 when sold on its own. Was initially only available in a QVC TSV kit but now at QVC with a brush for $28.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Hazel
Tropical Radiance is a beautiful shade of coral with a sunny golden undetone. It is sheer enough to wear as an all-over face color, and the results give your face a subtle, sunset glow. I also like it as a daytime eyeshadow (looks really pretty on hazel eyes), and I have even worn it as a sheer blush. It is really versatile, and extremely flattering to my light olive skin (C3/4 or Medium Beige). I have been using self tanner on my face lately, and Trop. Rad. looks amazing with a bit of a tan on your face. If I am not tan, I apply it over Faux Tan, or on its own. It always looks pretty.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination Hair: Black Eyes: Black
It seems I am a minority here but I don't think Tropical Radiance is orangey at all - its more coral on me and I love it. It does what I was hoping Pure Radiance would do. It brightens up my cheek area and looks more like I got some sun rather than wearing blush. As for Pure Radiance, I really wanted to love it but it does jack squat for my skin (Medium Beige) as far as adding color goes- it looks like my regular foundation mixed in with clear radiance. I think I'll be using Tropical Radiance a lot, especially in the warm seasons. YAY!