Ben Nye • Media Pro Creme Contour • Bronzers

rated 3.5(2 reviews)

Average Rating.3.5
Would buy this product again.50%
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rated 5 of 5 verseau213 on 12/18/2013 6:47:00 PM more reviews by verseau213

Age: 25-29   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

I wanted a cream contour product for a long time, but there seem to be few on the market. The MAC creams that came out last year didn't have the right undertone that I wanted, and while Tom Ford's looks great, I live in a place where I would have to buy it in pounds sterling without testing it first, which I wasn't willing to do for so much money. Also, I find a lot of contour products are just too orange to look natural, but when I found this Ben Nye product I was thrilled. These really have a grey undertone, which is what you need to create believable shadow. I have it in the color Neutral. It's not super creamy, which disappointed me at first, but I find it actually helps to get a more specific application so it's no longer an issue. I generally apply it over my foundation with a small stippling brush to get a sheer application. If want a heavier look, you can build gradually. It really stays in place, and definitely looks natural on my NC20/25 skin. I've yet to try applying it under my foundation and then blending it out, but I also haven't been motivated to do so.

For me, this was a great find and I paid nine euros for it, which is a steal. I like it better for more dramatic/evening looks personally, and use powder during the day time. Ben Nye seems to be really underrated, but the products I have from them so far are fantastic and I'm lucky enough to live near a professional cosmetics store that stocks their entire line. The only con for me is the packaging. The case I have is hard to open, and I generally prefer something that I can put it a palette, but that's just me.

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rated 2 of 5 emma1995 on 1/20/2013 6:59:00 AM more reviews by emma1995

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Hazel    

i have the shade Natural.

NOTHING about this colour is natural! its so unbelievably orange, not even an fake tan orange, like a burnt red terracotta orange. the formula is good but i just cant imagine anyone suiting this,at all. have no use for it at all, no matter how little product i use..

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